Job or Position Title
College Food Service
What do you do?
Prepare student, faculty and guest meals at a college
Advantages and disadvantages of this job
Anything I want to eat
Free bus pass
Time off for all holidays
Flexible around school schedule, great if you have kids
Fitness center
Use of all college facilities
This job is:
How many hours a week is this job?
More than 20 hours a week
Sometimes long hours may be required
I work a lot of hours, but you don’t have to.
How much control do you have over your work schedule?
You can choose your 6 to 8 hour shifts
Could I bring my child or pet to work?
Older children are OK
Do you have to own a car?
Work environment
Is there anything to be aware of in the environment?
Kitchen safety
Is there a dress code?
How do you dress?
How do you dress for work?
A uniform is provided
Is this job:
Level of Responsibility
Low (There is nothing that can’t be handled by someone else there.)
Is this job physically demanding?
On your feet all day
Have to lift heavy things
Work with a lot of people
Work as part of a team
Someone tells you each thing to do.
What does this job pay entry level?
$12.00 hour
Job Requirements: What skills does this job require?
Kitchen skills and experience
Do you have to go to school to get this job?
On-the-job Training
Continuing Education
On-the-job Training is available if you need any
Do you have to own tools?
No, but I do
Do you have to pass a background test?
Checking for criminal record
Drug test
What previous experience would help?
Previous restaurant experience
You can start with cleaning up and they will teach you.
What practical skills do you need?
Good at math, if you are preparing meals. You have to make the right amount of food for the expected guests.
Good at explaining things
Enjoy talking to people
You work with a lot of people. You have to get along.
Is Continuing Education required?
medical and dental coverage
401(k) savings
employer will match your 401(k) contributions
This job could be done anywhere.
What do you like best about this job?
Who would you recommend this job to?
Someone who needs a job with benefits that does not call for college education.
College Food Service

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