Dining Room Staff

Avesta Housing is seeking enthusiastic, hard working, and dedicated individuals to work within our dining room and serve residents at 75 State Street! Multiple positions are available, including Waitstaff, Bussers, and Dining Room Hosts.

About 75 State Street

Located in the historic West End neighborhood of Portland, Maine, 75 State Street is a nonprofit senior community offering a continuum of care that includes Independent Living and Assisted Living. Our mission is to promote the independence, dignity, and individuality of older people of all financial abilities by offering supportive programs and services in an urban, residential setting. Our goal is to provide the highest quality of assisted living services in a nurturing home designed to enhance the quality of life, respect personal dignity, and to provide “peace of mind” to each resident as well as to their respective family.  

What it's Like to Work Here

Our team members have positive attitudes, are creative problem solvers, and share a dedication to providing our residents with sincere and thoughtful care. Our shared commitment to improving the lives of others, strengthening our community, and ensuring compliance with state and federal standard of care requirements gives us purpose and inspires our best work. Our workplace culture and continuous opportunities for growth have resulted in Avesta's 75 State Street location being a popular place to work.  

What We're Looking For

The person who is ready for this opportunity will have the following:

  • Great judgment
  • Caring attitude specifically toward residents, guests and staff
  • Good communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to meet facility and state immunization requirements 
  • Must be able to work independently as well as a part of a team, under the direction of the Dining Service Manager
  • Able to remain calm under pressure and busy times or stressful situations
  • Flexible schedule and willingness to work evenings and weekends
  • Knowledge of working in a kitchen or dining atmosphere and handling food preferred.

To view the full job descriptions of each of these positions, please click here: Waitstaff, Busser, Dining Room Host.

Full-time, part-time, and per diem schedules are available. Generally, the work hours for these positions are 7:00am - 3:00pm, with an emphasis on availability for weekends. These are non-exempt/hourly positions that pay $15.00 - $16.00 per hour. 


Our full-time and part-time positions have excellent employee benefits, including: 

  • Health and dental plans
  • Flexible spending and dependent care accounts
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with immediate vested match of up to 6%
  • Employer-paid basic life, long-term and short-term disability
  • Free mental wellness services for benefits-eligible employees 
  • 7 paid holidays
  • Up to 8 weeks paid parental leave
  • Generous earned time, starting with 19 days in first year of employment
  • Professional development assistance
  • Employee referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement

Ready to Apply?

If this job sounds like a fit for you, please click through to our Employment Application and apply today!

Salary Description
$15.00 - $16.00