Commissary Expeditor Retail

Princeton University
September 22, 2023
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Commissary Expeditor Retail

Requisition # 2023-17648

Date Posted 7 hours ago(8/22/2023 4:19 PM)


 Campus Dining


 Food Services and Dining

Job Type


Work Schedule

 Flexibility with scheduling, this position includes weekend work, late hours, extended hours, and work outside unit required.

The Commissary Expeditor - Retail will check incoming foodstuffs and staples to ensure satisfactory delivery, stores goods in temperature-controlled areas to prevent decomposition, and physically delivers foodstuffs to various units within the Department of Dining Services. The position also requires packing, shipping, delivery and set up of events throughout the campus within strict deadlines and timetables. Pick-up, organization and storage of supplies and food from completed functions. Monitors operations for inventory and quality control and FIFO.

Princeton University Benefits: Helping You Thrive

Our comprehensive benefits package features an array of programs and resources to help care for you and your family, such as:

  • Paid time off (including vacation, sick time, and 11 University holidays)
  • Eligibility to enroll in medical, dental, and vision benefits on your first day of employment
  • Employer contribution of 9.3% to your Princeton University Retirement Plan
  • Career development opportunities, such as the SEIU Summer Transfer Program
  • Employee Child Care Assistance Program, Children's Educational Assistance Plan, and Staff Educational Assistance Plan
  • Commuter Benefits Program and Employee Referral Program
  • Physical, mental, and financial wellness appointments on site at our Employee Wellness Center
  • More Impact Than You Can Imagine

    Campus Dining is committed to the success of our diverse community by nourishing Princeton students, faculty, staff, alumni, and visitors with healthy, high-quality ingredients. If you believe that community engagement happens around food, we invite you to join our dynamic culinary team, grow as an individual, and make an impact in a place where people, quality, and value mean everything.


  • Using function forms and equipment packing lists; prepares, packs and loads catering functions for delivery. Maintains appropriate paperwork as required.
  • May load or unload merchandise from a variety of vehicles including catering and delivery trucks. Receives, unpacks and sorts incoming merchandise.
  • Stores stock in proper storeroom at proper temperature, and maintains a constant rotation of stock through the FIFO (first-in/first-out) method.
  • Pick-up, organizes, and store equipment and leftover food items from completed functions. Stores stock in proper storeroom at proper temperature, following department procedures. Return equipment to proper storage location.
  • Maintain and regularly clean equipment and truck.
  • Set-up catering functions as needed observing department standards for sanitation and presentation. Make deliveries of foodstuffs and supplies within strict deadlines while maintaining safe driving practices.
  • Deliver excellent customer service while representing the Dining Services department.
  • Assist with inventory and initiate purchase requisition for replacement of stock of all items whenever the stock level of any items reach minimum.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management, including coverage during weather emergencies.
  • Qualifications
  • A High School Diploma, GED, or completion of the Excelling at Princeton program and one-year relevant experience; or five years relevant experience preferably in a collegiate dining environment.
  • Valid driver's license. Must have ability to drive trucks and vans. Expected to exercise safe driving practices at all times.
  • Ability to read, write and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to handle valuable merchandise in a satisfactory manner.
  • Ability to make sound independent judgments.
  • Ability to comprehend and respond to inquiries from clients and staff.
  • Flexibility with scheduling. Weekend work, late hours, extended hours, and work outside unit required.
  • Essential Job Functions:

  • Stand or walk up to 2 hours at one time for a total of 6-8 hours per day.
  • Sit for less than 2 hours during an 8 hour day.
  • Lift or carry up to 50 pounds frequently (34 – 64% of the workday).
  • Lift or carry up to 100 pounds occasionally (less than 33 % of the workday).
  • Push or pull using forces up to 75 pounds occasionally (less than 33% of the workday).
  • Lift up to 50 pounds in a range of motions from floor to overhead and 75 pounds to waist high.
  • Frequently use hands for simple grasping, fine manipulation, pushing, or pulling (34 – 66% of the workday).
  • Kneel, climb stairs or ladders, or knee stand occasionally (less than 33% of the work day).
  • Reach or lift overheard, bend, or squat frequently (33 – 66% of the workday).
  • Work on loading docks under variety of environmental conditions, and under a variety of temperature conditions (e.g., kitchens, walk-in refrigerators and freezers, etc.).
  • Show initiative and judgment in handling and issuing supplies.
  • Skills Required

  • Must be able to organize tasks with ability to meet strict and multiple deadlines.
  • Must be able to interpret specifications on purchase orders, invoices, function forms, and equipment sheets.
  • Must have initiative and judgment in handling and issuing supplies.
  • Must be familiar with principles of sanitation in storage and rotation of stock and supplies.
  • Must be honest, accurate, and capable of making simple arithmetic calculations.
  • Must be detail oriented with high degree of accuracy.
  • Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

    Standard Weekly Hours


    Eligible for Overtime


    Benefits Eligible


    Probationary Period

    Per union contract

    Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)


    Physical Capacity Exam Required


    Valid Driver's License Required


    Union Code

    SEU-Service Employees Inter Union


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