Kitchen Assistant

Saint Andrew's School

Richmond, VA, USA Remote / WFH

Jun 21

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*Kitchen Assistant: *

We are looking to hire a dedicated and reliable Kitchen Assistant to the Chef. Must possess ServSafe certification or other types of food handler’s certificate or willing to obtain a certificate if one is not readily available. If you have limited experience or have been out of the workforce we will provide training to the right person who has a passion for cooking and working in the food service industry.

To be successful as a Kitchen Assistant, you should exercise exceptional time management and ensure that all duties are completed in a timely manner. Ultimately, an outstanding Kitchen Assistant should be able to comply with all food health and safety regulations.

St. Andrew’s School is an equal opportunity employer. Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC), immigrants, women, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

*Kitchen Assistant Requirements: *

* High school diploma or GED
* Proven experience assisting in kitchens
* ServSafe Certification or ability to obtain one
* Sound knowledge of food health and safety regulations
* The ability to stand for extended periods
* The ability to work in a fast paced environment
* The ability to work in a team environment
* Effective communication skills
* Excellent organizational and time management skills
* Good verbal and written communication skills
* Accuracy in completing logbooks and/or paperwork
* Successful applicant will need to pass a background check

*Primary Responsibilities: *

* Duties include the assisting with and/or preparation of breakfast, lunch, and snacks for up to 100 people per meal per day
* Maintaining a clean kitchen, refrigerators, freezer, and storeroom is a must
* Perform all washing and cleaning duties required in the kitchen to include removing the garbage and following a cleaning schedule
* Properly cleaning and sanitizing all food preparation areas according to established standards of hygiene
* Washing, sanitizing, and appropriately storing all cooking appliances, and instruments, utensils, cutting boards, and dishes
* Assisting the Chef with the preparation of meal ingredients which includes washing, peeling, cutting, and chopping of fruit, vegetables, poultry, and meat
* Sweeping and mopping the kitchen floors as well as wiping down kitchen appliances and walls
* Assisting with checking in and unloading of delivered food supplies
* Organizing and correctly storing food supplies
* Cooking from scratch with the ability to read and follow a recipe accurately
* Perform any other duties as assigned

*Job Types: * Part-time

*Benefits: *

*Schedule: *

* Day shift

*COVID-19 considerations: *

We have protective equipment including safety equipment in the kitchen, gloves, masks, and hand sanitizer.

*Hours per week: *

* 28-32

*Typical start time: *

* 7:45 AM (May vary depending on unexpected or inclement weather or changes in school schedule)

*Typical end time: *

* 2:30-3:00 PM (May vary depending on unexpected or inclement weather or changes in school schedule)

*Pay Frequency: *

* Twice monthly

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: From $13.00 per hour

* Day shift
* Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
St. Andrew's School employees are eligible for COVID-19 vaccination under the state's Phase 1b vaccine schedule.

* High school or equivalent (Preferred)

* Food Production Experience: 1 year (Preferred)
* Meal Preparation: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:
* One location

This Company Describes Its Culture as:
* Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
* Stable -- traditional, stable, strong processes
* People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused
* Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative

This Job Is:
* A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
* A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
* A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply
* Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

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Benefit Conditions:
* Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:
* No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):
* Remote interview process
* Personal protective equipment provided or required
* Temperature screenings
* Social distancing guidelines in place
* Virtual meetings
* Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
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