Alpha Project for the Homeless
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • $15.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Position Title: Kitchen Worker

Reports to: Kitchen Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt and Full-Time

Pay Rate: $15.00


The Kitchen Worker will work under the supervision of the Kitchen Manager. The Kitchen Worker will work collaboratively with the Kitchen Manager and Head Chef to ensure the proper and timely preparation of over 130,000 hot nutritious meals annually. The Kitchen Worker will ensure all food is handled and prepared according to health guidelines.


  • Prepare salads, assist head chef with the preparation of side dish and main dish.
  • Maintain a clean work environment (i.e. stock sanitary buckets, rags, and clean cutting boards)
  • Perform all duties of a dishwasher including operating dish machine, putting away dishes, maintaining 3 compartment sinks.
  • Cleaning, including but not limited to dishes, hot boxes, and weekly/monthly deep cleaning.
  • Adhering and completing temperature and waste logs.
  • Assist with inventory of food, supplies, and donations.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.


  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Minimum of one year experience in a kitchen environment
  • Available to work flexible hours
  • Professional demeanor and appearance
  • Must be able to stand continuously throughout an 8-hour shift
  • Able to work well with diverse and difficult populations

Candidates must demonstrate the ability to follow policies and procedures as established in the Company's Employee Handbook. Candidates will also contribute to a positive work environment by behaving and communicating in a manner such that they get along with all constituent groups, co-workers, and management.

In addition, the education, experience, and other skills listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

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