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Retail Dining Sales Associate

University of Georgia
retirement plan
United States, Georgia, Athens
May 10, 2024
Posting Details
Posting Details

Posting Number S09629P
Working Title Retail Dining Sales Associate
Department Auxiliary Starbucks
About the University of Georgia
Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https://www.uga.edu/). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
About the College/Unit/Department
College/Unit/Department website dining.uga.edu
Posting Type External
Retirement Plan TRS
Employment Type Employee
Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible
Full/Part time Full Time
Work Schedule
Additional Schedule Information
This position offers a 40 hour work week.
Hours and schedule may vary and include evenings and weekends.
Advertised Salary $16.246153 / hr
Posting Date 10/04/2023
Open until filled Yes
Closing Date
Proposed Starting Date 11/01/2023
Special Instructions to Applicants
Successful completion of a department sponsored food safety training program within 6 months of hire is required.

For application status updates/inquiries, call (706) 542-3165.

FLSA: Non-exempt
Location of Vacancy Athens Area
EEO Policy Statement
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu).
USG Core Values Statement
The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning, as well the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy and can be found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section8/C224/#p8.2.18_personnel_conduct.

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section6/C2653.
Position Information

Classification Title Service/Maintenance Worker
FLSA Non-Exempt
FTE 1.00
Minimum Qualifications
Requires are least a high school diploma or equivalent. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.
Preferred Qualifications
Successful completion of a department sponsored food safety training program within 6 months of hire is required.
Position Summary

This is general work preparing and serving food as well as clerical work with processing financial transactions and handling cash and payment cards. Rapid and accurate completion of transactions necessary to receiving and disbursing cash. Emphasis is placed on accuracy in handling cash as well as preparation and serving food. Accuracy of work is verified through the comparison of cash with receipt stubs, cash register receipts, or other controls. Work is performed according to established and well defined procedures. Duties include maintaining high standards of cleanliness and for assuring that patrons are served in a pleasant and courteous manner. Assignments are received in the form of specific oral and written instructions and are reviewed by inspection and observation of results obtained.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Knowledge in methods of handling cash; knowledge of the methods and practices of safe food handling in a team environment; knowledge of the methods of practice of food preparation, or comparable knowledge.

Physical Demands

Perform physical activity such as moving loads up to 50 lbs, unloading and stocking products; perform push/pull activity with products weighing up to 30 lbs; perform duties with repetitive motion of wrists, arm, and shoulder, possess hand and finger coordination; reach, climb, balance, crouch, twist, crawl, and kneel; and work in noisy, hot/cold environments with chemicals, cleaning equipment, dust, fumes, and odors. Work long hours standing. Handle all types of foods.

Is driving a responsibility of this position? No
Is this a Position of Trust? Yes
Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? Yes
Does this position require a P-Card? No
Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No
Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? No
Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) No
Credit and P-Card policy
Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.
Background Investigation Policy
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including, a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of Georgia; confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials (including reference checks) as they relate to the job-based requirements of the position applied for; and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. You may also be subject to a pre-employment drug test for positions with high-risk responsibilities, if applicable. Please visit the UGA Background Check website.


Participates in preparing food items, washing dishes, serving from a serving line, cleaning tables, and sweeping floors. Assist in preparing and stocking line area/display cases with food and serving utensils prior to service. Make sure all items are properly labeled and presented. Maintains cleanliness at the conclusion of service and also conducts deep cleaning during breaks in service.

Percentage of time 40


Responsible for serving customers in a courteous and pleasant manner by following all guidelines and procedures set forth by UGA Dining Services for customer service.

Percentage of time 30


Receives cash or meal ticket receipts in payment of bills, purchases, admission to events or other services utilizing proper procedures on cash registers to ensure compliance with cash handling. Be vigilant and alert management in the event of customer theft and cash register balance discrepancies.

Percentage of time 20


Performs other duties as assigned by management including related duties and incidental tot he work described herein.

Percentage of time 10
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