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Location:Austin, TX
Company:The University of Texas at Austin
First posted:November 29, 2016 (last updated 2 weeks 3 days ago)

Food Preparation/ Service Worker - Barista Hiring department Div of Housing & Food Monthly salary $1,950+ depending on qualifications Hours per week 40.00 Variable Posting number 16-11-29-01-6189 Job Status Open FLSA status Non-exempt Earliest Start Date Immediately Position Duration Funding expected to continue Position open to all applicants Location Austin (main campus) Number of vacancies 1 General Notes

Work schedule is Monday thru Thursday 2pm-11pm, and Sunday Sunday2:30-11:30pm. Work days, hours and location may vary based upon the needs of Unit and the Division of Housing and Food Service. Candidate selected must provide verification of education and/or experience.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information Purpose

Prepare or serve specialty coffee drinks or other beverages by following the recipes provided. Responsible for assisting with the training of new staff, cashiering, inventory, upkeep of equipment, and will serve/ prepare food in Kinsolving Coffee Shop.

Essential Functions

Prepare or serve hot and cold beverages such as coffee, espresso drinks, blended coffees or teas, as well as baked goods. Acknowledges and greets customers with enthusiasm while offering excellent customer service. Suggestively sell items and be knowledgeable of current specials and promotions. Have concise menu and product knowledge. Take initiative and demonstrate leadership skills. Check temperatures of food, freezers, refrigerators, and heating equipment to ensure proper functioning. Follow all food, physical safety and sanitation guidelines set for by DHFS. Properly label and store all perishable food. Practice proper glove and hand washing procedures. Maintain a clean and organized work environment. Encourage and promote diversity in a team environment. Assist supervisors with training of new staff. Maintain productivity by utilizing time management skills. Process transactions on Micros, a point of sale system; correctly handle monetary funds, reconcile daily reports, and complete opening and closing documents. Assist with inventory, ordering, receiving, and stocking of supplies/ retail products. Complete daily service records.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Work as a team member in a diverse environment, encourage and promote diversity. Complete any and all related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Provide production and support for a food preparation as a Barista in a high volume establishment. Experience preparing, serving and assisting in the preparation of food and beverages.

Preferred Qualifications

High school or GED. Six months or more Barista experience in a fast paced food court or restaurant operation. Six months or more experience taking inventory, operating a point of sale system (POS) and training staff. Able to multi-task and delegate tasks to associates. Demonstrates ability to receive, respond and follow through with written and oral instructions from supervisors and coworkers. Exhibits professional demeanor. Provides quality product while adhering to recipes and standards. Delivers exceptional customer service by actively greeting guest and anticipating customer needs. Able to work in a diverse environment while promoting teamwork. Able to prioritize and complete tasks with minimal supervision. Follows all health, safety and sanitation guidelines. Must have and maintain a current ServSafe Certificate or a current Travis County Food Handlers Card.

Working conditions

Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) May work in extreme temperatures May work around chemicals Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Climbing of ladders Lifting and moving Pushing, pulling and moving up to 50 pounds; Lifting and moving up to 62 pounds. The selected candidate must successfully complete testing for strength and agility prior to employment.

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas ( TRS ), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal.

UT Austin is a Tobacco-free Campus

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