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Episcopal SeniorLife Communities Full-time Food Service Crew Leader in GATES, New York

Full-time Food Service Crew Leader

GATES, NY ( • Seabury Woods Dietary


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JOB SUMMARY: The crew leader is primarily responsible for kitchen duties, both in the main kitchen and on the units. The crew leader will have the ability to perform duties as a food service worker, unit cook, main kitchen cook, cold production, caterer, and kitchen utility worker. Label and deliver all nourishments at assigned times. Plate, serve, and clear, unit meal items, as well as catering prep, cooking, set up and clearing, along with other supervisory duties. The crew leader will perform duties in compliance with established NYSDOH and ESLC standards, policies, and procedures. This position may/will be required to provide direct care or have access to resident property or belongings.



  • Perform job duties of food service worker, cook, unit cook, and cater as scheduled.

  • Train and orient employees.

  • Manage activities associated with correct patient unit meal food cooking, plating. Serving, and clearing.

  • Fill out all forms, logs associated with each meal.

  • Order needed products as assigned.

  • Work with departmental managers on problem identification and solutions.

  • Concentrate on consistent improvement within assigned program and department.

  • Demonstrate ability to make decisions in accordance with departmental policies and procedures.

  • Comply with facility in-service requirement

  • Finish cooking menu items

  • Plate and garnish resident entrees, salads, soups, and desserts

  • Set up and plate food as per ticket order.

  • Clear resident dining tables.


QUALIFICATIONS:Ability to work independently and with a group. Ability to follow specific instructions. Ability to perform basic math calculations. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to safely operate all job-related food service equipment. Must pass the serve safe test on cooking, holding, plating and serving food. Exhibit knowledge of proper food handling and infection control. Ability to interact courteously and tactfully with staff, residents, family members, visitors, vendors and the general public.

EDUCATION:Must possess high school diploma or equivalent with reading, comprehension and writing ability at 12th grade level or higher.Minimum of two years of dining experience in institutional, hotel or upscale dining required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Performing duties of this job requires prolonged standing and routine walking in and around the kitchen and dining area. Must be able to occasionally lift loads of 30 pounds and routinely lift 25 pounds without assistance and the ability to sit, talk, and hear is required. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORKING CONDITIONS:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The majority of essential job duties are performed indoors, in a kitchen environment with various tools and utensils. Employee will be exposed to temperature fluctuations and will be required to work with sharp objects.

SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIP:The work is performed within established guidelines, and requires periodic supervision. The employee exercises some initiative and independent judgment to effectively perform the essential job duties of this position.

RESPONSIBILITY FOR OTHERS:The employee has direct responsibility for front line FSW and Utilities workers. Will be required to train and orient new dining and wait staff.

SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES:Shall be fully acquainted with all safety policies and procedures of the Church Home. Takes an active role in all fire drills during the shift and/or emergencies for internal and external disasters as monitored by supervisor and incident manager. Must comply with facility in-service requirements.

Maintain confidentiality of all information related to the organization, residents, participants, family and staff, that may be encountered, either formally or informally, during the normal course of business. This includes medical and treatment records, financial and human resources information.