Cafe Utility

Part time | Café Services
Location:Ventura Headquarters

Date:               November 2018

Job Title:         Café Utility

Reports to:      Chef/Manager of the Café

Location:         Ventura, California

General Summary: 

The Café Utility person is responsible for providing general support to the Café to ensure that foodservice runs cleanly and efficiently.  Main responsibilities will include: dishwashing, cleaning, stocking, and general equipment maintenance.  High standards of cleanliness and sanitation must be kept and a Food Handler’s card can be obtained with Patagonia’s help.  This role requires some flexibility of hours but requires daily punctuality and attendance.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for all dishes and ensuring their complete cleanliness at all times.  This includes upkeep of the dishwasher machine with necessary chemicals and maintenance. 
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the Café space at all times, both in the kitchen and in the general dining space, according to Health Department standards of cleanliness and sanitation.  This may include cleaning floor drains, removing trash / recycling and broken wares.
  • Deep cleaning of equipment and storage areas on a scheduled or as needed basis.
  • Assist with Catering set up, breakdown, and follow up as needed.
  • Learn other aspects of cafeteria duties so as to provide back up to other cafeteria employees thus must exhibit strong teamwork skills.
  • Communicate with team or other departments as needed for scheduling, fix equipment or order supplies.
  • Provide customer service in the dining space as needed.

Physical Requirements:  

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds repeatedly, and carry for up to 50 feet.
  • Able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Bending and lifting throughout the day.
  • Ability to wash dishes for extended periods of time. 
  • Ability to work in a small physical space that can be loud at times.

Minimum Job Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years high volume dishwashing experience desired.
  • Working knowledge of food safety and handling regulations.
  • Excellent customer service skills, in person, on the phone and in writing.
  • Comfortable with team-based work structure; ability to demonstrate flexibility on the job.
  • Demonstrates initiative, is conscientious and provides complete follow-through on areas of responsibility.

  

Employee Conduct: 

It is the responsibility of every employee to contribute to a positive work environment through cooperative and professional interactions with coworkers, customers and vendors.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other factors prohibited by law.

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