Food Prep Worker
Marymount University
Main Campus
3d ago

It’s a great time to join Marymount University! We are looking for faculty and staff who are passionate about providing excellent service to ensure ahigh qualitystudent experience and collaborative working environment.

The Food Prep Worker assists the cooks with kitchen preparation for the various meal periods : to include Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Special / Catered Events.

The general responsibilities of the position include those listed below, but the University may identify other responsibilities of the position.

Direct Supervisor Sous Chef, Dining Services

Status Full-Time, Exempt Grade xx

Division Financial Affairs Department Dining Services - MMC

No. Direct Reports 0 Target Weekly Hours 40

Location 2807 N Glebe (Main Campus)

Benefits Eligibility Yes


  • Assists the cooks with preparing the kitchen for the various meal periods
  • May prepare food displays and service counters under direct supervision or instruction of the cooks by operating a variety of kitchen equipment to measure and mix ingredients, washing, peeling, cutting and shredding fruits and vegetables, and trimming and cutting meat, poultry or fish for culinary use
  • Provides the highest quality of service to customers at all times
  • Cleans and sanitizes work stations and equipment; must follow all Regulatory rules and procedures
  • Attends all allergy and foodborne illness in-service training
  • Complies with all HACCP policies and procedures.
  • Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner
  • Complies with all safety and risk management policies and procedures
  • Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments
  • Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated
  • May move and lift foodstuffs and supplies and prepare meals for customers requiring special diets

    Education Associate’s degree (AA) or two-year equivalent preferred, but not required.


  • Willingness to be open to learning and growing
  • Maturity of judgment and behavior
  • Maintains high standards for work areas and appearance
  • Maintains a positive attitude
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule helpful
  • Must comply with any dress code requirements
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends and some holidays
  • Attends work and shows up for scheduled shift on time with satisfactory regularity
  • Skills / Aptitude

  • Presents self in a highly professional manner to others and understands that honesty and ethics are essential
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers and other departments with professionalism and respect
  • Maintains a professional relationship with all coworkers, vendor representatives, supervisors, managers, customers, and client representatives
  • Working knowledge of food preparation
  • Requires familiarity of kitchen equipment
  • Must be able to read and follow instructions
  • Physical Requirements

  • Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus, with or without corrective lenses
  • Significant walking or other means of mobility
  • Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours)
  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and / or pull, and frequently lift up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift / move 40 pounds
  • Financial Responsibility None

    Supervision N / A

    Special Knowledge Knowledge of kitchen tools for use in the preparation of food


  • None
  • Marymountprovides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

    This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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