Dietary Aide - Mary, Queen and Mother Center

St. Louis, MO 63119

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Position Description

Cardinal Ritter Senior Services, one of South County’s largest independent, assisted living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation community nonprofit senior living communities, seeks compassionate and experienced Dietary Aides to join our growing team.

At Cardinal Ritter Senior Services, our mission is simple: we create communities that promote the dignity of human life and reflect the spirit of Jesus Christ. We proudly provide the best possible physical, social, and spiritual care for our older adult residents...but we need your help.

Shift Availability:
Part-Time - Evenings and Rotating Weekends
Full Time

This Position prepares and handles food in a safe and sanitary manner.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Sets tables.
  • Prepares residents trays based on the diet descripion provided on the residents’ tray slip.
  • Assists residents in cutting meat, opening milk, condiments, juice, etc.
  • Completes all cleaning assignments.
  • Properly labels, dates, and stores food in proper location and manner.
  • Operates dish machine correctly and efficiently, making sure dishes and silverware are clean and sanitized correctly and air dried.
  • Scrapes, washes, rinses and sanitizes pots, pans, and utensils properly following the guidelines for washing dishes in a three-compartment sink.
  • Returns all cleaned dishes, silverware, pots and pans to appropriate storage areas.
  • Cleans dish machine and dish room thoroughly after each meal.
  • Receives and puts away stock using the FIFO (First In First Out) method.
  • Empties trashcans, cleans and sanitizes trashcans and disposes of trash correctly. Replaces trash liner.
  • Sweeps and mops floor thoroughly.
  • Performs heavy duty cleaning as assigned.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of English language.

Pre-Employment Screening
All candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening. The screenings will include criminal background check and other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, and Covid-19 vaccination.  Various positions will require physical examination, Tuberculosis screening and Hepatitis A. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.

Cardinal Ritter Senior Services does not discriminate on the basis of handicapped status in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its federally assisted programs and activities.

CRSS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.