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Genesee Country Museum Food Service Associate in Mumford, New York

Position Title: Food Service Associate

Reports to: Director, Food and Beverage

Hours: Seasonal (May-November), Part-Time Weekly, Weekends and some holidays

Rate of Pay: $14.20 per hour

Position Overview: The Food Service Department is responsible for supporting the daily operations of The Museum’s three onsite restaurants and catering functions.


  • Daily kitchen/restaurant set-up and prep work for day’s food service

  • Use of grill, fryer, and other small kitchen equipment

  • Order taking, cash and credit card handling, operating a computerized Point-of-sale system, expediting and running food.

  • Daily and deep-cleaning of both dining room and kitchen equipment and work spaces;

  • Restock merchandise in restaurants

  • Help to keep a fun, friendly, and safe work environment for co-workers and customers


  • Experience in restaurant setting and some knowledge of cooking techniques

  • Willing to be trained in tasks, procedures and motivated to learn and grow

  • Ability to communicate accurate information to customers and staff

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including some nights, weekends, holidays, and special events

  • Ability to drive or learn to drive a golf cart and have a current driver’s license

  • Ability to frequently move boxes weighing up to 50 pounds

  • L1 or L2 Serv-safe certification is a plus

  • Must complete a background check

  • Courteous, friendly, and professional interactions working with a wide range of staff, customers, and volunteers

  • Deliver the highest level of customer service

  • Practice safe food handling and serving protocols and adhere to all Museum policies and procedures.

Working Conditions:

  • Remaining and/or standing in one area for extended periods.

  • Standing for long periods of time without sitting.

  • Ability to stand, walk, stoop, bend and reach throughout your shift

  • The ability to work both independently or in a very busy, fast paced environment.

  • Shifts may require working outdoors in various weather conditions and walking on uneven terrain