Job Description: Casual Canteen Kitchen Helper
As a casual canteen kitchen helper, you will play a crucial role in supporting the efficient operation of the staff canteen. You will be responsible for assisting with various kitchen tasks to ensure a smooth flow of operations and the provision of high-quality meals for employees. This position requires a diligent individual with a strong work ethic and the ability to work effectively as part of a team.
- Food Preparation: Assist in preparing ingredients, such as chopping vegetables, portioning meats, and assembling meal components, under the guidance of the kitchen staff.
- Cleaning and Sanitizing: Maintain cleanliness and hygiene standards within the kitchen area, including washing and sanitizing kitchen utensils, dishes, and countertops.
- Dishwashing Support: Assist with dishwashing duties, ensuring that all dishes, trays, and utensils are cleaned and properly stored.
- Stock Management: Monitor inventory levels of food items, cleaning supplies, and kitchen equipment, and notify the supervisor when items need to be reordered.
- Assistance in Serving: Help in serving meals and beverages to staff, ensuring portion control and maintaining a presentable food display.
- Clearing and Cleaning Tables: Assist in clearing tables after meals and maintain the cleanliness of dining areas by promptly wiping and sanitizing tables and chairs.
- Waste Disposal: Properly sort and dispose of kitchen waste and recycling materials in designated areas.
- Follow Safety and Hygiene Procedures: Adhere to all safety and hygiene regulations, including proper handling of kitchen equipment and compliance with food safety standards.
- High school diploma or equivalent is preferred.
- Previous experience in a similar role is preferable, but not required.
- Basic knowledge of food handling and hygiene practices.
- Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.
- Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
- Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.
- Availability to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings.
- Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
- Lift and carry up to 30 pounds.
- Perform repetitive tasks, such as chopping and cleaning.
- Bend, stretch, and reach when necessary.
This casual canteen kitchen helper position offers a flexible schedule and an opportunity to contribute to a positive dining experience for employees. If you are a motivated individual with a passion for food service and have the ability to work well in a team, we encourage you to apply.