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Food Service Stores Laborer

University/Agency Illinois State University
Civil Service Classification Food Service Stores-Laborer
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Posting Duration 5/31/2023 - 6/14/2023
Probationary Period 6 months

Job Description

The Department of Event Management, Dining, and Hospitality is one of 12 departments within the Division of Student Affairs. It provides the campus community and guests with high-quality, efficient, and innovative event services and dining options in a variety of settings dedicated to accentuating and enhancing the campus experience in a diverse community.

This position coordinates the movement and storage of food and supplies within the operation, cleans and maintains all storage areas including coolers and freezers, and assists with the performance and coordination of the work of Food Service Sanitation Laborers in the dish room, ware washing area, and kitchen facility. Persons in this position must maintain a safe and sanitary work environment in all areas of the dining center.

Whether it's to find a place to study, gather with friends, enjoy a bite to eat, or plan a large event, the Department of Event Management, Dining, and Hospitality takes great pride in providing welcoming and inclusive spaces, high-quality food services, and experienced and professional staff who care about making every experience individualized and extraordinary. It is our philosophy to recruit, inspire, and retain talented team members and promote wellness and foster their development. It is our goal to promote a more fully diverse and inclusive campus community.


Required Qualifications
1. High school diploma or equivalent.

2. One (1) year (12 months) of experience in the food service industry (may include sanitation and/or storekeeping duties), such as in a restaurant or cafeteria setting.

3. A final candidate must complete a post-offer pre-employment physical exam. Employment is contingent on the successful result of the pre-employment physical.

Preferred Qualifications
1. Previous experience in receiving, storing, and issuing products.
2. Full knowledge and acceptance of principles of diversity.
3. Knowledge of use and operation of cleaning materials, methods, and equipment; clear understanding of sanitation and safety procedures, especially those that pertain to the storage of food.
4. Ability to organize, prioritize, and assign duties.
5. Excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility, and the ability to produce results working as part of a team or committee.
6. Good communication skills; ability to read and write; understanding of basic math, ability and willingness to follow oral and written instructions and work independently.
7. Basic mechanical ability; ability to do heavy lifting.
8. Knowledge of HACCP standard, sanitation standards, and safe working procedures.
9. Current Illinois Food Service Sanitation Manager Certificate


$22.58/hour*See note in Special Instructions for Applicant Section for 7/1/2023 rate


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Contact Information

University/Agency Illinois State University
Department/College Human Resources
Contact Colette Homan
Phone Number 309-438-8311
Comments **NOTE: As of 7/1/2023, the rate of pay for this classification is $23.14/hour.

For full consideration, the application and all supplemental information must be submitted on-line. Please complete the entire employment application including the education and work history background. Please do not put "see resume" in the duties and responsibilities section of the work history. This will be considered an incomplete application and incomplete applications will not be considered. The employment application (not resume/cover letter) will be reviewed to determine if applicant meets minimum qualifications. Please be complete in the duties and responsibilities section for each position listed.

A final candidate must complete a post-offer pre-employment physical exam. Employment is contingent on the successful result of the pre-employment physical.

The Civil Service examination for this classification is based on your application materials. No participation other than submission of applicant materials is required from applicants that qualify to take the exam. If you meet the minimum required qualifications for this position, you will receive a score calculated based on your education and experience, and your name will be placed on the active employment register by exam score. After the application deadline, the names within the top three scores will be referred to the department for interview.

A final candidate must complete a post-offer pre-employment physical exam. Employment is contingent on the successful result of the pre-employment physical.

Please prepare in advance at least 3 professional references with phone numbers.

If applicable, a food service certificate can either be uploaded with your application or submitted via the options listed below.

To be eligible for Veteran's Preference points on the exam, appropriate military service documentation such as a DD-214 must be submitted prior to the application deadline.

A food service certificate and/or military service documentation may be faxed or mailed to Human Resources by the application deadline:

Fax: (309) 438-0011, Attn: Breanna Crippen
Address: Illinois State University
Human Resources
Campus Box 1300
Normal, IL 61790-1300

Working hours and days off will be subject to bid.

This position is represented by AFSCME Local 1110.

This is a full-time position on an academic calendar. It will be subject to academic break lay-off (such as spring break, summer break).