Easterseals Southern California

  • Food Service Worker

    Job Locations US-CA-Encinitas
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  • Overview

    Under general supervision set up and serve meals, clean-up and maintain sanitary conditions in food service areas.


    • Prepare, arrange and serve cooked and cold food to children or adults following prescribed menus.
    • Remove dirty dishes; clean and sanitize serving and cooking utensils and food service areas.
    • Maintain sanitation in areas of responsibility; transport and store supplies; manage trash, garbage and food waste.
    • Maintain records of the amount of children and/or adults served meals and snacks.
    • Receive and inventory meals and food supplies; notify supervisor of shortages and needed supplies and food items.
    • Other assignments that may need the associate's expertise, knowledge or ability.


    • Possess valid Food Handler's Card, if program requirement.
    • Possess current pediatric (infant/toddler) CPR and first aid certificate, if program requirement.
    • Exercise sound judgment, plan, establish and meet timelines.
    • Ability to plan and prepare a wide variety of meals and snacks for preschool children, according to established nutritional menus, if program requirement.
    • Ability to maintain an accurate inventory of food and supplies and order and stock supplies as needed.
    • Ability to maintain appropriate records and reports.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, through oral and written skills, and work cooperatively with a variety of individuals and groups. Must relate well to children and their families, if program requirement.
    • Ability to stand for extended periods. Ability to lift 40 lbs continuously. Ability to reach, bend, stoop and squat. Possess fine manual dexterity, can push, pull, talk/hear, with near and far visual acuity/depth perception/color vision/field of vision.
    • Ability to pass post-offer medical examination and test for tuberculosis.
    • Ability to obtain fingerprint clearance per Easterseals Southern California and/or program requirements.
    • Ability to travel locally, maintain driving record in compliance with Transportation Safety Standards, and have proper auto insurance and vehicle registration, if program requirement.


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