Company: Bennington College
Posted on: June 13, 2021
Bennington College has an opportunity for reliable individuals
seeking an institutional dining position in a friendly and
fast-paced atmosphere. The Dishroom/Utility Worker ensures
cleanliness and sanitation of kitchen areas through operation of
dishwashing equipment, sweeping, and mopping. The position pays
$15.06 per hour and the schedule will be one of the following two
- Friday through Tuesday, 12:30pm - 9:00pm
- Sunday 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday through Thursday 12:30pm to
- Provide clean serving ware, food and beverage service to
faculty, staff, students and guests of the college. Set up,
operate, clean and troubleshoot the dish machine as well as perform
washing by hand.
- Assist with set-up of meals, and the cleaning of tables,
kitchen and dining room floors and removal of trash.
- Adapt to new responsibilities as required for particular meal
or event and provide service in a timely manner.
- Promote and maintain the highest level of customer service to
all Bennington College guests.
- Perform all duties in accordance with Vermont State laws and
Health Code policies and procedures.
- As needed, assist with the set-up of the kitchen area and the
preparation and breakdown of assigned meals and or events.
- High School graduate or possess GED equivalent
- Previous experience and knowledge of current principles,
practices, equipment, materials and methods used in large-scale
food production preferred
- Able to successfuly complete and acceptable results of a
- Self-motivated and adaptable
- Excellent teammates who possess a strong desire to provide
excellent customer service
Bennington serves a diverse student population inclusive of
members of ethnically/racially minoritized, international,
LGBTQIA+, and disability communities as well as diverse gender
identities, socioeconomic backgrounds, religions, and political
beliefs. Our staff and faculty also reflect diverse and
intersecting backgrounds and identities. All employees are expected
to be respectful and responsive to these differences in the service
of building community that promotes student and employee success.
Each individual (faculty, staff and students) will be accountable
for upholding these values. The College's approach to pluralism and
inclusivity-both as fields of inquiry and practice-is to prioritize
flexible thought, and to invite the examination of access, value,
power, and privilege through its institutional policies and areas
of study. We encourage applicants from diverse realms of interest,
backgrounds, experience, and accomplishment to apply.
Physical, Mental and Visual Effort
This position has frequent contact with coworkers. This position
works primarily within a fast-paced, general dining services area
including kitchen, dining halls, snack bar area, dish room. Some of
these work locations may include exposure to slippery surfaces, hot
surfaces and materials, temperature extremes, sharp tools, broken
china and glass, and spilled liquids, hot water and steam, cleaning
solutions, and chemicals. Noise level is moderate. This position
may also work within and outside of regular office buildings and
academic/campus facilities for special functions.
This position requires routine medium to heavy physical
exertion; typically involves lifting, standing, bending, reaching,
stooping, walking, pushing, pulling and climbing stairs to
coordinate work; heavy physical exertion required when moving
equipment/supplies. Fine motor skills requiring use of hands to
finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. Specific
vision abilities include close vision, color vision, peripheral
vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Exerting
up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of
force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to
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