Kitchen Floater

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Work type: Staff 1199 Union, Staff Full-time
Department: Food Services
Location: Beren Campus, 245 Lexington Avenue, NY, NY
Categories: Food Services

Position Summary:      

Floater performing various functions depending on the need of the shift, including cashiering, prepare food items, outgoing orders, serve food to customers, set up and clean up.

Position Responsibilities:

Identify prices of goods and tabulate price using cash register and/or calculator;

  • Issues receipts and/or change to customers;
  • Prepares sandwiches, pizzas and cold food platters; serves sandwiches, salads and hot foods; runs grill as necessary
  • Assists with prep in the catering area as well as the meat and dairy kitchen;
  • Buses tables;
  • Assists cooks and catering (meat/dairy/vegetable) with food preparation;
  • Prepares, sets up, clears and serves in hot food service area;
  • Serves on counter, as required.
  • Washes pots and/or dishes and other items as needed;
  • Empties garbage in dining room, kitchen and dishwashing area;
  • Puts away deliveries as needed;
  • Cleans, sweeps and mops dining/serving areas and floors;
  • Maintains coffee and display baked goods;
  • Keeps refrigerators and shelves stocked;
  • Refills and cleans counter as necessary;
  • Maintains a high level of sanitation;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Experience & Educational Background:

  • High School Diploma and 6 months to 1 year of related experience is required.
  • NYC Food Handler Certification preferred. 
  • Knowledge of Kosher dietary laws is preferred.

Skills & Competencies:

Good organization skills. Must be able to handle food according to established sanitary guidelines.

  • Speaks to clients and colleagues in a respectful and thoughtful manner.
  • Provides excellent customer service.
  • Ability to lift up to 10-15 lbs.
  • Creative thinker with original ideas.

Salary Range:

Grade 4

1199 New Hire rate: $23.89

1199 One Year of Service rate: $24.37

About Us:       

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more. 

We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve.  We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

Equal Employment Opportunity:   

Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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