UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

MESS ATTENDANT

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

8981 (IBU Oceanography-Thompson Research Crew)

BASIC FUNCTION

Serve as food service attendant aboard an ocean research vessel with a capacity for up to 60 crew and research personnel.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Under direct supervision, perform routine and unskilled tasks related to the food service aboard an oceangoing vessel.

TYPICAL WORK

Serve as assistant to the cook and baker in food preparation;

Clean vegetables or do other duties of comparable simplicity;

Serve meals to ship's crew and scientific party;

Stow and assist in inventorying provisions;

Clean and sanitize galley, messrooms and food storage spaces;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified

Legal Requirement

U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner's document endorsed for "Steward Department (FH)."

New Class: 1-3-73
Revise Title: 10-12-73
Revise Class: 6-27-88
Revise Class: 2-15-91
CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05