The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Food Preparation/Service Worker

Hiring department Housing & Dining
Hourly salary $11.75+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 32.00 Variable
Posting number 18-03-05-01-6189
Job Status Deleted
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Work days, area and work hours may vary based on the needs of the Unit, the University and Housing and Dining (UHD). Selected candidate must provide verification of education and/or experience.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


Provide production and support for food preparation, which includes but is not limited to cooking, stocking, rotating, serving, and maintaining of products within Housing and Dining.

Essential Functions

Greet and interact with customers in a professional and upbeat manner. Serve a high quality product during open dining hours. Products may include performing short order or made to order cooking, while providing excellent customer service Ability to read , follow and understand recipes. Break down, clean all serving areas and equipment, and properly store, label and date left over food items from the serving / dining area. Take and record temperatures and ensure cleaning and detail cleaning tasks are completed throughout the shift. Set up, stock, clean and replenish the serving area during your shift in compliance with location and food safety guidelines. Monitor, stock, and rotate inventory items. Inventory of items may in dry storage area, cooler / freezer, or beverage stations. Collect and document production records before, during and after service. Complete other tasks as assigned. Effectively communicate with customers and coworkers. Seek direction at beginning of shift and keep open communication with Management and staff throughout shift.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Work as a team member in a diverse environment, encourage and promote diversity. Perform other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Experience following basic work instructions. Experience in stocking coolers, and maintaining work area, and preparing food in a commercial establishment. Experience preparing food in a commercial establishment with significant customer interaction. Be able to work independently and with others while working in a fast-paced environment. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal communication and customer service skills with a professional demeanor.

Preferred Qualifications

High school graduation or GED. 1 year or more of food preparation / recipe experience in a fast paced/high volume retail food service environment. Six months or more of experience receiving, stocking of dry items, beverages, and frozen merchandise. Demonstrated ability in training and guiding other staff in their duties. Ability to multi-task and work with little supervision. Demonstrated ability to receive, respond, and follow through with written and oral University and Housing and Dining policies, procedures and work-related instructions and requests from supervisors, customers, and co-workers. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal communication and customer service skills. Professional demeanor and ability to work with a diverse staff and customer base. Have and maintain a current ServSafe Certificate or a current Travis County Food Handlers Card.

Working conditions

Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures May work around chemical fumes May work around biohazards May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Climbing of ladders Lifting and moving Pushing, pulling and moving up to 50 lbs; Lifting and moving up to 62 lbs; The successful candidate will be required to successfully complete testing for strength and agility prior to employment.

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