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Catering Server (Temporary, Multiple Openings)

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Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Catering Server (Temporary, Multiple Openings)
Department Dining Services - Catering
Posting Summary

Operates within Rutgers University Dining Services’ Catering team and ensures exemplary guest service through all forms of service to include carving stations, bartending, running food during events, etc. Replenishes product and supplies in compliance with event standards.
Ensures events are properly equipped and executed by transporting, pulling, setting up and breaking down, and returning equipment to designated storage areas in compliance with event standards and instructions.
Provides support to present a clean and safe work environment.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Position Status
Hours Per Week 10-20 based on number of events
Daily Work Shift
FLSA Nonexempt
Position Salary $14-18
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month


Minimum Education and Experience

For entry-level positions, no experience is required.

For all other positions, requires a high school/vocational school education or equivalent experience depending on the duties to be performed. May also require a valid driver’s license and two years driving experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience in catering and/or fine dining environment strongly desired.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Requires communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to effective respond to customer inquiries or complaints. Must have friendly, service-oriented demeanor and the ability to remain calm and professional in a fast-paced, stressful environment.

Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment

Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time. Must be able to lift, carry, push/pull food and beverage items, and catering equipment up to 50 lbs.

Special Conditions

Must possess valid driver’s license and two years’ driving experience. Must have access to reliable transport; some travel required to campus-wide events. Some evening and weekend hours required; must be willing to work with a varying/flexible schedule based on catering business fluctuations.

Posting Details

Posting Number 17TM1165
Posting Open Date 06/09/2017
Posting Close Date 07/09/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus College Ave (RU-New Brunswick)
Location Details New Brunswick/Piscataway Campuses

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address:

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application