Dishwasher and Culinary Worker l

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Position Type:

Civil Service

Classification Title:

Culinary Worker l

Position's Functional Title:

Dishwasher and Culinary Worker l

Position Summary:

Governors State University Family Development Center is seeking to hire a Dishwasher/Culinary Worker.

Responsibilities and duties are as follows:
1. Clean and Disinfect all work areas following health dept. protocols and current COVID precautions.
2. Wash dishes using the 3-sink compartment and dishwasher.
3. Deliver, retrieve, break down, and prepare food carts prior to meals and after.
4. Comply with Food Restriction List and ensure food substitutions are safely prepared and distributed.
5. Prepare PM snack and AM breakfast for evening and next morning, prior to leaving for the day. 6. Maintain cleanliness of kitchen and dishes and food carts after all meals and snacks.
7. In the absence of the Culinary Worker ll or lll, prep foods per specified menu and time schedule for daily meals and possible classroom food experiences.
8. Attend required/requested CACFP, State Board of Health and/or Early Head Start training programs.
9. Assure that all procedures are in compliance with the State Board of Health regulations, CACFP guidelines, State of Illinois Child Care Regulations and Early Head Start regulations.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must periodically lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Employment is contingent upon a health and background clearance.

Starting Hourly Salary Range: $11.31 – $13.01. (This is a part-time (67%), non-unionized position. Salary starts at the base and is determined based on education and experience exceeding the minimum qualifications).

Minimum Qualifications:


1. Resident of the state of Illinois.
2. High school diploma or equivalent.
3. Based on institutional standards, as required by the Illinois Department of Public Health, a Food Handler Training certification (from an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accredited trainer) may be required upon hire or a newly selected employee may be required to complete this training during an initial training period.


Preferred Qualifications:

1. Able to read, write and do basic calculations; General knowledge of child development, nutrition, health and safety.
2. Able to pass and maintain Food Service Sanitation certification. 3. Food service experience.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

For consideration, applicants are required to attach the following:
1: Documentation confirming High School completion or equivalent.
2: Online Application – Must be fully completed, include all dates of employment, employment status (full-time or if part-time, include percentages), job duties and responsibilities (full details).
3: Cover Letter.
4: Resume.
5: A list of three Professional References.

EXAMINATION DETAILS: This vacancy involves an in-person computerized exam. Please see the State Universities Civil Service System (SUCSS) website for additional details at .

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT: Illinois residency is required.

VETERAN’S PREFERENCE POINTS: Veterans may be eligible to receive additional points on a passing final examination score. To determine eligibility, submit one of the following documents to the Department of Human Resources: 1: Department of Defense – DD214/DD215 2: National Guard – NGB22 Form 3: Discharge Orders 4: Reserves – DD256 Discharge Certificate

**Note: Must be received by the closing date of this posting.


Working at Governors State University

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GSU is an “island of excellence,” according to Dr. Martha J. Kanter, Under Secretary of the United States Department of Education. With bold, new initiatives, 23 bachelor’s, 27 master’s, and five doctoral degree programs, GSU excels at providing the quality education that is essential for success in today’s world.

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GSU’s exemplary efforts bring unequalled education opportunities to the region’s diverse population. The university is remarkably inclusive and serves students from a wide range of socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. The student body, like the faculty and staff, reflect a rich blend of ideas, perspectives, talents, and life experiences.

Success by Innovation

GSU, expanding on its commitment to excellence and reflecting the best research on student success, will become a full-service university with the admission of its inaugural freshman class in 2014. The groundbreaking Dual Degree Program encourages community college students to complete both an associate and bachelor’s degree at an affordable tuition rate and with comprehensive academic advising.

Success by Commitment

GSU is committed to serving as the region’s public square and making the community stronger through programs and partnerships in education, healthcare, government, and business. The Center for Performing Arts and Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park integrate arts and education. The university is also fully committed to sustainability through its alternative energy and conservation efforts.

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GSU, the only public university in the Chicago Southland region, is a national model in providing education pathways that lead its graduates to lives rich in purpose, commitment, and contribution.

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