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Associate I - Pantry, Cafe Nova (full-time, 9-months)

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Schedule: Monday to Friday 11 AM to 8 PM *subject to change based on the needs of the operation/department.

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Posting Number: 20171497S
Position Title: Associate I - Pantry, Cafe Nova (full-time, 9-months)
Position Type: Staff
Recruitment Type: Internal/External Applicants
Work Schedule: FT/9 Month
Avg Hours Week
Department: 412-Dining Services Operations
Position Summary:

Preparation and service of food as ordered by the customer in a high volume cash operation. 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 : Safety and Sanitation, Friendly Courteous Service, Quality, Meticulous Attention to Detail, and Safety. All of our associates should improve our systems and overall operation.

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.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Prepares and/or cooks food items as assigned to order in front of the customer.
  • Ability to perform all tasks and procedures as needed in a clean and safe environment.
  • Proper use, care, and maintenance of all kitchen equipment and utensils throughout shift.
  • Maintain records of food production. Paying special attention to food production during slow times.
  • Restock freezer and refrigerator with food items needed throughout the shift.
  • Perform additional duties and assist with special projects as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • High school Graduate or equivalent required.
  • Basic knowledge of food service safety and sanitation experience.
  • Must have at least one-year basic food service experience.
  • Basic reading and writing skills, basic communication skills.
  • Practices excellent personal hygiene habits: follows and adheres to uniform standards.
  • Ability to: follow directions and complete assigned tasks, work with minimal supervision, and interact with people on a constant basis.
  • Basic knowledge of operating kitchen equipment and their functions.
  • Ability to: set- up, operate, break down, and clean, properly use knives,slicer, soft serve machine, and pizza ovens.
  • Ability to use chemicals daily as required, and use proper protective equipment as called for by the specific chemical and task.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Current ServSafe Certification preferred
  • Tools, machinery and equipment used: Soft-serve machine, knives, oven warmers, and grill and serving line
Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:
  • Ability to lift, push, pull up to 30 lbs independently.
  • Ability to stand/sit for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to use various chemicals.
  • Ability to withstand extreme temperatures (hot/cold).
Special Message to Applicants:

Monday to Friday 11 AM to 8 PM
*subject to change based on the needs of the operation/department.

Posting Date: 09/07/2017
Closing Date (12am ET):
Salary Posting Information:

$10.60 per hour

Salary Band: D
Job Classification: Non-Exempt

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