Kitchen Person

Apply/Register Job no: 496059
Work type: Staff 1199 Union, Staff Full-time
Department: Food Services
Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY
Categories: Food Services

Position Summary:      

Prepare food items, outgoing orders and serve food to customers.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assists cooks and catering (meat/dairy/vegetable) with food preparation
  • Buses tables
  • Washes pots and/or dishes and other items as needed
  • Empties garbage in dining room, kitchen and dishwashing area
  • Maintains a high standard of sanitation in all kitchen, serving and dining areas
  • Puts away deliveries as needed
  • Cleans, sweeps and mops dining/serving areas and floors
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Experience & Educational Background:

  • High School Diploma plus 2 years 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;
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Speaks to clients and colleagues in a respectful and thoughtful manner;
  • Provides excellent customer service.

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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