Delivers and services catering to designated venues. Reports to Food Service Manager or other designated supervisor.
Additional Basic Function – if applicable:
Examples of Duties:
Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:
Gathers and loads prepared food, equipment, and sundries into catering vehicle; drives to designated site and unloads food and related items at destination.
Sets up, maintains, and tears down serving lines, materials, and equipment required for catering service; sets and clears tables; operates food service equipment (e.g., coffee machine) and helps serve food and beverages (may include alcoholic beverages) at catering site; replenishes food and related supplies, as required.
Signs and accounts for all goods, obtains signature for receipt of food and related items upon delivery.
Maintains sanitation standards in accordance with the Ohio Department of Health.
Keeps vehicle service records and inventory records; assists in general maintenance and repair of vehicle and other job related equipment.
May train and direct student employees or employees in a lower pay grade; may participate in training new employees.
Performs related duties as required.
Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:
A minimum of six months work experience interacting with public.
Must acquire the Ohio Department of Health's Level Two certification in Food Protection during the employee's probationary period. May require proof of age (i.e., 21) to serve alcoholic beverages.Valid Ohio driver's license with safe driving record.
Interpersonal communication to effectively interact with University personnel and public in person and over the telephone (e.g., to speak with patrons regarding placement of deliveries)
Drive delivery truck or van Demonstrate physical dexterity and lift 100 pounds Apply sanitation standards Read (e.g., work orders), write (e.g., service/inventory records), and accurately follow oral and written instructions Perform basic mathematics (e.g., add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers, fractions and decimals, and to calculate percentages) Maintain accurate records Perform minor repairs on vehicle and other job-related equipment Operate food service equipment Apply safety practices
Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:
Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments
Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:
Exposed to food production environment, sharp utensils, kitchen equipment, slippery floors, and variable temperatures and weather conditions; requires moderate physical effort to include frequent lifting and carrying of up to 65 pounds (e.g., food items), and occasional lifting of up to 100 pounds (e.g., food products, catering equipment); may work varied hours and shifts to include evenings, weekends, and holidays; requires on- and off-campus travel.
This is an intermittent opening. You are permitted to work up to 28 hours a week and up to 1,000 hours in a fiscal year (July 1 through June 30 of each year).
Must pass a security check.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.
Internal Number: 988068
About Kent State University
Kent State University's eight-campus system, among the largest regional systems in the country, serves both the development of a true living/learning approach at the Kent Campus and the regional needs on seven other campuses throughout Northeast Ohio.The Kent Campus provides the resources and facilities of a large, diverse Ohio university, while the Regional Campuses – Kent State University at Ashtabula, Kent State University at East Liverpool, Kent State University at Geauga, Kent State University at Salem, Kent State University at Stark, Kent State University at Trumbull and Kent State University at Tuscarawas - offer the friendly, casual atmosphere of small liberal arts colleges. Today, Kent State has become an engine for economic, cultural and workforce development locally and internationally as one of the premiere Ohio universities. Kent State is ranked among the nation's 77 public research universities demonstrating high-research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The Liquid Crystal Institute, for example, conducts research that translates into technologies used globally in laptops, calculators and flat screen televisions.