Prep Cook/Waitstaff for Seniors

  • Orchard Ridge Senior Living
  • Coeur D Alene, Idaho
  • Nov 18, 2022
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Job Description

Prep Cook - Waitstaff

Full Job Description

Prep Cook and Waitstaff for a senior living facility

Full-Time- Monday-Thursday






Assist with meal preparations to include but are not limited to the following: Chop, dice, slice, prep for cooks needs

Prepare salads, side dishes, deserts, soups, and alternate lunch salad plates

Clean the prep area

Wash pots, pans, and dishes

Serve meals in the Assisted Living/Dementia building

Have a good understanding of portion control

Assist with catered events and holiday meals

Work closely with the nursing staff to see that residents' needs are met

Must be flexible and able to step into any position

Have a complete understanding of the Health Department regulations and food handling

Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Previous prep and line cook experience is a plus. Advanced knowledge of industrial kitchen appliances and knowledge of basic diets is helpful.

Working Conditions:

Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time. Must be able to exert 20-50 pounds of force occasionally and/or 10-25 pounds of force frequently. This job has frequent bending, stooping, squatting, reaching, twisting, and kneeling.

Work Environment:

Orchard Ridge operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; operational needs of the facility may require you to be available to work all shifts, weekends, and holidays to meet the needs of the residents. Normal schedule for this position Saturday, Sunday, and Monday from 6am to 6pm.


Starting at $15.00/hour depending on experience or education.

Weekend differential offered at $2/hour for scheduled hours

Why come to work for Orchard Ridge?

Orchard Ridge, an assisted living and memory care facility, has been caring for our seniors since 1921 with a reputation for giving the most extraordinary and the highest quality of care. Orchard Ridge has been awarded the Gold Star of Excellence in Care rating from the State of Idaho!

Orchard Ridge's Mission is To Provide a Faith Based Loving Home that Honors Older Adults and we strive to fulfill that mission every day in every department.

Employer Benefits:

Health Insurance - employer pays 75%

Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Short Term Disability Insurance

Accident Insurance


Critical Illness Insurance

Life Insurance ($10,000 employer paid)

Vacation starts accruing from day 1 and is available to use after 90 days of employment

Sick Pay starts accruing from day 1 and is available to use after 90 days of employment


401k with employer matching funds up to 3% of gross (After 1 year of employment)

Never thought about a career helping our seniors. A more rewarding career path is not available anywhere!

Apply Today!

Orchard Ridge is a drug free facility.

Orchard Ridge is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our facility. We do not discriminate based on rase, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $15.00 per hour