Temporary Food Worker I (Non-Student Position)

Rate of pay: $16.00/hour

Work location: Catlett Market Place, Catlett Residence Hall

Department: University Housing & Dining (UH&D)

Status: Currently hiring

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What you will learn

You can expect to learn skills such as time management, conflict resolution, balancing priorities, managing finances, interpersonal communication, customer service experience, and working with people from diverse backgrounds and working as part of a team.

Basic job function

The Division of Student Life: University Housing & Dining is seeking a Temporary Food Worker I for Catlett Market Place. Under direct supervision, the Temporary Food Worker I performs a variety of tasks involved in the preparation of food, performs related cleaning jobs and sanitation duties as assigned.


  •  Participates in the preparation of foods, which includes cutting, slicing, grating or peeling vegetables and fruits; and chopping, grinding, or slicing meats.
  •  May perform simple cooking tasks in accordance with specific instructions.
  •  Assembles, labels, stores, and issues foods as ordered or required to service areas at prescribed times.
  •  Performs sanitation duties by maintaining and cleaning, serving, dining and kitchen areas during and after service and/or food preparation.
  •  Assists with inventory control and ordering of foods and supplies.
  •  Follows standardized recipe and instructions of other personnel in preparation of food items.
  •  Assist in on-the job training of students and other assigned personnel in the preparation of menu items.

Work hours

  •  Varied Work Schedule based on operational need. Typically working 8 hour shifts between the hours of 6:00 AM to 9:30 PM.


  •  Ability to read, write, and follow directions.

Training requirements

  •  Safety Training for Dining Staff

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