Position Description: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world renowned research organization, is seeking a Catering Services Associate for its Catering Services department. The responsibilities for this position include preparing and serving food for catering services, events, and other related food service functions. The ideal individual will also need to operate the POS system as well as maintain sanitary procedures, train/supervise part time and seasonal employees, and provide support for the coffee bar as needed. • Prepare and serve food for general dining & event services
• Maintain & stock service lines, beverage stations, and refrigerated areas
• Follow proper sanitation and food handling procedures.
• Operate cash register for general dining services
• Provides feedback to the Assistant Supervisor of Catering Services.
• Interact in a courteous manner with clientele, fellow employees and other supervisors
Work schedules will be coordinated with the Kitchen Manager according to events and seasonal needs of
Position Requirements: A high school diploma or the equivalent is required for this position. A working knowledge of basic kitchen equipment and safe handling practices for slicers, heating equipment, etc. The ability to lift 40 lbs. as well as being able to bend, stretch, and stand on your feet all day is necessary.
Knowledge/Skills: - Knowledge of proper knife skills - Ability to learn proper operation of basic commercial kitchen equipment, such as: deli slicer, heating equipment etc. - Ability to prepare and serve various cold food as dictated by the menu and/or supervisor. - Ability to understand and follow proper sanitation procedures. - Stay organized in a fast paced work environment. - Ability to interact with coworkers and guests with diplomacy and tact; Provide excellent customer service in stressful situations while maintaining proper social etiquette. - Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
Preferred Requirements: Spanish Bilingual a plus; Knowledge of Point-of-Sale system preferred.
If interested, please apply for this position via the CSHL website at: http://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/16268
Position Number: 01415-A
For more information about CSHL, please visit us at www.cshl.edu
CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.
VEVRAA Federal Contractor
Internal Number: 01415
About Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Since 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has been a global leader in research and education. The international scientific community at CSHL provides a unique and stimulating atmosphere for doctoral research?an environment where students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty work side-by-side. The Watson School of Biological Sciences (WSBS) was founded on the belief that with well thought-out mechanisms, enthusiastic involvement of faculty, and highly motivated students, an innovative curriculum could be provided that would allow students to earn a doctoral degree in a shorter time than in traditional programs without compromising the quality of their training. The curriculum is designed to train students to become scholars and independent thinkers.