Food Service Associate, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Dishwasher

North Carolina, United States
15 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Part Time


Job Description

Occupational Summary

Depending on the size of the entity and department structure, Level Iand Level II may be combined. Level IPerform routine tasks and manual work under immediatesupervision in support of hospital food service operations; operatedish machine; wash pots and perform heavy cleaning duties; transportequipment, food, supplies, and refuse as directed.Level IIPerform a variety of tasks in preparation, service and delivery of foodproducts and/or service operations (ie. prepare, mix, assemble,portion, serve and store food as directed; receive inspect, store,secure disburse and control inventory of foodstuffs, supplies andequipment). Also may function as a cashier when directed.

Work Performed

Level I*Retrieve, collect, and transport food service supplies, equipment andrefuse as directed.* Strip carts/trays, sort, rinse, dishes and silverware, operate andunload dish machine, and store clean items; inspect washed items forcleanliness and breakage.* Clean and maintain dish machine; clean and sanitize assigned areas.*Washes pots, pans and equipment.* Collect, sort and dispose of trash.*Follow all safety procedures for using equipment and chemicals.Level II* In addition to the duties described in Level I, performs thefollowing:*May set up and serve food to patients and cafeteria customers asspecified by menus, ensuring that all food items are properly portionedand handled within established sanitation standards.*May operate and monitor proper functioning of food service equipment;follow all safety procedures for using equipment and chemicals; cleanand sanitize equipment after use.*May assist in tray line and/or cafeteria setup, ensuring that qualitystandards are maintained and safe food handling guidelines are adheredto.*Detect and report improperly prepared food or food that does not meetstandards and/or defective/damaged merchandise and status of allsupplies in stock.

May assist in the care and maintenance of work areas and alertsupervisors to problems as they arise.*May place food and supply orders with approved vendors under directionand guidance of Food Service Manager.*May review stock levels of common foodstuffs and advanced menu items,conduct physical inventories and maintain inventory records; unloadincoming supplies and equipment.*May transport food carts to assigned locations.

May prepare and set up food items to be delivered to catering functionsas needed*May plan, organize and provide service for routine and more complexcatering functions.*May work as needed for specially planned catering events.*May maintain an accurate inventory of all catering equipment.*May be responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the catering area.If functioning as a cashier:

Calculate total cost of items on food tray; accept payment in cash ormeal tickets.*Ensure validity of meal cards.*Total cash/tickets at end of work period; deposit money and preparedeposit report sheet.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Level I*Ability to lift/push/pull 50 pounds.*Ability to read/write and follow oral and written instructions.Level II -Same as level I plus :*Basic math skills*Basic computer/cashier/calculator skills*Strong customer service skills*Ability to operate food preparation equipment.*Ability to prepare/handle foodstuffs using safe food handlingpractices.*Ability to maintain inventory

Level Characteristics

Level IHeavy cleaning dutiesLevel IIExcellent customer service skillsAbility to work effectively with minimal supervisionAbility to maintain inventory

Requisition Number 401489962
Location Raleigh
Job Family Level B1
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-exempt
Full Time / Part Time PART TIME
Regular / Temporary Regular
Shift Rotating

Minimum Qualifications

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.




Level INo previous food service experience required.Level IIWork requires six months of food service experience.

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