Catering Team Member - Driver/Steward/Event Preparation Middlebury College
Posting Number: S01297
Position Summary: Keep equipment and supplies organized, cleaned and inventoried for catering department. Plan for upcoming events by gathering all elements of each event in a timely manner for delivery. Delivery, set-up and break down of events with critical time management is required. Clear and conscientious communication between team members and customers is required. Working autonomously and independently is essential.
Essential Functions: Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
Responsible for managing timely gathering, delivery, set-up and pick-up of catered events.
Communicates consistently with the Catering manager and Catering Chef and Catering Coordinator for information on changes in events and updates preparations as needed.
Responsible for inventory and maintenance of equipment used in catered events
Reacts quickly and appropriately to circumstances that arise during the planning and execution of catered events
Responsible for the delivery to and from Bread Loaf Campus when appropriate
Shares responsibility for monitoring vehicle maintenance by completing daily checklist before driving vehicle each day and following through independently to resolve or connecting with the auto department to support needed maintenance or repair.
Performs other duties as assigned to assist the department in obtaining and maintaining its mission.
Qualifcation Education: Must hold a valid drivers license and be able to obtain a Middlebury College drivers license. High school diploma preferred. Commercial Drivers License helpful.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: General knowledge of proper lifting techniques and safety procedures. Must be flexible and able to problem solve on site with regards to last-minute changes. Serve Safe certification helpful.
Must maintain professional demeanor to represent Dining Services while fulfilling a physically demanding job.
Ability to communicate effectively with all members of the campus community, such as guests who order events, guests at events, faculty, staff, and various departments on campus.
Ability to read and comprehend written instructions.
Experience: One year previous experience in driving a large delivery truck, and inventory procedures preferred.
Physical Demands: Must be able to lift 10-20 lbs. numerous times each day and up to 60 lbs. a few times each day. Must be able to push and pull up to 150 lbs. frequently. Requires frequent bending, twisting and overhead reaching. Must be able to walk frequently and stand for long periods of time.
From its proud history spanning more than two centuries, Middlebury College has emerged as one of a handful of the most highly regarded liberal arts colleges. Middlebury is unique among these schools in being a classic liberal arts college that also offers graduate and specialized programs operating around the world.