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City of Portland - Barron Center - Food Preparation Worker

Start Date: February 12, 2024 | End Date: May 31, 2024
County: Cumberland County
Job Type: Other

FOOD PREPARATION WORKER – Barron Center – Nutrition Services - Health and Human Services Department

Permanent, Full-Time (37.5 hours) position

Schedule 10:30AM-6:30PM, Saturday – Wednesday - The Barron Center is owned and operated by the City of Portland and is Maine’s largest skilled nursing facility.  The pay is competitive, generous benefits package offered, 50% tuition reduction at USM.  Now is your chance to have the job you always wanted - being a part of a team that makes a difference in the lives of our Residents.  Must have knowledge of basic food preparation, knowledge of proper sanitation practices and regulations; must be a team player; must be able to stand for extended periods of time, lift large stock posts, mixing bowls, etc.; must be able to withstand temperature changes (i.e. warm kitchen into walk in coolers or freezers).  Must possess valid Maine Class C drivers’ license.  Must pass a pre-employment physical exam.  Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. 

CEBA Union position - Grade 5 – Starting salary range $17.37 - $19.81 per hour.  

Accepting applications until vacancy is filled. 

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City Benefits

Permanent employees receive a generous benefits package that includes paid holidays; employee health insurance; sick and vacation leave; optional life, dental, vision and income protection insurances; choice of retirement plans; and tuition reduction program with the University of Southern Maine and Thomas College.   Part-time employees may receive a pro-rated benefits package which may include some, but not all, of the benefits listed above.

The City of Portland is strongly committed to diversity in its workforce.

Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

For questions contact Human Resources by email at or 207-874-8624. 

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