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Office of Human Resources

East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 7205 

Occ. Group: 311.231 

Food Service Lead Worker 2

Expectations for All Employees

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:

PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential;
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
of people and thought is respected;
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.


Employees in this class are under general supervision and serve as lead worker to Food Service Workers in a very large grill or snack bar operation and perform related work as required. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Serves as lead worker for a shift in a large grill or snack bar where a complex menu is offered.

Cuts, dices, shreds, and combines items for display on salad bar, sandwich bar, potato bar, hot dog bar, etc., where offering may be chosen and prepared by customer.

Prepare hot fast food item such as hamburgers, grilled sandwiches, eggs, bacon, sausage, etc.

Cleans kitchen and counter trays, equipment, floors, etc.

Replenishes food item offerings displayed.

Performs other work as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of modern methods, materials and equipment used in food service.

Ability to prepare simple foods such as hamburgers, salads, sandwiches, breakfast items, etc.

Ability to see that work is performed adequately.

Ability to express ideas clearly, concisely, and convincingly.

Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the students, the public and other employees.

Ability to evaluate situations and make decisions. 

Recommended Qualifications

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. Completion of the tenth grade. Experience in short order cooking and serving the public. Experience as lead worker in a functional area. Applicants should possess a current health card issued by the County Public Health Department. 

  Date     Skill         Eval           
4/1/82        4      333022123

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.

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