This employment opportunity has expired as of 10/28/2020.

Food Service Assistant 1 - Home Delivered Meals

Date Posted: 10/14/2020

Department: Senior Center

Compensation: $9.14 per hour

Hours: Part-time

Deadline: 10/28/2020

Position Objectives

The senior center is seeking job applicants for a temporary part-time (up to 19 hours per week) position in food service operations. Employee will assist higher level personnel in serving and packing of food and are also involved in the cleaning activities which facilitate good sanitation and food service. Work is performed under supervision by a higher-level food service employee and is reviewed regularly for successful completion of assignments.

Duties and Responsibilities

Employee assists with the daily serving and packing for the home delivered meals program of McDowell County. Activities of the position include working along with nutrition staff and volunteers, assist with packing hot and cold meal items, recording food temperatures, washes cooking utensils and pans, cleans and mops kitchen, and cleans and organizes food and product supply storage areas. Employee will ensure standards of sanitation and food safety are maintained.


This position is up to 19 hours per week primarily working between the hours of 8:00am-1:00pm Monday-Friday. The hours worked will be based on the job tasks applicant will be performing.

Minimum Requirements

None, training for different areas will be provided though department

Prefer job candidates with at least 6 months experience in food service or related field.

How to Apply

Pre-employment drug screening and background check is required. 


Applications will be given credit only for information provided in response to this announcement. No additional information will be solicited by McDowell County; therefore, persons who submit incomplete applications may not receive full credit for their education, training and experience. 


McDowell County is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the County to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, political affiliation or nationalorigin. The County will interactively work with disabled applicants and employees to identify reasonable accommodations that will allow the individual to perform essential job functions. 


McDowell County participates in E-Verify. 


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