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Food Service Production Worker A (Mont Alto)

Company: Pennsylvania State University
Location: Mont Alto
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Food Service Production Worker A (Mont Alto)

Penn State Mont Alto Housing and Food Services is searching for a full time Food Service Production Worker A to join their team. Duties include:
Take orders from customers and dispense products following portion control, timing of products and temperature guidelines
Suggest certain products to customer to help with sales mix and increase sales
Position and check required utensils, equipment, signage, and food products according to the in-house and branded concept menu standards
Set up, operate, and close out register
Place money in safe and make change as needed
Prepare items for sale following established procedures and specifications detailed by in-house and branded concept standards
Attend specialized off-site training that may be required for work
Ensure customer service in unit meets or exceeds departmental standards
Set up, open, operate, and close unit according to policies, guidelines, and procedures set by the individual unit
Operate various equipment such as broiler, grills, fryers, beverage machines, microwave ovens, pizza ovens, bun toasters, slicers
Transfer, receive, store, rotate and inventory food supplies
Notify management of any shortages or problems concerning food and supplies
Store requisitioned food items and leftovers
Maintain work area and dining area in a clean and orderly condition
Wash and store pots and pans and equipment at pot sink area
Train and direct work of part-time employees in the various phases of the operation
Notify management of any problems
Maintain proper uniform
Ensure part-time employees are following proper dress code
Clean janitor closet
Vacuum carpeting in dining areas
Operate equipment such as floor machines, buffer, vacuum cleaner, window washer, etc.
Report malfunctions of equipment to supervisor
Clean floors, ceilings, walls, windows, and lavatories, using ladder when necessary
Sweep, dust, mop, wash, scrub, wax, buff, strip, seal, and perform related activities in locations such as offices, storerooms, locker rooms, receiving dock, garbage area, dining room, etc.
Assist in moving seating modules to designated arrangements for special functions
Dismantle and clean exhaust system and filters
Empty, clean and maintain garbage and trash cans
Notify supervisor of emergency situations; handle if possible until arrival
Check with supervisor over general operating procedures

Job Requirements: Requires the use of commercial English, grammar and arithmetic such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, including decimals and fractions; simple use of formulas, charts, tables, drawings, specifications, schedules, wiring diagrams, together with the use of adjustable measuring instruments, graduates and the like requiring interpretation in their various applications; or the posting, preparation, interpretation, use and checking of reports, forms, records and comparable data. Over 3 months up to and including 12 months of effective experience.

Work Schedule: Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Monday - Thursday 1:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Days Off: Friday, Saturday

Penn State University offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition discounts for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, paidtime off, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more. Penn State University, the land-grant university of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is consistently ranked among the top public universities in the country. Penn State has 24 campus locations, 19 academic colleges, 17,000 faculty and staff, and 100,000 students, including a medical college, two law schools, a health system, and an online World Campus.

This position is part of the bargaining unit represented by Teamsters Local Union No. 8 and has a starting hourly wage of $16.62. After six (6) full pay periods (bi-weekly) from the date of hire, the rate increases to $18.50 per hour. More information can be found here: Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Finance and Business is committed to fostering workplace climates where employees feel valued, appreciated, and respected. Further, Finance and Business operates under the ideal that valuing the dignity and respect for all persons is paramount to ensuring our operational success. More information on Finance and Business' commitment statement to Diversity and Inclusion can be found by visiting Additionally, more information about Penn State's commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion can be found by visiting

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity in society and nature, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

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CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Keywords: Pennsylvania State University, Frederick , Food Service Production Worker A (Mont Alto), Hospitality & Tourism , Mont Alto, Maryland

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