Dining Services

Location: Valley Senior Living on Columbia, Tufte Manor

  • Part and flex time positions available
  • Every position works every other weekend
  • Day, PM, and weekend shifts available
  • Weekend and night differentials given
  • Excellent Benefits

Position Specific Information:

  • Dining Services Aide – Full, Part & Flex Days (6:00am – 2:30pm) & PMs (4:30pm – 8:00pm)
  • Head Cook – 8 hours/week/days (5:00am-1:30pm)
  • Starting wage for Dining Services Aides – PMs is between $12.27 and $14.65
  • Starting wage for Dining Services Aides – Days is between $13.00 and $15.48
  • Starting wage for Cook Assistants is between $13.75 and $16.42
  • Starting wage for Cooks is between $14.23 and $16.99
  • Starting wage for Head Cooks is between $15.29 and $18.26



  • High school graduate or GED or working towards one or the other.


  • Understand and adhere to Valley Senior Living’s Corporate Compliance Standards, Code of Conduct, and all company policies and procedures.
  • Develop and maintain good working rapport and teamwork within Dining Services as well as other departments
  • Perform assigned tasks in accordance with policies and procedures and as instructed.
  • Comply with policies for sanitation, food handling, standard precautions, infection control, isolation procedures, and safety regulations. Report all incidents, accidents, and hazardous conditions.
  • Use chemicals appropriately as instructed by the material safety data sheets (MSDS).
  • Serve food in an appealing manner according to menu, diet requirements, portion control, and the preferences of residents and tenants.
  • Encourage residents to make menu choices and provide assistance for their needs, including transportation to and from dining areas, setting up their meal, offering seconds and alternative choices.
  • Clean, sweep, mop, dispose of waste, and complete all scheduled cleaning duties.
  • Clean dishes through scraping or using the dish machine and store the clean dishes.
  • Perform minor food prep duties such as preparation of snacks and nourishments.
  • Operate kitchen equipment in a safe and sanitary manner.
  • Perform clerical duties such as recording meal totals, guest meals, food temperatures, etc.
  • Attend staff meetings, inservices, and workshops as instructed.
  • Refer difficult and conflicting interactive situations, including allegations of potential resident mistreatment, to the appropriate supervisor and assist in resolving the problem.
  • Understand the “Right to Know” regulation.
  • Greet and assist visitors and residents and report suspicious persons or situations to supervisor.
  • Participate and assist in departmental studies and projects as requested.

Our Locations

  • Valley Senior Living on Columbia
    • 2900 14th Ave S.
  • Valley Senior Living on 42nd (Woodside Village, Wheatland Terrace, Town Square)
    • 4000 24th Ave S
  • Valley Senior Living on Cherry (Tufte Manor)
    • 3300 Cherry Street

If you have any questions, please contact Kaley at 701.787.7829.

Valley Senior Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer