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Food Service Worker 2 - Archive

Classification:  C9101
Salary:$11.08 - $14.20 Per Hour
o The University of Oregon Housing Department invites applications for part-time (.5 FTE), intermittent Substitute Food Service Worker 2 in Catering. APPLICANTS MUST BE AVAILABLE TO WORK ANY SHIFT, INCLUDING NIGHTS AND WEEKENDS.
o This is a classified position represented by the SEIU 503, Oregon Public Employees Union. Substitutes work on an irregular, fluctuating basis when work is available.
o University of Oregon positions that are at least half-time are eligible for excellent benefits, including health and dental, employer-paid retirement, and tuition benefits for employee or an eligible dependent, sick and vacation leave.
o This recruitment is open to any applicant who meets the qualifications listed below.


... one year of experience in a commercial food service facility; AND
... ability to obtain Food Handler's Card within two weeks of employment.

Positions require strong customer service skills and ability to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures; ability to take and understand Hazard Communication Training supplied by UO; ability to prioritize duties, maintain professional demeanor, and provide excellent customer service during rush periods; valid driver's license with a good driving record; able to obtain a service permit from the Oregon Liquor Control Commission within 2 weeks of employment.

Position is subject to criminal background check.


This position provides a service at special catering events in various locations on the University of Oregon campus. Duties include:
... providing attentive wait staff service to catering events, including setting up buffet lines, setting and decorating tables and dining rooms, serving sit-down dinners, pouring beverages and clearing plates; assisting in instructing and directing student and/or other food service workers in providing catering services.
... assisting in assembly and delivery of catering equipment to event locations, including tables, chairs, plates, and serving equipment.
... assisting in the preparation of catering meals, including making cold sandwiches, salads, and dressings, cleaning, cutting, chopping fruits and vegetables, making coffee and beverages, and slicing desserts.
... assisting with miscellaneous tasks, including breakdown and clean up of catered events, packing equipment, loading trucks, and transporting supplies to catering kitchen.


Requires ability to lift up to 50 pounds infrequently and 20 pounds frequently; stand or walk on hard surfaces; stoop, twist, bend, reach, and grasp with high frequency; good personal hygiene is essential to performance of position.


To assist us in making the selection for the Food Service Worker 2, please respond to the following questions on a separate sheet(s) of paper. Number your responses to correspond to the questions and describe experience and training related to each item. Make sure experience and training described in your responses are included on your application.

1. This position provides wait staff service for customers. Describe your experience in customer service and the setting in which you interacted with customers (i.e food service, retail, reception). Give examples that demonstrate your ability to communicate effectively and provide customer service to individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

2. This position assists with setting up of buffets, decorating tables and rooms and assembling and delivery of catering equipment, including tables, chairs, carts, and serving equipment. Describe experience that has prepared you to assume these responsibilities.


Online submission is the preferred method. Create an account at:
Human Resources Job Application Form (Online)

Paper submission can be made by printing the form at:
Human Resources Job Application Form (PDF)

Mail or hand deliver the paper application and all relevant materials, including the answers to the supplemental questions, by 5:00PM on the closing date to:

Human Resources
677 East 12th Ave., Suite 400
5210 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-5210

The UO Human Resources application must be filled out completely, with a signature or it will not be accepted. Make sure to keep a copy of your application packet for job interviews.

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.