City of Farmington
  • 06-Dec-2017 to 27-Dec-2017 (MST)
  • Senior Center
  • Farmington, NM, USA
  • 8.00
  • Hourly
  • Temporary-Part Time

No Benefits





DEPARTMENT:  Parks Recreation & Cultural Affairs

WORK LOCATION:  Bonnie Dallas Senior Center                      

PAY CLASS:   Temporary

HIRING RANGE: $8.00 per hour


HOURS WORKED: Varied                         

TYPE OF POSITION:  Temporary, Part-Time       

APPLICATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED UNTIL:  Wednesday, December 27, 2017



Performs a variety of duties to assist with meal preparation and clean-up at the Senior Center.  Duties might include washing vegetables, making salads, setting out condiments and other items, assisting in cooking and baking.

Works under the supervision of the Senior Center Head Cook, her assistants and the Adult Programs Manager.

Using excellent customer service skills, establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other employees, officials, and all members of the general public.

Assists with home delivered meal preparation and packaging.

Assists in serving meals to seniors.

Cleans tables and chairs in dining area after the meal.

Assists in preparing foods for proper storage after meal.

Assist with dishwashing responsibilities.

Assists with sweeping and mopping of kitchen area and kitchen rest room daily.

Assists with proper trash disposal.

Assists in receiving incoming food supply deliveries and inventorying supplies when putting away.

Assists with the cleaning of the Senior Center Campus premises when needed.

Works a varied schedule which may include weekends and evenings, depending on the events planned for the senior citizens.

Operates a motor vehicle to assist in carrying out the business of the department and the City.

Attendance at work is an essential function of this position.


May be required to drive vans to deliver meals on wheels to home bound seniors, or to assist with transporting senior patrons within Farmington.

Works other related senior activities within the Senior Center Campus or outside, as needed.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.


This position is subject to the City's Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Program. This includes: pre-employment testing, post-accident testing, reasonable suspicion testing, return-to-duty testing, and follow-up testing.

Knowledge of food handling preparation preferred.

Valid New Mexico driver's license with acceptable driving record for the past three years or state of current residency.

Extensive background checks required.

Must be available and maybe required to work evenings and weekends.

Working knowledge of personal computers and software to include Microsoft Office (Excel and Word).

CPR and First Aid certification preferred.

Must possess an understanding and caring attitude toward senior citizens, and must display a willingness to be available to the service of the seniors.

Ability to drive vans in order to assist with meals on wheels delivery, or for pick-ups of senior citizens and supplies.

Ability to be adaptable and flexible in job duties.

Ability to meet deadlines.

Ability to follow directions and work together as a team player. 

Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, other City personnel and the public.

Ability to operate tools and equipment listed.

This position has the responsibility to participate in and comply with the City's Environmental, Health, and Safety program. 


Personal computer, to include Microsoft Office Software; calculator, copy, fax machine, dishwasher, stove, steam table, washing machine, microwave oven, and other kitchen appliances, broom, mop, motor vehicle, and telephone.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.  Employee is frequently exposed to cleaning solutions.

The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds individually and must request additional assistance or use mechanical assistance when attempting to lift and/or move items weighing greater than 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work environment is a normal kitchen setting.  The noise level in the work environment is moderate to quiet.


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