Dining Room Servery Worker

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Dining Room Servery Worker
Middlebury College

Posting Number: S01578

Position Summary:
Performs a variety of functions in the dining room area to ensure that all food items are available to the students and that the area is neat, clean and attractive. Keeps various workstations stocked throughout serving period. Continuously cleans serving area and dining room throughout meal periods. Maintains accurate count of students served and cash collected if assigned to the checking station.

Essential Functions:
Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

  • Sets up the dining hall for each meal, i.e. food in serving containers and utensils in servery area.
  • Ensure serving areas are pleasing to the eye.
  • Responsible for Ingredient listing of the menu and salad bar items, including identifying & labeling indicated allergen information.
  • Replenishes food items as necessary.
  • Cleans serving area after each meal and restocks dispensers and other supplies. May stock beverage areas.
  • Stocks various items including bread, fruits, desserts, etc., during meal and in preparation for future shift.
  • Constructively occupies time between meals.
  • Updates kitchen staff on student counts.
  • Maintains attractive presentation of all food.

General Responsibilities:
  • If assigned to the checker station, the employee must maintain an accurate customer count as well as enter charge codes and/or account for any cash taken in.
  • Performs a variety of functions in the dining room area which may include:
  • Keeps workstations and surrounding area well-stocked and organized.
  • Maintains attractive and clean serving lines, , cleans dining room tables.
  • Answers students’ questions in a polite, courteous manner.
  • Must comply with uniform/Dress Code
  • Must follow sanitation guidelines.
  • In the absence of the dining room supervisor may be required to provide training for new staff members in proper safety and sanitation procedures and in the operation of dining room equipment such as beverage machines, toasters, frozen yogurt machine, etc.
  • Performs other duties as assigned to assist the department in obtaining and maintaining its mission.


No previous formal education required. Prefer some training in food service and high school diploma.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Must have knowledge of food sanitation standards and be aware of safety procedures.
  • Must have knowledge of Dining Room equipment i.e, beverage machines, frozen yogurt machine, etc.
  • Some cashier experience preferred.

  • Food service experience preferred

Physical Demands:
  • Must physically be able to lift 10-20 lbs. numerous times each day and up to 60 lbs. frequently, including full milk crated into a milk cooler above waist level.
  • Also must be able to lift full glass racks and coffee racks above waist level.
  • Requires frequent and repetitive bending, reaching, twisting and turning. Requires frequent walking and long periods of time standing.

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information on our background check policy can be found here: http://go.middlebury.edu/backgroundchecks

To apply, visit https://middlebury.peopleadmin.com/postings/23536

Middlebury is an equal-opportunity employer where diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values. To this end, Middlebury recruits talented and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across the United States and around the world. Middlebury encourages applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, and members of other protected classes and historically underrepresented communities. Middlebury also invites applications from individuals who demonstrate an ongoing commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.

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Job No:
Posted: 6/4/2021
Application Due: 6/4/2033
Work Type: Full Time