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Dietary Service Worker

Company: State of Massachusetts
Location: Chelsea
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

The Dietary Service Worker (DSW) assist Cooks by cleaning, cutting and processing food for cooking and serving. The DSW also prepares patient trays by putting on menus, silverware, condiments, dishes, food, etc. The DSW assists in preparing bread, desserts and coffee. The DSW serves food on the cafeteria line, takes tray carts and food trucks to other floors and buildings for serving.

The DSW cleans all food service equipment, returns soiled carts and trays to the dish room and scrapes and prepares trays, dishes and silverware for washing. The DSW loads and unloads the dish machine and properly stores dishes, trays, silverware, etc. The DSW washes pots, pans, dishes and other food service equipment that cannot go through the dish machine.

The DSW keeps the area clean by washing walls, floors, kitchen equipment and mobile trucks in kitchen areas, cafeterias, refrigerators, freezers, storerooms and food service office.

All work is done in a SERVE Safe manner.

Schedule is 10:30 AM - 7:00 PM with Monday and Tuesday off

About the Soldiers' Home in Chelsea

The Soldiers' Home in Chelsea is a multidimensional health care and housing facility first established in 1882. Our mission is to serve eligible Massachusetts veterans with dignity, honor and respect by providing long term and skilled nursing care in our long term facility and delivering comprehensive housing services in our domiciliary facility. Chelsea proudly serves veterans from all eras; from World War II through the Global War on Terror.

Total Compensation:

As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve - but it is more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including:

  • 75% state paid medical insurance premium
  • Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans
  • Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs
  • Low cost basic and optional life insurance
  • Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan
  • 12 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time
  • Tuition Benefit for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities
  • Long-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options
  • Incentive-based Wellness Programs
  • Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Pre-Offer Process:

A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidates as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit

Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division's Hiring Guidelines.

Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth's website.

For questions regarding this requisition, please contact Executive Office of Health and Human Services Human Resources at 1 (800) 510-4122 Ext. #2.

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume for the Dietary Service Worker requisition.

First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

Minimum Entrance Requirements:

Applicants must have at least six months of full-time, or equivalent part-time experience in building custodial or institutional housekeeping work.

Special Requirements: None

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Keywords: State of Massachusetts, Chelsea , Dietary Service Worker, Other , Chelsea, Massachusetts

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