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Posting NumberS05173PWorking TitleFOOD SERVICE WORKER IIDepartmentAuxiliary OglethorpeAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department websitedining.uga.eduPosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanTRSEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleFull/Part timeFull TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information

This position offers a 40 hour work week.
Hours and schedule may vary and include evenings and weekends.

Advertised Salary12.393846 / hrPosting Date08/31/2020Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date09/15/2020Special Instructions to Applicants

For application status updates/inquiries, call (706) 542-7763.

Location of VacancyAthens Area EEO Policy Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Classification TitleService/Maintenance WorkerFLSAJob FamilyFood ServicesFTE1.00Minimum Qualifications

Requires are least a high school diploma or equivalent. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred QualificationsPosition Summary

This is manual and semi-skilled work in the performance of advanced food service duties in dining hall or cash operations kitchens. Work involves responsibility for limited supervision over subordinate food service workers engaged in serving foods and cleaning facilities for limited food preparation tasks and for related food service duties that are more advanced and responsible than the duties of Food Service Worker I. Employees of this class apply limited skills and knowledge that are acquired through experience. Duties include responsibility for instructing subordinate food service workers in dining hall techniques and methods; for maintaining high standards of cleanliness; and for assuring that patrons are served in a pleasant and courteous manner. Assignments are received in the form of specific oral and written instructions and are reviewed by inspection and observation of results obtained.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Basic Math Skills. Ability to supervise employees in routine food service tasks in a manner conducive to full performance and good morale. Knowledge of hazards to health in food preparation and service and of necessary precautionary measures.

Physical Demands

Move loads up to 50 lbs, unloading and stocking products; push/pull activity with products weighing up to 30 lbs; duties with repetitive motion of wrists, arm, and shoulder, possess hand and finger coordination; reach, climb, balance, crouch, twist, crawl, and kneel; and work in noisy, hot/cold environments with chemicals, cleaning equipment, dust, fumes, and odors. Work long hours standing.

Is driving a responsibility of this position?NoIs this a Position of Trust?NoDoes this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)NoCredit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.



Assisting cooks and kitchen personnel in such tasks as cleaning and paring vegetables, washing dishes, serving from a serving line, cleaning tables, and sweeping floors.

Percentage of time30Duties/Responsibilities

Responsibility for limited supervision over subordinate food service workers engaged in serving foods, cleaning facilities, and preparing serving line meals.

Percentage of time30Duties/Responsibilities

Responsible for not only neatness and cleanliness in preparing, handling, and serving food, but for serving patrons in a pleasant courteous manner. Care and Use of food service equipment including meat slicer, mixing machine, and steam cookers.

Percentage of time30Duties/Responsibilities

Performs related work as assigned by management.

Percentage of time10Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  2. * Are you available to work weekends?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you willing to walk, climb stairs, balance, stoop, bend, and squat frequently, work with hands above head, and work from an standard and/or extended ladder or other raised surface throughout your shift?
    • No Response
    • No
    • Yes
  4. * Are you available to work in the evening (6 pm to 10 pm)?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Please list all food service experience / types of tasks performed (in paid and non-paid positions):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume/CV
    2. Cover Letter




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    Posted: 9/8/2020
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