Food Service Worker

at Joliet Junior College in Joliet, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Position Title:Food Service Worker

STATUS: Part Time
DEPARTMENT: Food Services
DIVISION: Business & Auxiliary Services
UNION: Non-union
REPORTS TO: Manager, Food Services
PLACEMENT: Food Service
MINIMUM PAY RATE: $14.25 per hour

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.

Responsible for proper food displays and pricing, rotating stock; opening and/or closing the outlet or cafeteria operation; cleaning and deep cleaning daily food items preparations; recording all sales through the POS system while working within the department.

1. Work various food stations/locations based on department needs of the day to include but not limited to dishwasher/steward, food prep, grill, fryer, deli, salad bar, specialty coffee drink maker, catering assistance, cafeteria cashier, outlet attendant, or office help.
2. Maintain proper food service preparation and sanitation by ensuring proper cooking temperatures are achieved when cooking, by taking temperatures and recording on a log for food items, and also ensuring proper First In, First Out stock rotation. Maintain proper display and arrangement of all foods and materials; ensure that all items are properly priced.
3. Operate and clean various kitchen equipment to include microwave, soup kettle, tilt skillet, oven, grill, stove, steam table, toaster, warmers, coffee machine, knives, deep fryers, vent hoods, hood filters, meat slicer, cash register, etc.
4. Serve customers with a friendly smile and a positive attitude.
5. Complete ANSI Food Handlers Certification for State of Illinois within 30 days of hire
6. Open and/or close food service outlets, unlock/lock coolers, and prepare equipment and restock food, disposables and non-food products for daily use.
7. Record all cash transactions through the POS system and return correct change; safely secure cash and receipts, count drawer and prepare deposit.
8. Timely communicate product needs, equipment repairs and any customer service-related issues to leads and managers.
Drive delivery van as needed for catering order delivery or pickup.
9. Maintain and clean workspaces and equipment deep cleaning sanitation, as well as health and safety standards in the work area. Have knowledge and ability to ensure that coolers/freezers, shelving, hoods, hood filters, fryers, steam and chill tables, grills, steamers, slicers, ovens, blenders, dish machines and other foodservices equipment is properly cleaned and maintained on a routine basis. 10. Must demonstrate a high level of customer service skills: friendly, helpful, courteous, positive attitude. Handle operational and customer service issues in a professional manner.
11. Drive delivery van as needed for supply and catering order delivery/pickup.
12. Participate in achieving departmental and college goals and objectives.
13. Perform additional related duties as assigned.

1. High school diploma or GED equivalent
2. Will be required to take and pass an online ANSI Food Handler Certificationfor food service employees.
3. Must pass physical examination. Previous restaurant or food service experience, (deli, short order breakfast cook, fryer and grill cook, salad bar, food preparation experience) or related kitchen experience preferred.
4. Ability to effectively communicate and follow direction.
5. Ability and willingness to work cooperatively with a diverse population.
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Joliet Junior College is committed to maintaining an environment that is safe and free from discrimination, harassment, and misconduct on the basis of sex, which includes sexual orientation or gender-related identity. The College prohibits sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual misconduct, stalking, and relationship/dating violence has put measures in place to ensure a safe and healthy educational and employment environment, and meet legal requirements in accordance with: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in the College's programs or activities; relevant sections of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex or sexual orientation, including gender-related identity; and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), which requires timely warning to the community of certain immediate threats.

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Job Posting: 11831508

Posted On: Apr 15, 2024

Updated On: Apr 18, 2024

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