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Temporary Kitchen Helper I IMU Kitchen: University Housing & Dining

Posting ID 114778
Department Campus Dining Operations/Student Life
Jobcode Kitchen Helper I
Working Title Temporary Kitchen Helper I IMU Kitchen: University Housing & Dining


The Division of Student Life; The IMU (Iowa Memorial Union) Kitchen for University Housing & Dining is seeking a Temporary Kitchen Helper I. Under direct supervision, the Temporary Kitchen Helper I performs general cleaning duties in an efficient, effective and sanitary manner in the IMU Kitchen and other food service areas.

Duties to include:

Scrapes, sorts, stacks and scrubs pots and pans, dishes, utensils, etc. in preparation for warewashing machine.

Performs cleaning duties including mopping, sweeping, vacuuming and general cleaning.

Operates and maintains pot & pan/ dishwashing machines and area in an efficient, effective and sanitary manner.

Supplies serving and preparation areas with clean dishes and utensils.

Disposes of garbage and cleans garbage cans.

Maintains satisfactory sanitation level and applies established safety procedures in assigned work areas.

Assist in on-the job training of students and other employees assigned to the food service sanitation areas.


Hourly Rate: $13.04


Sunday:Scheduled Off

Monday: 2 PM to 9 PM

Tuesday:8 AM to 4:30 PM

Wednesday:Scheduled Off

Thursday:8 AM to 4:30 PM

Friday:8 AM to 4:30 PM

Saturday:Scheduled Off

Shifts: Varied Schedule

Additional Hours: Ability to work overtime based on operational needs.

BACKGROUND CHECK: Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.

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Ability to read, write and follow directions


Six months experience working as a laborer.

Food service and/ or restaurant work experience.

Customer service experience.

Experience working in a diverse work environment.

Must be able to move up to 50 lbs and must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Phone: 319-335-3000
Application Instructions Submit resume via email and/ or letter of interest to: Please provide position title " Temporary Kitchen Helper I IMU Staff " in your communication.
Ad Start Date 10/06/2018
Ad End Date 10/25/2018