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Career Systems Development Food Service Aide in Ottumwa, Iowa


Interested in making a difference in young adults’ lives between the ages of 16-24? If so we may have the perfect job for you.

Job Corps is a government-funded, no-cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps socioeconomically disadvantaged youth. We strive to fulfill this mission by following our Core Values of Safety, Individual Accountability, Respect, Integrity, Growth and Commitment.

Come and surround yourself with talented and professional individuals who have also taken the next step of making a difference in someone’s life.You would not only have a great and dedicated team to work with, but you may also be eligible to take advantage of a comprehensive benefits plan which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), legal, paid holidays, vacation, and sick time.


The Food Service Aideis responsible for maintaining good housekeeping in the kitchen and dining areas. In addition, assists in the serving and preparation of food.

  • Ensures equipment and assigned work areas are clean and maintained in accordance with state and local codes, Career System Development, and Department of Labor standards.

  • Assists in the preparation of food.

  • Assists in serving food.

  • Cleans and maintains dining room and kitchen facilities.

  • Operates dish-washing equipment.

  • Cleans and checks service equipment.


Minimum:High School Diploma or GED, or High School Equivalency Diploma.

Preferred:Certificate of completion form a culinary arts or food service training program.Three months experience in a food service area preferred.

Knowledge Required: Individual should have well-defined habits of personal cleanliness and hygiene. Must meet State or local food handling requirements, whichever are more restrictive. Must obtain and maintain CPR/First Aid certificates.

All post offer candidates must complete and pass a background check and drug screen.

CSD is a leader in workforce development operating Job Corps centers throughout the U.S. since 1964 and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action / Female / Minority / Disabled / Veteran Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, child-birth, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, disability, family care status, veteran status, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. CSD makes reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities to apply for employment. Contact Susan Evans at (888) 308-0338 to request a reasonable accommodation.

Job LocationsUS-IA-Ottumwa

Job ID2020-2635

CategoryFood Services

Schedule Hours5am- 1:30pm M-F with every 3rd weekend,

Schedule DaysMonday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday