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1000 E University Ave

Laramie, WY 82071-2000

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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.

Vending Services Attendant

Reports to: Designated Supervisor

UW Job Code: 7219

UW Job Family: 72

SOC Code: 49-9091

Pay Grade: 13

Date: July 01, 2004

Job Purpose:

Orders products, rotates stock, and restocks University-owned vending machines; performs minor repairs and cleaning; and assists in providing campus vending services to customers.

Minimum Qualifications


High School Diploma/GED


2 years work-related general merchandise, retail, sales, or bookkeeping experience

Required Licensure, Certification, Registration, or Other Requirements:

Valid Driver's License

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Local, state and federal health and sanitation laws applicable to vending machine operations.
  • Traffic patterns for vending machine placement.
  • Supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
  • Operation and maintenance of coin-operated vending machines.
  • Customer service standards and procedures.
  • Product ordering and rotation practices and procedures.
  • Pricing practices.
  • Report writing.
  • Recordkeeping practices and procedures.
  • Cleaning and sterilizing techniques.
  • Inventory control methods, processes, and procedures.

Skills and Abilities to:

  • Perform basic repairs to vending machines.
  • Perform basic math computations.
  • Move objects weighing up to 50 pounds regularly.
  • Read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
  • Drive motor vehicles.
  • Follow routine verbal and written instructions.
  • Secure and handle cash.
  • Make independent, routine procedural decisions.
  • Calculate numbers, correct entries, and post to records.
  • Identify and resolve routine operational problems.
  • Maintain thorough and accurate records.

Characteristc Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Order products, put products away upon delivery, rotate stock to maintain freshness, and eliminate outdated stock.

Fill vending units with food products; price products in machines.

Inspect vending machines and make necessary minor repairs.

Collect and count money in vending machines; maintain operations records.

Inventory product line, formulate monthly sales and inventory report, and evaluate sales performance.

Clean and sterilize vending units as required.

Supplemental Functions:

May assist with sales operations during athletic events, concerts and other special events.

Working Conditions:

Shop environment; regular travel throughout campus to fill machines and collect money; exposed to mechanical and electrical hazards.

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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