Employment Opportunities

Cooks Helper

Apply now Job No: 498786
Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: Bargaining Unit, University Staff
Department: Dining Serv - Marycrest - 800612
Pay Grade: 2 - Non Exempt (BU Dining)
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Position Summary: Responsible for assisting in the preparation of all food items, in a timely efficient manner, as required by the daily menu or work sheets, under the direction of the cook and/or appropriate supervisory personnel. Responsible for assuring correct portion sizes as well as proper temperature of all prepared items. Responsible for maintaining a sanitary kitchen and following all safety and sanitation policies and procedures. Meets and greets the customer in a respectful manner and assures customer satisfaction. Serves the customer and provides excellent customer service. Communicates with others, both verbally and written, in English.
Minimum Qualifications:

*Must have a High School diploma or GED.
*Must be able to read, write and effectively communicate in English.
*Must be able to listen attentively and comprehend verbal instructions in English.
*Must have basic math skills.
*Must be able to work independently with the appropriate amount of supervision.
*Must have a minimum of one (1) year of experience in a food preparation position.
*Must be able to visually differentiate colors for the purposes of food safety.
*Must be able to work when exposed to wet floors, temperature extremes and loud noise.
*Must have working knowledge of commercial kitchen equipment.
*Must be able to exert well-paced mobility for periods of up to four (4) hours, able to walk, bend, stoop, and use finger dexterity for periods up to 4 hours, the ability to lift equipment and supplies up to 40 pounds in weight and able to stand for up to four (4) hours.

Preferred Qualifications:

*Degree or certification from a post-secondary culinary arts training program
*Successful experience in a high volume ala carte operation for 1 year or more
*Managerial ServSafe certification
*Proven customer service skills in a work environment of three (3) years or more.
*Demonstrate a professional demeanor.
*Successful experience assisting customers
*Experience working with students and a diverse multi-cultural staff.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This full-time position is approximately nine months/year.. Hours vary based on location and operational needs. Must be able to work weekends and holidays. This position is available at the following locations:

Kennedy Union - Monday-Thursday 12:30pm-8:00pm, Friday 9:30am-5:00pm, rotating Sunday per the union contract

                            Monday-Thursday 10:00am-5:30pm, Friday 9:30am-5:00pm, rotating Sunday per the union contract

Marycrest - 3:30pm-11:00pm, rotating weekends per the union contract

Virginia Kettering - 3:00pm-10:30pm, rotating weekends per the union contract

The University has taken steps to reduce the risk of spread of COVID-19 including creating an Environmental Health and Safety policy. Links to the most up-to-date COVID-19 health information, an easy-to-navigate index of the University's COVID-19 guidelines and resources, and previous messages can be found at http://go.udayton.edu/pathforward.

Please use the following link to get a closer look at our dining locations: https://youtu.be/dVFu9FfCWqE 
Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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