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PM Tray line - Food Service Associate

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Service positions


Nutritional Services




11am - 7:30pm Sat-Sun



The Food Service Associate provides sanitary, nutritious, and high quality food to residents, patients, employees, and members of the public in a courteous and professional manner. Other duties and essential job functions of the Food Service Associate are dependent on the assigned work station and time of the assigned shift.

  1. Assists department staff with food/beverage preparation and service as needed.
  2. Assists department staff, when needed, with cleaning/sanitizing the kitchen, cleaning/washing tableware and kitchenware, pulling clean tableware and kitchenware from the dish machine, and storing tableware and kitchenware.
  3. Appropriately cleans, sanitizes, and maintains workstation.
  4. Prepares meals and beverages by adhering to the Food and Nutrition Manager’s instructions, hot/cold holding procedures, diet orders, applicable fluid restrictions, serving size, patient/resident preferences, and the production binder.
  5. Delivers trays, snacks, and other foods/beverages to patients, residents, and staff.
  6. Accurately records census data in census binder for each meal service.
  7. Stocks kitchen reach-in refrigerator appropriately.
  8. Follows FIFO (first in, first out) when stocking all foods and beverages.
    1. Dates perishable items
    2. Disposes expired items
    3. Rotates stock so older items are used first


  • ­­­­­­­­­Washington State Food Worker Card is required and must be obtained before start date.
  • Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English.
  • Must be 17 years of age or older.
  • Basic computer skills required.
  • Willingness to cross-train is required.
  • Food preparation experience is preferred.


Open until filled

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