Dining Services Student Staff
Virginia Tech Dining Services

Posted October 02, 2019

Employment Type Part-time

Compensation $ 10.50/hr

Company Virginia Tech Dining Services

Location Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061



Virginia Tech Dining Services
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Dining Services Student Staff provide 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.Positions in the following areas are frequently available: cashiering, serving, food prep, kitchen staff, dish/pot-wash, housekeeping and Catering. Student Management opportunities exist for qualified applicants.

All positions require excellent customer service and communication skills. Criminal History Check required for some positions.

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

Please only submit ONE application. If you need to make changes to a current application, please email kmh09@vt.edu

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.

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  • Greets all customers in a warm, sincere, and helpful manner
  • Takes orders and serves meals and beverages promptly and courteously
  • Ensures that work areas are clean and that equipment, tools, and supplies are properly stored
  • Complies with and enforces all safety policies and procedures
  • Will serve in any requested area as business requires.
  • Follows all Food Safety standards to ensure customers have a safe experience.
  • Essential Personnel - required to report to work during inclement weather and University closings.
  • Essential responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, shop set up, preparing and serving food of all kinds (including meats), dishwashing, restocking, and cleaning.
  • For safety and sanitation reasons, Dining Services does not allow facial piercings (including clear inserts), gauge/plug earrings, bracelets, watches, rings with grooves or stones, or facial hair other than a mustache.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Virginia Tech Student enrolled in at least 6 credit hours at time of hire.
  • Able to work days, evenings, weekends and some holidays and football games as needed.

  • Free Meal Pass with each qualifying shift worked.
  • Potential raise each semester for qualified returning employees.
  • Opportunities for professional development