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Part-time Food Service Assistant

Assists in the general operation of the college’s cafeteria and on-campus catering service; assists in the preparation and cooking of hot and cold foods, serves food in the cafeteria as well as a variety of other campus locations, and assists with cleaning and maintenance of cafeteria equipment.  May from time to time be required to work nights and weekends.


Assists in the preparation and cooking of hot and cold foods

Serves food to students, staff, faculty, and campus guests in the college cafeteria and a variety of other on-campus locations

Assists with cleaning and routine maintenance of cafeteria equipment such as deep fryers, ovens, grills, refrigerator/freezers, and storage shelves

Unpacks and stores grocery orders

Operates cash register as needed

Follows food safety and sanitation requirements

Performs other related tasks as required

SUPERVISION – Works under the direct supervision of the food service manager


  • High School diploma or GED
  • Six months to one year experience in food service for the public, or a combination of education and experience commensurate with the requirements of the position
  • Ability to efficiently and rapidly perform food service tasks while maintaining a courteous and professional manner
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to perform physical tasks such as lifting and moving up to 50 pounds, perform routine cleaning and serving, and operate a cash register

JOB DIMENSIONS – Knowledge of Work, Judgment, Planning and Organizing, self-reliance, sensitivity, attention to detail, work standards, initiative, stress tolerance, technical/professional self development, analysis/judgment, commitment to the college, teamwork, dependability, communications


Kirtland Community College is an equal opportunity employer

* This job description is intended to describe the type and level of work being performed by a person in this position. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required by a person so classified.