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Food Service Assistant 1

Date Posted: 
Department: Senior Center
Compensation: $11.50
Hours: Part-Time

Deadline: Open until filled

Position Objectives


The senior center is seeking job applicants for a part-time (up to 19 hours per week) position in food
service operations at the McDowell Senior Center. Employee will assist higher level personnel with the
daily operations of the home-delivered meal program and is also involved in the cleaning activities
which facilitate good sanitation and food service. Work is performed under supervision by a higher-level
food service employee and is reviewed regularly for successful completion of assignments.

Duties & Responsibilities

The employee will help assist setting up and tearing down beverage stations in dining room, helping
serve and pack home-delivered meals, collect and clean delivery bags and coolers, clean work areas and
center serving area. Additional duties include taking out garbage, mopping floors and assisting other
kitchen staff as needed with meal preparation, washing dishes, assisted staff and volunteers of dining
room serving line.
Employee will ensure standards of sanitation and food safety are maintained.
This position is 19 hours per week primarily working between the hours of 9:00am-1:30pm Monday-
Thursday and 9:30-1:00 on Fridays.

Minimum Requirements

None, training for different areas will be provided though department

Desirable Training and Experience

Prefer job candidates with at least 6 months experience in food service or related field.

How to Apply



APPLICANTS WILL BE GIVEN CREDIT ONLY FOR INFORMATION PROVIDED IN RESPONSE TO THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. No additional information will be solicited by the McDowell County; therefore, persons who submit incomplete applications may not receive full credit for their education, training and experience.


McDowell County is an equal opportunity employer.  It is the policy of the County to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, political affiliation or national origin. The County will interactively work with disabled applicants and employees to identify reasonable accommodations that will allow the individual to perform essential job functions. 


McDowell County participates in E-Verify.


Applications are available:


  • on our website:

     under “Job Opportunities”

  • McDowell County Administration Building:

              25 W Fort Street Marion, NC 28752


Applications can be submitted:

              25 W Fort Street Marion, NC 28752

  • or by Mail to:

               McDowell County Human Resources

               60 East Court Street Marion, NC 28752

  • or by email to: 


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