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Appointment Type: Staff Full-time
Department: Dining Services
Categories: Staff
Position Grade: DS05

Work Days: Varies
Shift Start/End Time: Varies
Hours Per Week: 32.5
Weeks Per Year: 35

The Dining Service Worker II (Receiver) is responsible for the following duties:

  • Keeps stock room, cooler & freezer in order and in compliance with the Food Service & Health Department regulations
  • Replenishes ice in soda dispenser
  • Promptly puts away orders and deliveries, maintains inventory and assists with preparing orders
  • Assists in weekly inventory in assigned unit
  • Delivers products to other units on campus and completes log as needed
  • Assists the utility staff as needed
  • Receives product from vendors; checks product for damage, dates incoming product, follows FIFO (First In First Out) process of food rotation, and completes receiving log
  • Keeps back dock, hallways, coolers, dry storage, freezers, receiving area, and dumpster area clean and free of debris.  Follows daily, weekly, and monthly cleaning schedule to adhere to standard.
  • Ensures soda room and locker area are clean and orderly
  • Stores product safely and clutter free in all areas
  • Ensures all product is labeled and dated correctly-if something is missing must let management or supervisors know
  • Keeps outdoor storage shed and walking paths around it clean, organized, and free of debris
  • Changes soda, microbrew, and CO2 as needed  
  • Performing other duties as assigned

Qualifications: Valid NYS driver’s license. 1-2 years of dining services or warehouse experience. Must be an ambitious, energetic individual who will finish tasks quickly and efficiently. Must be able to work well with a diverse group of individuals and help where needed. Should be able to read and write English. Moderate to heavy lifting required-must practice safe lifting and other safe work habits. Will be required to attend Food Safety/ServSafe Certification course. Must be able to lift up to 70 lbs on a regular, on-going basis – Ability to follow 50 lb team lift process for safe lifting. Must attend Union College Defensive Driving course when scheduled.

Note: All new hires of Union College are subject to a thorough education, work experience, criminal history background check and pre-employment physical where applicable.

Union College

Officially chartered in 1795, Union College is the fifth oldest liberal arts college in the country. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is a highly selective residential and undergraduate college, home to 2,200 students and 220 faculty, and offering 44 majors. Union was the first liberal arts college to rethink the traditional liberal arts education and adopt an engineering curriculum. That pioneering approach continues today with an education that encourages students to work beyond the limits of disciplinary boundaries, allowing them to think globally and lead innovatively in a world where problem solving requires breadth across humanities, arts, social sciences, science, and engineering.

Union College offers an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous 11% retirement plan contribution and tuition remission.

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Union College will not discriminate in the recruitment or selection of faculty and employees, or in any other area of employment, on the basis of age, sex, race, national origin, religion, religious belief, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. In this regard, opportunities for advancement will be made available without bias. The College is also subject to state and federal laws, supports efforts to attract and retain fully qualified women and other minority group members for faculty and other positions. Union College will comply with the letter and intent of all State and Federal laws and applicable orders pursuant to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.

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