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Waitstaff

Hiring Deadline: Open until filled
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Zip Code: 92103
Industry: All
Employer: St. Pauls
Job Tracking ID: 1378162219
Job Description:
St. Paul's is the leading provider of caring senior services since 1960. We are centrally located in the beautiful community of Bankers Hill, close to downtown San Diego. We are minutes away from Balboa Park, The Embarcadero, the Gaslamp Quarter and Marina District.

St. Paul's strives to be the most outstanding and innovative senior home and service provider in California, we are dedicated to serving the physical, spiritual and social needs of the elderly and community, fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion within the highest quality facilities, health care and programs consistent with affordable costs. We are always looking for outstanding people to join our team!!!

We are currently looking for Waitstaff.
You would be responsible for the following:

* Transports necessary food and supplies
* Prepares production sheets each week.
* Stocks and maintains food and supplies in an organized manner.
* Sets-up tables in dining room.
* Cleans tables and chairs after every meal.
* Maintains at par level snacks, beverages, and supplies for CCC day care programs and 2nd floor kitchenette.
* Serves food while adhering to portion controls.
* Ensures that foods and refrigeration units are maintained at proper temperature levels
* Performs other duties as may be assigned by Supervisor, Assistant Supervisor or Administrator.

Must be neat, good grooming habits and courteous. Must be able to communicate with, be interested in, and have compassion for children and the elderly. Must possess good communication skills, both verbal and written, in the English language. Must be able to read menus and interpret to guests and staff. Should have good organizational skills to meet deadlines and goals. Needs to have the ability to work in a team environment both in dietary and the overall health care team. Ability to maintain professional composure under stressful conditions and situations. Must be proficient with the English language (written and verbal).

Skills/ Requirements
Minimum of 6 months of experience required
Food service experience required
Must be at least 18 yrs. old to apply

If you are intersted in applying for this position send your resume to jobs@stpaulseniors.org. You may also apply by fax to 619-239-1256. If you prefer to complete an application you may come to the 2nd floor at 328 Maple Street, San Diego, CA 92103 between the hours of 8:30AM - 4:00PM.

St. Paul's is an Equal Opportunity Employer

YOU MUST BE ABLE TO PASS A BACKGROUND CHECK AND DRUG SCREEN

Employee Type: Full-Time, Part-Time
Compensation: TBD

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