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Temporary Dining Staff Member

University of Washington
Seattle, WA Full-time
Posted on January 29, 2020
Req #: 172273
Department: Housing & Food Services
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Job Location: Seattle Campus
Posting Date: 09/30/2019 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $16.39/Hour 
Shift: First Shift 

The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

UW's Housing and Food Services has an opportunity open for Part-Time Temporary Dining Staff Members.

Temporary Dining Staff members perform food/drink preparation and service in a dining unit, cafe or production kitchen, at various operations around the UW campus. Shifts and length of temporary assignment may vary based in service needs. This would be a great opportunity to learn about jobs at the University of Washington.

• Perform basis preparation including, paring fruits and vegetables, reheating refrigerated or frozen soups, sandwiches, sauces; paring fruits and vegetables; toasting bread; assembling salads and sandwich fillings and preparing hot and cold beverages.
• Set the workstation and production area.
• Restock and rotate station according to established plans, par levels and food handling policies and procedures.
• Receive customer orders, answering questions about ingredients, recipes and pricing.
• Gather, assemble, package and serve menu items to customer order.
• Prepare specialty beverages to customer order.
• Operate point of sale systems, keying in sales, taking payments and making change; account for receipts at the end of the work shift.
• Continuously clean and maintain order of workstation, prep areas, service counters and seating areas.
• May wash dishes and bus areas
• Perform related duties as requested.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Possession of, or eligible to obtain a Washington State Food Worker Card within two weeks of employment.
Equivalent combinations of education and experience may substitute for required qualifications.

Salary:  $16.34 per hour
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Application Process:

The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process.  These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter, and/or others.  Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or