PURPOSE OF THIS POSITIONUnder supervision of the Dietary Services Manager and on-site direction of the Cook, the Dietary Assistant provides assistance and support in the delivery of dietary services. Functions within strictly defined written procedures and verbal instructions with little or no latitude for variation or change.QUALIFICATIONS Education/Certification/LicenseMust be willing to complete the following during new hire orientation:Food, Safety, and Sanitation Study CoursesModified Diet TrainingExperienceDemonstrated skills in quantity food preparation and service.Skills/AbilitiesFunctional Literacy in written and spoken English.Proficient interpersonal relationships and communication skills.Ability to follow written and oral instructions.Complete assignments timely, completely and accurately.DELEGATION OF AUTHORITYAuthority is delegated to the individual in this position to:Follow menus and prepare food and beveragesOrganize duties to complete tray service in a timely mannerAssure kitchen equipment and surfaces are clean and sanitized according to dietary proceduresStore food in compliance with dietary proceduresEOE / AAP Veterans and Disabled