Texas Tech University Food Service Worker I in Lubbock, Texas

Food Service Worker I

Requisition ID 10735BR

Work Location Lubbock

Org Level 1 Texas Tech University

Campus Texas Tech University

Department Hospitality Services

Position Description Performs manual and routine duties in food service and/or kitchen areas. Responsible for the preparation and replenishment of food, and for custodial duties of the dining and kitchen areas. Duties are performed under close supervision and is reviewed while in progress or upon completion. Ability to perform physically demanding activity including lifting, walking, and stooping.

Major/Essential Functions

  • Exhibits the ability to perform routine tasks consistently.

  • Exhibits the ability to be thorough and safely operate heavy machinery without supervision. Also be able to clean said equipment.

  • Exhibits the ability to clean and sanitize with thoroughness and consistency to achieve an acceptable level of sanitation while performing custodial duties in the kitchen food preparation areas.

  • Attends training sessions as directed.

  • Understands and carries out oral instructions.

  • Exhibits the ability to work as a team member.

  • Arrive at work on time when scheduled.

  • Take and record temperature of food and food storage areas such as refrigerators and freezers.

  • Prepare a variety of foods such as meats, vegetables, desserts according to customer's orders or supervisor's instructions following approved procedures.

  • Customer service when needed during operational times.

  • Food preparation, wiping down food preparation areas, wiping down tables in eating areas, throwing away the trash.

  • Supervise, if assigned by immediate supervisor, and participate in kitchen and dining area activities.

Required Qualifications No previous experience or education required. Ability to learn the care and use of basic food service equipment and kitchen utensils. Ability to learn routine methods and practices of food preparation and services. Ability to learn health hazards in food preparation, service and necessary precautionary measures. Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with other employees and supervisors. Ability to understand and carry out oral instructions.

EEO Statement As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Does this position work in a research laboratory? No

Job Type Full Time

Pay Basis Hourly

Minimum Hire Rate 8.45

Pay Statement Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Travel Required Up to 25%

Shift Other

Schedule Details Varies

Grant Funded? No

Job Group Service Workers

Removal Date 09/06/2017