at Arkansas Government Job in Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States

Job Description


Date: Jun 6, 2024 Req ID: 40463 Location: Jonesboro, AR, US, 72404 Category: AR DEPT OF HUMAN SERVICES Anticipated Starting Salary: $23,334.90 Position Number: 22101194

County: Craighead

Posting End Date: 06/12/2024

Anticipated Starting Salary: $23,334.90


Jonesboro HDC

4701 Colony Drive

Jonesboro, AR 72404


The Department of Human Services is a place for people passionate about serving others and changing lives for the better. We care for Arkansans of all ages and ensure places like child care centers and nursing homes are safe. We are the safety net for the most vulnerable Arkansans. Whether you answer the phones, take applications, protect children, or help care for residents or patients at one of our facilities, you make a difference by working at DHS. Plus, working for the State has great perks, including a pension, maternity leave, paid state holidays, and much more. At DHS, we take care of our employees so you can help care for others.

Position Information

Class Code: S088C

Grade: GS02


Salary Range: $23,335.00 – $33,836.00


The Kitchen Assistant is responsible for assisting food preparation staff in kitchen operations. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.


Cleans, cuts, or peel vegetables and fruits, makes sandwiches, opens canned foods, brews coffee and tea, and pours beverages. Replenishes table items and condiments and arranges and restocks salad, dessert, and/or buffet items. Packs food, dishes, utensils, tablecloths, and accessories for transportation from catering or food preparation establishments to and from designated on-site locations. Sweeps, vacuums, and mops floors of kitchen, storage, and dining areas. Washes appliances, tables, chairs, and windows, washes utensils or operates dishwasher and empties garbage. Performs other duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the service and storage of foodstuffs. Knowledge of sanitation and safety requirements of a food service facility. Ability to clean utensils and equipment used in food preparation. Skill in the operation and use of knives, choppers, peelers, and other sharp food production equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

The ability to read, write, and follow oral and written instructions; plus two years of experience in institutional kitchen operations or a related area.


The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market:Jonesboro

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Job Posting: JC261001595

Posted On: Jun 08, 2024

Updated On: Jun 15, 2024

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