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Food Preparation Worker

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Work type: Hourly Wage/Part-Time
Senior management: Liberal Arts and Human Sciences
Department: Child Dev Ctr for Learning & Res
Location: Blacksburg - Main Campus
Categories: Dining / Hospitality

Job Description

Plan, prepare, cook and provide nutritious lunches and snacks at the Virginia Tech Child Development Center. Shops for groceries as needed. Keep area, appliances, and equipment clean and sanitized, as well as perform laundering duties. Keep the laundry area clean.

Required Qualifications

Some demonstrated knowledge of food preparation and cooking; ability to follow instructions; some knowledge of general safety rules and sanitation in food handling; good communication and interpersonal skills; ability to safely move and handle up to 50 pounds. Must have an awareness of any child specific dietary allergies and restrictions at all times.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in food preparation and cooking for children. Serv Safe certified.

Pay Band


Appointment Type


Salary Information

commensurate with experience

Review Date

July 9, 2020

Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

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