Food Service Worker - Snack Cashier

  • Claremont McKenna College
  • 750 Amherst Ave, Claremont, CA 91711, USA
  • Jul 21, 2022
Full time Food Services

Job Description

Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination Statement                                    

In addition to its commitment to a harassment-free educational and working environment, the College is an equal employment opportunity employer. The College is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable state and federal laws on the matter. The College does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including gender, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition or medical leave, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by law. The College also prohibits the harassment of any employee on any of these bases.



Claremont, CA


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Greet all guests as they enter the Cafe. Swipe student ID's, take cash from guests, communicate about the menu, and implement Cafe policies concerning take-out meals. Follow proper cash handling policies. Set up and take temperatures of food service station. Great customer service is a key element of this job.






Reporting to the Director of Operations performs the following essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Greet guests with a smile and a welcome; understand and be able to inform guests on daily menu. Swipe guests’ cards and take cash in accordance with the current meal rate. Follow proper cash handling procedures. Provide the highest quality of service to customers
  • Ensure cashier’s desk is neat, clear of personal belongings including but not limited to carts, food, beverage, and personal belongings.  Ensure window glass; sills are clean prior to, during and after shift. Ensures To-Go items are stocked before service and removed after.
  • Counts cash bank and verifies opening balance on cash reconciliation work sheet. Count out cash sales from meal period; complete reconciliation sheet; deposit all cash sales with manager on duty or as directed and receive verifying signature.
  • Ensures that all signage and menu are in their proper place and well-presented prior to opening for the meal period.  
  • Wipes down tables and chairs before and after the meal period.
  • Assist with deli bar set-up prior to service. Utilizes the time/temp log to ensure food safety.
  • Confer with Snack Supervisor regarding the preparation and set up of snack menu.  
  • Coordinate with Snack Supervisor to ensure that scanners are set up and working properly at East entrance of Collins.
  • Coordinates clean-up efforts of all the stations in the severing area and dining room at the conclusion of Snack service.  Ensures that dining room is clean free from food and trash. Ensures that all areas are properly broken down, cleaned and sanitized.
  • Performs dining room work duties:  replace condiments, fill salt and pepper shakers, and place on clean tables.  Refill napkins, discard dated table tents, clean tables, chairs, window sills and vacuum.
  • Follow all HACCP guidelines. Follow proper food safety/sanitation procedures including, but not limited to, logging food temperatures, proper labeling and storage of food, wearing cut glove when using a knife, and wearing metal mesh glove when using deli slicer. Use all food service equipment in a safe-appropriate manner as trained, follow proper safety practices, and attend safety training sessions.
  • Other duties may be assigned as appropriate. This includes cross-training as time permits.




EDUCATION:  Any combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. 


EXPERIENCE:  Prefer experience in food service industry.


CERTIFICATION:  California Certified Food Handler Card


LICENSES: Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to provide the required documentation for proof of insurability with the College’s insurance carrier.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must be able to stand, walk, bend, climb, push, pull, stop, twist, stretch, squat, reach, and lift up to 15 pounds from floor to waist level without assistance. Must be able to work on feet for prolonged periods of time.


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:  Individual must possess knowledge, skills, and ability to be able to successfully perform the essential functions of the position, or be able to explain or demonstrate how the essential functions will be performed, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

  • Cash handling skills required. Must be able to operate cash register, have accurate closing counts and give correct change. Must be able to perform basic arithmetic functions for cash handling responsibilities.
  • Be courteous to coworkers, customers, visitors, managers and others. Strive to communicate clearly and professionally.
  • Must be able to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. Must be able to work well without continual supervision. 
  • Work effectively with others. Be respectful and courteous.
  • Take initiative in performance of your work tasks, and be willing to assist others as needed.
  • Be flexible and open to new ideas and ways of working.
  • Must be able to understand and follow basic instructions in English, both orally and written.




REQUIRED HOURS: The regular hours for this full-time position are 40 hours per week, 5 days per week, on a variable schedule.  Overtime, holiday, weekend and evening work hours will be required.  Regular hours may vary due to needs of the College or division.  Must be willing to work a flexible schedule.  This is a 9-month position.



  • This is a non-exempt position.
  • This is a regular full-time position.
  • This is a benefits-eligible position.


IPEDS Category Job Code:             35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations


Physical Requirements:                    Light (up to 20 lbs.)


GROOMING AND APPEARANCE:  The Claremont Colleges seek to maintain a neat and professional image at all times.  A uniform is required and will be provided.


BACKGROUND CHECK:  The successful candidate will be required to undergo a full consumer background check.  This position requires the successful completion of a post-offer physical agility test.  Employment is contingent on the satisfactory results of the aforementioned, in addition to compliance with requirements cited in this job description.


ADA/OSHA:  This job description defines the essential or fundamental job duties of this position.   It is assumed that employees hired for this position can perform the essential functions of this job without imposing risk of substantial harm to the health or safety of themselves or others.  It may also include marginal functions, generally defined within Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ABA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).


DISCLAIMER:  This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.  When duties and responsibilities change and develop, the College will review this job description and make changes of business necessity.


Claremont McKenna College hires and promotes individuals on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, breastfeeding or related medical condition, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristic or information, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.  Inquiries may be directed to the Director for Human Resources, 528 N. Mills Avenue, Claremont, California 91711-4015, (909) 621-8490.  All applicants must complete and submit an online application to be considered for an open position.

Employment is contingent upon new employee providing documents verifying U.S. citizenship or, for aliens, documents verifying legal permission to work in the United States, applicant's acceptability for positions requiring use of a college vehicle is contingent upon a driving record acceptable to the College's automobile liability insurance. Promotion from within is encouraged whenever qualified employees of Claremont McKenna College are available. Interested employees of the College are urged to contact the Office of Human Resources if qualified for any open position. Please do not contact departments directly.


Disability Accommodations                                                                                    

In compliance with applicable laws ensuring equal opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, CMC will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual (applicant or employee) with a disability if the disability affects the performance of essential job functions, unless the accommodation results in an undue hardship for the College. Employment decisions are based on the merit and not an individual’s disability.               


An applicant or employee who requires an accommodation should contact the immediate supervisor and the Human Resources Office. If multiple accommodations are identified that do not pose an undue hardship for the College, the selection of an accommodation will be at CMC’s discretion. To request disability accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please contact Human Resources at (909) 621-8490 or for assistance.

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