Senior Food Services Assistant (Part-Time/Seasonal)

  • City of Henderson, NV
  • Henderson, Nevada
  • Apr 17, 2021
Seasonal Nutrition and Food Services
  • Salary: $9.21 - $9.37 Hourly USD

Job Description

Position Overview

What's the job?

We are hiring part-time Senior Food Services Assistants to work in our Senior Nutrition Services programs. Working with the senior population is not your typical job, but it can be a very rewarding experience when you know your job directly impacts the community in a positive way.

What's the pay?
$9.21 to $9.37 per hour

How many hours will you work each week?
That depends on your availability. There is no guarantee that you will work a set number of hours each week. Senior Nutrition programs operate from 4:30am to 3:00pm, Monday through Friday, with occasional work being available on the weekends for catering orders.

Where will you work? You will work at the Downtown Senior Center or the Heritage Park Senior Facility. We do not provide these services at any other recreation center or facility.

What type of work will you do?
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Food Safety and Health Department Requirements
Our nutrition programs follow all food safety and health department codes and regulations, so you will be required to present a Food Handler Safety Training card issued by the Southern Nevada Health District at the time of hire, and you'll also need to successfully complete the ServSafe Food Handler Program within 3 months of hire.

What about COVID-19?
If hired, you will be required to wear a face covering while at work and follow all City of Henderson COVID-19 safety policies, procedures, and practices like social distancing, washing your hands, and sanitizing work areas. Program participants and patrons visiting our centers must also comply with all COVID-19 safety rules and state directives in order to use our facilities and participate in programs.

What happens after you apply?
Your application will be reviewed to make sure you meet the minimum requirements for this position. Submitting an application does not guarantee that you will be interviewed, but we need you to apply online in order to be considered.

At this time we are not interviewing anyone in person, so you should be prepared to interview virtually or by phone, so please make sure your application includes an email address that you check regularly and a current phone number that is set up for voicemail, and please regularly check your voice mailbox so we can leave you a message. If it's full we can't leave a message. We encourage you to sign up to receive SMS/text messages - you can opt-in when you apply.

This is a safety-sensitive position, which means that you are subject to drug testing if we offer you a position, as detailed under NRS 613(1)(d).

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be at least 17 years of age at the time of application, hire, or promotion.
  • Six (6) months of experience working in a food service or commercial kitchen, preferably for a municipal or public agency. Note: An equivalent combination of related training and experience may be considered.
  • Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a Food Handler Safety Training card issued by the Southern Nevada Health District at the time of hire.
  • Possession of, or the ability to obtain, an American Red Cross (or equivalent) standard First Aid and CPR certifications within the first three (3) months of employment.
  • Completion of ServSafe Food Handler Program within the first three (3) months of employment.
  • Desirable: High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Desirable: Possess and maintain a valid Nevada, or "border state" driver's license, as defined by NRS 483.
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Required Documents/Assessment Information

Online Application

Selection Process

You will be contacted by email or phone during the application and hiring process. It is your responsibility to check the email and phone number voicemail you provided on your application. We can't leave you a message if your voicemail is not set up or is full, so please make sure that you set up, check, and clear out your voicemail during the application and hiring process.

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Employment with the City may be subject to the successful completion of a post offer background investigation, medical/physical examination, and a drug/alcohol test. Please see the job description to view the physical requirements of the job.

It is the responsibility of candidates with a disability requiring accommodation in the assessment process to contact the Human Resources Department in writing to request such accommodation.
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Job Address

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