Job Description

Riverdale, 2311 E Bridge St, Brighton, Colorado, United States of America Req #2795
Tuesday, June 8, 2021


The primary responsibility of your position is planning, organizing, developing and directing the overall operation of the Food Service Department following the current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern long term care and assisted living facilities.   You are entrusted to assure that quality nutritional services are provided on a daily basis and that the Food Service Department is maintained in a clean, safe, and sanitary manner.
Key Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinate food services and activities with other related departments

  • Assist in developing and maintaining written food services policies and procedures

  • Interpret the department’s policies and procedures to residents, employees, visitors, government agencies, etc., as necessary

  • Perform administrative duties such as completing necessary forms, reports, evaluations, studies, etc to assure control of equipment and supplies

  • Develop and maintain a file of tested standard recipes

  • Inspect kitchen, dish room, food storage rooms, utility/janitorial closets, etc., for upkeep and supply control

  • Interview residents or family members, as necessary to obtain diet history

  • Participate in maintaining records of the resident’s food likes and dislikes

  • Provide substitute foods or similar nutritive value to residents who refuse food served

  • Assist in developing methods for determining the quality and quantity of food served

  • Ensure that menus are maintained and filed

  • Assist in planning regular and special diet menus to assure they are in compliance with the physician’s orders

  • Evaluate and implement recommendations from established committees as they may pertain to food services

  • Assist in the recruitment, interviewing, selection and training of food services personnel

  • Schedule department work hours
    *Other Duties as Assigned  



  • Daily Pay Advance Option Available
  • Holiday Pay (when working on a major holiday)
  • Overtime Pay available (when working over 40 hours a week or 12 hours in one business day)
  • Sick time pay accrual 
  • Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, and More!!  


Hep B vaccine or declination form completed (at time of hire).

Current proof of TB within the last 12 months or Chest X-Ray (or be willing to submit to testing upon hire)

Ability to pass a criminal background check
Credible References
ServSafe Certification, preferred  



Referral Program - We’d love to speak to your referral!

VIVAGE is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $20.87
  • Max Hiring Rate $25.67

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