Byron Center Manor
  • Byron Center, MI, USA
  • Full and Part-time

The Kitchen Attendant is responsible for the preassigned items for the daily meal preparation and service at BCM. Other specific preparations are dependent on the scheduling of the different kitchen positions. The Building Attendant portion of this position is responsible for resident status and monitoring building concerns and occurrences.

Kitchen & Building Attendant Duties and Responsibilities

  • Read kitchen & attendant communication books. Review menus.
  • Prepare meals accordingly. Look ahead do any prep work needed for the next day's meals.
  • Follow special diets and prepare and chart alternates.
  • Help other team members to get everything done for the meals in a timely manner.
  • Serve meals and clean up. Store all leftovers promptly and appropriately. Label & date.
  • Discard any outdated food items. Routinely check inventory and discard any damaged or outdated items.
  • Prepare and place the GFS order weekly (and/or assist with this) according to the current menu.
  • Put away stock weekly and as space allows using proper rotation techniques.
  • Special projects as assigned.
  • Report any kitchen issues, concerns or questions to your dietary manager. Direct any resident dietary concerns to Dietary manager.
  • Handle resident inquiries and requests, greet and direct visitors. Monitor building activity (especially on weekends)  
  • Do task charts daily. Leave detailed notes for all other shifts regarding prep work, alternates, and meal service.
  • Remove all trash and ensure the kitchen is clean and in order at the end of your shift.

Kitchen & Building Attendant Requirements and Qualifications

  • Must have at least one year of experience working with the senior population.
  • Proven work experience in food service.
  • Multitasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Must have good references from previous employers.
  • Must be able to pass a background check.
  • Great communication, interpersonal skills, and basic computer skills
  • Professional attitude and appearance.
  • Good conversation skills and a friendly demeanor.
  • Able to work independently with little supervision.
  • Reliable, compassionate, and willing to serve others.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.


  • Byron Center Manor is an EEO employer M/F/Vets/Disabled
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