Food Service Worker- Forbes (Starting Hourly Wage $20.57)

Princeton University
September 24, 2023
Offerd Salary:$20.57
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Food Service Worker- Forbes (Starting Hourly Wage $20.57)

Requisition # 2023-17670

Date Posted 10 hours ago(8/24/2023 12:50 PM)


 Campus Dining


 Food Services and Dining

Job Type


Work Schedule

 Monday & Thursday - Sunday 12:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Campus Dining invites applications for a food service worker in Forbes, a residential college at Princeton University in New Jersey. The food service worker is responsible for cold food preparation, setting dining areas, serving food, bussing tables, garbage disposal, and sanitation procedures.

Starting hourly rate: $20.57

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.



    As a food service worker, you will:

  • Become familiar with food preparation procedures and regular use of standardized recipes
  • Prepare the service area prior to each meal period
  • Serve customers and prepare items as requested at food stations
  • Maintain the kitchen and food stations in a clean, safe fashion
  • Observe and record food and equipment temperatures in accordance with HACCP policies
  • Break down and store food items at the end of each day's final meal period
  • Operate the dish machine and return clean dishes to the appropriate areas
  • Watch for safety/sanitary hazards or malfunctioning equipment
  • Assist in daily, weekly, and other periodic cleaning and maintenance duties
  • Observe all New Jersey State Health Codes and Regulations
  • Qualifications
  • Familiarity with food service procedures
  • Capable of working quickly and efficiently during rush periods
  • Ability to read, write, and follow verbal and written instructions
  • Moderate physical fitness — as a food service worker, you must possess the following:
  • moderate physical agility, full range of motion, and ability to maintain balance
  • the ability to stand or walk up to two hours at one time for a total of 6–8 hours per day
  • the ability to sit for no more than two hours during an 8-hour day, except for cashiers and card checkers who may sit for 2–4 hours at once for a total of 4–6 hours per day
  • the ability to lift or carry up to 30 pounds from the floor to overhead frequently (34–66% of the workday)
  • the ability to lift or carry up to 50 pounds from the floor to chest height occasionally (less than 33% of the workday)
  • the ability to push or pull using force up to 50 pounds occasionally (less than 33% of the workday)
  • the ability to use arms and hands for simple grasping, fine manipulation, pushing, or pulling with force up to five pounds continuously (67–100% of the workday), and up to 30 pounds frequently (34–66% of the workday)
  • the ability to bend, squat, kneel, climb, and reach occasionally (less than 33% of the work day)
  • the ability to work under a range of temperature conditions (e.g., kitchens, walk-in refrigerators, freezers, etc.)
  • Work Schedule

    Food service worker is a biweekly paid position. Flexibility with scheduling, including early mornings, late nights, weekends, and holidays is required. Schedules may be changed due to business needs and work outside the unit may be required. This is an essential personnel position.

    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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