Come help us support our nation’s seniors! This position is a rewarding way to earn extra cash. Training provided! Overtime available!
This is a full-time position that will float between our Banker's Hill and Chula Vista locations.
BASIC FUNCTION: Responsible for the preparation of food for breakfast, lunch, dinner and special functions. Coordinates the preparation and serving of meals in a manner that is flavorful, attractive, accurate, and safe (free from contamination or spoilage).
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must have neat and good grooming habits and a courteous manner. Must be able to communicate with, be interested in, and have compassion for the elderly. The ability to communicate, both verbal and written, in English is essential. Must have a general understanding of State and County Health Department regulations, Title 22 and OBRA. Must possess organizational skills sufficient enough to meet deadlines and objectives. Must be able to work in a team environment and to maintain professional composure under stressful conditions. Must be able to read recipes, menus and production sheets. Must understand therapeutic diets and be able to prepare foods to meet the needs of a variety of different diets. Must be able to operate food service equipment. Must know basic food preparation techniques, including receiving, identifying, storage, preparation, and holding of food items. Must know HACCP Food Safety Guidelines, i.e., proper food temperatures, contamination vs. spoilage, cross-contamination, potentially hazardous foods, personal hygiene, etc. Must be able to demonstrate the ability to perform simple calculations and adjust standardized recipes. Must be able to organize and perform several preparation procedures at the same time, i.e., different menus for different places at different times.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or equivalent. Able to read, write, understand and speak in English. Position requires a minimum of two years of experience as a cook in a skilled or institutional food service facility.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work hours may require schedule flexibility (early AM shifts starting at 5:00 AM). Must be able to lift and carry light objects and to push or pull objects of 50 pounds or less. Frequently stands, walks, kneels, twisting upper body, object manipulation, loading and unloading food supplies, handling bulk food items, lifting, pushing and pulling equipment. Visually needs to identify objects at a distance of 20 feet and read fine print and discriminate color. Frequently will be required to hear normal sounds where there is background noise. Must be able to make self-understood.
St. Paul’s Benefits:
St. Paul’s is committed to protecting our employees and our seniors from COVID-19. As such, St. Paul’s mandates that all newly hired employees be vaccinated to prevent COVID-19. If you cannot vaccinate due to medical and/or religious reasons, please contact our HR Department.
Health, dental, vision, life
Paid time off (PTO)
403(b) with match
Daily lunches provided on-site during pandemic
Child care available
Employee referral bonuses
St. Paul's is the leading provider of caring senior services since 1960. We have locations throughout San Diego County including 5 in San Diego (Bankers Hill), 2 in Chula Vista, and 1 in El Cajon. St. Paul's strives to be the most outstanding and innovative senior home and service provider in California. We are dedicated to serving the physical, spiritual and social needs of the elderly and community, fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion within the highest quality facilities, health care and programs consistent with affordable costs.
YOU MUST BE ABLE TO CLEAR FINGERPRINTS THROUGH DOJ AND FBI IN ADDITION TO A DRUG SCREEN CLEARANCE.
To learn more about St. Paul’s Senior Services, please visit www.stpaulseniors.org.
St. Paul’s Senior Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer