Dining Services Associate

Posted Date 1 month ago(5/13/2024 10:42 AM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Area of Interest
Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
$15.80 - $17.80 / hour


$15.80 - $17.80 / hour


Dining Services Associate Pay Rate Range: $15.80 - $17.80 / hour PLUS experience credit!  Earn more with experience!

Per Diem Dining Services Associate Pay Rate Range: $17.50 / hour

NEW, Gas Allowance Benefit for Full and Part-time positions!


Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid is seeking skilled and respectful Part-Time Dining Services Associates to join our team and make a difference in the lives of our residents. We are looking to fill our Full-Time, Part- Part Time, and Per Diem Positions.


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 Apply today!  Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid Benefits:

  • Gas Allowance Stipend
  • Newly, renovated building
  • Shift Differentials
  • Full Benefits Package
  • Employee referral program

This position is located in Lake Placid, NY. , the home of the 1980 Winter Olympics!



Dining Services Position Overview:


Dining Service Assistant (DSA) team members are responsible for ensuring the health and wellbeing of our residents by being responsible for food and beverage preparation, meal service, and kitchen/equipment sanitation. This individual also assists with providing a positive experience to the residents while following all applicable regulations.


Dining Services Associate Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the preparation and delivery of meals to residents according to department policy and position assignment.
  • Adheres to the resident’s diet order, texture/consistency modifications, and menu preferences during the preparation and service of food items and beverages.
  • Performs all responsibilities of the designated position assignment during the scheduled shift in accordance with all safety regulations and standards of practice.
  • May serve meals to residents in dining areas according to seating chart and instructions on resident tray tickets.
  • Assists in care and maintenance of kitchen environment and equipment.
  • Regularly contributes to, and actively participates in, facility and department staff meetings and inservices.
  • May interact and communicate with residents/family members regarding meal service quality.
  • Utilizes electronic timekeeping system as directed.
  • Arrives to work on time, regularly, and works as scheduled.
  • Recognizes and follows the dress code of the facility including wearing name tag at all times.
  • Follows policy and procedure regarding all electronic devices, computers, tablets, etc.
  • Supports and abides by Elderwood’s Mission, Vision, and Values.
  • Abides by Elderwood’s businesses code of conduct, compliance and HIPAA policies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor, management staff or Administrator.

Base wages increase with experience!


Dining Services Associate Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 16 years of age
  • Employment Certificate/Permit required for applicable individuals
  • Prior customer service experience
  • ServSafe certification or willingness to obtain
  • Physical stamina necessary for constant activity
  • HS diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Prior food service, hospitality, serving, or restaurant experience desired




  • This position requires regular interaction with residents, coworkers, visitors, and/or supervisors. In order to ensure a safe work environment for residents, coworkers, visitors, and/or supervisors of the Company, and to permit unfettered communication between the employee and those residents, coworkers, visitors, and supervisors, this position requires that the employee be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language at an intermediate or more advanced level.

EOE Statement

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


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