UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

FOOD SERVICE WORKER

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

8510 (WFSE Campuswide)
8644 (WFSE HMC)

CLASS SERIES CONCEPT

Prepare and serve food and clean work area.

BASIC FUNCTION

Perform routine work in preparing and serving food and beverages and perform clean-up activities.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Under direct supervision, perform a variety of duties in the preparation and serving of food and in maintaining sanitary conditions of a food service operation.

TYPICAL WORK

Serve food in cafeteria line;

Serve food in patient tray make-up area following selected or marked individual patient menus;

Open cans, apportion contents, wash and prepare vegetables for cooking;

Make and serve beverages and soda fountain items;

Assemble salads, sandwiches and desserts;

Wash dishes, utensils, pots, pans and equipment; may operate ware and utensil washing machines;

Clean tables and chairs, empty ashtrays, fill salt and pepper shakers, salad dressing and napkin containers;

Finalize (reheat or reconstitute) trays for delivery to patients; may deliver and collect food trays and between meal feedings for patients;

May relieve or assist other employees in higher level food preparation tasks to meet emergency or on-the-job training situations;

May operate kitchen equipment;

May direct work of student trainees and part-time help;

May take cash payment for meals;

May operate washers and driers and sort and fold laundry for food service operation;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified

Possession of, or eligible for, a food handler's permit.

New Class: 1-3-73
Revise MQ: 1-15-76
Revise Class/Title: 6-3-88
CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05