Kitchen Assistant NE-NSC Rapid Shelter

Columbia, SC, USA Req #23269
Monday, January 23, 2023
JOB SUMMARY:

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, polishes, strips, and waxes 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.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assists in monitoring work of volunteers working in the kitchen.

Performs other related work as required.

MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT USED: 

Refrigerators, Freezers, Kitchen Dishes, Utensils, Mop and Broom. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

One year experience working in a kitchen preferred, or any equivalent combination of training and

experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. 

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:


None.

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.  

WORKING CONDITIONS: 

 
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.

 


 

 
 

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Other details

  • Job Family NSC-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Food Service
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Columbia, SC, USA