Under close supervision the Food Service Worker prepares, presents, and serves food as needed. Employees in this job class utilize approved food recipes and production standards to ensure proper quality, serving temperatures and standard portion control. This job class requires the ability to assure compliance with all sanitation and safety requirements.
Performs preparation work such as washing, peeling, cutting and seeding fruits and vegetables.
Weighs and measures designated ingredients.
Carries pans, kettles and trays of food to and from work stations, stove and refrigerator in accordance with safety standards.
Stores food in designated areas following wrapping, dating, food safety and rotation procedures.
Cleans work areas, equipment and utensils.
Distributes supplies, utensils and portable equipment.
Utilizes approved food recipes and production standards to ensure proper quality, serving temperatures and standard portion control.
Serves customers in a friendly, efficient manner following outlined steps of service.
Resolves customer concerns and relays relevant information to supervisor.
Ensures compliance with company service standards and inventory and cash control procedures.
Ensures compliance with all sanitation and safety requirements.
Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.
Familiarity with safe and sanitary food handling and preparation.
Excellent organizational, time management and multitasking skills.
Great collaboration and teamwork skills.
Effective communication skills.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
High School Diploma or GED.
The following licenses or certificates may be required depending on local, state and/or contract requirements: Food Handler’s Permit.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds several times a day.
Ability to reach high and stoop low.
Ability to work in hot and damp environments.
Most work is primarily performed indoors, in a cafeteria setting, with exposure to various background noises including equipment, customers, and others working.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job. Employees are expected to follow their supervisor’s instructions and to perform the tasks requested by their supervisors.