Dining Assistant

Company : Name Ecumen Lakeshore
Type Full-Time
10 am - 6pm & 11 am - 7 pm - Full Time - Benefits
Posted Date
6 days ago(10/15/2020 6:02 PM)


Do you love making people happy? Put your passion for customer service to work as a Full Time Dining Assistant at Ecumen Lakeshore in Duluth, Minnesota!

We’re hiring a friendly, service-oriented person like you to provide quality food and dining experiences for our residents, families and guests. As part of the Ecumen team, you’ll put people at the heart of what you do and find new ways to exceed people’s expectations every day.

Come join our Amazing Team!


The Dining Assistant is responsible for assisting with food preparation, serving and cleanup. Maintains work area in proper order and follows established policies and procedures of the facility while demonstrating high levels of service. Complies with all federal and state regulations.


Position Highlights:

  • 32 Hours per Week/64 Per Pay Period  
  • Working in our beautiful Grille Restaurant and/or our Assisted Living Area looking over gorgeous Lake Superior!
  • Shifts can vary:  10 am - 6 pm and/or 11 am - 7 pm 
  • Every Other Weekend coverage required 
  • Benefit Eligible - Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off & More 
  • Competitve Wage 

Essential job responsibilities include:


  1. Provides exemplary service to our residents, families and guests, ensuring all feel welcome and are given responsive, friendly and courteous service.

  2. Serves meals to residents per diet order and portion size. All food will be served at the proper temperature.

  3. Maintains a clean, sanitary, safe and efficiently organized work area. Products will be labeled, dated and rotated ensuring an adequate, fresh inventory of food and supplies. Operates all equipment, specific to duties, in a safe manner.

  4. Completes opening and closing duties as assigned. Accomplishes routine, daily and weekly cleaning responsibilities.

  5. Notifies supervisor if any changes in residents’ personal health is observed.

  6. Responds to resident requests and special requests, concerns or complaints and promptly notifies supervisor.

  7. Partners effectively with others in a demanding and changing environment, supports all employees within the community as directed by the leadership team.

  8. Assists with special functions as directed.

  9. Demonstrates respect for facility property and supplies.


Dining Assistant

Minimum Required Qualifications:


  • 16 years of age
  • Current valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance (if applicable)
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written
  • Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident’s Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, SDS, ADA, HUD Policy and Procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations


Preferred Qualifications:


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Commercial kitchen experience
  • Knowledge of kitchen equipment
  • Previous senior care experience
  • Serv Safe or other food safety and sanitation training/certification

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ecumen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disbility, or status as a protected veteran.    
We participate in E-Verify.  


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