Food Service Assistant - 9mth
About the Job
## Department Overview Join the University of North Texas Dining Services department where fresh is "in"! All of our food is prepared fresh in our kitchens using local vendors and farms - no convenience foods. Our Dining Services department includes a nationally acclaimed vegan cafeteria, faculty and staff meal plans, and dining halls are open to the community. All menu planning is done in-house by each kitchen's chef and fresh ice cream is made on campus. Our future plans include a bakery and farm on campus to provide as many sustainable options as possible. To our staff, eating local is not just an attitude, it's our way of life. The University of North Texas is a state employer offering great benefits, including medical, dental, life, retirement, ample paid time off, and great work/life balance. ## Job Description The Retail Dining Services Department at the University of North Texas has several unique positions available as a Food Service Assistant. These are permanent; full time benefit-eligible position that work 9 months out of the year (September to May) and employees are able to spread their pay for 12 months. Or better yet! Employees have the option to work during those, summer months and make more money! The Victory (Champs) Hall Dining department is currently searching for a Food Service Assistant. This position will be located in the dish room area requiring one to work rapidly in cleaning and spot checking all dishware, glassware, and flatware, ensuring all cleaning supplies are stocked and assisting in keeping the kitchen and dining area clean and sanitized. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: * Keeps chemical dispensers for dish machine filled. * May Perform assigned duties related to setting up line, salad bar, and pizza. * Keeps serving area and salad bar supplied with dishes and other items as assigned. * Stores and maintains equipment properly. * Uses and stores cleaning products safely. * Uses personal protective equipment properly. * Uses test paper to keep sanitizing solution at proper concentration. * Keeps work area clean and orderly. The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing. ## Minimum Qualifications The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications: There are no minimum education or experience requirements. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required: * Ability to follow oral and written instructions and maintain records and complete forms accurately. * Ability to apply mathematical concepts to complete tasks (example: collecting cash and making change). * Knowledge of the care and use of food service equipment and kitchen utensils. * Knowledge of health hazards in food preparation and service and necessary precautionary measures. * Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed. *Requisition Number:* 153554 *Job Title:* Food Service Assistant - 9mth *Official Title:* Food Service Assistant - 9mth *Position Number:* 00004817 *Department:* Dining-Residential - 163720 *Location:* Denton *Is this an internal posting only?:* No *Is this a security sensitive position?:* Yes *Driving a University Vehicle?:* No *Job Open Date:* 01-26-2018 *Job Close Date:* Open Until Filled *Pay Rate:* Salary Commensurate with Experience *Pay Basis:* Monthly *Job Type:* Full-time Permanent *Quicklink for Posting:* jobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=64325 *Work Schedule:* Hours will vary *Special Instructions to Applicants:* Applicants must submit a resume with their online application.