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Position Information

Working Title: Cook
Role Title: Food Service Technician I
Posting Number: SW0170476
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:

Responsible for food production timeliness, quality, and sanitation and safety. Duties include assisting in the production, service and presentation of all restaurant and banquet events as directed by supervisors. Other duties include assisting with setting up and servicing of buffets and contributing to food cost management per budgetary guidelines.

Required Qualifications:

- Previous culinary experience and experience in large quantity food production
- Knowledge of food products, standard recipes, and proper preparation
- Knowledge of plating instruction
- Familiarity with commercial kitchen equipment
- Knowledge of food sanitation practices
- Ability to work in an environment with extreme temperature ranges
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to safely move and handle up to 60 pounds
- Must be available to work early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Previous food service experience in hotel/restaurant environment
- Sanitation certification.

Employment Conditions: Alternate work schedule - If other than M-F, 8-5 please describe below
Must have a conviction check: Yes
Describe Other:

Work schedule will include days, nights, weekends, holidays, split shifts.

Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

Applicants must complete the online application by going to www.jobs.vt.edu. Search for posting SW0170476.

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: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Part-time
If part time, enter Percent Time:
Pay Band: 1
Pay Range: up to $13.00/hr based on experience
Department: The Inn at Virginia Tech
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: Varies to include nights, weekends and holidays
Posting Date: 06/22/2017
Review Begin Date: 07/06/2017
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/77370

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you first learn about this job opening?
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    • 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)
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    • 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
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    • Other job board such as Simply Hired, Career Builder, etc. (please describe below)
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  2. Please describe recruiting source identified in previous question (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

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