Careers at JASA Food Service Technician - Throggs Neck Senior Center

Careers at JASA Food Service Technician - Throggs Neck Senior Center

Union DC37/ Non-Exempt/ Full-Time
Reports to:
Program Director
Date Posted:
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Bronx


General Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the site manager, works in dining room set up and meal service. Responsible for kitchen sanitation.


Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Wears a mask at all times. 
  • Wipes down countertops and serving areas with disinfectant.
  • Sets up steamed tables. Turns on warmers in food service areas.
  • Fill containers with condiments.
  • Pour juice; place sliced bread and margarine in sandwich bags. 
  • Ensure the entire dining area is fully stocked with required condiments.
  • Open cans of desserts, portion out in 5 ½ ounce dessert cups, cover with lids and place in refrigerator.
  • Upon arrival of food delivery, takes carts outside and assists in bringing meals from the delivery truck to the kitchen. 
  • Puts hot food in warmer. Cold items in the refrigerator.
  • Cleans and sanitizes carts and trays for bussing.
  • Shortly before meal service transfers hot food to the steam table. 
  • If table service, serve meals. If cafeteria service, serves on the cafeteria line.
  • Clears table covering of remaining plates and trays. Cleans and disinfects with sanitizing solution. Allow to air dry, fold and neatly, then put away coverings.
  • Clean meal delivery pans followed by sanitizing liquid. Allow to air dry.
  • Clean and sanitize the food service areas, equipment, and serving utensils. 
  • Sweep and mop kitchen floors, food service preparation, and serving areas. 
  • May be required to sweep and mop dining room areas. 
  • Add disinfectant to all cleaning solutions.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.



  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. 
  • NYC DOH Food Protection Certificate.
  • Must be able to read and speak English. Additional languages helpful.
  • Computer skills helpful.
  • Experience working with seniors.
  • Must have solid interpersonal and communication skills.
  • An understanding and appreciation of the roles of race, religion, ethnicity, sexual preference, and individual values as they relate to serving clients and families.