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Utility Worker

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Position Details

Job Description

Position Title Utility Worker
General Description

Under direct supervision, the Utility Worker is expected to perform a variety of duties for the set up, delivery and serving of food in the preparation of various food products and provide the highest quality of service to customers at all times.

Essential Functions

•Receive incoming soiled dishes, trays, silverware, pots and pans; scrape off food; sort and wash using appropriate procedures as required by the dish washing machine or in pot area.
•Measure and use proper concentration of dish washing chemicals. Set and maintain dish washing machine at proper temperature as required by Health Department.
•Sort clean dishes, trays, silverware, pots and pans. Restock service and kitchen areas before, during, and after the meal period.
•Receive, organize and put away incoming inventories. Label and date incoming product. Rotate stock, using “first-in, first-out” policy.
•Sweep and mop floors in the dish room. Collect and take out trash from service and kitchen areas.
•Assist in maintaining the servery and dining rooms: clean tables in the dining room, clean and stock of beverage dispensers, put ice in soda machines, stock napkins and salt and pepper shakers.
•Maintain cleanliness of work and service areas, including floors, walls, trashcans, and work tables.
•Assist with catering delivery and set-up as directed by manager or supervisor.
•Assist in the kitchen as needed, including loading and unloading of trucks.
•Participate in training sessions as provided by supervisor and/or by the College.
•Assist with the training of other staff members as appropriate.
•Perform other essential duties and tasks specific to the position as needed.
•Active support for the College’s Principles of Community and Principles of Diversity in the performance of job duties.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

This individual must possess the knowledge, skills and ability to be able to successfully perform the essential functions of the position, or be able to explain or demonstrate how the essential functions will be performed, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

•Ability to learn and follow safe working methods and procedures, including safe practices in delivering and serving of food.
•Ability to follow Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HAACP) guidelines, (ServSafe), and Personal Protective equipment (PPE) requirements. Ensure compliance by staff with safety rules and regulations, proper use of personal safety equipment, food preparation equipment and cleaning compounds.
•Knowledge of or ability to learn proper set-up/breakdown of dish machine; proper set-up/breakdown/cleaning of pulper.
•Ability to stand, walk, bend, climb, push, pull, stoop, twist, stretch, and lift boxes and break down up to 30 pounds without assistance. Must be able to work on feet for prolonged periods of time.
•Ability to communicate orally and/or in writing with co-workers and patrons in English.
•Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
•Ability and willingness to work a rotating schedule as needed. Ability and willingness to work overtime, including weekends and holidays as needed.
•Ability to provide the highest quality of service to customers at all times.
•Employees in this classification may work alone or with a team; most work is done indoors, but some activities are outdoors. Not all facilities are air-conditioned. Assignments may include day shifts, swing shifts and weekend shifts.

Qualifications & Standards

Any combination of education, training or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and ability.

Licenses, Registration, and Certifications

None

Classification and Status

This is a regular, part-time, 30 hours per week, 9 months, non-exempt level position. Benefits-eligible.

The scheduled hours for this position are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 12:00pm-8:30pm and Friday 1:00pm-7:30pm.

Supervisory Responsibility

None.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is quiet to moderate.

Physical Requirements

Ability to maintain good concentration level while dealing with interruptions; attention to details with emphasis on accuracy; capable of giving, receiving, and analyzing information, formulating work plans, and articulating goals and action plans.

Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time. Standing for extended periods of time. Reaching and extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction. Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than the whole hand(s), or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard. Communication skills using the spoken word. Ability to see within normal parameters. Ability to hear within normal parameters. Ability to bend and stoop, for example, to file. Ability to move about. Ability to lift and carry short distances up to 20 lbs, for example to lift or move office supplies, files, books and packages

Other Information

In accordance with California state and local rules, Scripps College seeks to maintain a neat and professional image at all times while in the workplace.

At-Will Employment

Regular employment at the College is for no specified period of time; conditions and status of employment (hours, pay, title, duties, etc.) are subject to change at any time. Scripps College is an At-Will employer. Employees, and likewise the College, are free to end the employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without notice or cause, unless otherwise prohibited by law.

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Scripps College website
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Scripps College Employee
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Diversityjobs.com
    • Other

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