Under direct supervision, maintains and sanitizes work areas, dining and restaurant equipment and utensils, and dining rooms, and stocks inventory while following university and state health and safety standards. Performs general kitchen sanitation and ware-washing duties and tasks.
Performs general kitchen sanitation duties and tasks and directs, teaches, and monitors assigned student and other temporary employees in the proper performance of custodial activities.
Performs a variety of heavy labor tasks for general kitchen operations. Cleans and maintains assigned equipment such as floor scrubbers, carpet vacuums, etc. Washes windows and interior/exterior surfaces in dining rooms, assigned lobby areas, kitchen offices, and all other dining facility areas.
Separates and removes trash and garbage and places it in designated containers. Supports and practices departmental standards related to waste recycling. Cleans out garbage cans.
Perform ware-washing duties and tasks. Cleans and sanitizes pots, pans, food preparation equipment, and trays. Cleans, sanitizes and performs routine preventive maintenance on dishwashing and other mechanical food preparation equipment.
Transfers supplies and equipment between delivery point, storage, and work areas; loads or unloads trucks picking up or delivering supplies. Collects and delivers items for store room operations when the Stores Representative is not available.
Refills and organizes service tray display counters, cabinets, or tables. Sets up tables and other furniture and equipment.
General knowledge at the high school level.
Food Safety (ServSafe) certification within 180 days from date of hire.
Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner. Proficient communication skills. Maintains a high degree of professionalism. Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills. Demonstrates a high commitment to quality. Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty. Highly thorough and dependable. Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure. Excellent organizational skills. Ability to represent the company with external constituents. Ability to drive multiple projects to successful completion. Strong verbal communication and listening skills. Ability to build strong customer relationships. Knowledge of cleaning procedures and equipment including ability to operate and use standard cleaning equipment and materials and some knowledge of standard kitchen practices and basic kitchen sanitation methods. Knowledgeable of health and safety regulations. Ability to work comfortably in a group environment and treat employees and customers with kindness and respect. Flexible, adaptable, and adjust readily to changes in routine. Good interpersonal skills. Ability to be a highly flexible team player in a dynamic environment requiring a customer focused approach while maintaining acceptable standards of personal hygiene.
Experience in a related field.
Working Conditions / Demands
This role frequently requires the ability to handle cash and equipment. Frequently requires the ability to remain stationary and ascend/descend ladders/stairs. This role requires the ability to move objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Requires the ability to detect items in close proximity as well as far away, discern between colors, detect objects in peripheral space of self, discern items in detail, and to have good depth perception. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
8.5 hour shift between the hours of 6:00 am - 8:00 pm Monday - Friday with alternating weekends.
Shift times vary according to business needs.
Management reserves the right to adjust work hours to accommodate special meals and events.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
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