Governors State University

Founded in 1969, Governors State University GSU is a four-year public university in the state of Illinois that champions openness, innovation and flexibility. Serving more than 5,500 students, GSU offers 64 degree and 24 certificate programs and our students earn the qualifications needed to succeed in business, industry, healthcare, the arts and education.

GSU is an expert at guiding freshman and transfer students to discover the right degree program to excite their interests. The university’s extensive list of graduate programs prepares students in a variety of fields for the next level of academic achievement. The GSU experience includes a comprehensive student life, both on and off campus, with on-campus housing; club sports and recreation; civic engagement; international student services; more than 70 student clubs and organizations; the world renowned Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park sculpture park, the Center for Performing Arts and much more. 

Set amongst 750 acres of prairie, GSU is located 40 miles south of Chicago, and is proud to offer the most affordable university undergraduate tuition rate in the state of Illinois.  

The university faculty, administration and staff are committed to providing a quality education, embracing diversity and serving students with excellence.

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Governors State University 1 University Pkwy, University Park, IL 60484
Jan 22, 2020
Full time
Position Information   Position Type Civil Service Classification Title Culinary Worker l Position's Functional Title Dishwasher and Culinary Worker l Position Start Date 02/03/2020 Position End Date (if temporary)   Position Summary 1. Wash dishes using the 3-sink compartment and dishwasher. 2. Deliver, retrieve, break down, and prepare food carts prior to meals and after. 3. Comply with Food Restriction List and ensure food substitutions are safely prepared and distributed. 4. Prepare PM snack and AM breakfast for evening and next morning, prior to leaving for the day. 5. Maintain cleanliness of kitchen and dishes and food carts after all meals and snacks. 6. In the absence of the Culinary Worker ll or lll, prep foods per specified menu and time schedule for daily meals and for food experiences. 7. Attend required/requested CACFP, State Board of Health and/or Early Head Start training programs. 8. Assure that all procedures are in compliance with the State Board of Health regulations, CACFP guidelines, State of Illinois Child Care Regulations and Early Head Start regulations. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must periodically lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Starting Salary Range: $14,097.14 – $18,068.90 (This is a part-time (67%), non-negotiated position. Salary starts at the base and is determined based on education and experience exceeding the minimum qualifications). Minimum Qualifications 1. Resident of the state of Illinois. 2. Based on institutional standards, as required by the Illinois Department of Public Health, a Food Handler Training certification (from an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accredited trainer) may be required upon hire or a newly selected employee may be required to complete this training during an initial training period. ( Preferred Qualifications 1. High school diploma or equivalent. 2. Able to read, write and do basic calculations; General knowledge of child development, nutrition, health and safety. 3. Able to pass and maintain Food Service Sanitation certification. 4. Food service experience. Posting Date 01/17/2020 Closing Date 01/27/2020 Open Until Filled No Posting Number CS0388P Type of Search External Quicklink for Posting Employee ID   Department   Special Instructions to Applicants Employment is contingent upon a health and background clearance. In order to be considered for this position, applicants are required to provide electronic documentation that verifies that the following minimum qualifications of this Civil Service position have been met: • online Civil Service application, including dates of employment, applicable full-time and part-time employment (percentage), and specific duties and responsibilities). • cover letter • résumé • list of three professional references • high school diploma or equivalent (IF APPLICABLE, PLEASE ATTACH A COPY OF THE HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENT IN THE FIELD MARKED AS “OTHER).” **Please note the following: • Due to the high volume of applications received, only the high school diploma or equivalent/college/university transcripts submitted/attached electronically to this posting will be used for the review and the consideration of this vacancy. • If you are a Veteran, you may be eligible to receive Veteran’s Preference Points on a passing examination score, by submitting proof of eligibility to the Department of Human Resources, such as a copy of your DD214/DD215 form (Department of Defense), NGB22 form (National Guard), or Discharge Orders or DD256 Discharge Certificate (Reserves) by the closing date.