Food Service Worker

Date Posted: 10/25/2019
Type/Department:Staff in Hampshire Food
Search Status:Search Suspended
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Hampshire College, an independent, innovative, liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is accepting applications for a food service worker to begin immediately.

The food service worker prepares, presents and serves food as needed. Duties include prep work such as washing, peeling, cutting and seeding fruits and vegetables; weighing and measuring designated ingredients; carrying pans, kettles and trays of food to and from work stations, stove and refrigerator in accordance with safety standards; storing food in designated areas following wrapping, dating, food safety and rotation procedures; and cleaning work areas, equipment and utensils. The food service worker will be expected to utilize approved food recipes and production standards to ensure proper quality, serving temperatures and standard portion control; serve customers in a friendly, efficient manner following outlined steps of service; resolve customer concerns and relay relevant information to supervisor; ensure compliance with company service standards and inventory and cash control procedures; and assure compliance with all sanitation and safety requirements. This position may also be assigned to cashier, wash dishes, prepare and serve foods.

High School diploma or equivalent with one year of job-related experience is required. Qualified candidate must have knowledge of culinary weights and measures, and be able to follow recipes and directions. Candidate must have outstanding customer service skills and a desire to help others. This position will require frequent standing for prolonged periods of time-up to 4 hours; experience handling knives and commercial kitchen equipment; ability to lift a minimum of 25 lbs; and to frequently bend and twist from the waist. A commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds is essential.

This is a 10-month, 37.5 hour/week benefited position with an employment cycle of August 1 through May 31. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits program. Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via our website at


Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to diversity and inclusion in education and employment.