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City of Hope

Food Service Worker I - Full Time - Evening Shift

Duarte, CA

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

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Position Summary

The Food Service Worker may work anywhere on property where food is prepared. This person will assist in setup and serving of food from counters and steamtables. Duties will include cleaning and sanitizing equipment and work stations. May be responsible for maintaining kitchen work areas, equipment and utensils. The general responsibilities of the position include those listed below, but City of Hope may identify other responsibilities of the position

Key Responsibilities include:
  • Work on a trayline to distribute food.
  • May assist in the preparation of hot and/or cold foods, and the proper storage of food, utilizing knowledge of temperature requirements and spoilage
    • Reads recipes and/or product directions.
    • Estimates food requirements.
    • Operates a variety of kitchen utensils to weigh, measure, mix, wash, peel, cut, grind, stir, strain, season and knead foodstuffs for cooking, serving and storing.
    • May taste test products.
    • Brews coffee and tea.
  • May set up stations with entrées, soups, salads, breads, condiments, other food products and utensils:
    • Serve and replenish food from counters and steam tables (sometimes using a conveyor food-belt) and break down stations at the end of meal periods.
  • May interact with customers in the serving, retail and dining areas, assisting customers with opening containers and cutting food when requested.
  • Provides general stocking duties in service area. Keeps records for supplies and equipment as needed. May be required to restock other beverage areas.
  • Inspects workstations for compliance with service standards. Cleans and sanitizes work stations and equipment and must follow all City of Hope and regulatory rules and procedures.
  • May be responsible for maintaining kitchen work areas, equipment and utensils:
    • Washing dishes by hand or placing them in a dishwashing machine.
    • Polishing silver and washing pots.
    • Washing work tables, walls, refrigerators and meat blocks.
    • Sweeping, moping, and cleaning/vacuuming floors.
    • Cleaning equipment using specific chemicals to ensure sanitary standards.
    • Removing trash and garbage to designated areas.
  • Attends all allergy and foodborne illness in-service training. Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments. Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.
  • Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures and reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner
  • Practices a high level of integrity and honesty in maintaining confidentiality.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Follows established City of Hope and department policies, procedures, objectives, performance improvement, attendance, safety, environmental, and infection control guidelines, including adherence to the workplace Code of Conduct and Compliance Plan.

Preferred education, experience and skills for consideration:
  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge of basic operation of equipment and cash-handling procedures preferred.

Additional Information:
  • To protect the health of patients and staff and to comply with new State of California mandates, City of Hope staff are required to show proof of full vaccination by September 30, 2021. Compliance is a condition of employment.
  • Position is part of a collective bargaining agreement
  • 3 openings

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

  • Posting Date: Oct 4, 2021
  • Job Field: Support Services
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Shift: Evening Job

Job ID: CityOfHope-10012386-1
Employment Type: Other