Kitchen Assistant - Gardiner Posted By: Admin    2015-May-27

Job Description

Located in Maine, Wellness Connection of Maine is a mutual benefit medical marijuana dispensary operating in full compliance with state and local law. Our mission is to provide qualified patients with the highest quality Maine-grown medical cannabis at reasonable cost to them, to support members' full-spectrum wellness, and to foster education about medical cannabis throughout the state.  

Wellness Connection of Maine is looking for a highly motivated, positive and compassionate Kitchen Assistant to provide the daily care and focused attention necessary to safely bake and package edible medicine for our patients. The successful candidate will possess a keen attention to detail and record keeping, and a willingness to continually learn more about the subject. This entry-level position offers the opportunity to learn and grow with the Company from the ground up, and to take on increasing levels of responsibility in the capacity of baknig over time. 
The main responsibilities of the Kitchen Assistant include all aspects of the daily preparation for baking activities; performing the physical labor of baking; labeling and packaging; presentation; and maintaining the highest levels of cleanliness and sterility inside the kitchen area.  
Job Requirements

Work Experience Required

Work history showing progressive responsibility, willingness to accept additional projects or challenges

1+ year experience in food services or related field

Required Knowledge

Knowledge of basic computer & office equipment operations (inventory systems; Word; Excel; office equipment such as copiers/telephone systems)

Knowledge of commercial kitchen equipment

Math required for inventory, projections, and measurements

Skills and Abilities

Excellent time-management skills

Ability to effectively plan and prioritize

Ability to maintain confidentiality

Ability to focus; attention to detail

Skill at using computers

Mechanical skill

Ability to work effectively as part of a team

Ability to communicate clearly and calmly

Ability to remain calm in periods of high stress or unusual activity

Absolute reliability and honesty

Physical Requirements

Extended time standing, sitting, walking, bending, and reaching

Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds for a distance of 100 feet

Close visual focus required

Extended and repetitive use of arms, hands and fingers 

Must have reliable transportation

Maine state resident

Must pass a drug test and background check (state mandated)

Must be able to work in a commercial kitchen with exposure to various food allergens such as soy, wheat, nuts, etc.
Education Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent

2 years post-secondary education in a related field preferred

Wellness Connection of Maine offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, paid time off, paid holidays, and a 401K with employer match.
*No phone calls please 
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