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Short Order Cook

  • Requisition no: 503167
  • Work type: Full Time
  • Location: Morningside
  • School/Department: Campus Services
  • Grade: Short Order Cook
  • Categories: Facilities/Maint/Trades/RealEs, Food Services
  • Job Type: Support Staff - Union --
  • Bargaining Unit: 1199 Cafeteria Workers
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Salary Range: $17.78 per hour

Position Summary

Prepares and cooks to order a variety of foods that require only a short preparation time. Takes orders from customers and serves patrons.


  • Takes order from customer and cooks foods requiring short preparation time, according to customer requirements
  • Completes order from grill and/or steamtable and serves customer
  • Orders, receives and stores necessary food and supplies and maintains related records
  • Complies with the rules of Dining Services in regard to production and serving
  • Uses and maintains tools and equipment in a proper manner, including, but not limited to, steamtables, coffee brewing equipment and food display cases
  • Cleans, prepares and keeps in order the area and equipment used in the job and other areas as assigned by the Manager
  • Observes and practices safety standards
  • Performs the duties of a Pantry Worker when necessary
  • Performs related duties as required or assigned within job classification

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or its equivalent
  • Previous experience as a Pantry Worker a plus

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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