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East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 7215 

Occ. Group: 311.880 

Food Service 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. Work performed in short order cooking, routine kitchen work, and waiting on customers and performing related work as required. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Prepares fast foods such as sandwiches, hamburgers, and prepared soups.

Takes orders and serves customers.

Operates a cash register.

Cleans kitchen, dining room, trays, food carts, and other kitchen equipment as needed.

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 sandwiches.

Ability to operate a cash register.

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

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 eighth grade. Some experience in food preparation and serving the public. Applicants should possess a current health card issued by the County Public Health Department. 

  Date    Skill         Eval        
10/1/80     2      232012113

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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