Food Service Worker PT & FT, Nights & Weekends Lehigh University

Job Locations US-PA-BETHLEHEM
System ID
623624
Category
Food Service
Employment Status
Part-Time
Unit Name
Lehigh Univ Dining Services
Unit Contact
610-758-4192
Target Hourly Rate
$9-$13 Based on Experience

We have Food Service Positions available in all of our Lehigh Dining Services locations.

Full time, Part Time, Days, Nights and weekends a must.

From beginners to experience. Have a passion for food? This is the job for you!

 

We are looking for individuals who are excited about hospitality and committed to delivering exceptional service on campus.

This is a great opportunity for Applicants interested in the Food Service Industry and Full time has benefits of; Vacation time, Sick time, Uniforms, 401K, Medical, Dental, Vision plus many more benefits. Reduced summer hours to vacation and spend time with your family and friends. 

Start with Sodexo Stay with Sodexo. Sodexo is a Global Company with opportunity to advance, move or travel. 
 
Any questions please call. 
Debra Bruder 
Ops Manager HR

610.758.4192

Position Summary

The Food Service Worker may work anywhere on property where food is prepared. This person will assist in setup and serving of food from counters and steamtables. Duties will include cleaning and sanitizing equipment and work stations. The general responsibilities of the position include those listed below, but Sodexo may identify other responsibilities of the position. These responsibilities may differ among accounts, depending on business necessities and client requirements.

 

General Responsibilities:

  • Reads recipes and/or product directions.
  • Estimates food requirements.
  • Operates a variety of kitchen utensils to weigh, measure, mix, wash, peel, cut, grind, stir, strain, season and knead foodstuffs for cooking, serving and storing.
  • Assists in the preparation of hot and/or cold foods, and properly stores food, utilizing knowledge of temperature requirements and spoilage.
  • Inspects workstations for compliance with service standards.
  • Keeps records and requisition for supplies/equipment as needed.
  • Cleans and sanitizes workstations and equipment following all Sodexo, client and regulatory rules and procedures.
  • May taste test products.
  • Sets up stations with entrées, soups, salads, breads, condiments, other food products and utensils.
  • Provides general stocking duties in service area.
  • Serves and replenishes food from counters and steam tables (sometimes using a conveyor food belt), and breaks down stations at the end of meal periods.
  • Brews coffee and tea.
  • May be required to restock other beverage areas.
  • Interacts with customers in the serving, retail and dining areas.
  • Assists customers with opening containers and cutting food when requested.
  • Attends all allergy and foodborne illness in-service training.
  • Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures.
  • Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.
  • Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments.  
  • Complies with all Sodexo HACCP policies and procedures.
  • Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.
  • May work on a trayline to distribute food.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Willingness to be open to learning and growing.
  • Maturity of judgment and behavior.
  • Maintains high standards for work areas and appearance.
  • Maintains a positive attitude.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule helpful.
  • Must comply with any dress code requirements.
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends and some holidays.
  • Attends work and shows up for scheduled shift on time with satisfactory regularity.

Experience/Knowledge:

  • High School diploma, GED, or equivalent experience.
  • No previous work experience required.

Skills/Aptitude:

  • Presents self in a highly professional manner to others and understands that honesty and ethics are essential.
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude.
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers and other departments with professionalism and respect.
  • Maintains a professional relationship with all coworkers, vendor representatives, supervisors, managers, customers, and client representatives.
  • Ability to use a computer.
  • Ability to provide clear directions and respond to employees.
  • Basic food-handling skills.

Physical Requirements:

  • Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus, with or without corrective lenses.
  • Significant walking or other means of mobility.
  • Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).
  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and/or pull, and frequently lift up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/move 40 pounds.

Working Conditions (may add additional conditions specific to defined work location):

  • Generally in an indoor setting; however, may supervise outside activities and events.
  • Varying schedule to include evenings, holidays, weekends and extended hours as business dictates.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is primarily in a controlled, temperate environment; however, may be exposed to heat/cold during support of outside activities.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer

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