THE SALVATION ARMY
JOB TITLE:KITCHEN ASSISTANT
REPORTS TO:KITCHEN SUPERVISOR
Assists in the preparation and serving of meals; cleans kitchen equipment and washes dishes; sweeps, mops, and waxes floors.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive.It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this position.The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this job description.
Assists in preparing meals, beverages and snacks; washes and chops fruits and vegetables; mixes beverages and arranges snacks.
Assists in serving meals ensuring appropriate proportions are provided.
Washes, dries, and stores pots, pans, plates, glasses, cups, bowls, and utensils.
Cleans tables, chairs, and condiment holders
Sweeps, mops kitchen and dining room floors.
Cleans refrigerators, freezers, ice machines, coffee makers, stoves, and ovens.
Stocks foods, beverages, and supplies in an orderly and safe manner.
Empties trash cans.
Performs all kitchen work in accordance with health regulations as it relates to food preparation, food serving and storage.
Assists in monitoring work of volunteers working in the kitchen.
Performs other related work as required.
MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT USED:
RefrigeratorsFreezersKitchen Dishes and Utensils
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
One year experience working in a kitchen preferred,
any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of cleaning practices, methods, and techniques.
Ability to assist in the preparation and presentation of meals.
Ability to wash dishes and kitchen appliances.
Ability to clean kitchen and dining area.
MENTAL AND PHYSICAL ABILITIES:
Ability to meet attendance requirements.
Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.
Duties are usually performed by frequent walking and/or standing, kneeling, or squatting relieved by lesser periods of sitting.
Works is performed in a normal kitchen environment where there may be limited physical discomforts associated with working around hot stoves/ovens or cold freezers
All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:
The purpose of a job description is to outline the essential functions unique to a particular job within a specific department.Job descriptions are used to recruit, train, and evaluate employees.