Dishmachine Operator

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Work type: Staff
Location: Big Rapids, MI 49307
Categories: Staff

Position Title: Dishmachine Operator  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  
Advertised Salary: $16.20 - $19.21 hourly rate pursuant to the FSU and AFSCME/AFL-CIO Agreement.  
FLSA: Non-Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Continuing  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Full-Time  
Union Group: Custodial, Maintenance, Dining, Skilled Trade (AFSCME Local 1609)  
Term of Position: 9 Month  
At Will/Just Cause: Just Cause  
Summary of Position: A position classified as Dishmachine Operator is available with Dining Services at The Rock Cafe. The normal working hours are 2:30 pm - 11:00 pm Sunday through Thursday. Days off are Friday and Saturday. However, the employee may be required to work other times, including days/evenings and/or weekends. This is a 9-month academic year position. If required by job duties, employee must be able to fulfill the University’s requirements concerning issuance and use of University keys. Personnel who possess the special qualifications and training necessary for this position may apply. This is an AFSCME bargaining unit position. Provide food services support by cleaning, operating and maintaining dishes, pots, pans, utensils, dish carts, dish room and equipment.  
Position Type: Staff  
Required Education: High school diploma or GED equivalency.  
Required Work Experience: Six months full time equivalent in commercial food service.  
Required Licenses and Certifications:    
Physical Demands:
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered:    
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Assist other food service workers as needed.
Clean assigned areas as needed: sweeping, mopping; washing walls, filters, and hoods.
Clean, polish, and maintain dish room equipment.
Communicate with management staff and Cook regarding food waste.
De-lime dish machine as required.
Ensure that dishes, racks, stands, and carts are clean and sanitized.
Interact with customers and staff in a polite, friendly and courteous manner.
Maintain soap supply area in a clean, orderly and sanitary condition.
Monitor operation of dish room equipment such as garbage disposal, dish machine, soap dispenser, etc. and take corrective action when appropriate.
Perform the work of other Dining Service classifications when assigned.
Pre-scrape and pre-rinse eating and cooking utensils; sort silverware; and fill, operate, load and unload dish washing equipment.
Train and direct the work of assigned student employees.
Transport clean silverware, dishes, trays, etc. to dining room.
Other duties may be assigned.
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities: Remove trash, break down cardboard boxes, and assist in the University recycling efforts.  
Skills and Abilities: Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to interact with the public in a friendly, polite and courteous manner.
Follow safety and sanitation standards and practices.
Operate and clean dish machines and related equipment and machines.
Read, understand and follow directions, safety labels, equipment operations manuals, etc.
Train and direct others in the performance of the characteristic duties.
Wash pots, pans, and utensils; return clean pots, pans, and utensils to appropriate storage area.
Work harmoniously with others in variable temperatures; close confines, noise; and stressful situations and workloads.
Work independently and exercise sound judgment.
Ability to perform repetitive tasks.
Ability to push/pull carts weighing a maximum of 125 pounds.
Lift a minimum of 20 lbs. and frequently up to 50 lbs.
Reach, lift, bend, stoop, push, pull, walk and turn.
Stand for entire shift.
Required Documents:
  • Resume
Optional Documents:    
Special Instructions to Applicants:    
Initial Application Review Date:
Open Until Position is Filled?: Yes  
Posting Close Date:
EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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