FOOD SERVICE DISHWASHER – University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee – Milwaukee, WI

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Position Type University Staff Appointment Type Ongoing/Probationary FLSA Status Nonexempt Percent 100 Posting Type Staff Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)
As Wisconsin’s only public urban research university, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has established an international reputation for excellence in research, community engagement, teaching and entrepreneurism. Designated an R1 research institution, UWM educates more than 26,000 students and is an engine for innovation in southeastern Wisconsin. Founded over 60 years ago in the belief that Milwaukee would need a great public university to become a great city, UWM has a dual research and access mission aimed at serving the diverse needs of Wisconsin’s largest metropolitan area by furthering opportunities at all levels for students who may be financially or educationally disadvantaged. More than one-third of its students are the first in their families to attend college, and 30 percent are students of color. In all, the university educates more than 27,000 students on its three campuses. It is the largest educator of veterans in Wisconsin, with more than 1,000 enrolled each year under the federal G.I. bill. The Princeton Review named UWM a 2018 Best Midwestern university based on overall academic excellence and student reviews. The UWM is committed to the full inclusion of LGBT+ campus constituents. In 2018, Campus Pride Index named UWM as one of the Best of the Best Top 30 LGBTQ-friendly postsecondary institutions in the United States. UWM was the first university in the nation to implement an inclusive housing policy.

Join the UWM family and the Milwaukee community and grow professionally and personally in your career and life. We make learning accessible at every age, stage of life and location. At UWM, we all share the motivation to learn and to excel. We value unique perspectives and possess the talent and desire to nurture ideas that make global impact. The comforts and connections of a major metropolitan city meet the resources and expertise of a world-class research institution at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Our campus counseling and health services, accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, provides integrated, holistic care for students through our medical, counseling, and health promotion and wellness departments. We assist the UWM campus community through collaborative partnerships designed to enhance the university’s academic and community service mission and focus on our students’ well-being as an essential component to student success.

Job Summary

Under the general management of the food service supervisor, this position will act as a lead worker for the dishroom. The incumbent is responsible for following the correct washing, storing, and sanitation procedures. The incumbent will also be asked to train and oversee student staff working on the same duties.

The University of Wisconsin (UW) System offers a comprehensive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of our community. The University contributes towards the cost of several benefit plans. Employees also receive a vacation package starting at 104 hours during first year, sick leave (with no expiration), personal holiday (36hrs each year), and paid legal holidays.

Salary: This position comes with a competitive salary and benefit package. The initial hiring range for this position is $13.50 to $15.50. This position is in Salary Grade 15 – ($15.38 min; $20.69 mid) – the salary grade and its range can be found here.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants for this vacancy must:
  • Previous experience in a commercial kitchen setting

Preferred Qualifications

Highly qualified candidates will also have:
  • Experience in supervisory and/or lead work functions, such as assigning tasks or training, in a restaurant or customer service environment
  • ServSafe Food Handler or ServSafe Manager Certification or equivalent

Application Instructions

When referencing employment history, please address your experience with the minimum and preferred qualifications listed above. You may provide this information by either uploading a resume, cover letter, and reference list or by typing directly into the application.

At this time, emails and phone numbers for three professional references is optional but may be required at a later time. Reference list must contain at least one direct supervisor.

This is a continuous recruitment. Screening begins on June 2, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received after June 1, 2022 may not receive consideration.

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