Middlesex County

Luncheon Aide

Job Locations US-NJ-New Brunswick
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/4/2022 10:57 AM)
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Title: Luncheon Aide – Part Time (25 hours per week)

Reports To: Site Manager, Nutrition Services                                                                           


Responsible for support and related services of meal provision as it relates to congregate and home bound participants.




Receive and distribute prepared meals and maintain cleanliness of the cafeteria and luncheon area.

Perform manual work involved in cleaning eating areas, including but not limited to putting refuse in bags, cleaning tables, and spills which may occur.

Perform manual work involved in cafeteria area, including but not limited to cleaning caterer serving trays and utensils, coffee pots, opening cartons, lifting food items, removing garbage.

Accurately record food temperatures and follow food sanitation and safety code policy with receiving, holding, serving, packing out, extra meals, dishwashing procedures and food portion sizes.

Ability to wait on tables and deliver/remove eating trays.

Back up for various Site Manager responsibilities, as may arise, and act as interim Site Manager in the event of her/his absence when designated.

Assist with calculation of daily meal counts, as well as inventory items.


Assist with clients and calls regarding scheduling of meals and/or transportation.


Assist with Support activities, for example SAMS, clerical responsibilities, deliver meals, as needed

Maybe assigned to sites based on the needs of the program and can be relocated when the needs of the program dictate a change.


May assist with and/or deliver meals to home bound participants.


Perform all other duties as assigned.





Skills and Experience:    

Will be required to learn to utilize various computer programs:  SAMS, Word, Excel for example.


Must be organized and self-motivated.


Ability to carry out recurring assignments independently and in accord with established procedures, policies.

Ability to remember oral and written instructions and directions and to learn quickly from demonstrations.

Ability to write descriptive reports using proper style and format.

Ability to develop and maintain effective work relations with supervisors, co-workers and public.

Work to promote a healthy work environment.



Must possess a valid NJ driver’s license.

Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.

Required to pass and maintain food sanitation tests (i.e. ServSafe)

Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. American   Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as
acceptable forms of communication.

Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations.   If the   accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.

Middlesex County is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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