Hospital Food Service Worker - ARMC*

  • Colton, California
  • Aug 29, 2023
Full Time Nutrition and Food Services Public Health
  • Salary: $35,526.40 - $47,611.20 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job

Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC) is recruiting for Hospital Food Services Workers who perform a variety of tasks in the preparation and serving of food. Duties include operating cash registers; accepting and receipting monies; washing and preparing food for cooking; preparing sandwiches and salads; supplying food to steam tables; operating dishwashers and other kitchen equipment; removing and stacking dirty dishes; cleaning, sweeping and mopping floors; and overseeing the delivery of food trays to patients.

For more detailed information, refer to the Food Service Worker job description.

English/Spanish bilingual skills are desired. Bilingual compensation is available.

This recruitment may be used to fill Extra-help positions as needed. Hours may vary for Extra-help positions depending on the needs of the department. Full-time hours are not guaranteed. Extra-help positions are paid at a higher salary and are in the Unclassified Service which serve at the discretion of the appointing authority. These positions participate in the County's Part-time Seasonal Temporary (PST) Deferred Compensation Plan and do not earn any other benefits. Candidates selected for Extra-help positions are not excluded from being considered for full-time positions and may remain on the list for full-time employment. Be sure to indicate availability for Extra-Help on the application in order to be considered .


Background: Applicants selected for this position must pass a background investigation, which includes verification of employment and education.

Physical: This position requires lifting up to 50 lbs., standing, squatting, and reaching.

Certification: A valid Food Handler's card issued by San Bernardino County is required at the time of hire. To learn about obtaining a Food Handler's card issued by San Bernardino County CLICK HERE .

Work Schedule: Candidates must be available to work all shifts; day, swing, night, rotating, holidays and weekends. Please indicate your willingness to work all shifts in the Supplemental Questionnaire. Graveyard shifts are also available. Please indicate your willingness to work a graveyard shift in the Supplemental Questionnaire. Shift Differentials may apply.

Vaccination Requirement: Per the December 24, 2021 updated CA State Public Health Officer Order, all workers who provide services or work in facilities described in subdivision (a) of the order, including clinics and doctor offices, must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. In addition, CDPH Public Health Officer Orders updated on February 22, 2022 requires all workers in health care settings currently eligible for boosters, who provide services or work in the impacted facilities must be "fully vaccinated and boosted" for COVID-19 by March 1, 2022. Workers may be exempt from the vaccination requirements under section (1). View the full order here:

The entire All Facilities Letter notifying of updates to the Public Health Order is available at the following link: AFL 21-34.3 Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Vaccine Requirement for Healthcare Personnel (HCP) .

Vaccination Exemptions: Upon hire, candidates will be required to submit proof of vaccination including the booster dose or request an exemption from the vaccination and booster requirements based on either religious belief or medical reasons.

Bilingual Compensation: Candidates assigned to Bilingual positions must be certified through San Bernardino County Human Resources in order to receive this additional compensation.

Minimum Requirements

Experience: Three (3) months of full-time food service experience in a restaurant, fast food establishment, cafeteria, hotel, banquet room, hospital, correctional facility kitchen, school, military, senior living facility or similar environment.


Certificate: Incumbents must obtain a San Bernardino County Food Handler's Certificate within two (2) weeks of hire.

Desired Qualifications

English/Spanish bilingual skills and experience in a healthcare setting is highly desired.

Selection Process

Examination: There will be a competitive evaluation based on a review of the Application and Supplemental Questionnaire. It is to your advantage to include as much relevant and detailed work experience as possible.

Application Procedure : Please complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire as soon as possible for priority consideration. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaire.

To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application before the posted filing deadline. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records.

If you require technical assistance, please click HERE to review the Government Jobs online application guide , or contact their Toll-Free Applicant Support line at (855) 524-5627. Please note that Human Resources is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by the computer or browser used to submit the application.

EEO/ADA: San Bernardino County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants.

ADA Accommodation: If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, submit the Special Testing Accommodations Request Form within one week of a recruitment filing deadline.

Veterans' Preference: Eligible veterans and their spouse or widow(er) who are not current County employees may be awarded additional Veterans' Preference points. Click here for information and instructions to request Veteran's Preference points.

Please click HERE for important Applicant Information and the County Employment Process .
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

Colton, California United States View Map