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Food Service Worker (Temp)

Apply now Department: 3670009200 Department of Housing & Dining
Job no: 513590
Employment type: Temporary Full-time
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Dining / Hospitality, Food Safety, Food Science, Food Systems
Pay Grade: 02A

About This Role:

Food Service Workers make good things happen and support the service and production of safe, wholesome food for the residents and guests in our residence hall dining centers. Duties are primarily related to food production but may include service and sanitation.  This is a temporary position is limited to working no more than 999 hours in a 12 month period.

Duties/Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare a variety of uncomplicated entrees and side dishes using standardized recipes. Prepare fresh vegetables and fruits. Clean equipment and assist with prepping, labeling, and freezing ingredients. 
  • Set-up and prepare cafeteria, salad bar, fruit/dessert area, and dining room area for service of food. Set temperature of food holding equipment; collect utensils, baskets, pans; prepare condiments and beverages; place food on serving areas. 
  • Provide for customer needs during meal service by promoting quick, friendly service, assisting customers with special needs, and keeping serving and dining areas clean.
  • Operate, clean and sanitize equipment in warewashing area and dish return belts. Clean and sanitize all tableware trays, utensils, pots, pans. Clean dining facility; launders, folds and stores linens. Follow all established HACCP and food safety procedures.
  • Participate in daily meetings and effectively interact with other employees to achieve goals. 
  • May provide training and guidance to hourly student employees.
  • Perform all duties assigned in a manner that promotes a team oriented, harmonious work environment that espouses civility and the University Principles of Community. Support a teaching laboratory environment for students enrolled in academic-related programs.

Why Join Us:

This temporary position is not benefits eligible but does offer meals for full shifts worked.

This position is covered by the Kansas Association of Public Employees (KAPE) agreement.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The University actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Some experience in food production or service in an institutional or volume setting.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to accurately weigh and measure ingredients, to use and care for equipment and handle food safely while preparing high-quality products.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.
  • Moderate physical exertion is required to perform the essential functions of this position.  This includes, but is not limited to: lifting, bending, reaching, pushing/pulling, repetitive movement, and transporting items up to 50 lbs.

How to Apply:

Please complete the online application form.

Screening of Applications Begins:

Screening begins immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$11.50 per hour. Some work shifts may be eligible for differential of $.60 per hour.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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