Retail Food Service Worker- Frist Campus Center (Starting Hourly Wage
Requisition # 2023-16449
Date Posted 12 hours ago(2/14/2023 11:50 AM)
Food Services and Dining
Campus Dining is committed to the success of our students, faculty, staff,
alumni, and visitors by nourishing them to be their healthy best while caring
for the environment. If you are a chef by profession, love to mentor and
teach, are a student at heart, and believe that community engagement happens
around food, we'd love to hear from you! We welcome team members who share
our passion for serving and caring for our community through exceptional
dining experiences. In collaboration with our campus partners, we craft
culinary programs that deliver unique memorable experiences. Campus Dining
brings together expertise in culinary, wellness, sustainability, procurement,
and hospitality to develop innovative programs in support of our diverse
community. Our award-winning food program is based on scientific and evidence-
based principles of healthy sustainable menus that are prepared by our
culinary team with high-quality ingredients.
We invite you to be part of our dynamic culinary team, grow as an individual
and make an impact in a place where people, quality and value mean everything.
The Retail Food Service Worker provides customer service within the parameters
of departmental standards with regard for speed of service and customer
satisfaction. Responsible for all levels of customer service. Prepares the
food requirements of a standard menu with concern for quality, appeal,
presentation, sanitation, safety, and cost. Responsible for maintaining the
kitchen in a clean, safe and orderly fashion.
Starting hourly rate - $19.54
Why work at Princeton?
Paid Time Off (including vacation, sick time, and 11 University
Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance Benefits (Effective on your first day)
Employee Child Care Assistance Program
Employee Tuition Assistance
Children's Educational Assistance Plan (Up to a $20,000 tuition grant for
Continued Career Development & Growth Opportunities
Commuter Benefits Program (50% Transit Subsidy/NJ Transit Bus
Free Uniforms & Meals
Retiree Medical Plans
Employee Referral Program- Earn up to $500 Bonus
Culinary Boot Camp
Prepares food items for the menu in accordance with the established
portion sizes, quality, and taste as designed.
Prepares items as requested by customers.
Maintains the kitchen, kitchen equipment, food court and related areas in
a safe and sanitary condition at all times. Corrects or reports any
Operate cash register, POS terminal, or card reader accurately according
to departmental procedures.
Adheres to the policy of “clean as you go.” Assists in the daily, weekly,
and periodic cleaning and maintenance duties.
Maintains the storage areas, utilizing proper storage techniques,
including enforcing a FIFO (first in/first out) policy for all
Is familiar with all food preparation procedures as assigned.
Maintains and enforces the established energy conservation techniques and
Adheres to the policies and procedures of the Department of Campus Dining
and Princeton University.
Assists with production, service, and clean-up of special functions on and
May perform the duties of a storekeeper or food service worker.
Performs other tasks as directed by university management.
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.
Ability to read, write and follow verbal and written instructions.
Flexibility with scheduling. Weekend work, late hours, extended hours and
work outside unit required.
One year's experience as a food service worker or equivalent in culinary
Knowledge of New Jersey State Health Department rules and regulations.
Good interpersonal skills with ability to take direction and work with
others. Skill with customer service and relations.
Must have the ability to coordinate tasks to meet production deadlines.
Must be flexible in handling multiple assignments and ability to work in
Must be able to work rapidly and efficiently during rush periods.
Must be able to work with a variety of kitchen and service equipment
including char-broilers, steam jacket kettles, pressure steamers, ovens,
broilers, woks, grills, slicers, choppers, mixers, blenders, frozen
dessert machines, various hot and cold beverage dispensers, coffee
brewers, espresso/cappuccino machines, flash freezer, steamer/oven, card
reader, cash register and various hand tools.
Must have knowledge of food preparation for a full range of cold foods
including salads, fruits and vegetables, deli meats, desserts, and
accompaniments; and hot food production including steaming, grilling,
frying, baking, pizza making, and dough mixing.
Must have knowledge of customer service standards.
Skill in presenting and garnishing food.
Experience in cashiering and related duties.
Work Schedule Requirements/Information:
Flexibility, late nights early mornings, weekends, holidays, and work
outside the unit is required.
The schedule may change due to business needs.
This is an "Essential Personnel" position.
Essential Job Functions:
Stand or walk up to 2 hours at one time for a total of 6-8 hours per day.
Sit for no more than 2 hours during an 8-hour day, except for cashiers and
card checkers who may sit for 2 – 4 hours at one time for a total of 4 – 6
hours per day;
Lift or carry up to 30 pounds in a range of motions from floor to overhead
frequently (34 – 66% of the workday).
Lift or carry up to 50 pounds in a range of motions from floor to chest
height occasionally (less than 33% of the workday).
Push or pull using forces up to 50 pounds occasionally (less than 33 % of
Use arms and hands for simple grasping, fine manipulation, pushing or
pulling with forces up to 5 pounds continuously (67 – 100% of the
workday) and up to 30 pounds frequently (34 – 66% of the workday).
Bend, squat, kneel, climb stairs, reach overhead, lift overhead
occasionally (less than 33% of the workday).
Work under a range of temperature conditions (e.g., kitchens, walk-in
refrigerators, and freezers, etc).
Possess physical agility, full range of motion, and ability to maintain
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
Per union contract
Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)
Physical Capacity Exam Required
Valid Driver's License Required
SEU-Service Employees Inter Union
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