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Classification Description

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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

Reports to: Designated Supervisor

UW Job Code: 7268

UW Job Family: 73

SOC Code: 35-9011

Pay Grade: 10

Date: July 01, 2004

Job Purpose:

Performs a variety of routine tasks required in the operation of a food service facility; assists in the preparation of food; cleans and maintains a designated area; works under direct supervision.

Minimum Qualifications


High School/GED


None required

Required Licensure, Certification, Registration, or Other Requirements:


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Food service sanitation techniques and regulations.
  • Food service set-up and preparation techniques and requirements.
  • Cleaning procedures.
  • Effective personal hygiene.
  • Food service machinery operation.

Skills and Abilities to:

  • Load and operate dishwasher and pot machine.
  • Move objects weighing up to 25 pounds two-thirds of the time.
  • Be in one physical position for extended periods of time.
  • Follow routine written and oral instructions.
  • Read and write.
  • Safely use cleaning equipment and supplies.
  • Understand and follow safety procedures.
  • Communicate effectively.
  • Work as a team member and foster a cooperative work environment.

Characteristc Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Set up food area; prepare and serve food to customers; controls sanitation and portions according to established procedures. 

Arrange and replenish condiments, foods, beverages and napkins; clean and/or store associated dispensers; set tables with place mats and silverware; bus tables.

Clean designated food service area(s).

Serve food in a clean and sanitary manner, and present self with a neat and clean appearance.

Some positions load and operate dish or pot washing machine and hand wash items unable to clean in machines as a primary job function; other positions may provide assistance to these areas.

Supplemental Functions:

May assist in other food service areas, as assigned by supervisor. 

Working Conditions:

Food service or kitchen environment; constant exposure to noise, vapors, temperature changes, chemicals and fumes.


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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