Food Service Assistant

Joliet Job Corps / Adams & Associates, Inc. - Joliet, IL


The Joliet Job Corps Center is seeking a dynamic, positive professional to be a part of a thriving team!

Do you enjoy working with young adults, flourish in a fast paced environment, and appreciate the rewards that come with success? Then check out the opportunities at the Joliet Job Corps Center, a federally funded, residential vocational training facility. Our mission is to provide cost-free, career-based technical and academic training along with job placement assistance to low-income youths ages 16-24.

Position Description:

Ensures that food, supplies and equipment are available as needed and stored properly when not in use. Provides kitchen clean-up to facilitate sanitizing of all food service areas.


·Transfers food, supplies and equipment between storage areas and kitchen and/or cafeteria.

·Scrapes, washes and stores dishes, pots, pans and utensils.

·Clears, cleans, and sanitizes kitchen, cafeteria area and food storage areas.

·Sweeps and mops floors.

·Cleans and stores trash containers in appropriate areas.

·Provides superior customer service at all times.

·Produces quality work/assignments in a thorough, timely and accurate manner.

·Serves food to students and works assigned food stations.

·Restocks juice, salad bar and hot food items as needed.

·Maintains appropriate personal attendance, accountability and work productivity standards.

·Understands and applies job knowledge to effectively complete all required job responsibilities.

·Proactively maintains the skills required to perform job duties.

·Provides high-quality supervision and management for the student population. Takes swift and appropriate action and positively influences student behavior. Shows respect and courtesy to students and holds them accountable for their actions and behavior.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • At least 21 years old.
  • Experience in a food services operation desired.
  • Ability to obtain local Food Handling/Health Certification required.

Physical requirements include sitting, standing, climbing, walking, lifting, pulling and/or pushing, carrying, reaching, stooping, and crouching. Accommodations are available for those in need.

Salary: $11.50/hour


· 11 paid holidays a year

· Accrued vacation and sick time

· Medical, Dental, and Vision

· 401k and Employee Stock Ownership after one year of service

· Paid STD/LTD, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Will Preparation, Travel Assistance, and Identity Theft

Adams and Associates, Inc. is a 100% employee owned company subcontracted to run Job Corps Centers under the guidance of the DOL.


This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $11.50 /hour


  • food service: 1 year (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • ServSafe Food Handler (Preferred)

Application Question:

  • What is your salary expectation?