In Observance of President's Day, Bedford County Offices will closed on Monday, February 18, 2019

Public Notice: The Bedford County Board of Supervisors has relocated its regular meeting scheduled for February 25th at 7:00 pm to the Peaks Room at Falling Creek Center, 1257 County Farm Road, Bedford, VA.  The 5:00 pm work session set for the same night was already scheduled to be held at this location and will be conducted in the Parks Room.

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Attn: Department of Human Resources

122 East Main Street

Bedford, VA 24523

Dietary Aide

  • Type:Part Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:Competitive
  • Posted Date:04/26/2018


Dietary Aide


Nursing Home


1229 County Farm Rd Bedford, VA 24523


Varies from 5:30 am to 7:00 pm as assigned. Shifts will require every other weekend and some holidays.


Supportive work in which the employee assists in providing food and beverage preparation and service to the residents of the County’s nursing home. Uses safe and sanitary techniques while handling, serving, and storing food. Assembles food trays and serves residents. Maintains a sanitized kitchen. Cleans dining rooms and other areas. Work is performed under the direction of the Dietary Supervisor and / or Dietary Director.


Minimum Requirements Include:

  • Knowledge of kitchen, panty, and dish-room supplies, equipment, and cleaning practices.


  • Ability to communicate verbally and interact with co-workers, residents, and family members with courtesy and patience.


  • Ability to follow oral and written directions.


  • Medium work requiring the exertion of 50 pounds of force occasionally, 20 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


  • Ability to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, finger, grasp repetitively.


  • Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.


  • Hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels.


  • Visual acuity is required for depth perception, color perception, peripheral perception visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, operation of machines, operation of equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activates.



    Preferred Experience includes:

  •  Former experience in food service preferred.

Bedford County maintains a safe, drug-free workplace for its employees. Drug screening, driving record check, a criminal background check, and previous employer references are required for all positions as conditions of pre-employment.

EOE / ADA / Minorities / Females / Vets

Minimum Salary




In Person: Bedford County Administration Building, 122 East Main Street, Suite 202, Bedford, VA 24523

Date Posted



Open until position is filled


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Or you can call 586-7601 to ask for a form to be mailed to you. You can also pick up the form in person at the Bedford County Administration Building, 2nd Floor, 122 East Main Street, Bedford.