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Catering Waitstaff

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Schedule varies based on the needs of the department and various catering functions.

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Posting Details (Default Section)

Posting Number: 201600006T
Position Title: Catering Waitstaff
Position Type: Temp/Intern
Work Schedule: Temporary
Approximate Number of Hours per Week
Department: 423-Catering
Position Summary:

Responsible for proper table set-up, table service for guests, and knowledge of menu to be served. This person will apply all safe food handling principles as they pertain to this position. This person will work with management and co-workers to instill and foster the value of the Villanova Mission Statement and the Dining Services Mission Statement. This person will focus on our Core Values: Cleanliness and Sanitation, Friendly Courteous Service, Quality, Meticulous Attention to Detail, and Safety. All of our associates should improve our systems and overall operation.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Set-up of dining room for service.
  • Taking customers orders and filling the order in a friendly and professional manner.
  • Maintain a clean and neat work and service area including removal of dishes and breakdown of dining room after service.
  • Perform set-up and service for special functions.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Basic knowledge of food items, cleaning practices and simple food preparation.
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a group under general supervision.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • 1 year food service experience.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous catering, serving or bar tending experience.
Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:
  • Ability to use various chemicals.
  • Ability to sit/stand for extended periods.
  • Ability to lift, push, pull up to 30 lbs independently.
Special Message to Applicants:

Schedule varies based on the needs of the department and various catering functions.

EEO Statement

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

Posting Date: 10/19/2016
Closing Date (12am ET):
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Job Classification: Non-Exempt

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