Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox counties for 50 years, seeks a Full-time Dietary Coordinator that will provide meals in a caring, supportive, home-like environment at the Stearns Assisted Living Facility located at 80 Maine Avenue in Millinocket.
The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of food service such as preparing meals, serving meals, cleaning, maintaining inventory and purchasing supplies as well as assuring all regulations and requirements are met. In addition, the successful candidate will work to assure an enjoyable dining experience. Position is 40 hrs/wk (benefits eligible), 9:00am-5:30pm, and includes weekends and holidays.
Required qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent, and three years of quantity cooking experience to include purchasing; ability to use small and large kitchen equipment; ability to read, write and perform basic math functions; valid drivers license; reliable, insured transportation; ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds; must be at least 18 years of age.
Preferred qualifications include food safety and sanitation certificate; post-secondary culinary education. Upon hire and periodically thereafter, must have background check results that are satisfactory to Penquis and indicate no previous or current record of involvement with child abuse, neglect or exploitation and no disqualifying criminal record or motor vehicle record as outlined in current contract provisions.
An application form and job description are available from Penquis, 262 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine 04402; Tel: 973-3500; TDD: 973-3520, from the Penquis offices in Dover-Foxcroft, Rockland, or you may apply online at www.penquis.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
In accordance with federal regulations, Penquis does not discriminate. Reasonable accommodation will be made for otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. Penquis is a tobacco and smoke-free facility.