These positions are not available to Virginia Tech students. VT students need to apply to the Dining Services "VT Student" Pool. The Dining Services Wage Pool opens/closes March 1, July 1 and November 1. You are responsible for reapplying each quarter to ensure your application is active. The Dining Services Wage Pool applicant pool provides food service to customers of the university dining centers with a high level of customer satisfaction. Ensures a clean, safe 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; and may include some overtime and call-in work. Work area assignment may be changed as necessary. These vacancies include temporary, full-time, and part-time work. Positions in the following areas are often available: Utilities Assistant, Food Service Assistant, Food Service Assistant / Cashier, Line Cook, Lead Cook, Pastry Culinarian, food Service Assistant Senior, and Pre-Prep.
All positions require excellent customer service and communication skills; some knowledge of general safety rules and sanitation in food handling. Food production positions require some knowledge of large quantity cooking; ability to read and follow standard recipes and procedures, operate all general and commercial kitchen equipment, and basic math. Cashier positions require the ability to handle money, operate a cash register, and complete related reports with a high degree of accuracy.
Previous experience in a food service facility is helpful.