Job Title Dietary Aide Dishwasher
Location Glendale, CA
Department Dietary
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Shifts hiring Part-time


The purpose of your job position is to provide assistance in all food functions in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards that govern the facility and as directed by Dietary or other management.  

The Dietary Aide and Dishwasher will treat each resident with kindness, dignity and respect. They will refer to each resident by their name. They will communicate clearly, empathetically, and effectively when speaking to residents, family members, visitors, all staff and governmental agencies. They will work cooperatively with all departments and multidisciplinary teams.  They will be committed to always doing the right thing.


  • Assisting the dietary department and cook as needed
  • Helping with meal preparation in accordance to the dietary needs of the residents
  • Assisting in serving meals that are palatable and appetizing in appearance
  • Timely setting up of meal service and delivery of meal trays and food carts
  • Following the established portion controls recommended
  • Adhering to sanitation and food safety guidelines during meal preparation and clean up
  • Keeping work tables clean, meat blocks, refrigerators/freezers, etc.
  • Sweeping and mopping floors
  • Maintaining food service equipment
  • Keeping work tables clean, meat blocks, refrigerators/freezers, etc.
  • Cleaning, washing, and sanitizing silverware and utensils
  • Assisting in the general cleanliness of the kitchen area including equipment
  • Disposing of food and waste per facility regulations
  • Obtaining food supplies for the next meal
  • Stocking food in storage areas and refrigerators with the correct dates and labels
  • Returning clean dishes and utensils to the proper storage areas
  • Carrying out of garbage
  • Following safety regulations and precautions at all times
  • Reporting any occupational exposures to blood, body fluids, or other hazardous materials to a supervisor immediately
  • Adhering to all facility policies and procedures of the facility
  • Maintaining confidentiality of all pertinent resident care information

Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies these are the only duties you will be required to perform as directed by management. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential function of the position.


Education / Licensure

High school diploma or GED preferred

Qualifications / Experience

Some experience helpful, on the job training will be provided

Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language

Must be able to follow oral and written instructions

Working Conditions

Work environment may be warm

May encounter frequent interruptions

May be requested to work beyond scheduled working hours at times

May be exposed to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses

Physical Requirements

Must be able to move intermittently throughout the day

Must be able to push, pull, move and or lift up to 25 lbs. to a minimum height of 5 feet and be able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 15 feet

Ability to read fine print on labels and menus  

Per California state mandate, the Covid 19 vaccine is required for this position.

Per California state mandate, the Covid 19 vaccine is required for this position.

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