Central Maine Medical-Food Service Worker

at Sodexo in LEWISTON, Maine, United States

Job Description



Full Time Food Service Worker-32hrs/week with GREAT BENEFITS available immediately upon hire !

Work in a clean, safe and fun environment with a team that cares!

Central Maine Medical Center

300 Main Street

Lewiston, Maine 04240

Convenient down-town location! Walk to work or take the bus for inexpensive travel.

Rotating Weekends and Holidays, never work past 7:00pm.

+ Affordable Medical Insurance Premiums!

+ Company Matching 401K Retirement Benefits!

+ Dental and Vision Insurance Options!

+ Paid Time Off and Perfect Attendance Bonuses!

+ Comprehensive Shift Differentials and Extra Pay for Weekends/Holidays!

About SODEXO: Improving Quality of Life of our patients is our primary focus!

Our team members play a very important role in the healing processes of our patients, health care professionals and loved ones. Clients and consumers are at the center of everything we do. To serve them well daily, we must demonstrate our availability and responsiveness, to anticipate their expectations and to take pride in satisfying them.

Nowhere is Sodexo’s commitment to improving the quality of everyday life more deeply felt than in our hospital accounts. The Patient Experience is the heart of everything we do and based on the 5 key behaviors below:

+ COMPASSION: Demonstrate care and sensitivity in words and actions.

+ ACCOUNTABILITY: Be responsible for the outcomes and the results of actions.

+ RESPECT: Have objective, unbiased consideration and regard for the rights, values, beliefs, and property of all people.

+ ENTHUSIASM: Create great excitement and interest in creating exceptional experiences for customers at all levels.

+ SERVICE: Commit to deliver outcomes that exceed expectations.

Sodexo is a Global Hospitality Services Company with a presence in over 81 Countries around the World, so you could potentially work ANYWHERE in the world.

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Position Summary

The Food Service Worker may work anywhere on property where food is prepared. This person will assist in setup and serving of food from counters and steamtables. Duties will include cleaning and sanitizing equipment and work stations. The general responsibilities of the position include those listed below, but Sodexo may identify other responsibilities of the position. These responsibilities may differ among accounts, depending on business necessities and client requirements.

General Responsibilities:

+ Reads recipes and/or product directions.

+ Estimates food requirements.

+ Operates a variety of kitchen utensils to weigh, measure, mix, wash, peel, cut, grind, stir, strain, season and knead foodstuffs for cooking, serving and storing.

+ Assists in the preparation of hot and/or cold foods, and properly stores food, utilizing knowledge of temperature requirements and spoilage.

+ Inspects workstations for compliance with service standards.

+ Keeps records and requisition for supplies/equipment as needed.

+ Cleans and sanitizes workstations and equipment following all Sodexo, client and regulatory rules and procedures.

+ May taste test products.

+ Sets up stations with entrées, soups, salads, breads, condiments, other food products and utensils.

+ Provides general stocking duties in service area.

+ Serves and replenishes food from counters and steam tables (sometimes using a conveyor food belt), and breaks down stations at the end of meal periods.

+ Brews coffee and tea.

+ May be required to restock other beverage areas.

+ Interacts with customers in the serving, retail and dining areas.

+ Assists customers with opening containers and cutting food when requested.

+ Attends all allergy and foodborne illness in-service training.

+ Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures.

+ Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.

+ Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments.

+ Complies with all Sodexo HACCP policies and procedures.

+ Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.

+ May work on a trayline to distribute food.

+ May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications & Requirements

+ Willingness to be open to learning and growing.

+ Maturity of judgment and behavior.

+ Maintains high standards for work areas and appearance.

+ Maintains a positive attitude.

+ Ability to work a flexible schedule helpful.

+ Must comply with any dress code requirements.

+ Must be able to work nights, weekends and some holidays.

+ Attends work and shows up for scheduled shift on time with satisfactory regularity.


+ High School diploma, GED, or equivalent experience.

+ No previous work experience required.


+ Presents self in a highly professional manner to others and understands that honesty and ethics are essential.

+ Ability to maintain a positive attitude.

+ Ability to communicate with co-workers and other departments with professionalism and respect.

+ Maintains a professional relationship with all coworkers, vendor representatives, supervisors, managers, customers, and client representatives.

+ Ability to use a computer.

+ Ability to provide clear directions and respond to employees.

+ Basic food-handling skills.

Physical Requirements:

+ Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus, with or without corrective lenses.

+ Significant walking or other means of mobility.

+ Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).

+ Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and/or pull, and frequently lift up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/move 40 pounds.

Working Conditions (may add additional conditions specific to defined work location):

+ Generally in an indoor setting; however, may supervise outside activities and events.

+ Varying schedule to include evenings, holidays, weekends and extended hours as business dictates.

+ While performing the duties of this job, the employee is primarily in a controlled, temperate environment; however, may be exposed to heat/cold during support of outside activities.

+ The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer

Benefits Eligibility

Full Time Benefits: At Sodexo, we believe every employee should have the resources to be their best. As part of our overall rewards, we offer benefits programs designed to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle including health, dental and vision insurance. Eligible employees can enroll in their benefits, which will be effective beginning on their first day with Sodexo. We also offer other benefits like paid time off, financial and savings programs and access to our employee assistance program and other discounts (eligibility varies by unit and may not be available to all employees).

Job Locations US-ME-LEWISTON

System ID 930540

Category Food Service

Employment Status Full-Time

Unit Name CMMC Food Service Worker Full-Time with GREAT Benefits!

Unit Contact

Target Hourly Rate $15.00

Division Hospitals

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Job Posting: JC234092129

Posted On: Feb 10, 2023

Updated On: May 10, 2023

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