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Dietary Aide - Server (Full Time)
Title:Dietary Aide - Server (Full Time)
Department:HC Dietary Briarcliff

Reports to: Cook on Duty.


Position Status: Full-time or part-time.


Hours of Operation: The hours will be set by the Kitchen Manager.


Job Summary: The Dietary Aide’s primary function is to facilitate food service by cleaning tables, removing dirty dishes, replacing soiled table linens, setting up tables and serving beverages.


Essential Functions / Duties:

  • Set tables with clean linens, condiments, dishes and utensils.
  • Scrape and stack dirty dishes and carry dishes and other tableware to kitchen for cleaning.
  • Wipe tables or seats with dampened cloth or replace soiled linens.
  • Clean up spilled food or liquids as well as broken dishes.
  • Visit with resident or guest to obtain food order.
  • Serve beverages such as ice water, coffee, tea, and pop.
  • Stock cabinets or serving areas with condiments and refill condiment containers.
  • Sort and remove trash, placing it in designated pickup areas.
  • Transfer supplies or equipment between storage and work areas, by hand or by using hand trucks or dolly.
  • Clean work area at the end of shift.
  • Please refer to the Physical and Other Requirements section for abilities that are essential as they relate to the ability to do duties listed above.


Education and Experiences: Prior experience in a similar working environment is preferred, but not a requirement of the position. Must be at least 16 years of age if working in a full-time position and free of all communicable diseases.



The successful candidate will have a poised, professional demeanor, and a positive attitude. They will be resourceful and have the ability to take the initiative in a changing workplace and adapt to varying requirements and needs. Specific include:

  • Ability to work on computer; need to have minimal computer skills.
  • Ability to perform cleaning and waste disposal procedures in accordance with facility policy.
  • Ability to assist in the proper care and use of kitchen equipment.
  • Ability to understand and observe infection control proce­dures related to the Dietary Department.
  • Ability to understand and recognize potential physical, chemical, and electrical hazards and take immediate corrective action as appropriate.
  • Ability to understand and enforce the Exposure Control Plan as this position risks occupational exposure to blood borne patho­gens and other infectious material as an essential function of the job.
  • Ability to safeguard the privacy of Residents’ health information.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public, residents, and staff.
  • Ability to perform other related duties as directed by administration.
  • Must attend staff meetings, in-service classes, and committee meetings as assigned or required.


Physical and Other Requirements: Primarily this position operates in a kitchen and dining environment.  In addition, this position interacts with residents, family members, staff, etc., under all conditions and circumstances and must be constantly alert for resident safety. This position is also subject to exposure to infectious diseases, conditions, etc., including the Hepatitis B viruses.


This position requires the following abilities as essential to for the position:

  • Ability to stand, stoop, crouch, kneel, balance, finger, grasp, push, pull, reach, or walk.
  • Ability to lift objects from a lower to higher posi­tion or moving objects along a horizontal level but from position to position. This includes lifting and carrying weights in the 35 to 50 pound range.
  • Ability to exert force upon an object in order to draw, drag or tug objects toward the source of the force in a sustained motion.

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