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Dining Services Wage Pool

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Dining Services Wage Pool
Role Title: Food Service Technician I
Posting Number: SW0170081
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

These positions are not available to Virginia Tech students. VT students need to apply to the Dining Services “VT Student” Pool.

The Dining Services Wage Pool opens/closes June 1, October 1 and February 1. You are responsible for reapplying each quarter to ensure your application is active.

The Dining Services Wage Pool applicant pool provides food service to customers of the university dining centers with a high level of customer satisfaction. Ensures a clean, safe and sanitary environment for employees and customers. Shifts vary by position and dining center and may include early morning, day, evening, night, and weekend hours; and may include some overtime and call-in work. Work area assignment may be changed as necessary.

These vacancies include temporary, full-time, and part-time work. Positions in the following areas are often available: Utilities Assistant, Service Associate, Service Associate / Cashier, Line Cook, Lead Cook, Pastry Culinarian, Lead Associate, and Pre-Prep Assistant.

Required Qualifications:

All positions require excellent customer service and communication skills; some knowledge of general safety rules and sanitation in food handling. Food production positions require some knowledge of large quantity cooking; ability to read and follow standard recipes and procedures, operate all general and commercial kitchen equipment, and basic math. Cashier positions require the ability to handle money, operate a cash register, and complete related reports with a high degree of accuracy.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience in a food service facility is helpful.

Employment Conditions: Must have a criminal background check, Emergency Personnel - facilities related, Alternate work schedule - If other than M-F, 8-5 please describe below, Other (Describe Below)
Must have a conviction check: Yes
Describe Other:

Work Schedule: Varied to include nights, weekends, some holidays and as needed for high customer service.

Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

Apply to posting online at www.jobs.vt.edu.

The Dining Services Wage Pool opens/closes June 1, October 1 and February 1. You are responsible for reapplying each quarter to ensure your application is active.

Employee Category: Hourly Wage Staff, limited to 1500 hrs/year
Appointment Type: Temp, non-salaried wage
If restricted or temporary, enter end date:
FLSA Status: Non-exempt: Eligible for overtime
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Standard Academic Year
Percent Employment: Part-time
If part time, enter Percent Time:
Pay Band: 1
Pay Range: Starting rate of pay $9.25/hour
Department: Dining Services
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: Varied to include nights, weekends, some holidays and as needed for high customer service.
Posting Date: 02/01/2017
Review Begin Date:
Job Close Date: 05/31/2017
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/73319

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently enrolled as a Virginia Tech student?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. How did you first learn about this job opening?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - online
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - print
    • Higher Ed Jobs (www.higheredjobs.com)
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium - HERC (www.hercjobs.org)
    • Diverse Jobs (www.diversejobs.net)
    • Insight Into Diversity (www.careers.insightintodiversity.com)
    • Indeed (www.indeed.com)
    • Roanoke Times Online (www.jobs.roanoke.com)
    • Commonwealth of Virginia Jobs (www.jobs.virginia.gov)
    • Virginia Tech job site (www.jobs.vt.edu)
    • Facebook
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Job Fair (please describe below)
    • Journal (please describe below)
    • Listserv (please describe below)
    • Newspaper - print (please describe below)
    • Professional Conference (please describe below)
    • From a friend/acquaintance not associated with Virginia Tech (please name below)
    • From a Virginia Tech employee/representative/recruiter (please name below)
    • Veteran related event/site (please describe below)
    • Virginia Employment Commission - VEC
    • Other Virginia Tech affiliated website (please describe below)
    • Other job board such as Simply Hired, Career Builder, etc. (please describe below)
    • Other - Not listed (please describe below)
  3. Please describe recruiting source identified in previous question (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. Please indicate which Dining Center(s) you are interested in by typing in the text box. Choices include: Any, D2/DX, Deet’s Place, Hokie Grill, Owens Food Court, Personal Touch Catering, Southgate, Squires, Turner Place, West End Market.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc