Kitchen Assistant - 150971

2400 Edison Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33901, USA Req #23908
Tuesday, January 3, 2023

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith based organization, has a job opening for a Full Time Kitchen Assistant for the Fort Myers Area Command located in Fort Myers, Florida.

Job Summary

Assist Cooks in the preparation of meals, serving meals and maintaining cleanliness and order of all kitchen and dining areas, equipment and furnishings.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to successfully pass required Salvation Army background checks and investigations.

Ability to be courteous to staff, program participants, and provider organizations.

Ability to relate appropriately with staff, program participants, and provider organizations.

Ability to work as a team.

Ability to be supportive of the overall mission of The Salvation Army, neither compromising nor instituting any conflict that would bring discredit to the organization or its affiliates.

Ability to maintain a valid Florida driver’s license meeting Salvation Army driving standards.

Ability to operate a 15-passenger van.



Education and Experience




Licenses and Certifications

Valid Florida State Driver’s License.

Approved Salvation Army Motor Vehicle Report required.

Approved background check required.

Must have successfully completed all aspects of the Program Case Plan and have recommendation of Case Manager and Vocational Evaluator.

Must have or obtain the Florida Restaurant Association’s Safe Staff Certification within 30 days of hire; certification must remain in effect thereafter.



Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Ability to bend, stoop and lift up to 50 pounds without difficulty.

Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time in performance of duties.

Ability to work in an environment with high room temperatures.

Ability to read, write, and verbally communicate the English language.

Ability to reports to work on time, maintain acceptable behavior while on duty and adhere to scheduled break-time.


Work is performed in a kitchen environment where high room temperatures are likely.



Additional Information

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.


To apply, please select the “Apply Now” icon at the bottom of this posting.


Application Submittal Period:  01/03/2023 through 01/17/2023


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with The Salvation Army!

Other details

  • Job Family FL-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Food Service
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $11.63
  • Max Hiring Rate $11.63
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  • 2400 Edison Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33901, USA