Colorado State Dining Services II @ UNC in Greeley, Colorado

Dining Services II @ UNC



Dining Services II @ UNC


$13.06 - $15.52 Hourly


Greeley, CO

Job Type

Full Time


University of Northern Colorado

Job Number

DiningServicesII - 8/2018



  • Description

  • Benefits

Department Information

The University of Northern Colorado is located in Greeley, Colorado, population over 100,000, an hour's drive north of Denver, and within driving distance of the Rocky Mountains. UNC has an enrollment of over 12,000 students who attend classes on the 250-acre campus, and is large enough to provide true University opportunities, and small enough to treat students and employees as individuals. State classified employee benefits include medical, dental, life, flexible spending, PERA retirement, and tuition waiver for employees and dependents.

Description of Job



As a continuous posting there will be periodic updated to the eligible list. Please note that should you make it to the eligible list your initial rank may change as new applicants are reviewed, scored, and added to the eligible list.

UNC Dining Services is committed to providing quality food and service in a professional manner to the UNC campus community and guests. We support and mission of the University by promoting nutritional awareness and meetings diverse culinary needs while emphasizing value for all customers.

  • Assists cooks to produce food items from preprinted menus using standardized recipes and methods to maintain high food quality and nutritional standards.

  • Consult daily prep list and identify priorities for each day regarding stations you will be working daily.

  • Monitor and restock service areas by assuring food product availability.

  • Garnish foods in an attractive manner.

  • Communicate daily before each meal with servers on portion sizes and check frequently to comply with standards.

  • Station set up on time and be ready to work at station when opening shift.

  • Responsible for the daily cleaning and closing of station.

  • Monitor and maintain sanitary and safe working conditions by implementing safe food handling practices.

  • Maintain food temperatures for all food items.

  • Keep clutter from accumulating in the service areas.

  • Clean and sanitize all production and service areas, including machinery/equipment, according to sanitation guidelines and schedules.

  • Monitor service area equipment and let managers know if there are any problems.

  • Perform internal safety/sanitation inspections.

  • Become Serv Safe certified and practice the objectives daily.

  • Light and heavy cleaning are required throughout the year.

  • Monitor and maintain production records for the meal in service areas.

  • Bring inaccurate recipes to the attention of the Unit Chef.

  • Utilize the FIFO system on a daily basis.

  • Maintaining progressive cooking techniques.

  • Maintain accurate counts of food quantities and waste quantities.

  • Practice AA/EO policies and reports deficiencies to supervisor.

  • Provide leadership & training to Dining Service I's, .83's, .42's and student employees.

  • Be an example of culinary professionalism by following the "Culinary Code", showing respect for all positions in the work environment.

  • Demonstrate culinary professionalism by demonstrating knowledge using the Culinary Training objective list.

  • Participate with an extra cleaning duty daily from the cleaning list and have it checked off and signed by a lead cook of the day.

  • Establish and nurture a positive relationship with customers.

  • Perform assigned tasks promptly and efficiently and be courteous and impartial in dealing with those we serve.

  • Courtesy, tact and helpfulness on your part will do much to create a positive image.

  • Customer service must be of the utmost importance in front of the house behavior.

  • Maintain a professional appearance with proper attention to uniform and related requirements stated in the dress code.

  • Extensive cleaning of kitchen equipment and facility are required periodically throughout the year.

  • Shadow lead cooks for 40 hours per year.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights


One year of experience in an occupational field related to the work assigned to the position.




If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination.

Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.

Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at

A standard appeal form is available at: If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.

Supplemental Information

Important note: Applications are part of the selection process and will be reviewed by a Human Resource professional to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications as listed on the job announcement. Clearly document in the "Work Experience" and "Education" sections on your application any and all specialized work experience, skills, education, and accomplishments that relate to the position duties and minimum qualifications. No inferences will be made regarding your education or experience, only what is stated and provided in your application materials will be used to evaluate your qualifications.

Conditions for Employment: All potential University of Northern Colorado employees may be subject to successful completion of a background check, motor vehicle record review, ErgoMed physical, and/or a drug test.

Required Notice: In compliance with the Clery Act, the most recent University of Northern Colorado Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online and a paper copy can be requested at the UNC Police Department. This report contains crime statistics and policy statements related to safety, conduct processes and Title IX investigations.