DIETARY AIDE

Other trades certificate or diploma
1 to less than 7 months

Counter Attendant and Food Preparer Skills

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Dishwashing Skills

Weight Handling

Security and Safety

Transportation/Travel Information

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Work Location Information

Personal Suitability

Kitchen Helpers Skills

Food Service Helpers Specific Skills

  • Use manual and electrical appliances to clean, peel, slice and trim foodstuffs
  • Take customers' orders
  • Stock refrigerators and salad bars
  • Portion and wrap foods
  • Package take-out food
  • Keep records of the quantities of food used
  • Prepare, heat and finish simple food items
  • Safe Food Handling certificate
  • Food Service worker certificate
  • Scour pots and pans
  • Sanitize and wash dishes and other items by hand
  • Clean and sanitize items such as dishwasher mats, carts and waste disposal units
  • Operate dishwashers to wash dishes, glassware and flatware
  • Place dishes in storage area
  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
  • Criminal record check
  • Own transportation
  • Travel expenses not paid by employer
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Client focus
  • Reliability
  • Wash, peel and cut vegetables and fruit
  • Remove kitchen garbage and trash
  • Handle and store cleaning products
  • Clean and sanitize kitchen including work surfaces, cupboards, storage areas, appliances and equipment
  • Receive, unpack and store supplies in refrigerators, freezers, cupboards and other storage areas
  • Replenish condiments and other supplies at tables and serving areas
  • Load buspans and trays
  • Clear and clean tables, trays and chairs
  • Bring clean dishes, flatware and other items to serving areas and set tables
  • Carrying and replace linen