Food Service Assistant I

NC Department of Health and Human Services
Buncombe County

Job Description


The NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), in collaboration with its partners, protects the health and safety of all North Carolinians and provides essential human services.

Black Mountain Neuro-Medical Treatment Center Mission Statement:

"We are a specialized long-term care facility that enhances the quality of life and maintains the dignity of persons with developmental disorders and specialized dementia whose needs exceed the resources available in the community by providing respectful, individualized, compassionate and quality care."

Prepares salads, beverages, and special items for meals. Makes sure items prepared are of highest quality. Uses designated serving utensils to correctly portion prepared items. Serves food onto plates for resident trays using portion control utensils and according to menu. Sets up service stations with items and supplies needed for meal service, so that service begins on schedule. Washes dishes, utensils, pots and pans. Cleans and sanitizes equipment and work area used and performs other cleaning tasks. Uses accepted and established food handling, food storage, and sanitation techniques. Meets productivity standards when completing job tasks.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
Ability to weigh, measure, and properly use utensils for serving portions.
Ability to maintain high standards of sanitation and personal cleanliness.
Ability to do basic math calculations.
Demonstrate ability to read, write, interpret, and follow oral and written instructions including computer printouts.
Ability to meet productivity standards when completing job tasks.
Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, supervisors, and staff.
Ability to perform moderate to heavy physical labor and stand in one place for long periods of time.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Education and/or experience in food service that is directly related to the job and consistent with accepted practices of the trade.
Supplemental and Contact Information
Applicants will be communicated with via email only for updates on the status of their applications.
North Carolina State Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) selects applicants for employment based on job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, political affiliation or political influence. Degrees must be received from appropriate accredited institutions. Transcripts, degree verifications and cover letters may be uploaded with your application. Applicants who obtained their education outside of the United States and its territories are expected to assume responsibility for having their academic degrees validated as equivalent to a degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.
Applicants seeking veteran's preference should attach a copy of their Form DD-214. Applicants seeking reduction in force priority should attach a copy of their letter of notification to receive this priority.
If multiple applications are submitted to an individual position, only the most recent application received prior to the posting closing date will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on the closing date.

All positions in the Division of State Operated Healthcare Facilities shall be subject to pre-employment drug testing, influenza vaccination, tuberculosis screening, criminal record background checks and must be in good standing with the Health Care Personnel Registry and other licensing boards/agencies. All employees are required to adhere to the facility's Vaccination Policy".
All Division of State Operated Healthcare Facilities are a tobacco-free environment. The use of tobacco products of any kind, including vapor products, are prohibited from our campus.
For technical issues with your applications, please call the NEO GOV Help Line at 855-524-5627.
If there are any questions about this posting other than your application status, please contact HR at (828) 259-6733.



Employment Type

Permanent Full-Time