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Dishroom Attendant (Part Time)

Husson University
Bangor, ME, ME

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details


Working in a team environment, with a great group of individuals in a vibrant University setting? Enjoy the perks of a structured schedule, summer flexibility, 24 days of Paid Time Off and an additional 10 days of paid holiday time. The benefits don’t stop there! We also offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes free tuition for yourself, your spouse and dependents! A generous retirement plan along with our Health, Dental, Life Insurance and voluntary benefits. If you’d like to join the Husson Community, review the job description below and apply now! Compensation is based on experience and qualifications provided on the application.

Examples of Duties

The overall purpose of this job is to assist in the cleanup of meals in the Dining Services Center.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Set up, operation and maintenance of equipment (i.e. carousel, dish machine, conveyor, disposal, extractor units, ware washing station, etc.)

  • Clear and sort waste materials from dishware

  • Sort and load appropriate racks to be cleaned

  • Maintain separate dirty/clean areas to avoid cross-contamination

  • Transport clean dishware and silverware to appropriate service areas

  • Return prep/cook ware to appropriate production areas

  • Maintain time and temperature log of equipment and notify chef or supervisor of any problems

  • Provide guidance to student employees in utility/dish room area

  • Keep work area, front and back of house, clean and well-stocked

  • Assist with production and/or service as requested

  • Assist with catering functions as needed

  • Participate in training, as well as other departmental function requirements

  • Other duties as requested

Typical Qualifications


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Ability to operate and maintain production equipment
  • Basic knife skills, and the ability to grill, sauté, roast, broil, and fry food
  • Knowledge of proper/safe time and temperature for food handling
  • Ability to operate small kitchen equipment, including Robo-coup, mandolin, mixers, emersion blenders, potato peeler, etc.
  • Must have good customer service skills
  • Ability to work well independently as well as within a team
High school diploma or equivalent required

Experience dishwashing in an institutional setting

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to continuously stand and walk. The employee is also required to frequently balance, crouch, and stoop, as well as occasionally sit, kneel, crawl, reach and work overhead, climb stairs and ladders (up to 6 feet in height), and lift and carry 50 pounds, talk, and use hands to finger, handle, and/or feel. The employee is also required to frequently push and pull equipment on wheels that weighs up to 150 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Supplemental Information



**Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location.


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Mission Statement:

Husson University inspires and prepares students for professional careers in current and emerging fields within the context of an education informed by the sciences and humanities.

The University
Located in beautiful Bangor, Maine, Husson University is a small school that makes a big impact. With 3,400 undergraduate and graduate students and an average class size of 18, Husson University prides itself on being an institution where everyone focuses on the student. Our students are more than just a number here at Husson.

We have a long-standing commitment to providing affordable and accessible education. Our faculty members are some of the leading experts in their fields. They include Fulbright scholars and numerous leaders of honorary and professional societies.

Husson University dining hallWe have a strong focus on experiential learning. In fact, U.S. News & World Report ranked Husson as one of the top 10 institutions in the country for student participation in internships. (2013 and 2014)

Combined, these attributes have made Husson the “University of Choice” for professional careers in current and emerging fields where students succeed, experiential learning is championed and global understanding is promoted. All of our programs are designed to help students achieve career success. With 54 degree programs and 10 graduate professional programs to choose from, you’ll find Husson graduates in organizations devoted to business, information technology, criminal justice, hospitality, education, healthcare, communications, pharmacy and much more.

Our warm, welcoming campus community is part of Maine’s third largest city. Bangor is located along the banks of the Penobscot River and is part of the Maine Highlands. It offers local residents the perfect balance of arts, culture, shopping, dining, and entertainment, in a town with one of the lowest urban crime rates in America. Husson is easy to access from I-95 and Bangor International Airport.

And if you love the great outdoors, Husson offers you four seasons of adventure. Acadia National Park, Baxter State Park, Moosehead Lake Region, and the Camden Hills area are all just a short drive away. Everything from a relaxing day at the beach, to a thrill-packed mountain bike ride in fall foliage, to world-class skiing, is within reach.Husson University dining hall

If career growth and quality of life are important to you, and if you have a passion for educating the next generation of leaders by transforming students’ lives, then we invite you to learn more about Husson University.

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