Dining Room Worker (Hershey)

Milton Hersey School

compensation: Market Rate
employment type: part-time
job title: Dining Room Worker

Milton Hershey School (MHS) is one of the world’s best private schools, where over 2,000 pre-K through 12th grade students from disadvantaged backgrounds are provided a home and career-focused education so they can learn and grow to reach their full potential. Thanks to the generosity of Milton and Catherine Hershey, the school is fully endowed with the resources to ensure every child and staff member has what they need to succeed. The school has prepared almost 12,000 graduates to lead fulfilling and productive lives and is expanding to serve more students in the coming years. 

MHS is seeking a part-time 10-month* Dining Room Worker (DRW) for its growing Food Services Department. This position is responsible for assisting in preparing, servicing, portioning, and monitoring the school cafeteria meals for staff and students.  Additional duties include but are not limited to assisting in the set up & monitoring of tables, service areas and dish washing, cleaning up the dining room & Food Service facilities after the meals are served, preparing, and servicing a variety of catered events, and performing other duties as assigned. 

The standard work schedule for this position is flex Monday through Friday up to 29 hours per week.  *A 10-Month work schedule typically includes summer and school breaks off. Flexibility with the schedule is essential in this position to meet the needs of the school (earlier starts, occasional weekends & evenings for catering). The part-time DRW may work catering functions prior to and/or beyond the normal regular work/shift schedule (plus shift differential). 

Bargaining unit position with OPS-464. Starting pay: $19.48 per hour and after the probationary period (1 year) the pay will increase accordingly with the school year. Part-time employees are eligible for a retirement savings plan, an employee assistance program (EAP), free lunches when on duty, and Hershey area discounts.

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Prior food services, kitchen, catering or customer service experience preferred.
  • Experience in Safe Food handling practices preferred.
  • Valid NSF Serv Safe Certification or ability to obtain upon hire within six months.
  • Valid PA Driver’s license in good standing.
  • Ability to operate and care for institutional large kitchen equipment (convection ovens, dishwashers, and other kitchen utilities).
  • Physically capable of lifting and/or carrying up to 50+ pounds on a frequent basis.
  • Ability to respond to customer service-related issues in a professional manner. 
  • Ability to communicate and interact with students and adults in a diverse and multicultural professional environment.
  • Candidates should demonstrate a high degree of integrity as all MHS Staff are role models for MHS students.
  • Candidates should be willing to actively engage with MHS students beyond the scope of their job responsibilities.

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post id: 7745499880


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