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Company: Cedar Lake Assisted Living and Memory Care
Location: Lake Zurich, IL
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Thank you for your interest in working at our community. For a quick apply now, please email your resume or overview of your work experience and indicate which position you are applying for to: dsanabria @spectrumretirement.com

Do you have a gift for caring for Seniors and are you looking to join a team that creates communities that feel like home? We are looking for compassionate and talented team members who have a passion for caring for our Residents. The Lead Server acts as a working team leader and oversees the dining staff to ensure the smooth operation of daily duties. You'll ensure completion of all dining room opening and closing duties as established by your community, dietary department and specific area of responsibility.

Spectrum Retirement Communities, LLC. is considered a leader and innovator in senior living. SRC is ranked in the top five senior living companies for excellence by its peers and voted Best of Senior Living by SeniorAdvisor.com.  We are a privately held company which operates senior living communities in 10 states from Ohio to Oregon. Celebrating our second decade of operations, we continuously live by our Core Values and fulfill our Mission to create communities that feel like home where residents thrive and relationships grow.  For more information or to view other opportunities, visit www.spectrumretirement.com.

Lead Server Job Responsibilities:

•A big smile, eagerness to learn, and compassion for our Residents

•Food Handlers Card, as required by state or county regulations

•Create an atmosphere of customer respect in a clear, customer-focused vision, based upon the Spectrum Retirement mission and philosophy

•Consistently create a satisfying dining experience, according to resident preference and the Spectrum Dietary standards and policies

•Report any noticeable change(s) in resident's condition to appropriate management team members

•Read, understand, and know what to do in case of fire or other emergency as outlined in the Community Emergency Plan

•Develop systems and process to ensure the department runs efficiently and effectively, provide staff education if necessary

•Frequent transporting of residents in wheelchairs

•Follow proper staffing as scheduled and ensure that there is sufficient staff to meet the needs of the residents, the family members and guests

•Follow established reporting procedures for supply and equipment needs, damaged, unsafe, malfunctioning equipment and on-the-job injuries

•Have proficient understanding of the role budgetary guidelines play in day-to-day duties and responsibilities

•In consultation with the Director of Food and Beverage, hires, trains, leads, coaches, disciplines and terminates departmental employees in accordance with company policy

•Under the direction of the DFB, establish, implement, document, review, and ensure compliance with integrated procedures and systems to ensure the success and productivity of the Dietary Department

•Comply with all state, local, and federal rules, regulations and licensing requirements related to health, safety (OSHA) and general operations of the Dietary Department

Lead Server Work Experience: 

•Knowledge of sanitation and safe food handling standards

•Previous relevant experience preferred

•Ability to monitor the daily developments and progress of work; keep informed about details of Dining Room changes

•Ability to coordinate with supervisors when group action is needed to solve a problem and get cooperation of other departments within the community

•Ability to talk respectfully with, understand, empathize with, work with and be tolerant of Residents, families, visitors, peers, managers, subordinates, and other outside contacts

•Strong customer service attitude/presentation

Lead Server Educational Requirements:

•Minimum requirement of high school diploma or equivalent

The Benefits Program is offered to all Eligible Full-Time Team Members (Salaried and Hourly) and their families:

•Medical; Dental; Vision; Voluntary Insurance (Accident, Disability, Cancer, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity and Life Insurance); HSA or FSA Spending Accounts; 401(K); PTO (Paid Time Off) and Holiday Pay; Tuition Reimbursement

Other benefits offered to ALL Team Members:

•Online personal development courses; Perk Spot discount program for endless discounts at restaurants, local businesses, various retailers and more; lucrative team member referral program; monthly engagement program with free prizes; recognition programs


Spectrum Retirement Communities, LLC and its affiliated companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers. We also participate in the E-Verify program, a service of DHS and SSA.











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