Retail Foodservice Attendant

Job description

Retail Foodservice Attendant

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dickinson College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

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Posting Details

Position Information

Posting NumberS00856Position TitleRetail Foodservice AttendantWorking TitleUS FT 9 MO - EveningPosition NumberPay Grade/CategoryContributor BPosition TypeNon-exempt Division and Department Information

DivisionFinance and AdministrationDepartmentDining Services Posting Information

Job Summary/Basic Function

Provides products and services to guests as appropriate to assigned retail location. Follows proper food handling techniques and recipes, delivers excellent customer service, maintains good sanitation and cleanliness practices, and provides customers with an enjoyable experience during all meal periods. Assists with training retail new staff as needed. May be assigned to various retail operation locations on campus.
Primary duties Include:

  • Attendants are responsible for positively greeting guests, providing excellent dining experiences and service to customers, preparing quality product utilizing recipes and all necessary equipment, and ensuring unit is well stocked and organized in a neat, clean manner.

    • POS register
    • Food preparation (cold and hot)
    • Non-alcoholic drink preparation
    • General utility duties
    • Assist in training staff

  • Follows HACCP guidelines, Pennsylvania Department of Health regulations, OSHA regulations, safety policies, and ServSafe standards; ensures the cleanliness of prepartation areas, all seating, and serving areas; documents HACCP information such as food and equipment temperatures, times of food batches, packing data for food set-ups on the line, e.g. label information for pre-packaged deli salads.
  • Assists guests with food allergies, special requests and customized preparation, and possesses a working knowledge of food ingredients.
  • Follows policies and procedures to ensure that all facilities and equipment are left in the appropriate condition at the end of each shift.
  • Follows proper cash handling policies and procedures.
  • Promotes positive relationships within and outside of the department through effective communication.
  • This position is designated as “emergency response personnel”. “Emergency response personnel” are required to report to work when the college is delayed or closed. They may also be called in at any time of the day to respond to weather and/or other types of emergencies as needed.

Other Duties May Include:

  • Assist the Retail Operations Manager as needed.
  • Detailed cleaning in units.
  • Support special events and programs.
  • Ensure a safe and inclusive environment is maintained in assigned location.
Preferred Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED
Experience in a food service operation preferred but not required.

A valid Driver's Licence is required. Employees (operators) must have been in possession of a valid operator’s license for not less than three (3) years and the license must have been in good standing without interruption during that time period.NoSuccessful candidate will also be required to complete ACT 153 ClearanceNoThis position is considered "Emergency Staff." As such they may be required to report to work even when the college is closed or is operating under a delayed start.YesPhysical Demands

This position requires employee to stand up to 6 hours at a time, climb stairs, lift frequently up to 40 pounds, and twist, bend, and reach constantly.

Work Schedule

Advertised Work Schedule

Second Shift, Includes weekends
9 month position, means summers off

Number of hours/day8-12Number of hours/week40Proposed Start Date08/18/2019 Posting Detail Information

Posting DateOpen Until FilledNoClosing DateApplication Review Begin DateIs this a Temporary Position?NoFull-Time/Part-TimeFull TimeIf Full-Time, please specify9 month full time (39 weeks)If Part-Time, please specifyNot ApplicableEEO/Diversity Statement

The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.

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      Posted: 5/30/2019
      Application Due: 7/24/2019
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