Dshs Food Service Worker

Washington State Medical Lake , WA 99022

Posted 4 weeks ago


DSHS Food Service Worker

Eastern State Hospital (ESH) is currently seeking on-call Food Service Workers to help provide top quality food for patients. In this role, you will be part of the culinary team that ensures excellent customer service, safety, and quality in food and nutritional services. This job is responsible for the sanitation and cleaning of the kitchen and dining areas and in supporting our mission to Transform Lives.

Some of what you will do:

  • Responsibility is to serve meals and snacks to the patients on the wards in which they as assigned, ensuring the meal service is compliant with the patients diet order

  • Clean, wash and sanitize kitchens and dining rooms

  • Inventory/stock/store/rotate on FIFO weekly and daily foods and supplies

  • Comply with and monitor food safety regulations ensuring safe meals are provided to patients.

  • Prepare food items for meal or snack service

  • Other duties as assigned

What we are looking for:

  • Professionals with a current Washington State Food Worker Card or ability to obtain Food Worker Card within 14 days of employment

  • Experience working in a food preparation environment

  • Knowledge food safety regulations and special diet needs

  • Ability to operate standard kitchen appliances and equipment

  • Ability to learn routines involved in preparing and serving food according to therapeutic dietary orders, recipes and menus

  • Ability to provide excellent customer service in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to read and comply with special diet orders

Along with your online application, please submit:

  • A current chronological resume
  • A cover letter explaining why you are interested in the job, and your skills and experience that make you the best person for the job

To obtain a Washington State Food Worker Card by start date click HERE.

For questions about this job announcement (09873)please contact Sharon Sterling at or via email .
Supplemental Information

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of employment, its programs or services on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protect ed veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at . Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or .

Salary: $12.49 - $15.93 Hourly

  • Location:* Spokane County - Medical Lake, WA

  • Job Type:* On-Call

  • Department:* Dept. of Social and Health Services

  • Job Number:* 2018-09873

Closing: 10/24/2018 11:59 PM Pacific

  • Agency:* State of Washington

  • Address:* View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504

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Dshs Food Service Worker

Washington State