$15.13 - $17.84 hourly rate pursuant to the FSU and AFSCME/AFL-CIO Agreement.
At Will/Just Cause:
Summary of Position:
A position classified as a Food Service Worker is available with Dining Services at the Rock Café. The normal working hours are 6 am-2:30 pm, Sunday, Friday and Saturday and 8 am- 4:30 pm Monday and Tuesday. Days off are Wednesday and Thursday. This is a 9 month academic year position. The employee may be required to work other times, including evenings and/or weekends. If required by job duties, employee must be able to fulfill the University’s requirements concerning issuance and use of University keys. Personnel who possess the special qualifications and training necessary for this position may apply. This is an AFSCME bargaining unit position. Provide food services support by preparing and serving food, waiting on customers and maintaining assigned area. This position will be awarded to the most qualified applicant.
High school diploma or GED equivalency.
Required Work Experience:
Six months full-time equivalent experience in commercial food service to include food preparation or the successful completion of the Ferris State University Dining Service Apprentice Training Program.
Required Licenses and Certifications:
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered:
As directed, train others in the performance of the characteristic duties.
Assist other food service employees as needed.
Assure that food is palatable and appetizing.
Cook and handle food according to safe food handling/sanitary requirements following departmental sanitation policies.
Interact with customers and staff in a polite, friendly and courteous manner.
Maintain equipment, pots, pans, utensils, and work area in a clean, orderly and sanitary condition following departmental sanitation policies.
Minimize food waste.
Obtain foods from storage areas.
Operate various kitchen equipment and machines, utilize utensils.
Perform the work of other Dining Service classifications when assigned.
Prepare food for serving and assure continued food availability.
Prepare foods using recipes generated from the computerized menu management system.
Respond to special dietary requests.
Setup and maintain food preparation area, food serving and display areas, in an attractive and sanitary manner.
Other duties may be assigned.
Maintain safety and sanitation standards in all duties and responsibilities.
Report to immediate supervisor and/or designee.
Train and direct the work of student employees in the performance of the characteristic duties. Carry out these responsibilities in accordance with University policies and applicable laws.
Skills and Abilities:
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to interact with the public in a friendly, polite and courteous manner.
Be familiar with seasoning requirements and kitchen equipment.
Cook a variety of foods in large and small quantities.
Follow safety and sanitation standards and practices.
Keep accurate records.
Read, understand and follow recipes, directions, safety labels, equipment operations manuals, etc.
Work harmoniously with others in variable temperatures; close confines; noise and stressful situations and workloads.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
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Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence. Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at ferris.edu. The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.
Internal Number: 494399
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