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Catering Steward/Receiver

at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, United States

Job Description

Catering Steward/Receiver

Posting Number S00890JP Department Dining Service – Moulton Union Job Summary $500 Sign-Bonus -½ paid at first check and ½ paid after 90 days, if eligibility requirements, are met.

Bowdoin College is located in Brunswick Maine with a student population of almost 2000. We make everything from scratch and consistently rated in the top 10 for college dining! We have our own butcher shop, bakeshop and organic garden that all supply food to our 2 dining halls and 3 retail locations. This position supports our Catering department. Under supervision of the Culinary Manager and Operations Manager, provides organizational support for the successful execution of Dining catering events. Acts as team leader, responsible for events logistical and waitstaff support, transportation and set up of food, beverages and equipment for catering events. Acts as dining contact and service provider during catering functions. Depending on event assignment, this position may assist to receive daily orders and support the sanitation staff.

Education/Skills Requirements

High School Diploma or G.E.D. required Additional skills: Demonstrated reliability and ability to work quickly and efficiently. Must be able to work independently within a team atmosphere and establish own work plan and priorities to meet frequent deadlines. Must demonstrate good personal hygiene practices.

Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents

A valid Driver’s License and the ability to meet the eligibility requirements of the College’s current Motor Vehicle Use Policy. Related food service background required. Supervisory experience preferred or demonstrated potential. ServSafe certification preferred or must be obtained within 1 year of employment.

Standard Work Days and Hours

Most common shifts are 7:00 am – 3:00pm or 12:30 pm – 8:30 pm, possible overtime and schedule changes to meet the needs of the operation. Varying shifts including weekends, holidays and during weather emergencies. Required to work for major college events and weekends.

About Bowdoin

Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to talented students, faculty and staff-with a variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs; and gender identities, among other factors.

We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We value a community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed.

Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin’s reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of community; and connections to the people, history, and natural beauty of Maine.

Bowdoin’s campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting. Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles from Portland and 120 miles from Boston.

Shift Employment Category Full Time Academic Year FTE 0.73 Benefits Eligible Yes Pay Type Hourly Background Check Package Requirements Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? Yes Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? Yes Posting Date 10/15/2021 Applications Accepted Until Open Until Filled Yes Type of Posting Internal/External Special Instructions to Applicants EEO Information

Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses.

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Job Posting: JC195237972

Posted On: Oct 17, 2021

Updated On: Oct 30, 2021