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Ready to take your culinary career to the next step with UW Dining?
Are you an experienced prep cook and/or dishwasher? Are you able to work well on a team doing high-volume prep work that involves vegetable and protein preparation? Are you organized in your work and welcoming to customers?
If so, UW Dining may be your place to shine! We are opening up this candidate bank to identify potential candidates for full-time permanent positions, as well as temporary and on-call work. The salary range for these positions is $2,642 to $2,968, dependent upon prior related experience. If you are offered a full-time position, you will be eligible for the University's generous benefits package.
We offer a variety of locations to work throughout Housing & Food Services 40+ dining venues. We employ prep cooks and dishwashers in nearly every one of those locations. Some of those locations include Husky Den, located in UW's popular and busy student union. We also have residential dining facilities in Local Point and McMahon Hall. Ever wanted to work in a food-truck? We've got those too! We even have retail operations like a full service market at District Market and a sit-down restaurant at Cultivate. And that is just a start!
There are no minimum qualifications for these positions, though we are always looking for people with proven experience in the food service industry. That means you have the skills to be successful, both technical and interpersonal! All successful candidates must complete a criminal history background check and reference check before starting. Those who accept full-time positions will participate in the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE) union.
If you have great kitchen experience and can demonstrate that you work well on a team, what do you have to lose?
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