Food Service Worker B (HFS)

Penn State University

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Campus City:
Erie, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Auxiliary and Business Services
Behrend Housing and Food Services
Full/Part Time:


Set up dish machines and equipment for operation. Receive, clean and wash soiled dishes, silverware, trays, utensils, conveyor belts and other equipment as required. Remove, stock and store clean dishes in proper areas. Wash, scour, rinse, dry and properly store all pots and pans and equipment at pot sink area and maintain area in a clean and sanitary condition. Operate and maintain kitchen and cleaning equipment such as the dish machine, scrubbing machine, buffer, vacuum cleaner, etc. Report malfunctions to supervisor. Set up serving counters, beverage and condiment stations with appropriate food, beverage, ice and supplies. Replenish serving lines with silver, trays, napkins, and dishes as needed. Clean and maintain floors, ceilings, walls, windows and lavatories, etc., using ladders and scaffolding when necessary. Sweep, dust, mop, wash, scrub, wax, buff, strip, seal, and perform related activities in various locations such as the office, kitchen areas, storeroom, locker rooms, rest rooms, receiving docks, garbage area, dining rooms, etc. Replace light bulbs and perform minor repair and other duties as required USING ladders and scaffolding when necessary. Collect, empty, clean and maintain in sanitary condition garbage and trash cans; operate incinerators and disposals as required. Set up dining rooms for special functions as scheduled. Move tables, chairs, partitions to designated arrangements. Place portable coffee urns and other beverage and food dispensers as directed. Dismantle and clean exhaust system and filter. Assist and perform storeroom duties as required. Operate University vehicle to transport food and supplies to and from various locations on campus. Load and unload vehicle. Perform other duties related or similar to the type described above. Job Requirements: Requires the use of simple writing, adding, subtracting, whole numbers and the carrying out of instructions; and the use of fixed gauges and direct reading instruments and devices in which interpretation is not required. Up to and including 3 months of effective experience. Shift: 11:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Days Off: Friday, Saturday NOTE: THIS POSITION REQUIRES THAT YOU OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE AS A PART OF YOUR JOB DUTIES. A VALID DRIVER`S LICENSE AND SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE RECORDS CHECK WILL BE REQUIRED IN ADDITION TO STANDARD BACKGROUND CHECKS.


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These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088