Food Service Worker

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Job Opening: Food Service Worker
Department: Fair Acres
Posting Date: May 5, 2023
Shifts: Full-time, Part-time
Salary: From $13.11 per hour
Work Location: In-person

Looking for a meaningful career?

When you join Fair Acres, you will be joining the largest skilled nursing facility in Delaware County. Owned and operated by the County of Delaware, we are proud to offer our residents long term care, short term rehabilitation, respite care and hospice services on a beautiful 210-acre campus.

Fair Acres offers competitive compensation, great benefits including a pension, a pleasant working environment, and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others!


Under the direction of the Food & Nutrition Supervisor or Cook Supervisors. Responsible for all food preparations and service, daily sanitation duties and assignments.

Assists in preparing food and serving of same.

Assists in pre-setting, breakdown and cleaning all dining room tables, food carts and steam tables.

Preparation of food items for next day’s meal as assigned, signature required upon completion. Responsible for accuracy of all items that are prepared.

Responsible for cleaning and sanitizing as you go; all worktables, tray line stations, equipment, carts, floors, pot, pans, etc.…and all assigned special cleaning duties.

Maintain all storerooms in neat, orderly and clean fashion. Responsible for checking in all deliveries to kitchens off order/delivery sheets. Order/ delivery sheets will then be initialed after items are checked indicating accuracy of deliveries. Deliveries will be stocked in their respective areas.

Responsible for sanitation of all floor areas: sweeping, mopping, and buffing of same.

Operation of dish machine, washing/rinsing/sanitizing procedures for all kitchen utensils.

Responsible for maintaining all dock area in a neat, orderly and clean fashion.

Responsible for disposing of all trash items, breaking down boxes and depositing these items into designated trash dumpsters.

Responsible for properly soaking, washing, sanitizing, and wiping all silverware and china items

Delivery of all Food & Nutrition Food carts individual and bulk nourishments to each resident unit and retrieving the same.

Responsible for preparing individual resident nourishments according to the nourishment logbook

Responsible for Fair Acres and/or outside special function preparation, set-up, serving and clean up as assigned.

Responsible for maintaining all Food Service areas according to policies, procedures and standards set by the Food and Nutrition Department.

Serve residents meals in an efficient and courteous manor

Physical Demands

Ability to lift to 30 pounds; stand for up to 4 hours at a time.


Must be Delaware County Resident

High School Diploma or equivalent required

Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

Ability to know the operation of convection oven, steam tables, refrigerator, trash compactors and freezer units.

Ability to communicate effectively with personnel from various departments.

As a member of the County of Delaware, Fair Acres Geriatric Center offers competitive benefits including:

Choice between two health insurance plans

Retirement savings options, including pension

Low-cost life insurance plan

Tuition Assistance

Paid vacation plus 16 paid holidays

Discount at Rocky Run YMCA

Corporate discounts through TicketsatWork


To apply, please fill out our online application form.

Fair Acres Geriatric Center is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, hire, train and promote without discrimination due to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation or disability.

Contact Us

  •   201 West Front Street,
         Media, PA 19063
  •   8:30AM - 4:30PM
           Monday - Friday
  •   610-891-4000

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