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On-Call Dining Services Sanitation and Safety Steward - Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Skidmore College



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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned within classification.

  • Set up and operation of entire dish room, including all ware-washing equipment and processes including but not limited to dish machine, pot washers, scraping stations, accumulator, and all other associated equipment. Notify supervisor of malfunctioning equipment
  • Fill milk urns, ice bins, water coolers and change soda/beverage tanks when needed
  • Responsible for sweeping, scrubbing, vacuuming, and mopping floors throughout the facility when needed or as assigned Daily cleaning of all equipment and areas as assigned
  • Clean exhaust hoods, including filters, when necessary or assigned
  • Assist with infirmary cart
  • Assist with proper receiving and storage of all food and non-food items
  • Assist with delivery, setup, and staffing of catered events as assigned
  • If assigned to the Spa, also responsible for stocking beer and wine
  • Filter grease daily as assigned
  • Assist in bleaching dishes and burnishing silver, washing walls, ceilings and baseboards
  • Interact with customers in a courteous and friendly manner
  • Perform custodial-type work if assigned within the dining halls and Spa
  • Ability to set up, clean, and operate all necessary equipment
  • Extra duties in cleaning and food preparation may be assigned by a supervisor
  • Ability to speak and listen effectively with supervisors, customers, and employees of the College
  • Maintain a demonstrated interest in learning new ideas
  • Ability to speak and listen effectively and respectfully with supervisors, customers, and employees of the College
  • Maintain an appropriate image and dress
  • Establish and maintain a high level of customer service


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 the essential functions.


High School diploma or general education degree (GED).


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and procedure manuals.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to utilize or learn basic computer functions.


Attend Serv-Safe/HACCP course within one year of employment from classification date.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, or those who are not physically able, to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk, sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach/lift with hands and arms; push/pull; climb or balance; stoop, crouch; talk, hear, taste and smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 80 pounds with appropriate equipment and assistance.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; extreme hot and/or cold conditions; moving mechanical parts; frequent exposure to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level is usually moderate to loud.

  • Understand proper use of chemicals used in the performance of duties and familiarity with the Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
  • College reserves the right to reassign all personnel as necessary in the event of an absence or an emergency
  • May be required to attend employer-sponsored classes or seminars aimed at developing or improving skills
  • May be required to work overtime or weekends with minimal notice
  • Understand and comply with New York State Health Codes in performance of duties

Schedule hours during academic year (hours can change for operational coverage)

Required documents needed to apply:

  • On-line application
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • List of Three References

In order to prevent or significantly reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission at Skidmore College and protect all members of the College community from infection, successful candidates will be required to submit proof of full vaccination as a condition of employment, unless exempted as a reasonable accommodation of a medical condition or sincerely religious belief or practice.


Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.




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