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Posting NumberS05164PWorking TitleCATERING ASSISTANTDepartmentAuxiliary Campus CateringAbout 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 nights as well as weekends.

Advertised Salary$ 12.103365 / hrPosting Date08/31/2020Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date09/15/2020Special Instructions to Applicants

Weekend work is required at this location.
For application status updates/inquiries, call (706) 542-6990.

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

Utilizes strong organizational and communication skills to assist with the overall coordination of catering arrangements for the customers. Responsible for delivery, setup, execution and service of catered events. Assists the catering manager with execution of all catering related functions.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Ability to manage multiple priorities and multitask, meet tight deadlines and interact with a diverse customer base is mandatory. Flexible in work schedule, able to stand on feet for long periods of time, and lift/push/pull up to 50 pounds. Excellent communication skills. Be comfortable in a variety of public/social settings and have the ability to work with a diverse on-and-off-campus clientele. Customer service oriented with strong organizational skills, effective oral and written communications skills. Able to work with limited supervision, and also be able to make solid decisions during busy times.

Physical Demands

Move loads up to 50 lbs., unloading and stocking products; perform push/pull activity with products weighing up to 30 lbs.; perform 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?YesIs this a Position of Trust?YesDoes this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?YesDoes 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.



Provide superior customer service and reflect a positive image of catering and the department. Ensure event prep areas are fully stocked according to event needs on a daily basis. Ensure all load lists items for events are accurately completed within three days. Organize and ensure the delivery of all food production and event items. Actively assist and supervise the setup and staging of all events.

Percentage of time60Duties/Responsibilities

Maintain clean, properly stocked storage areas i.e. all coolers, freezers, dry storage areas, paper and chemical storage areas, and vehicles by following established food safety and sanitation guidelines. Oversee student catering staff.

Percentage of time30Duties/Responsibilities

Attempts to improve the workplace. Any other tasks and responsibilities as assigned by management.

Percentage of time10Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * 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
  2. * Are you available to work weekends?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you available to work evenings until 11:30pm?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  5. * Do you possess a valid driver's license?
    • No Response
    • No
    • Yes
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume/CV
    2. Cover Letter




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    Posted: 9/8/2020
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