Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for two Food Service Assistants. Reporting to Manager of Distribution and Services, The Food Services Assistant will assist in the preparation of breakfast, lunch, salads, snacks to be served at the WHOI Buttery for Institution employees, students, guests, and other visitors. This person is also responsible for promoting a comfortable and clean atmosphere to enable WHOI personnel and guests to eat, relax, and converse. The Food Services Assistant will obtain their Serve-Safe Certification. This position is for services required on a casual basis only (less than 20 hours per week), and is eligible for casual benefits.
The internal working title for this position will be Distribution Assistant.
Education & Experience
High School Graduate or GED preferred. One-year previous food service preferred.
Ability to obtain Serve-Safe Certification.
Physical requirements include lifting to 30 lbs. and carrying 10 to 25 lbs. 10 times per day. Physical requirements also include frequent prolonged standing and walking, repetitive motion, kneeling, bending, stooping, twisting, climbing ladders/stools, use of hands for basic grasping/manipulation, use of hands for fine manipulation, and reaching above and below the shoulders. Occupational requirements include hearing, talking, understanding verbal instructions and safety warnings, working around others, working with others, and working alone. Must have manual dexterity to be able to work a cash register and use common kitchen tools (knives, slicer, etc.). Ability to read, write and speak English.
WHOI is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans/M/F. We encourage Veterans and those with Disabilities to apply. Applications are reviewed confidentially. Applicants that require accommodation in the job application process are encouraged to contact us at (508) 289-2253 or email [email protected] for assistance.