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Classification Description

This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.

Food Service Attendant, Senior

Reports to: Designated Supervisor

UW Job Code: 7226

UW Job Family: 73

SOC Code: 35-9011

Pay Grade: 13

Date: July 01, 2004

Job Purpose:

Coordinates and directs the work of subordinate employees assuring adherence to established standards for quality control and sanitation under general supervision.

Minimum Qualifications


High School Diploma or GED


1 year work-related experience

Required Licensure, Certification, Registration, or Other Requirements:


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Procedures and techniques used in serving or maintaining sufficient food supplies in a large volume operation.
  • Food preparation and presentation methods, techniques, and quality standards.
  • Supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
  • Food service lines set-up and temperature requirements.
  • Record keeping procedures.
  • Customer service principles.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.  

Skills and Abilities to:

  • Schedule support staff.
  • Communicate effectively.
  • Lead and train staff and/or students.
  • Understand and follow safety procedures.
  • Read and write.
  • Keep accurate records.
  • Safely use cleaning equipment and supplies.
  • Lift and manipulate heavy objects.
  • Follow routine verbal and written instructions.
  • Maintain a pleasant atmosphere.
  • Work as a team member and foster a cooperative work environment.

Characteristc Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Train and supervise designated support staff on techniques and procedures; establish work schedules.
Inspect area or lines and order replacement items, as directed, to ensure adequate supplies; maintain sanitation standards.
Assist in formulating policies and procedures for designated area and make recommendations to supervisor.
Assist with handling patron complaints and requests; maintain pleasant and orderly atmosphere.
Oversee line set-up and maintain adequate on-hand supplies for quality service.
Present self in a neat and clean manner. 

Supplemental Functions:

Order designated items from suppliers.
Assemble and perform preventive maintenance on equipment.
Maintain records on a daily basis as directed.
May assist with special events as directed. 
May serve as back up including setting up lines, serving food, cashiering, setting and bussing tables as directed. 

Working Conditions:

Food service or kitchen environment; regular exposure to noise, vapors, temperature changes, chemicals, and fumes; moves up to 25 pounds one-third of the time. 

Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources

Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.

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