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Housekeeping-Food Service Worker (LF553207)

Company: Institute for Community Living
Location: New York
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Institute for Community Living (ICL) is a non-profit organization servicing the NYC-Metro area and for over 35 years, we've provided life-saving care to New Yorkers in need that includes but is not limited to addiction assistance, mental health services, and housing support for all. Proudly doing so, with integrity, love, and respect. Our goal is to have a positive and long-lasting impact on the lives of the people and communities we serve with the hope of providing the care, support, and attention they need.So it is our pleasure to announce that we are currently seeking a full-time candidate for the role of Housekeeping-Food Service Worker to join our team!By ICL definition, under the direct supervision of the HK-FS Supervisor and/or the relief Supervisor, a Housekeeping-Food Service Worker (HK-FSW) is someone responsible for performing a variety of routine food and janitorial tasks that require medium physical effort, related to the work site: meal assembly, servicing, sanitation, cleaning, and safety.MIN. ROLE REQUIREMENTS & PREFERENCES:* Available Monday to Friday - Day Shift: 7am - 3:30pm* Location: New York, NY 10038* EDU: GED/HSE or higher + 2 years of food service, dietary, or restaurant experience - preferably in a shelter setting* PLEASE NOTE: In substitute for the mentioned EDU and coinciding experience, ICL will accept the following* NYS Food Handler License/Certificate training + 3 years of food service, dietary, or restaurant experience* Proper attire at all times - this includes work pants, boots, and outer/inner-wear with the ICL company logo (provided after training)ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:* Ability to climb ladders and scaffolds* Ability to stand, stoop, bend, and stretch for long periods* Ability to understand and follow verbal and simple written instructions* Ability to follow rules and procedures regarding sanitation and cleanliness* Knowledge of sanitation products, standards, and equipment cleaning and usage* Ability to work in a setting with individuals with mental illness and/or behavioral disorders* Ability to perform medium to heavy manual labor, including lifting objects weighing up to 25+ lbs* Strong communication, interpersonal, writing, and conveying skills - bi-lingual is a plus but not mandatoryHOUSEKEEPING TASKS:* Set up equipment in all assigned areas: conference, dining rooms, etc.* Move furniture and equipment in connection with cleaning and care functions* Using manual and/or mechanical equipment to dust and polish metal lights and fixtures* Using manual and/or mechanical equipment to shampoo, steam, clean, and change curtains, carpets, and drapes* Using appropriate safety equipment such as rolling ladders and safety scaffolds to clean ceiling fans at high places* Using manual and/or mechanical equipment and detergents to scrub and clean all bathroom areas: sinks, urinals, toilets, etc.* Using manual and/or mechanical equipment to remove hazardous articles that may be on floors, furniture, and equipment and place them in designated receptacles or appropriate location* Using manual and/or mechanical equipment to wash, strip, steam, vacuum, polish, and wax wooden or tile floors, corridors, stairwells, walls, partitions, windows, furniture, etc. for all areas* Upkeep an overall attractive and sanitary environmentFOODSERVICE TASKS:* Clean areas for the receipt, storage, and preparation of food* Receive and store deliveries in appropriate storage areas* Bring food and other supplies to preparation and serving areas* Clean fruits, vegetables, and potatoes in preparation for cooking* Sterilize food sample jars in preparation for serving* Simple stove grill-type cooking as needed: hamburgers, eggs, etc.* Prepare snacks, toast, coffee, tea, salads, etc. as needed* Ensure residents on special diets receive proper modified food and portions* Set and wait on tables/residents* Record the number of meals served and monitor temperatures of food* Pick up meal trays after meal period; return trays to the kitchen; strip tray waste into garbage cans* Wash reusable pots, pans, dishes, and other utensils by hand and/or machine* Take inventory of supplies and requisition and store stock items appropriately to maintain cleanliness and prevent food spoilage* Using manual and/or mechanical equipment to clean floors, ceilings, walls, windows, etc. in general kitchen and dining areas: storage, loading dock, garbage cans, and food prepMISC. TASKS:* Using manual and/or mechanical equipment to pressure wash appliances and other equipment using a variety of cleaning substances* Perform other job-related tasks as assigned in an organized and detail-oriented manner* Please Note: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty listed satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions unless this causes undue hardship to the agency.If you feel that you're a suitable candidate for this role and would like to join our organization, please submit your resume in response to this ad to contact a recruiter in HR for further related info to the role above or the benefits mentioned belowICL BENEFITS:PLEASE NOTE: ICL Company Benefits are exclusive to employees working 20+ hours and EDU Leave is 40+ hours ONLY!* PAID Orientation and Training* Choice of full and/or partial Health, Dental, and Vision Benefits (spousal and child coverage available too)* Life & AD&D Insurance + Medical Flexible Spending* Mental Health Services and Providers* Educational & Parental Leave* Tuition & Work-Life Assistance* Commuter Benefits Plan* Employee Assistance Program* Matching 403B (non-profit)* Payroll Benefits: Corporate Fitness Account / NYS College Savings Program / Etc.* Discounts on select ticketed purchases provided by Plum Benefits* And many more

Keywords: Institute for Community Living, New York , Housekeeping-Food Service Worker (LF553207), Hospitality & Tourism , New York, New York

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