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Temporary Food Worker I for River Room/Union Station

Posting ID 128954
Department Retail Operations/Student Life
Jobcode Food Worker I
Working Title Temporary Food Worker I for River Room/Union Station

The Division of Student Life: University Housing & Dining is seeking a Temporary Food Worker I for the River Room and  Union Station at the Iowa Memorial Union. Under direct supervision, the Temporary Food Worker I performs a variety of tasks involved in the preparation and cooking of food and grill items, performs related cleaning jobs and sanitation duties as assigned.

Duties to include:

  • Participates in the preparation of foods to include: cutting, slicing, grating or peeling vegetables and fruits; and chopping, grinding, or slicing meats. Will perform cooking duties associated with grill cooking and preparing made-to-order menu items.
  • Assembles, labels, stores, and issues foods as ordered or required to service areas at prescribed times.
  • Performs sanitation duties by maintaining and cleaning, serving, dining and kitchen areas during and after service a/or food preparation.
  • Assists with inventory control and ordering of foods and supplies.
  • Follows standardized recipe and instructions of other personnel in preparation of food items.
  • Assist in on-the job training of students and other assigned personnel in the preparation of menu items.


Hourly Rate: $16.00

Start Date: August 15, 2022


Shifts: Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Work Week: Overtime is not anticipated for this position.

Additional Hours: As needed.

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  • Ability to read, write and follow directions

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: 319-335-0121
Application Instructions If interested in applying for this position, please email HR Student Life at: and provide your resume or go to the Division of Student Life Application Portal to complete an online application:
Ad Start Date 07/11/2022
Ad End Date 08/31/2022

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