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Food Truck Shift Leader Pool

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Food Truck Shift Leader Pool
Role Title: Food Service Technician II
Posting Number: SW0160685
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech, founded in 1872 as a land-grant institution, is currently ranked as a Top 25 Public University by US News & World Report and a Top 25 Public Research University by the National Science Foundation. Through a combination of its three missions of learning, discovery, and engagement, Virginia Tech continually strives to accomplish the charge of its motto: Ut Prosim (That I May Serve). As the Commonwealth’s most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech serves a diverse population of 30,000+ students and 8000+ faculty and staff from over 100 countries, and is engaged in research around the world. Invent the Future at Virginia Tech.

Dining Services is the biggest employer on campus, hiring hundreds of seasonal workers a year and maintaining a staff of thousands. Salary positions within the department are the driving force behind our progressive programming and the continuation of our award-winning dining program. Take this opportunity to join the new and innovative food truck team and be a part of one of the premier dining units in the country!

Position Summary:

Provides operational support and assists in the training and supervision of staff in a large, mobile unit, or high volume food service facility. Responsibilities include supervision of employees across all shifts in the assigned work area, coordination of food production, recipe management, product movement, quality control, customer satisfaction, and diversion/waste logs. Uses commercial kitchen equipment and standard recipes and procedures in preparation of nutritious and attractive menu items. Ensures safety and sanitation procedures are followed and documented according to Dining Services HACCP guidelines. Assists in completing inventories and ensuring that stock is rotated according to FIFO. Assists in the proper storage, and required documentations of goods received. Ensures a high level of customer service and responds to guest complaints in a professional and timely manner.

Required Qualifications:

Previous supervisory experience in food service. Knowledge of safe food handling procedures, safety and sanitation. Experience using basic math, weights, and measurements to follow recipes and standard operating procedures. Experience operating basic commercial kitchen equipment. Ability to effectively communicate, work in a team environment, work quickly and efficiently, and possess excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations and work with little or no supervision in an off-site mobile unit. Ability to obtain a ServSafe certification within 6 months or demonstrate the working knowledge of safe food handling procedures.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience within a large high volume, multi-menu, food service facility. Working knowledge of computers including Windows and Microsoft Office applications. Previous experience in working with a POS system and completing related paperwork. Must possess a valid driver’s license and be willing to drive a mobile unit in daylight or night situations.

Employment Conditions: Must have an acceptable and safe driving record, Must have a driver's license check, Alternate work schedule - If other than M-F, 8-5 please describe below, Other (Describe Below)
Must have a conviction check: Yes
Describe Other:

Essential Personnel.

Work Schedule; Varied to include nights, weekends, and holidays and as needed for good customer service.

Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

Apply to posting on www.jobs.vt.edu.

Employee Category: Staff (Salary)
Appointment Type: Regular
If restricted or temporary, enter end date:
FLSA Status: Non-exempt: Eligible for overtime
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
If part time, enter Percent Time:
Pay Band: 2
Pay Range: $23,401 annual
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: 08/31/2016
Review Begin Date: 09/07/2016
Job Close Date:
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/68997

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
  3. How did you first learn about this job opening?
    • Academic Keys (www.academickeys.com)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - online
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - print
    • Diverse Jobs (www.diversejobs.net)
    • Higher Ed Jobs (www.higheredjobs.com)
    • Inside Higher Ed (www.insidehighered.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)
    • Other Virginia Tech affiliated website (please describe below)
    • Other job board such as Simply Hired, Career Builder, etc. (please describe below)
    • 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 - Not listed (please describe below)
  4. * Please describe recruiting source identified in previous question (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

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