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9297 - Custodian-Dining Services, Residential Programs and Services

Job Summary: Under direct supervision of the dining services manager, maintains and sanitizes kitchen work areas, dining and restaurant equipment and utensils, dining rooms and stocks inventory by performing the following duties.

Performs general kitchen sanitation and ware-washing duties and tasks; and directs, teaches, and monitors assigned student and other temporary employees in the proper performance of custodial activities or basic ware-washing tasks. Refills and organizes service tray display counters, cabinets, or tables; and performs a variety of heavy labor tasks for general kitchen operations. Cleans and maintains assigned equipment such as floor scrubbers, carpet vacuums, etc.; and washes windows, interior and exterior surfaces, in dining rooms, assigned lobby areas, kitchen offices, and all other dining facility areas. In the absence of the Dish Room Attendant and as required, runs the dishwashing operations; collects and delivers items for store room operations when the Stores Attendant is not available; and supports and practices departmental standards related to waste recycling. Understands the proper methods and safety procedures related to the use of chemical agents used for cleaning and utilizes products as recommended by the label and according to MSDS (material safety data sheets). Uses appropriate personal protective equipment and replaces as needed; and cleans, supplies, and sanitizes all fixtures, containers, and surfaces in restroom facilities.

Qualifications: Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Resume and cover letter required.

REQUIRED: General knowledge at the high school level.

Knowledge of standard kitchen practices and basic kitchen sanitation methods; and ability to work comfortably in a group environment and treat employees and customers with kindness and respect. Hold acceptable standard of personal cleanliness; be flexible, adaptable, and adjust readily to changes in routine; and knowledgeable of health and safety regulations. Good interpersonal skills including the ability to be a highly flexible team player in a dynamic environment requiring a customer focused approach.

Preferred: High School Graduate or GED and one year experience in food service or custodial area; ability to obtain food safety certification.

Other Information: This is a 10-month, 40-hour /week appointment with periodic weekly work breaks throughout the year. The position is university benefit eligible and subject to special rules for time-off accrual and usage specific to this type of appointment. The department does not expect to provide more than 1560 hours of work in this position per year; the majority of work hours will be scheduled between August 1 and May 30. Staff are expected to be available during this period and to schedule vacation and other scheduled time off during department planned work breaks based on its operational needs.

Management reserves the right to adjust work hours to accommodate special meals and events.

Note: There are multiple positions available.

Apply by September 26, 2013.

Indiana University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. This institution is also a provider of ADA services.