On-call Dining Service Trainee

Saratoga Springs, NY
Aug 18, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Residence Life
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Number: 0001701

Job Title: On-call Dining Service Trainee

Department: Dining Services

Position Status: On-Call

Position Type: Temporary

Months per Year: Other

Work Hours: Nights, Weekends
Nightwork restrictions apply depending upon age

Start Date (For temporary positions only):

End Date (For temporary positions only):

Position band/level: Temp-Hourly

Tenure Track Status:

Job Summary: SUMMARY
Cleans and fills Dining Services equipment, maintains facility cleanliness. Also, prepares and serve dining areas and other duties as described below.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Set up and operation of entire dishroom, including all ware-washing equipment and processes including but not limited to dishmachine, pot washers, scraping stations, accumulator, and all other associated equipment. Notify supervisor of malfunctioning equipment

    Ability to set up, clean, and operate all necessary equipment

    Fill milk urns, ice bins, water coolers and change soda/beverage tanks when needed

    Responsible for sweeping, scrubbing, vacuuming, and mopping floors throughout the facility when needed or as assigned

    Daily cleaning of all equipment and areas as assigned

    Clean exhaust hoods, including filters, when necessary or assigned

    Assist with receiving and storage of all food and non-food items

    Assist with delivery, setup, and staffing of catered events as assigned

    Filter grease daily as assigned

    Assist in bleaching dishes and burnishing silver, washing walls, ceilings and baseboards

    Interact with customers in a courteous and friendly manner

    Perform custodial-type work if assigned within the dining halls and Spa

    Extra duties in cleaning and food preparation may be assigned by a supervisor

    Ability to speak and listen effectively with supervisors, customers, and employees of the College

    Establish and maintain a high level of customer service

    Assist with setup, serving, and cleaning of any station as assigned

    Take, prepare, and serve orders for patrons

    Merchandise and ensure correct signage for assigned station

    Greet guests, check ID's and sell guest tickets as assigned; complete sales on POS system as appropriate

    Stock display cases and reach-in refrigerators

    Stock items for sale or service

    Clean and fill beverage machines, beverage stations and insure that appropriate cups, glasses and utensils are available at all times of service

    Responsible for dining room cleanliness and appearance, to include, but not limited to, tables; chairs in an orderly fashion; pick up napkins, papers, and any other large items off floor

    Sort silverware and fill dispensers, maintaining supply of clean dishes at service points, fill salt and pepper shakers, fill napkin dispensers

    Clean refrigerators, freezers, and all equipment used

    Cover, date, and label all food items to be stored

    Assist in food production in any area of Dining Services as assigned

    Assist in special events/catering events as assigned

    Set up infirmary orders and assist in delivery

    Responsible for cleanliness and organization of items stored in buffets/closets and in central receiving

    Take care of washing and drying all laundry and store in proper places when assigned

    Frequently check and record temperatures of food throughout the day in accordance with Dining Services policies and New York State Board of Health Policies

    Clean carts, bleach dishes, trays, glasses, burnish silver, polish silver, and other special event items

    Work within his/her area as assigned by supervisor

    Confer with supervisor as to extra duties in food preparation and cleaning in assigned area

    Scrub chairs, tables, and all equipment weekly

    Interact with customers and employees in a courteous and professional manner

    Minimum Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Must be enrolled in high school / votec or taking higher education classes (i.e. college)

    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and procedure manuals.

    Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.

    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

    Must be 16 years or older.
    Working papers required if between the ages of 16-17

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Physical Demands:

    Required Applicant Documents: List of Three References

    Optional Applicant Documents: Cover Letter
    Curriculum Vitae

    Special Instructions to Applicants: To be considered for this position, please fill out an online application and attach the following document: list of three references to include name, title, company, email address and telephone number of three professional references. May also attach optional cover letter and resume.

    This system can support attachments up to 1.9MB. If you encounter difficulty attaching any one of the required documents, please contact Clarissa Sawyer, Employment Coordinator in Human Resources at: csawyer@skidmore.edu or 518 580.5802

    Pay Range: $9/hr

    Posting Date:

    Closing Date: 05-31-2018

    Quicklink for posting: careers.skidmore.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=58324

    Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
    Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result