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Hourly Food Service Worker-Dining

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, 24061
Food Services

Job Description

Dining Services' non-student wage staff provides food service to customers of the university dining centers with a high level of customer satisfaction. Ensures a clean and sanitary environment for employees and customers. Shifts vary by position and dining center and may include early morning, day, evening, night, and weekend hours. Staff can expect to be engaged with multiple tasks related to food service operations, including serving, food processing, kitchen staff, and dish/pot wash. All positions require excellent customer service and communication skills.

Required Qualifications

Interest in learning about food sanitation (storage, handling, hot/cold temperatures), preparation and presentation.
Some general knowledge and use of kitchen equipment (stoves, grills, warmers, knives, fryers, woks, steam tables, refrigerators etc.).

Preferred Qualifications

Some knowledge of food sanitation (storage, handling, hot/cold temperatures), preparation and presentation.
Some knowledge and use of general and commercial kitchen (stoves, grills, warmers, knives, fryers, woks, steam tables, refrigerators etc.).
Work experience in a food service facility and/or customer service-related industry.

Pay Band


Appointment Type


Salary Information

Hourly wage $16.00/hour

Review Date

Open until filled

Additional Information

Opportunities for advancement. Great entry position into Food Service. Part-time Virginia Tech students can apply. Virginia Tech students currently not enrolled in classes can apply.

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

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About Student Affairs:

Student Affairs at Virginia Tech fosters a community where each student creates a customized experience to meet their goals. Building on our motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice our Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our ongoing efforts to increase access and inclusion and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth. We are actively seeking people to join our community and help us prepare leaders for the world. Our people in Student Affairs are committed to student well-being and assuring that all students Experience VT by demonstrating, supporting, and operationalizing our Aspirations for Student Learning. If you are someone dedicated to ensuring student success, then we want you to consider being a part of our team!

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