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Mary's Woods Dietary Assistant Dining Room Manager in Lake Oswego, Oregon


Mary's Woods, a premier senior living community in Lake Oswego that feels just like any progressive community in Portland. We provide residents with over 100 years of history in a 40-acre wooded wonderland. We are a not-for-profit Life Plan/Continuing Care Retirement Community that prides ourselves on our rich heritage, spirit of caring, welcoming culture, historic grounds and amazing views.

As an Assistant Food & Nutrition Manager at Mary's Woods, you will assist in the general operation of our dining venues with a focus on managing staff and the guest experience.

Below are some of the core responsibilities, experience and skills needed to be successful:

  • Assists with the hiring, training, orienting, supervising, coaching, disciplining and evaluation of new and existing personnel.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of employee relations, ethics, food sanitation, workplace safety, labor laws, housekeeping procedures and food service techniques.

  • Demonstrates familiarity with therapeutic and modified texture diets as related to menu planning and presentation.

  • Performs sanitation audits and tray observations regularly.

  • Performs Quality Assurance activities as assigned.

  • Obtains dietary preferences and nutrition information from new residents as assigned.

  • Orders and maintains adequate inventory of snacks and supplements on a weekly basis.

  • Obtains feed-back from residents through daily meal rounds, meal round surveys and questionnaires as assigned.

  • Modifies and updates daily menus.

  • Understands, complies with, and promotes all rules regarding resident rights. Promotes positive relationships with residents, visitors, and regulators, to include presenting a professional appearance and attitude.

  • Able to relate positively and favorably to staff, residents and families, and to work as a team with other employees at all levels. Documented ability to function and excel in a team environment.

  • Supports and follow all safety and infection control practices.

  • Functions and communicates effectively and respectfully within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, orientations, identities and cultural backgrounds.

  • Seeks opportunities to gain experience working and collaborating in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings with a willingness to change for continual improvement.

    Education and Experience Required:

  • Education and/or experience equivalent to the completion of a high school diploma or GED,

  • Previous experience in food services in a retirement community preferred.

  • Minimum of 2 years of food service management experience required.

  • Adult CPR/First Aid/AED Certification required within one month of hire.

  • Serve Safe Certification required within 90 days of hire.

    Employee Benefits:

  • Free Employee TriMet Pass

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability and Flexible Spending Account first of the month after hire (working 30+ hours per week)

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • 403b with match

  • Paid Time Off & Holidays

  • Tuition Assistance Program

  • Access to Fitness Center & Pool

    Working at Mary’s Woods in any capacity means that you’re driven by the core values of our mission — hospitality, compassion, reverence and integrity. Our culture is built upon an unwavering commitment to providing exceptional customer service — for our residents, each other, and the surrounding community.

    This is a full time, exempt position and the salary depends on experience and education

    Shift Offered: The work days may vary but will include evenings, weekends and holidays

    If you are interested in this position, please Click Here to Apply (

    Sign On Bonus: Bonus paid 50% at 90 days and 50% paid at 6 months. To be eligible you must be in good standing and have acceptable attendance.

Important Note: After successfully submitting your application you will receive an email from Mary’s Woods with the subject title: NEXT STEP IN THE APPLICATION PROCESS. Check your inbox or spam folder.

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