Food Service Worker I - Dish/Pot Washer/Porter - Stanford Hospitality and Auxiliaries -Redwood City Campus
Job Number: 82298
This position is represented by SEIU Local 2007 and the collective bargaining agreement between the university and SEIU Local 2007 governs the terms and conditions of employment.
ABOUT STANFORD UNIVERSITY AND RESIDENTIAL & DINING ENTERPRISES:
Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.
Residential & Dining Enterprises (R&DE), the largest auxiliary organization at Stanford University, supports the academic mission of the University by providing the highest quality services to students and other members of the university community in a sustainable and fiscally responsible manner. R&DE comprises 800+ staff in the following divisions: Office of the Senior Associate Vice Provost, Student Housing Operations, Stanford Dining, Stanford Hospitality & Auxiliaries, Stanford Conferences, and a team of four R&DE strategic business partners: Finance & Administration including Information Technology, Human Resources, Strategic Communications, and Maintenance Operations & Capital Projects. R&DE houses 13,000+ students and their dependents while serving over 6.5 million meals annually to students, conference, catering, retail, and concession guests.
ABOUT STANFORD HOSPITALITY & AUXILIARIES: Stanford Hospitality & Auxiliaries, a division within R&DE at Stanford University is committed to excellence and the highest level of customer service. It is recognized nationally for operating at the cutting edge of the industry receiving exceptional service ratings and numerous awards, including the Restaurant & Institutions Magazine Ivy Award for excellence in food service and hospitality. The Ivy Award is one of the industry's most prestigious and coveted awards, given to those operations that meet the highest standards of food, hospitality and service. With R&DE's vision to be the best in the business Stanford Hospitality and Auxiliaries is a Certified Green Business practicing sustainability in its purchasing and using equipment and processes that reduce solid waste and preserve natural resources. The highest Acterra Sustainability Award was received in 2006, in recognition of these initiatives.
In early 2019, Stanford will be opening its Redwood City campus, the university's largest expansion to the original campus, which will house around 2,400 staff. Stanford Hospitality & Auxiliaries will be opening the Cardinal Cafe and catering services on this new campus, and is looking for outstanding hospitality staff to help in this exciting new venture. The Cardinal Cafe will be open to staff and the public, and will offer a variety of healthy and delicious breakfast and lunch options that include a beverage bar serving hand-made coffee, hot breakfast grill, Global Bowl bar, bountiful salad bar, a tasty vegan and vegetarian range, grass-fed beef burgers, flatbread pizzas, and a Market stocked with grab-and-go items. I. Summary of Position The dishwashers and bussers will be critical to the smooth running and operational cleanliness of the Cardinal Cafe kitchen and dining areas. Dishwashers and bussers are responsible for ensuring server stations are properly stocked and neat; eateries and dining spaces are wiped and clean for customers' enjoyment; and all other areas of the facilities are clean, sanitary and free of trash and unnecessary clutter.
II. Essential Job Functions
Responsibilities in dish room include setting up, operating and breaking down dish machine, bussing and scraping trays and storing clean dishes and silverware.
If assigned in pot washer area duties would include setting up, operating and breaking down pot sink, cleaning pots and kitchen supplies and putting away clean items.
Other duties include general maintenance of building.
Routine cleaning of staff bathrooms.
Emptying garbage in dish room, kitchen and dining room areas. Emptying garbage in dish room, kitchen and dining room areas.
Sweeping and mopping dining, kitchen and serving areas. Some basic maintenance of areas outside of facility.
Bussing and cleaning of dining room ad front of house eatery.
Clean loading dock trash area.
Daily cleaning of kitchen equipment.
Daily cleaning of kitchen drains and floors.
Follow guidelines for personal hygiene and personal attire.
Remove and break down all boxes from kitchen and recycle.
Empty all trash containers regularly throughout the day.
Clean all sinks in kitchen and servery, and restock with paper towels and soap.
Throughout the day, sweep and mop kitchen, servery and hallway.
Daily cleaning of walk-in, kitchen walls and shelving.
Clean and sanitize tables and food service areas as needed. Keep floor in work area clean and free of debris.
Clean up spills during meal service immediately.
Be available to assist customers with questions regarding food items/ingredients and any assistance they may need.
Cleans and maintains prep area.
Attend classes, meetings, and training sessions as requested by manager.
Follow policies and regulations of the University and Department. Report problems to manager right away.
Ensure proper serving utensils are available.
Other duties as assigned.
Anticipated Shift: The anticipated shifts are based on the operational needs and can change at any time with notice. Monday - Friday: 7:00am-3:30pm Monday - Friday: 6:00am-2:30pm Monday - Friday: 10:00am-6:30pm III. Qualifications
Flexibility with work assignments.
Compliance with safety and sanitation standards and work rules.
Regular and consistent attendance.
Ability to work as a team member on diverse workforce.
Respectful and professional behavior.
Knowledge of proper safety and sanitation principles when operating equipment and using cleaning supplies.
Flexibility with work assignments.
Able to stand most of the work day.
Must be able to lift heavy objects occasionally up to 50 pounds.
Must be able to communicate effectively with co-workers, manager and customers.
Must be able to read cautionary labels on cleaning products.
Must be able to work in hot temperatures, seasonal environment, with daily exposure to hot water.
Prior kitchen experience or basic knowledge of food preparation techniques desired.
IV. Physical Requirements
GENERAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Ability to stand for prolonged periods, reach, lift, bend, kneel, stoop, climb, push and pull items. Physical agility critical to perform essential job functions. Lift up to 25-50 pounds must have manual dexterity. Ability to work around hot equipment (stoves, grills, ovens).
Extreme temperature changes
Hand and Finger Dexterity
Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling
Up to 10 pounds
Up to 25 pounds
Up to 50 pounds
Over 50 pounds
VI. English Proficiency Requirements
Must be able to understand and communicate in English with adequate proficiency to follow directions from supervisor, read and understand safety guidelines and directions to prevent accidents or injuries from occurring, and communicate effectively with customers (staff, visitors, students) by listening and speaking clearly to them. 'Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.'
Location: Residential & Dining Enterprises, Redwood City, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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