Food Service Worker LE (Courtyard Café)


Position Information

Posting Number:

Position Type:
Learn and Earn, Student Employment

Special Notes to Applicants:

As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to be compensated via direct deposit.

LBCC is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.

Position Title:
Food Service Worker LE (Courtyard Café)

Employment Requirement
Not Applicable

Enterprise Services

Albany Campus, Albany, OR

Job Summary:

Performs basic food service duties for the Courtyard Café, including preparation of food items and opening and closing workstations

This position earns tips, offers flexible work hours, and discounted food purchases during shifts.

Required Qualifications:

Education and Experience: Must be a current Linn Benton Community College student in good standing and have a high school diploma or equivalent. Requires previous experience in food service. Must have a current Food Handler’s card or must obtain within 30 days of employment.

Knowledge and Skills: Requires high school level reading, writing, and arithmetic skills. Requires skills and knowledge of the use of kitchen utensils and equipment. Must have knowledge and understanding of safety and sanitation practices and procedures related to the position, and must have strong customer relations skills.

Abilities: Must have the ability to independently carry out the duties of the position. Must be able to sufficiently read and comprehend instructions and safety materials. Must understand and follow labels and instructions for using detergents and chemicals used in cleaning. Requires the ability to handle food and related equipment in a manner which meets county health and safety standards. Must be able to safely work around hot surfaces and use kitchen equipment and knives in a manner that is safe for self and others in the area. Requires the ability to receive and carry out written and oral instructions. Must be able to work within a team and promote harmonious working relationships. Must be able to interact with customers in a manner which reflects positively on the department. Must be able to work respectfully with individuals of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities.
Equipment: Knife, meat slicer, dishwasher, deep fryer, flat top grill, convection ovens, range and robot coupe food processor.

Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

Position involves extended periods of standing and lifting light to medium weight objects (10 – 40 pounds). Involves stooping, crouching, and guiding materials into proper position. Requires good arm, hand and finger dexterity, hand-eye coordination and depth perception to operate the kitchen equipment.

Involves working around hot equipment. Position is fast paced, multi-tasked and requires strong public contact. Work is performed in a snack bar environment near various student activities and at times becomes noisy.

Essential Duties:
  1. Prepares for opening by setting up workstations in the morning and closes at end of afternoon shift.
  2. Prepares food items to customer orders in an efficient and accurate manner including working or assisting at fry station and grill. Assembles salads, sandwiches, and pizza. Prepares soups, coffee, and espresso drinks.
  3. Maintains positive and respectful communications with kitchen crew and cashiers.
  4. Keeps work and service area in a safe, sanitary and orderly manner. Understands and complies with County/State/Federal health codes to ensure the health and safety of the customers.
  5. Filters fryer at end of shift. Cleans preparation and service equipment.
  6. Restocks work stations for needed supplies and notifies Cafe Lead of items needing to be ordered.
  7. Prepares food items for the next shift/day.
  8. Washes dishes and assists with cleaning in other areas as needed.
  9. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Applicant Instructions:

Applications are reviewed for minimum qualifications. In order to be considered, your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

U.S. Veterans must attach proof of honorable discharge (Form DD-214, Copy 4) to their application to qualify for veteran’s consideration.

Proposed Start Date:

Full-time or Part-time

Number of hours/week:

Work Schedule:

Posting Date:

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled:

Salary Grade


$14.20/hr plus tip allocation (average estimated additional $150-$200 per month); Additionally you will be able to have discounted food purchases during your shift.
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a current LBCC student?
    • Yes
    • No
Required Documents
Required Documents Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Academic Transcript
  3. Cover Letter
  4. U. S. Veteran Proof of Honorable Discharge DD-214, Copy 4

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