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Added 11-02-2018


Department: Union Cafe

The Dining Service Worker is responsible for cash register operation, stocking and customer service in a college retail dining unit. The Café is a quick service meal option serving students, faculty, staff, and guests and is open 7 days per week from 7:30am-midnight during the academic year. During the summer, the Café is only open for lunch Monday through Friday, so work may not be available in the unit, but other campus work opportunities may be offered. The Dining Service Worker position does require some cash register operation experience due to our fast pace and high volume.


Product Stocking - Stock shelves with product, monitor expiration dates and product rotation to ensure freshness.

Cleaning - Clean counters, tables, floors, walls as needed to maintain unit cleanliness, empty garbage cans and take garbage to dumpster.

Cash register operation - Operate cash register during service. Process cash, credit card and meal plan transactions
with speed and accuracy.  

Communication- Responsible for communicating on a regular basis any inconsistencies within the unit or as it relates to operational performance to the supervisor. On-going feedback with the supervisor to eliminate mistakes and improve efficiency of operational procedures. Must relay scheduling conflicts, call offs in a timely manner, and any issues that are interfering with personal performance.  

Policies and Procedures/Special Projects: Commitment and adherence to all policies and procedures from our handbook in Dining Services, and Davidson College. Any special projects assigned by the unit supervisor. Adherence to all safety policies and procedures of Davidson College and the local, state and national authorities.

Required qualifications

Some cash register operation

Preferred qualifications

Knowledge of proper cooking techniques/methods, ability to operate kitchen equipment efficiently

Vocational or technical training in Culinary Arts Knowledge of sanitation standards and procedures in food service and knowledge of at least 2 major cooking areas is preferred.

Specific details

Job Type Employee
Job Status Full time
Compensation Type Per year