University of North Texas Food Service Specialist - 9mth - Fuzzy's Tacos in Denton, Texas

Department Overview

Join the University of North Texas Retail Dining Services department where fresh is "in"! All of our food is prepared fresh in our kitchens using local vendors and farms - no convenience foods.

Our Dining Services department includes a nationally acclaimed vegan cafeteria, faculty and staff meal plans, and dining halls are open to the community. All menu planning is done in-house by each kitchen's chef and fresh ice cream is made on campus. To our staff, eating local is not just an attitude, it's our way of life.

The University of North Texas is a state employer offering great benefits, including medical, dental, life, retirement, ample paid time off, and great work/life balance.

Job Description

The Food Service Specialist - 9mth position is a Cook position in the UNT Retail Fuzzy's Tacos. These are permanent; full time benefit-eligible position that work 9 months out of the year (September to May) and employees are able to spread their pay for 12 months. Or better yet! Employees have the option to work during those, summer months and make more money!

Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to: * Following all in house and national brand policies, procedures, and specifications required for brand compliance as per Dining Service and UNT Policy.

Guest Service: * Offer "Great Food and Great Service" to all guest that dine with us. Each guest should be greeted with a smile and quick friendly service. * Provide exceptional guest service.

Training: * Follow and adhere to all training practices.

Food preparation and layout design: * Slicing, dicing, chopping, blending, mixing, cutting preparing, cooking, baking, and following all recipes. * Set up and break down of food service line.

Food Safety: * Hand washing, well-groomed and in complete neat and clean uniform. * Maintains a clean and organized area of operation, (FIFO) food rotation, (HACCP) temping and recording food on temp log, food quality, and food safety action if needed.

Assist supervisor: * Take the lead in absent of supervisor. * Follow all policies, procedures and specifications per assigned food concept. Student training, and inventory. * Support, enforce and practice UNT policies, procedures and mission statement..

Duties are performed under the supervision of a Food Service Supervisor or Food Service Manager.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:

One year experience in institutional or commercial food service. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:

  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to maintain records and complete forms accurately.
  • Ability to apply mathematical concepts to complete tasks (example: collecting cash and making change).
  • Knowledge of the care and use of food service equipment and kitchen utensils.
  • Knowledge of health hazards in food preparation and service and necessary precautionary measures.
  • Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.
    Preferred Qualifications

The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

  • Fuzzys Taco Experience a plus.
  • Great work ethics.
  • Outgoing personality.
  • Eager to excel and grow with our exciting new UNT Union Retail Dining operations.

Requisition Number: 153628

Job Title: Food Service Specialist - 9mth - Fuzzy's Tacos

Official Title: Food Service Specialist - 9mth

Position Number: 00007216

Department: Dining-Retail - 163710

Location: Denton

Is this an internal posting only?: No

Is this a security sensitive position?: Yes

Driving a University Vehicle?: No

Job Open Date: 02-16-2018

Job Close Date: Open Until Filled

Pay Rate: $1,920

Pay Basis: Monthly

Job Type: Full-time Permanent

Quicklink for Posting:

Work Schedule: Hours vary based on retail needs & hours of operation

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must submit a resume and a list of three professional references with their online application.