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Kitchen Assistant (#838)

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Staff in Willits-Hallowell Center
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Position Filled - not Accepting Applications
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This position is a part-time 25 hours per week position. The shift is primarily evening hours and can vary depending on the event. Some flexibility to work some day shifts is a plus. Must be able to work weekends and holidays. This position reports directly to the Executive Chef.

Typical Duties Include:

  • Operates and maintains dish machine according to proper procedures.
  • Works in Pot sink cleaning pots and Pans.
  • Responsible for recording and accuracy of Time & Temp logs along with proper PH balance of sanitizers in pot sinks and dish machine.
  • Washes all plates, glassware, pots, pans and utensils, cleans up dish machine area following proper health and sanitation practices.
  • Wipes down and washes all kitchen surfaces as needed, mops floors between meal periods or as needed, empties trash and compost in proper receptacles.
  • Addition duties may include stock distribution, inventories, vegetable preparation etc.
  • Must be able to work with others, including students, as well as work alone without supervision.  Assists in supervision and training of student workers.
  • Responsible for empting grease trap catch screen
  • Routinely lifts/moves an average of 30 pounds, #50 with assistance.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Must have good communication skills, both written and orally, with a sound understanding of the English language.
  • Must be able to pass a physical examination without restrictions.
  • Must be able to lift/move an average of 50 pounds without restrictions.
  • Willingness to participate in a Serv Safe class to obtain Food Protection Manager Certification is required. 
  • Customer Service: Maintains an extraordinarily positive attitude in dealing with student and public.
  • Must be cooperative and willing to work with others.
  • Must be neat in appearance and work habits, and must comply with safety and sanitation regulations as prescribed by law.
  • Must comply with proper dress code as designated by Department.
  • Previous food service experience preferred


Mount Holyoke College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Mount Holyoke College is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff members. Mount Holyoke seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to the college's excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society. In furtherance of institutional excellence, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups, including faculty, staff, and administration of color, diverse gender identities, first generation college students and individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college, and individuals with a demonstrated leadership commitment to including diverse backgrounds and perspectives.