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Culinary and Food Services Attendant II (Steward, Lead) (Sanitation)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Food Services

Posting Number: req7669

Department: Student Food Service

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The Arizona Student Unions is looking for a Steward Lead in Sanitation. Performs a variety of services in the Sanitation area for students, faculty, staff and guests. Provides formalized work leadership to assigned staff and/or operate satellite food service areas that are located in outlying areas on campus.

The Student Union Memorial Center is one of the largest student unions in the United States. At a size of 405,000 square feet, SUMC contains everything students need.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Employee COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintains the cleanliness of the production kitchen
  • Trains, plans and directs the day-to-day work of staff.
  • Completes daily and weekly checklist including:
    • Cleans walls, floors, restocks items, cleans vents, and empties trash
    • Cleans hood exhaust vents
    • Cleans ovens, fryers, warmers, steamers, broilers, large pots, and walk-ins
    • Monitors and enforces that sanitation principles are being executed by all employee
    • Assists in dish, pot and pan room
    • Greets and serves customers in a friendly courteous manner
    • Provides suggestions and input to supervisor
    • Works harmoniously with coworkers
    • Cleans machines during each shift, including exterior of machine
    • Participates in all required staff trainings
    • Monitors and enforces that sanitation principles listed below are being executed by all employees
    • Prevents cross contamination of food products
    • Weighs, labels and dates all food items; store in designated areas
    • Cleans counters and work station, walls, shelves, drain screen and floor mats
    • Washes all utensils and check to see that all utensils are properly stored
    • Paints and patches in production area
  • Assists in other special projects
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge
    of the organization, job content, practices and procedures.
  • Has acquired the
    knowledge and skills necessary to be proficient in all aspects of job.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or
    equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of
    relevant experience required.
  • Must be able to occasionally transport/move a minimum of 40 pounds.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Supervise catering events experience
  • Hot/cold prep experience
  • Lead staff experience

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: University Operations

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $14.00 -$15.15

Compensation Type: hourly rate



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Culinary & Food Services

Job Function

University Operations

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Judy Harrison

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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