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Food Service Worker 3

Apply now Job no: 531803
Work type: Classified Staff
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Food Service/Hospitality, Student Life/Services

Department: University Housing
Classification: Food Service Worker 3
Appointment Type and Duration: Academic Year (Classified), Ongoing
Salary: $15.59 - $20.62 per hour
FTE: 1.0

Review of Applications Begins

Immediately; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please complete the online application, including relevant work history, dates of employment, and education. We use that information to determine if applicants meet the minimum qualifications. Please also include three professional references. Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted. 

Department Summary

Living on campus adds tremendous value for students and contributes to higher grades, staying and graduating from the University, and future success.

University Housing, a department within the Division of Student Services and Enrollment Management, is committed to facilitating students’ development as they build an inclusive community, establish a sense of home, and succeed academically. Our goal is to become the model of excellence for providing accessible, affordable, and student-centered living-learning experiences; the preferred choice for all UO students.

We value diversity and respect, integrity, equity and inclusion, learning and growth, responsibility and accountability, safety, and security. University Housing staff work hard to incorporate these values into daily work and practices to ensure an excellent UO experience.

University Housing units include Business Services, Dining Services, Facilities Services, Promotions & Student Recruitment, and Residence Life. University Housing is a $68 Million educational and business department that is a self-sustaining, self-liquidating agency of the University (receives no tuition or tax support for its operating budget).

Position Summary

The Food Service Worker 3 (FSW3) is part of an energetic team designed to support the work unit by performing a wide range of food service activities such as staff coordination, customer service, food prep, cooking, and serving, as well as directing other staff in these activities.

This position has responsibility for decisions related to the efficient operation of food service lines, prioritizing activities performed by lower-level food service workers, and ensuring that facilities meet UO cleanliness and safety guidelines. The FSW3 provides ongoing training throughout the year to FSW2 staff and student employees and works in conjunction with other dining staff to create a trend-setting dining experience for our Ducks.

The person in this position requires strong customer service skills, as they will interact directly with students, staff, and faculty. This position adheres to the Service Standards set by Housing Food Services and sets the example for other level positions by exhibiting appropriate professional behavior and creating a respectful and inclusive work environment.

This position is a full-time, 9-month, academic year position, with the potential for summer work within University Housing. Shifts may include nights, weekends, and holidays. Schedules may change based on the operational needs of the unit.

Work conditions and physical requirements are typical of those found in the food service industry. These include slippery floors, extreme temperatures, heavy lifting, and standing for long periods.

Special Requirements
• Must have, or ability to obtain, a Lane County Food Handler’s card within 2 weeks of employment.
• Must take and be able to understand Hazard Communication Training supplied by the employer.
• Must be able to interpret menus and worksheets, prepare usage reports, and understand policies, procedures, and safety information.
• Successfully complete a skills assessment during the interview process.

Essential Personnel
This position requires the employee to make every reasonable effort to arrive at the campus at their regularly scheduled times during inclement weather and/or university closures unless otherwise notified by their supervisor or manager. This includes times when the university may be closed. Essential personnel must provide reliable and current contact information at all times.

Minimum Requirements

• Three years of experience in a commercial food service facility;
• An Associate Degree in Food Service Management.

Professional Competencies

• Strong customer service skills and ability to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
• Ability to prioritize duties, maintain a professional demeanor and provide excellent customer service during rush periods.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience with supervision or lead work, including experience training others in food service skills.
• Knowledge, skills, and ability to operate common institutional food service equipment and to grill, broil, sauté, braise, bake, steam, cut, mix, and mash.

FLSA Exempt: No

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5112.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://clery.uoregon.edu/annual-campus-security-and-fire-safety-report.

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