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Wheatland Senior Center Job Opportunity


Wheatland Municipal Building

The Town of Wheatland Senior Center is now accepting applications for a part-time Nutrition Aid for our Senior Center. This position is responsible for heating and serving food and related duties in a Nutrition Center for senior citizens. This position is not responsible for food preparation. Employees must obtain a valid food worker Level I certification (Food Handler in Charge) approved by the Monroe County Health Department during the probationary period or be separated from the position. This training and exam will be paid for by the Town of Wheatland.


The employee reports directly to and works under the general supervision of the Senior Center Coordinator/Recreation Coordinator. The Aid also does related recreational work as requested for the Senior Center. The applicant must enjoy working with senior citizens in a positive and fun environment. This position will be approximately 12 hours per week when the Senior Center re-opens. Typical hours are between 9:30am and 3pm.


TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (All need not be performed in a given position. Other related activities may be performed although not listed.)

  • Prepares kitchen area for daily food services.

  • Heats prepared and packaged meals delivered to the center.

  • Prepares beverages.

  • Serves food in accordance with established procedures.

  • Cleans kitchen equipment, utensils and food preparation area.

  • Washes silver, china, glassware, and kitchen utensils.

  • Cleans and sanitizes trays, tables and chairs.

  • Cleans kitchen and dining room area.

  • Freezes packaged meals for future use.

  • Records amounts of frozen meals and paper products on hand.

  • Orders weekly meals.

  • Orders monthly kitchen paper supplies.

  • Completes accident reports.

  • Handles the daily meal and dollar count.

  • Removes refuse from facility.

  • Directs and recruit volunteers.

  • Interacts positively with the participants.

  • Provides assistance, as needed, to the Coordinator.

The application is available on the Town of Wheatland website. The application deadline is Friday, May 28. If you have any questions please contact the Senior Center Coordinator, Shanna Fraser, at 889-1553 x114