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City of Portland - Food Service Worker - Barron Center Kitchen

Start Date: June 10, 2024 | End Date: September 27, 2024
County: Cumberland County
Job Type: Other


Full-Time (37.5 hrs.) position – Schedule is 6:45 am–2:45 pm and/or 11:00 am-7:00 pm - may include weekends and rotated holidays.

Health and Human Services Department – Barron Center

The Barron Center is owned and operated by the City of Portland and is Maine’s largest skilled nursing facility. You can make a real difference in your life and our residents’ lives. The Barron Center is a 200+ bed long-term care facility with an excellent reputation for a caring, creative work environment. We are currently looking for dedicated people to join our team!

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • General kitchen work
  • Tray set-up, dish washing.
  • Must be able to lift objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Must possess valid Maine Class C driver’s license or ability to obtain within first six months of employment.
  • Must be able to follow oral and simple written instructions.
  • The successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment physical exam.

Applications accepted until filled
Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check.


Salary & Benefits:

This is a union position, CEBA Grade 1M: Starting pay range: $15.00-$19.43 per hour based on prior experience.

The City of Portland prides itself on its outstanding benefits and collegial and mission-driven work environment.
City benefits include:

  • Thirteen paid holidays
  • Free employee health insurance with the completion of wellness incentives
  • Sick, vacation, and personal leave
  • Life, dental, vision and income protection insurances
  • Choice of retirement plans, including a pension plan
  • Use of City recreation facilities
  • Discount on professional development programs through USM and Thomas College

If you need assistance or accommodation in the application process, please contact Shae Gonzalez (City of Portland Recruiter) at or 207-874-8649

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.

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