Kitchen Helper I - Catlett Market Place

The University of Iowa

Job Reference #: 19004391

Catlett Market Place at the University of Iowa is seeking a Kitchen Helper I. Under direct supervision, this position will perform routine cleaning duties in an efficient, effective, and sanitary manner in the food service areas of Catlett Market Place. Primary functional duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Scraping, sorting, stacking and scrubbing pots, pans, dishes, utensils, etc. in preparation for dishwashing machine.
  • Performing cleaning duties including mopping, sweeping, vacuuming, and general cleaning.
  • Operating and maintaining pot & pan/dishwashing machines and areas in an efficient, effective, and sanitary manner.
  • Supplying necessary areas with clean dishes and utensils.

Hours will be predominately 12:30PM – 9:00PM. May occasionally work other 8 hour shifts between 6:15AM and 9:00PM as needed. Occasional overtime needed to cover peak periods of operation and absences.

About the Division of Student Life:

The Division of Student Life is comprised of staff that embrace new ideas and thoughts, works together to keep our students safe, and provides them with life-changing experiences. The Division of Student Life includes 14 departments that span from Recreation Services to the office of Leadership, Service and Civic Engagement and everything in between. We believe in working together as one team to achieve our mission: fostering student success by creating and promoting inclusive educationally purposeful services and activities within and beyond the classroom. One of our division priorities is to advance UI’s goals to recruit and retain U.S. racial/ethnic minority (URM) staff and students.


Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  • Ability to read, write, and follow instructions.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • One year continuous employment.
  • Customer service experience.
  • Experience working in a diverse work environment.
  • Six months' experience working as a laborer.
  • Interest in and the ability to learn basic computer and keyboarding skills; including the ability to access and draft email correspondence and the ability to manage electronic time accruals and personal absence requests. Previous experience is highly desired.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

Application Instructions:

In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter and mark them as a “Relevant File” to the submission.

Job ID: 69769

Posted 13 days ago

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