Make Lives Better Including Your Own.
The happiness of those we serve is
dependent on the happiness of our associates, so youll receive
competitive compensation and a benefits package with additional
perks designed to make you smile. The work you do will be
challenging yet rewarding. But youll earn more than a paycheck; you
can enjoy opportunities to grow your career, as well as ongoing
programs catered to your health, financial, mental, and emotional
needs. Most of all, we believe you can find purpose, meaning, and
the chance to be a part of something bigger than yourself.
Veterans, transitioning active duty
military personnel, and military spouses are encouraged to
We believe that in order to best serve our
residents and patients, we need to first serve our associates. One
way we do that is through our benefits. Our offerings include, but
are not limited to:
Full-time and part-time associate
401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
Benefit plan package
Employee Stock Purchase Program
Pre-tax Commuter Benefit
Associate Compassion Fund
Identity theft protection
Pet savings and insurance plans
Voluntary benefits available
Extensive Insurance Plans, including
medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, health savings
account and more.
Paid Time Off
Company-provided life insurance and
accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D)
Voluntary STD and LTD
Assists the Dining Services Director in
maintaining high resident satisfaction, cost controls, sanitation
standards, employee training, and providing quality food and
service to the residents.
- Responsible for the day-to-day kitchen operations. Oversees
dining room and kitchen areas. Makes sure standards are
- Responsible for cleanliness and sanitation of the kitchen and
dining rooms. Monitors and enforces safe food handling
- Maintains adherence to standardized recipes. Works with the
cooks to make sure all food is palatable, eye appealing, and served
at the proper temperature. Performs pre-meal and post-meal quality
- Works with the cooks to ensure proper purchasing specifications
and adherence to national buying programs. Executes the general
responsibilities necessary to minimize food, labor, and supply
- Assists the Director with the ordering of food and food service
operating report. Participates in conducting inventory.
- In consultation with the Director, hires, trains, counsels,
disciplines and terminates departmental employees.
- Prepares and coordinates daily dinners
- May schedule periodic associate meetings to ensure correct
interpretation of policies and obtain feedback.
- Builds solid, respectful business relationships with the wait
staff and all other employees at the community.
- Handles resident complaints in a courteous and prompt
- Assists with banquets and food displays.
- Assists wait staff or cooking staff as needed in order to
provide superior service to the residents.
This job description represents an
overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position.
It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of
responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as
assigned by his/her supervisor.
College degree in the hospitality field or equivalent experience is
preferred. Experience in various phases of food service
Certifications, Licenses, and Other
Current ServSafe Certification required.
Applies existing guidelines and procedures to make varied decisions
within a department. Uses sound judgment and experience to solve
moderately complex problems based on precedent, example,
reasonableness or a combination of these.
Knowledge and Skills
Possesses extensive knowledge of a distinct skill or function and a
thorough understanding of the organization and work environment.
Has working knowledge of a functional discipline. Knowledge of fine
dining procedures, management, culinary skills, financial/budget
management and administration. Possess good communication skills in
order to give written and oral instructions. Knowledge of basic
supervision and the ability to supervise the work of others.
Knowledge of employee relations, ethics, food sanitation, safety,
food and labor laws, housekeeping procedures and food service
techniques. Knowledge of each work position in the food service
department. Possesses advanced computer skills, strong
interpersonal, communication, and public relations skills.
Possesses patience, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as
the willingness to handle difficult residents.
Physical Demands and Working
- Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors
- Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure
- Use hands and fingers to handle or feel
- Reach with hands and arms
- Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections
- Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
- Talk or hear
- Exposure to latex
- Ability to lift: Up to 50 pounds
- Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens
- Possible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or
- Subject to injury from falls, burns, odors, or cuts from
- Requires Travel: Occasionally
Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer
and a drug-free workplace.