Careers

Good Shepherd Community has a rich history that is built upon providing quality, affordable living for Arkansas’ seniors, and have done so since first opening our doors in 1979.

If you are selected to join our team, you will come to know our wonderful residents while you enjoy a rewarding job that offers paid time off and insurance benefits. We value our employees and happily invest in their continued education. Good Shepherd Community provides quarterly training for its employees to ensure workplace safety and enhance your understanding of the aging process. Our ideal candidate is a consistent worker, is friendly, and understands that their task contributes to the quality of living that our residents experience.You will deepen your compassion and patience for the heart of Good Shepherd Community – our residents.

Employment Benefits

Benefits package includes:

  • Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays
  • Health, Dental, Vision
  • Life & AD&D Insurance, and Long Term Disability Insurance provided
  • Voluntary Life, AD&D, and Credit Union available.

We conduct criminal records checks, are a Drug-Free Workplace, and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Current Positions

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COOK

Good Shepherd Community is searching for an assistant chef in a kitchen that serves lunch to approximately 50 senior retirees Sunday through Saturday each week. This position will serve as the relief cook during the lead cook’s days off and will assist with supervising a dietary staff of 2-3 employees. Maintaining a safe and clean working environment for employees and for the residents is a must.

  • Must be skilled in preparing, seasoning, and cooking an extensive range of foods, including breakfasts, soups, salads, entrees, and desserts.
  • Must have knowledge of food safety and handling procedures.
  • Must cultivate a team-work environment, be self-motivated, and organized.
  • Our Assistant Chef/Relief Cook must have great customer service and communication skills and be committed to quality service.

The position is full time and is a day shift, 6 AM to 2 PM.

BENEFITS: PTO, 9 paid holidays, Health, Dental, & Vision insurances as well as Life Insurance, Long Term Disability insurance, and Federal Credit Union available.

This position is SAFETY SENSITIVE position for the purposes of the medical marijuana amendment.

 

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DIETARY AIDE

Good Shepherd Community is looking for an exceptional candidate to serve as a dietary aide and backup dishwasher to a great group of senior residents. This employee will perform:

General kitchen and dining room tasks including dining room set up, daily meal service, clean-up, storage of food when deliveries are received, meal prep, and other duties as requested by the supervisor. This position will also share in the responsibilities of the dishwasher when the dishwasher is absent. Duties can include the washing of all dishes, pots and pans, keeping grease changed, sweeping and mopping the kitchen and dish room, taking out the trash, and keeping the dock area clean.

Professional conduct and a friendly personality are a must, especially when interacting with our residents, their families, visitors, and other staff. Dietary/serving experience is a plus. Requires weekend work.

This position is full-time and the schedule is 6 days per week; 5 days are approximately 7:00AM-2PM, and Saturday is 6-10AM. The employee receives one weekday off and alternates one weekend per month off, as the schedule rotation allows.

Pre-employment drug screen and criminal records check must be passed prior to employment.

THIS IS A SAFETY-SENSITIVE JOB FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT

Benefits: PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life insurances. Supplemental insurances and Federal Credit Union also available.

Good Shepherd Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and Drug-Free Workplace.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $12.50 per hour

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Dishwasher

The senior residents at Good Shepherd Community enjoy a fine-dining experience on a daily basis and we are looking for a dishwasher to join our kitchen staff.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  Putting up stock on delivery days and keeping stock room, refrigerator, & freezer in order; changing the grease and cleaning the fryer out; sweeping and mopping in the kitchen and dish room; taking out the trash and keeping the dock areas clean; must follow sanitation protocols and rules; and be willing to follow instructions and help with various tasks, as needed. The applicant must be able to able to meet the physical demands of the essential functions above in order to perform the job successfully including but not limited to, the ability to use a commercial dishwasher as well as wash specific dining items by hand, and lift approximately 50 pounds.

Pre-employment drug screen and criminal records check must be passed prior to employment.

THIS IS A SAFETY-SENSITIVE JOB FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT

Benefits: PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life insurances. Supplemental insurances and Federal Credit Union also available.

Good Shepherd Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and Drug-Free Workplace.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $12.50 per hour

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MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN/BACK UP DRIVER

Good Shepherd is searching for a dependable individual to serve as a Maintenance Technician and Back-up Driver in our senior retirement community.

This individual must possess experience in a variety of maintenance skills and be capable of performing repairs on a wide variety of equipment which can include—electrical, mechanical, HVAC, plumbing, and other systems and subsystems operated by Good Shepherd. You will be responsible for completing work orders and other required tasks.

Responsibilities:

  • Complete work and repair orders in a timely fashion / Estimate time and extent of repairS / Perform routine preventive maintenance;
  • Assist with maintaining material and inventory supply / Oversee work performed by outside contractors as necessary; and
  • Serve as a back-up driver to transport senior residents to and from; appointments as needed and as directed by the supervisor. (The Maintenance Superintendent will also assign other duties for this position as needed).

Qualifications:

  • Previous verifiable experience in maintenance or other related fields / Familiarity with maintenance tools and equipment;
  • Ability to handle the physical workload required by this position / Deadline and detail-oriented;
  • A clean driving record; and Exemplary customer service skills.

The work schedule is M-F, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. plus on-call duties in rotation approximately every 4th or 5th week. Pay rate: $15.50/hour. Job Type: Full-time

Pre-employment drug screen and criminal records check must be passed prior to employment.

THIS IS A SAFETY-SENSITIVE JOB FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT. Good Shepherd Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and Drug-Free Workplace.

Benefits: PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life insurances. Supplemental insurances and Federal Credit Union also available.

 

 

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