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General Assistant - Dewick Kitchen, Dining Services
Tufts University

Date Posted Jul. 6, 2021
Title General Assistant - Dewick Kitchen, Dining Services
University Tufts University
Medford\/Somerville, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Dining Services

General Assistant – Dewick Kitchen, Dining Services – (21001506)


An open position exists in Tufts University Dining Services reporting to the and Retail Manager of the Campus Center for a General Assistant. This is an Academic Year position performing cleaning, stocking, sanitation and housekeeping duties.


The General Assistant will be responsible for providing service to our internal and external customer in a variety of ways including but not limited to cleaning, ware washing, pot washing, dish room, stocking, sweeping, mopping and the overall upkeep and sanitation and housekeeping of the unit. The General Assistant will wash pots, pans, utensils, air dry, and put it away in their designated areas for use. The General Assistant will be responsible for correctly using cleaning and sanitizing agents while also ensuring the water is at the proper temperature. General Assistants will keep the unit mop sink and custodial rooms organized and clean. Assist management’s efforts to keep equipment, props and all supplies in their designated storage areas. The General Assistant will assist in moving equipment on and off dining vehicles in and outside of the Unit. The General Assistant will follow all established procedures for cleaning small wares and equipment. The General Assistant will also be responsible for ensuring that the proper disposal of trash, recycling, composting, and up keeping of storage bins/barrels and containers. The General Assistant may also be asked to assist with basic kitchen tasks. The General Assistant may at times need to provide support and assistance to assigned helpers. Must demonstrate the ability to work under periods of fast pace and high pressure.


Basic Requirements:

Must be able to speak and understand the English language.
Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
The qualified person must be flexible and willing to learn and executing various jobs as needed.
The successful individual must enjoy a high degree of customer (internal, external) contact and have a friendly and helpful attitude.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

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