Food Service Worker (HUB)

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Auxiliary And Business Services
Retail Dining
Full/Part Time:


Prepare machines for operations; report malfunctions to supervisor; drain and clean machines. Clean and wash soiled dishes, glasses, silverware, trays, conveyor belts and other equipment. Remove, stack and store clean dishes in proper areas. Bleach or otherwise remove stains from china and glasses, as scheduled; polish brass, stainless steel, etc.; clean, burnish and detarnish silver. Wash, scour, rinse, dry and properly store all pots and pans used in preparation of meals. 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. Serve food and/or beverages in posted portion sizes; turn warmer units on or off before and after each meal. Return all food, dishes, utensils, etc., to kitchen when serving line is closed. Operate kitchen equipment such as potato peeler, dishmachine, scrubbing machine, buffer, etc. Clean, sweep, mop, wax and buff, strip, seal and vacuum assigned areas following daily and weekly periodic cleaning schedules. Use ladders and scaffolding in the cleaning of windows, ceilings, walls and light fixtures; also replace light bulbs, when necessary. Clean various locations, such as offices, kitchen areas, snack bars, serving pantry, linen room, restrooms, receiving dock, garbage areas, elevators, storerooms, stairwells, etc. Collect and remove refuse, garbage, etc., to designated locations; operate incinerators and disposals, as required. Assist the Storeroom Worker by receiving, checking, storing, and delivering incoming food and supplies, etc. Mark containers with date received; report discrepancies such as short orders to Storeroom Worker or supervisor. Maintain all work areas in clean and orderly conditions. Make minor adjustments, such as tightening screws, adjusting belts, replacing cotter keys, screws, etc. Report any malfunction or damage to equipment, furnishings or facilities to supervisor. Clear tables and remove dishes to dishroom or conveyer belt. 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 3 months of effective experience. Shift: 12:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Days Off: Saturday, Sunday


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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