Dining Frontline Worker

Jackson Community College   Jackson, MI   Full-time     Food Service
Posted on September 7, 2023
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Dining Frontline Worker, Full-Time
Salary $15.00 - $17.50 Hourly
Location Jackson, MI
Job Type Staff, Full-time

Jackson College is seeking an engaging and dedicated individual to be a part of the Jackson College Dining and Culinary team. We have competitive wages, excellent benefits, along with wonderful employee incentives! Apply now to be a part of the Jackson College family!

Under the director of the Director of Auxiliary Services and the Frontline Coordinator, the Frontline Worker provides support with a variety of food service operation tasks such as cleaning work areas and equipment, set up, serving food, cash register duties, barista, banquet server, banquet set up, and Jax’s Place cook.

Essential Functions
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Sets up food service equipment and utensils for cafeteria service.
Sets up for special events by putting out tablecloths and place settings, arranging table placement and setting up a buffet
Conveys food and supplies from the main kitchen to the serving site.
Serve food items to customers in an efficient and friendly manner in accordance with specific instructions, ensuring that appropriate portions are served.
Basic food preparation under the direct supervision of the Sous Chef or Cook.
As needed, replenishes foods, silverware, glassware, dishes, and trays.
Clean and maintain work areas, including floors, facilities, service ware, utensils, and equipment; collects and places garbage and trash in designated containers; as appropriate to the area of operation.
Perform routine cashiering duties as assigned; receive and count money and make correct change.
Follow established health, safety, and sanitation principles applicable to food serving and kitchen maintenance.
Responsible for understanding, supporting and actively demonstrating the College’s beliefs, values, mission, and vision and being in agreement to be evaluated by same.

Minimum Qualifications


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Knowledge of:
Basic food service operations.
Common kitchen appliances and utensils.
Cleaning methods.
Customer service principles.

Ability to:
Learn to operate food services equipment/appliances.
Learn to operate cash register.
Observe safety requirements and safe work practices and methods as required.
Use effective interpersonal skills to successfully communicate with the general public.
Establish and maintain cooperative work relationships.

The knowledge, skills and abilities required are often obtained by a high school diploma or GED.


Frequent reaching, walking, standing, lifting, stooping, or carrying of equipment and materials may be required. Incumbents may be required to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Incumbent may be exposed to moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, and fumes.


Work is generally performed in a commercial cafeteria environment, with frequent interruptions and irregularities in the work schedule. Work hours may vary, and frequent evening and weekend hours are required. Travel may be required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

“This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required and shall not be construed as declaring the specific duties and responsibilities. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his or her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty.

All applications must be made online. If assistance is needed with the application process, contact Human Resources