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Open Date 09/07/2017
Requisition Number PRN07269N
Job Title Cook
Working Title Food and Beverage Special Event Staff
Job Grade B
FLSA Code Nonexempt
Patient Care Job Code?
Type Non Benefited Staff / Student
Temporary? No
Standard Hours per Week 15
Full Time or Part Time? Part Time
Shift Variable
Work Schedule Summary

Based on events schedule for Rice Eccles Stadium and Jon M. Huntsman Center.

Is this a work study job? No
VP Area President
Department 00842 - Rice-Eccles Stadium
Location Campus
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range $10.00 to $13.00 DOE
Close Date <br /><br /><strong>NOTE:</strong> May close at anytime. 12/07/2017
Job Summary

• Provide supreme customer service
• Handle each event in a professional manner
• Maintain positive human relations with Food and Beverage service staff and all food service clients
• Understand how to read and follow through with special event contracts
• Ensure that the dining tables are set, the Buffet tables are ready for the food at least 15 minutes before the scheduled time of service
• Act with a sense of urgency to all needs that are involved with special events
• Have a current food handler’s permit
• Maintain a professional appearance & demeanor


• Coordinate with the Client and to ensure all contracts made by Stadium and Arena Event Services are completed with the utmost professionalism and care
• Set up rooms according to standards including all decorations and food setup by designated time schedule (15 minutes before the scheduled time of service).
• In the absence of a Supervisor, greet the individual that is in charge of the assigned contract to ensure customer care and service expectations are met.
• Check in on rooms regularly to ensure client satisfaction.
• In the absence of a Supervisor, keep track of all additional products that are used by clients and document for the final bill that will be issued.
• Be productive and professional
• Help with the take down and clean up all rooms after the parties have left.
• Keep all catering stations clean and organized.
• Be safety conscious and resolve or report any unsafe conditions that you observe.
• Report theft to the Supervisor and/or Food and Beverage Management
• Notify the Supervisor at least 4 hours before your shift, if you are unable to come to work.
• Comply with all of Stadium and Arena Event Services policies

Minimum Qualifications

Two years of institutional cooking experience, or equivalency is required. Demonstrated human relations, computer literacy, and effective communication skills required. A current food service worker’s permit is required. A high school diploma, GED or equivalency is also required.


• Have experience working in fine dining or catering as a server
• Be able to lift and carry trays through a dining room
• Be courteous and sincere with all SLCC Staff and customers of SLCC Food Services
• Must be dependable and have reliable transportation
• Have a pleasant, outgoing personality.
• Have good communication skills.
• Have good troubleshooting skills.
• Be able to lift 20 lbs
• Be able to stand and work on your feet for long extended periods of time.

Special Instructions Summary
Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), email:

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have a current food service worker's permit?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. How many months/years of food handling experience do you have?
    • None
    • Less than 6 months
    • 6 months or more, but less than 2 years
    • 2 years or more, but less than 4 years
    • 4 years or more
  3. Do you have a High School Diploma, GED, or equivalency?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169
  4. Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission