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Chautauqua Opportunities Summer Food Kitchen Assistant in Jamestown, New York

Summer Food Kitchen Assistant

Jamestown, NY (

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Position Data:

Title: Summer Food Kitchen Assistant

Grade: 2 Exempt Non-Exempt X

Reports to: Child Care Council Director

Basic Function or Position Summary:

Assists with food preparation and deliver for children and other customers. Assists with cleanup of kitchen, dishes, and prep areas.Hours per week 32-35: Monday - Friday 7:00am to 4:00pm. Salary $15.45-$16.45/hourly

Security Clearance:None


Position Responsibilities and Specific Duties:

• Food preparation

• Set up for delivery of food

• Serves meals

• Place food into vehicles for transport to off-site locations

• Wash dishes, floors, and food prep areas

• Transport food and supplies off-site

• Assist with stocking of groceries

• Complete needed paperwork

• Promotes agency mission

• Maintains confidentiality and complies with the Code of Ethics

• Maintains consistent professional customer service

• Job performance incorporates integrated service delivery model while promoting self-sufficiency.

• Other duties as designated by supervisor

Key Working Relationships:

A. Internal: Center Directors, Head Cook. Assistant Cook, Child Care Council Staff

B. External: Vendors, customers, and agencies

Supervisory Scope:

A. Number of staff supervised: 0

B. Titles supervised: None

Organizational Responsibilities:

• Adheres to Summer Food and CACFP food preparation and safety regulations

Knowledge, Skills Required:

• 16 years of age or HS diploma and/or GED

• Knowledge of health and sanitation procedures and practices.

Special Requirements:

• Pre-employment drug and alcohol testing required: subject to random drug and alcohol testing for cause.

• Ability to lift to and including 50 pounds

• Must be able to provide consistent even tempered customer service at all times

• Works compassionately with a diverse population