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East Tennessee State University

Vending and Concessions Assistant

Title Code: 7480
Occ. Group: 311.229 

Vending and Concessions Assistant

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 assisting with vending and concessions, repairing machinery, collecting monies, and coordinating temporary work forces as directed. Performs related work as required. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Assists Vending and Concessions Coordinator by repairing laundry and other vending machines, collecting vending money and directing students at concession stands for athletic and special events.

Sets up stands for correct display for events.

Runs errands for food service for food deliveries, machine parts, etc.

Cooks hot dogs and other concession items.

Ensures concession stands are clean.

Performs other duties as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of electrical methods, materials and equipment common to vending machinery.

Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions.

Ability to use, clean, repair and maintain equipment.

Ability to direct students.

Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with 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 tenth grade. Some experience in maintenance of vending or similar machines. 

Date         Skill         Eval          
4/1/82          4     432013212

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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