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As part of SCL, Cornell Dining is comprised of more than 30 on-campus eateries, including multiple all-access dining rooms, cafes, coffee shops, food courts, retail convenience stores, concessions stands, a restaurant and catering services. From crafting holiday-themed meals to chef surprises and dining room special events, the Cornell Dining team of more than 400 skilled culinarians and front-line associates, and 600 student employees work hard every day to offer a variety of fresh and healthy food from all over the world. Cornell Dining's mission is a commitment to Nourishing the Future: both for our guests and for our team. This is accomplished with a team-oriented and customer-service mindset, and an emphasis on training, education, professional development and career path opportunities for our entire organization.
Under regular supervision, the S0-02 Dish Machine Operator is responsible for ensuring the cleanliness and sanitization of assigned dining units and their associated dishware through manual and machine cleaning methods. Likely daily tasks include:
Washing, organizing and stocking all dishes, silverware, glassware, utensils, pots and pans.
Maintenance of the front and back-of-house floors, walls, ceilings, trash and garbage disposals.
Ensure clean and functional stations by keeping areas stocked with necessary sanitary items including but not limited to paper towels, toilet paper, and soap.
Enforce and meet safety and sanitation requirements.
This job posting is for multiple position across Cornell Dining. Location and schedule assignments will be based on business needs. Position may require regular evening, weekend, and holiday hours. Daily tasks, locations and schedules may be subject to change including the potential for seasonal lay-offs.
A successful S0-02 Dish Machine Operator must be customer-service driven, flexible and team oriented as well as display good time management skills. Additionally, this role will embrace Cornell Dining Code of Professionalism and support Cornell Dining's overarching mission.
Basic proficiency in English involving reading, writing, math and verbal articulation.
Must be able to lift 30 lbs. occasionally and up to 50 lbs. (minimal). Must be able to reach over your head, stand for long periods of time, occasional squatting, frequent bending, and conduct repetitive motion, such as chopping, stirring, and mixing. Must be able to withstand frequent/continuous exposure to temperature changes and a variety of environmental and sensory impacts , including but not limited to cold, heat, steam, smoke, slippery floors, and food waste areas. Must be comfortable and able to use kitchen equipment, as well as be able to learn the utilization of advanced cooking equipment as needed.
Additional education or experience including previous dish machine operation experience with knowledge of proper sanitation and HACCP procedures helpful and highly preferred.
Posting is for multiple positions across Dining. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning May 10, 2021 with a target start date around August 2, 2021.
No relocation assistance is provided for this position. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
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