Storekeeper, Dining Services

Job description

Full/Part Time
Full Time


$35,078 - $48,108

Position Information
University of California, Riverside's Dining Services is currently recruiting for a Storekeeper for our Scotty's convenience stores. Our Storekeepers are responsible for the proper shipping, receiving, rotation, and security of all items for an assigned Dining Operation. The Storekeeper functions as the control point for all incoming products and provides the communication link between vendors and unit manager. The Storekeeper also maintains orderly and clean stockrooms, coolers and freezers, and assists the manager in conducting inventory, ordering, merchandising, and maintaining proper par levels.

The selected candidate must be willing and able to work variable shifts with notice, special events, and overtime at any dining location.

The Dining Services Department of the University of California, Riverside supports the global campus community by nourishing and delighting our students guests, faculty and staff with outstanding cuisine, cutting-edge menus and delivering exceptional customer service. The selected candidate will work daily with a team of committed professionals focused on above the line accountability and results! We are looking for accomplished professionals interested in continuing our cultivation of the latest trends in collegiate retail and residential services, promoting and shaping sound sustainable business practices, and to help us prepare our department for imminent and planned growth with many new, innovative and remodeled facilities coming on-line over the next few years. Positions come with full medical, dental and vision benefits packages, retirement, wellness benefits and advancement opportunities.

Minimum Requirements
1. One year experience in stores work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and knowledge and skills essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.

2. Knowledge of and experience with inventory control functions, including experience in physical inventory counts, receiving and storage of materials and first in first out (FIFO) methods.

3. Skill in adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing whole numbers, fractions, and decimals, computing ratios, rates and percentages.

4. Skill in accurate record keeping with strict attention to detail, organizing tasks, documents and materials with efficiency and accuracy.

5. Organizational skills sufficient to keep storerooms, walk-ins and freezers in proper order while practicing FIFO methods of rotating stock.

6. Communication skills sufficient to effectively and diplomatically communicate with vendors, peers, supervisors, managers and university staff. Ability to read, speak and understand English sufficient to determine and carry out job duties and communicate with supervisors, co-workers, vendors and customers.

7. General knowledge of standard storeroom procedures. Knowledge of general receiving procedures.

8. Skill to work in a team environment with student employees and maintain quality control with inexperienced workers. Ability to give and follow explicit directions and carry out instructions.

9. Skill to change priorities at a moments notice as to not impact operations when problems arise. Able to work in a fast paced and occasionally stressful work environment.

10. Hired applicant must pass a background check by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and possess a valid California Driver's License. Depending upon job assignment, an annual Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) pull notice may be required if you operate a University vehicle.

Injury Illness Prevention Program Guidelines:

Work in a safe and responsible manner while not putting self or others at risk. Comply with applicable policies and procedures and regulations, using personal safety gear, observing warning signs, learning about potential hazards and reporting unsafe conditions.

Must be able to exert well-paced mobility of up to four hours in length and stand continuously throughout an eight hour shift on uncarpeted surfaces.

Must be able to move 30 pounds frequently and 50 pounds occasionally following proper safety guidelines.

Must be able to stand, walk, climb, stoop, push, pull, reach and crouch for extended periods of time, as required to complete job assignments.

Ability to work in temperature extremes, continuous noise and physical risks found in food service environments.

Must successfully pass food safety test.

Preferred Qualifications
1. Knowledge of and experience in safe food handling practices.

2. Knowledge of and experience with food related inventory.

3. Skill in entering, transcribing, recording, or maintaining information in electronic format.

4. Knowledge of and experience with modern food warehousing and retail merchandising practices.

5. Skill to type rapidly and accurately.

Additional Information
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities'air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey.
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  • Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.

  • In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.

  • U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:

    • Graduate School of Education - 62nd among ranked schools

    • Bourns College of Engineering - 71st among ranked schools

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview





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Posted: 9/15/2018
Application Due: 11/14/2018
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