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Hillsborough County Government

Senior Food Service Aide (#SRFSADGENC) GENC
$9.53-$15.12 Hourly / $1,651.87-$2,620.80 Monthly / $19,822.40-$31,449.60 Yearly


Performs lead worker duties serving meals and maintaining cleanliness of food service areas and equipment at County Nutrition Centers.


Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Six months of experience in preparing or serving a high volume of meals.

Or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Working knowledge of the functions, services, procedures and regulations of the Nutrition Center assigned.
  • Working knowledge of health regulations governing the storage and serving of food.
  • Working knowledge of health and safety regulations governing food service equipment.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instruction.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to plan, organize and monitor the work of others.
  • Ability to train others.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. 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. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.
  • Performs lead worker duties and monitors personnel removing food from refrigerators, assembling meals including special diet trays, serving specified portions of hot and cold food and sanitizing dishes and trays at Nutrition Centers.
  • Orders meals based on guidance from Center Coordinator.
  • Inventories food items and advises supervisor of shortages.
  • Determines the number of prepared food trays needed for home delivery.
  • Completes daily reports such as client attendance, number of meals served, substitution of food items and leftover food items.
  • Trains personnel as to proper portions of food items, correct meal tray assembly and proper use of equipment.
  • Assists in the cleaning and sanitizing of food service areas to insure compliance with health and safety standards.
  • Delivers meals to client's homes as required.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

CLASS: SRFSADGENC; EST: 6/22/1999; REV: 7/30/2012;