Dining Room Server / Wait staff in Danvers, MA at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 5/26/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Welcome to Putnam Farm at Danvers, one of Benchmark’s 56 communities. This is a one of a kind opportunity to work alongside a wonderful team, build strong relationships with our residents and to provide exceptional level of care. It is because of our associates and our value-based culture that Benchmark has been named one of Boston Globe's Top Places to Work ten years running. Start your career in senior living and come grow with us!

The Server serves food and beverages to residents in accordance with established Benchmark policies and procedures. S/he performs duties under the direction of the Dining Services Director, to assure that quality food service is provided to meet the needs of the residents.  We currently have part time shifts available.  M-F 4pm-8pm, weekend shifts can vary.


• Attends in-service programs, seminars, and workshops as directed
• Must attend two 8 hour sessions of orientation
• Advises supervisor when supplies diminish for reorder
• Takes food and beverage orders from residents and serves meals on a timely basis that are both presentable and appetizing in appearance
• Sets up and delivers meal trays and food carts to the dining room as instructed
• Handles requests from residents who require assistance with meal selection or have specific needs
• Sets up dining room for the next scheduled meal
• Assists in inventorying supplies
• Develops and practices the “30-second commercial' and uses it to greet visitors


• Follows safety regulations and precautions at all times
• Follows established Infection Control procedures when performing daily tasks
• Ensures that all food service areas are maintained in a clean and safe manner by assuring that necessary equipment and supplies are properly maintained
• Reports all hazardous conditions and equipment to your supervisor
• Reports all accidents to the Dining Services Director or the Executive Director
• Disposes of food and waste in accordance with established policies.

Job Requirements


• Must be able to follow written and oral instructions
• Must have knowledge of dietary procedures, was well as related Health Department regulations and guidelines pertaining to food service operations
• Must be able to serve food and beverages for residents in a prompt and efficient manner


• High school diploma or equivalent
• Previous dining room and server experience


• Lift up to 50lbs
• This is primarily a standing position where an employee may be required to stand in one place for extended periods of time. They also will be exposed to extreme heat and cold temperatures


We believe in offering our employees competitive pay. To learn more about our pay and benefits, please apply today!