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Retail Food Service Worker

Princeton University

January 13, 2018
Job location:
Princeton, New Jersey

Job Category:
Academic/Faculty Affairs


Requisition # 2017-8272
Department Campus Dining
Category Food Services and Dining
Date Posted 18 hours ago
Full-Time / Part-Time Part-Time
Application Deadline


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 practices. In collaboration with our campus partners, we craft culinary programs that deliver unique memorable practices. Campus Dining brings together skills in culinary, wellness, sustaincapability, procurement and hospitality to develop innovative programs in support of our diverse community. Our award winning food program is located on scientific and evidence-located 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.

   » Prepares food items for the menu in conformity 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 sanitation hazards.
   » 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 tasks.
   » Maintains the storage areas, utilizing proper storage techniques, including enforcing a FIFO (first in/first out) policy for all foodstuffs.
   » Is familiar with all food preparation procedures as assigned.
   » Maintains and enforces the established energy conservation techniques and guidelines.
   » 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 off campus.
   » May perform the tasks of a storekeeper or foodservice 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 significant practice as a food service worker or equivalent in culinary training; OR five years significant practice preferably in a collegiate dining environment.
   » capability to read, write and follow verbal and written instructions.
   » Prior dependable work record.
   » Knowledge of New Jersey State Health Department rules and regulations.
   » Valid driver's license preferred.

Work Schedule Requirements/Information:
   » This position is an academic year position (19 pays).
   » Flexibility, late nights, early mornings, weekends, holidays and work outside the unit may be required.
   » The schedule may be changed due to business needs.

Skills Required:
   » Good interpersonal skills with capability to take direction and work with others. Skill with customer service and relations.
   » Must have the capability to coordinate tasks to meet production deadlines.
   » Must be flexible in handling multiple assignments and capability to work in multiple venues.
   » 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 charbroilers, 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.
   » practice in cashiering and related tasks.

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;
   » Drive for no more than 30 minutes at one time (Preferred)
   » Lift or carry up to 30 pounds frequently (34 - 66% of the workday);
   » Lift or carry up to 50 pounds occasionally (less than 33% of the workday);
   » Push or pull using forces up to 50 pounds occasionally (less than 33 % of the workday);
   » Frequently use hands for simple grasping, fine manipulation, pushing or pulling with forces up to 30 pounds (34 - 66% of the workday);
   » Bend, squat, kneel, climb stairs, reach overhead, lift overhead occasionally (less than 33% of the work day);
   » Lift up to 30 pounds in a range of motions from floor to overhead; lift 50 pounds in a range of motions from floor to chest height;
   » Work under a range of temperature conditions (e.g., kitchens, walk-in refrigerators and freezers, etc.);
   » Possess physical agility, full range of motion, and capability to maintain balance.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, discapability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

income Grade

MSU, 041

Standard Weekly Hours


Eligible for Overtime


Benefits Eligible


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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Princeton University requires some candidates to complete a physical capacity exam prosperously prior to the start of employment. The type and extent of physical capacity exam may vary depending on job requirements and/or functions.

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Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural and engineering.As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and knowledge. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching.Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,200 undergraduate students and 2,600 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.

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