Vegetable Person

Apply/Register Job no: 497195
Work type: Staff 1199 Union, Staff Full-time
Department: Facilites & Maintenance
Location: Beren Campus, 245 Lexington Avenue, NY, NY
Categories: Food Services

Position Summary:       

Prepare fruit and vegetable items for customers.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Place all fruits and vegetables in the refrigerator, as needed;
  • Assists with breakfast prep, as needed;
  • Prepare salads (using recipes) for salad bar;
  • Make fruit and vegetable platters for catering;
  • Serve on the hot counter;
  • Load refrigerators as needed;
  • Clean up the working area;
  • Clean up the vegetable refrigerator;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Experience & Educational Background:

  • High School Diploma and 2–4 years of related experience is required.
  • Prior experience in food preparation using fresh produce strongly preferred.
  • 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.
  • Creative thinker with original ideas.
  • Ability to lift up to 10-15 lbs.

Salary Range:

Grade 3

1199 New Hire rate: $23.36

1199 One Year of Service rate: $23.82

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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