• Campus Dining and Shops
  • Buffalo, New York
  • Feb 03, 2024
Full time

Job Description

Job ClassificationMaintenance JanitorialStatusProbationary Full-Time Union

May incur lay-offs during University recess periods

FLSA StatusFull-Time, Non-Exempt, HourlyStarting Rate$15.30 (Union Employees: See Appendix "A" of Union contract)BenefitsBenefits IncludedPresent ScheduleNote that stated hours and days may vary - Mandatory overtime, as required, in the Union Contract

Position Summary

Perform routine manual tasks in maintaining the cleanliness, sanitary conditions and appearance of food service units. Primary duty is to wash pots and pans by hand as well as operating dish machines by following established procedures.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 1 year experience in janitorial duties preferred.
  • Must be able to work quickly and efficiently in a high-volume operation.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English is required, as well as having good communication and customer service skills.
  • Professional appearance, demeanor, and hygiene required.
  • Regular attendance and dependable transportation is required.
  • Recommended to become ServSafe certified (attend required class and pass test).

Job Assignments

  • Primarily work in the dishroom, cleaning and organizing pots, pans, and china.
  • Responsible for placing cleaned dishes in proper storage areas for reuse.
  • Must maintain a well-stocked and clean dining environment.
  • Floor cleaning, busing and washing of tables, emptying of trash, stocking, use of trash compactor .
  • Must work consistently and productively during entire shift.
  • Other duties as requested by management.

Work Environment

  • The work environment can be loud and busy. There is exposure to kitchen hazards such as hot surfaces and liquids,
  • sharp knives, and slippery falls.
  • The position operates in a kitchen environment where the employee is frequently exposed to heat, steam, fire, and noise.
  • Exposure to extreme temperatures in coolers and freezers.
  • Work may take place in a refrigerated and temperature controlled environment.

Physical and Mental Demands

  • The position is very active and the employee must be able to stand and walk for a minimum of 8 hours.
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, bend, stretch, twist, or reach out.
  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
  • The position requires manual dexterity; auditory and visual skills; and the ability to follow written and oral instructions and procedures.
  • The employee must have the ability to use hands to finger, manipulate fingers; and reach with hands and arms, to stir, measure, pour, cut, chop, dice, and decorate, etc.
  • The position requires working taste buds, ability to smell, feel with fingers and visually inspect, include close and distance vision.
  • The employee must frequently lift and or move up to 25 lbs. and occasionally lift and or move up to 50 lbs

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Campus Dining and Shops is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, gender, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, familial status, veteran status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the University community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely based upon a protected characteristic. Campus Dining and Shops policy is in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and harassment. These laws include the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as Amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, and the New York State Human Rights Law. These laws prohibit discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment and sexual violence.