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St. Lawrence University Food Service Generalist full time positions available in Canton, New York

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Position Title Food Service Generalist full time positions available

FLSA Non-Exempt

Primary Responsibilities


Under the supervision of Leader, Assistant Managers and Managers is responsible for food preparation and general kitchen duties.


In addition to the requirements for personal conduct which are common to all positions in the University, the following duties outline the major factors of the position. They are not all inclusive, do not set a priority sequence, or establish a ration of work to be performed. They may vary in importance between departments and may be altered within the general framework of the primary function to satisfy changes in departmental activity.

Prepares food items, according to documented recipes in the area assigned and continues to monitor food quality throughout the meal periods.

Responsible for all condiments and garnishes for the meal in assigned area.

Responsible for replenishing and maintaining area assigned.

Assures proper temperatures and HACCP conditions on serving lines and/or in areas assigned.

Prepares items and performs the necessary tasks required for catered functions as assigned.

Maintains standards of good personnel relations with guests and co-workers.

Responsible for maintaining a clean, sanitary and safe work area, following the established standards.

Operates cash registers according to established procedures and assists in preparing assigned reports. Checks in meal tickets and accepts cash for meals and purchases and maintains safety and security of dining areas.

Responsible for serving the customers in an efficient and courteous manner.

Work in the dish room and washes dishes, pots and pans, plus any assigned foodservice equipment.

Clean equipment, freezer, refrigerators, storerooms and general kitchen areas.

Prepare and complete forms and reports, as requested.

Participate in recipe testing and development.

Contributes to the total function of the dining service operation in a positive manner.

Training and guidance with instructions for temporary employees who work with them.

Performs other duties as assigned

These are full-time, nine month positions in accordance with the academic year and with full benefits packages including health, dental, tuition free classes, free access to a fitness center and sporting events and a 10% retirement match! Wage range from $14.46 – 20.49 per hour, depending on experience.

Multiple openings with various hours and shifts available.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma (or equivalent) required. Prior experience is preferred. Ability to operate cash register, standard cooking and dish washing equipment and other mechanical devices located in a food service operation.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior food service experience is preferred.

Salary Salary range $14.46-20.49 (SEIU) Level B. The actual compensation will be determined based on experience and other factors permitted by law.

Status (FT, PT, Seasonal, Temp) FT Seasonal

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number ST01074

Desired Start Date

Open Date (to accept applications)

Close Date (date applications will not be considered)

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please complete the online application form and include contact information for at least three professional references.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

SLU is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

Optional Documents

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application