Performs a variety of food service related duties within Catering
including washing dishes, cleaning and organizing kitchen, and
receiving and stocking. Responsible for setups for a multitude of
catering events in the hall and across campus.
Washington and Lee University actively promotes a dynamic and
inclusive environment that allows students and employees of
multiple backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives to learn, work,
and thrive together. Successful candidates will contribute to that
environment and exhibit potential for excellence in their areas of
- Washes and stocks service wares before, during, and after meal
periods. Ensures finished wares are clean and sanitized.
- Performs daily cleaning assignments and routine maintenance on
- Performs food preparation according to departmental standards.
Follows “Serve Safe guidelines” in regards to food preparation and
- Adheres to uniform dress code.
- Follows inventory and stocking system; ensures that supplies
are properly stored and organized in work station areas; product to
be prepared and rotated FIFO. Assists cooks in receiving and
stocking of product deliveries.
- Participates in set up, service and breakdown of assigned work
areas and catered events.
- Regularly moves & sets up tables & chairs along with
staging & other items weighing as much as 80 lbs. in catering
hall for a multitude of catering events in the hall.
- Assists the chef/cooks with culinary duties if necessary.
Assists with catering service when necessary. Other duties as
Varying hours. Must be flexible and
cooperative in fulfilling responsibilities and in meeting the needs
of Washington and Lee University Dining Services.
High school diploma or GED preferred.
Experience in a commercial kitchen environment is preferred.
ServSafe certification or willingness to acquire within six months
of employment date is required. Ability to multitask in a fast
paced work environment. Must be committed to following departmental
standards and guidelines to ensure the safety of self and others
particularly in regards to lifting heavy items weighing up to 80
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until
the position is filled. You will be asked to provide names and
contact information for three professional references.
External Applicants: Application instructions for external
applicants are located on the jobs.wlu.edu or here
Current W&L Employees: Apply from your existing Workday
account. Instructions are located at jobs.wlu.edu or here
- Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working,
primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in
- Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and
- Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of
the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
- Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at
the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable
degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back
- Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or
- Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg
- Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for
sustained periods of time.
- Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly
for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
- Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something
with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or
- Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to
draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
- Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or
moving objects horizontally from position to-position. This factor
is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the
substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.
Type of Work:
- The worker is subject to both environmental conditions:
Activities occur inside and outside.
- The worker is subject to hazards: Includes a variety of
physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts,
moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and
high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.
- The worker is subject to oils: There is air and/or skin
exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.
Heavy work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force
occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up
to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Non-Exempt, Full Time, Benefit Eligible
$17.09 - Pay Commensurate with Experience
The university requires employees to become fully vaccinated for
and new employees must provide proof of at least their
first shot prior to the first day of employment. Boosters are
required. Individuals may seek a medical or a religious exemption
to the vaccination requirement.