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Food Service Assistant I - Dishwasher

Date Posted: 01/04/2023
Department: Senior Center

Compensation: $11.11 per hour
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. Employee will primarily be washing pot, pans and utensils and other items used by kitchen staff. This position is also involved in the cleaning activities which facilitate good sanitation and food service. Also, employee will assist other staff with food preparation and serving as needed. Work is performed under supervision by a higher-level food service employee and is reviewed regularly for successful completion of assignments.

Duties & Responsibilities

Wash, sanitize, air dry and store all pots, pans, and utensils used in the preparation of meals. Assist with storing stock and supplies. Maintain storeroom, freezer, and refrigerator as neat and orderly. Assist with the maintenance of equipment through proper cleaning and preventive maintenance. Sweep and mop kitchen floors daily. Assist with food preparation and serving as needed. Remove trash from
kitchen area and dining room.


This position is 19 hours per week primarily working between the hours of 9:00am-1:00pm Monday-
Thursday and 9:30-12:30 on Fridays.

Minimum Requirements

None, training for different areas will be provided though department.

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(s):

              60 East Court St Marion, NC 28752 ​

              25 W Fort Street Marion, NC 28752


Applications can be submitted:

              60 East Court Street Marion, NC 28752

              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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