Job Description

Homer, AK

Per Diem

Work Hours: 8


This Dietary Aide/Food Prep position is located in our Nutrition Services Department. Come work in our large commercial kitchen!


This non-benefited position is Per Diem (on-call) to back up when other Dietary Aide staff members are on vacation, on leave, sick, etc.

Starting Salary: 

**$21.42 - $30.33/hr. Rate of pay quoted is for less than one year up to 30 years of experience. Pay is determined by years of experience. PLUS shift differentials where applicable.

**The rates above include an additional 15% that is added to the base wage, in lieu of receiving benefits. 

What you'll do:

  • Duties include food prep, and preparing and following patient and resident diet sheets for tray accuracy throughout the Acute Care and LTC resident's hospital stay.
  • The Dietary Aide is responsible for improving the quality of care for all hospital patients, including stocking food to various departments throughout the hospital.
  • Work in our commercial kitchen!

What you'll need:

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • The minimum of a high school diploma or GED is preferred, but not required.
  • Previous foodservice experience is desirable, but not required.
  • Must have the ability to communicate orally and in writing.
  • Good physical health with the ability to lift heavy objects is required.
  • Maintain a clean, well groomed and professional appearance.
  • Must possess a State of Alaska Food Worker's Card within 30 days of employment.

About Us: 

South Peninsula Hospital is a 22 bed critical access hospital (CAH), with an attached 28 bed long term care facility. We provide care close to home for the southern Kenai Peninsula. We have been three times named a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital out of more than 1,300 critical access hospitals nationwide

Homer, Alaska, is a seaside town nestled on the shores of beautiful Kachemak Bay, offering breathtaking views of glaciers, mountains and wildlife. Homer is on the road system, and a four to five hour drive from Anchorage. If you are looking for community, adventure, culture, scenery or solitude, you'll find all of that and more here!

Contact Us:

If you have any questions or would like further information, please contact Tara Kain, HR Recruiter, in Human Resources at South Peninsula Hospital, at 907-235-0950 or email

Application Instructions

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