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Catering Associate

Methodist Health System Omaha, NE

Job Description

  • Purpose of Job
    • The Catering Associate will be responsible for executing catering events and providing support in the retail areas of Methodist Health system.
  • Job Requirements
    • Education
      • High School diploma or General Educational Development (G.E.D.) required.

    • Experience
      • 2 years previous catering experience, preferably in a hospitality industry, which may include culinary, with strong emphasis in customer service.

    • License/Certifications
      • Food Handlers Certification or ServSafe certification preferred.

    • Skills/Knowledge/Abilities
      • Knowledge of catering practices required.
      • Knowledge of computers required.
      • Strong analytical and organizational skills required.
      • Skilled in food production, including producing and utilizing to minimize waste and inventory required.
      • Skilled in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, and Excel, required.
      • Strong customer service skills required.
      • Strong verbal communication skills for positive interaction with staff and customers required.
      • Able to read, write, and comprehend various written reports and documents required.
      • Able to travel to various locations required.
  • Physical Requirements
    • Weight Demands
      • Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force.

    • Physical Activity
      • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
        • Climbing
        • Crawling
        • Crouching
        • Fingering/Touching
        • Keyboarding/typing
        • Sitting
      • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
        • Balancing
        • Carrying
        • Distinguish colors
        • Grasping
        • Kneeling
        • Lifting
        • Pulling/Pushing
        • Reaching
        • Repetitive Motions
        • Standing
        • Stooping/bending
        • Twisting
        • Walking
      • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
        • Hearing
        • Seeing/Visual

    • Job Hazards
      • Not Related:
        • Equipment/Machinery/Tools
        • Driving
        • Outdoor weather conditions
        • Workplace violence
      • Rare (1-33%):
        • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
        • Blood and body fluids
        • Hazardous chemicals
        • Fumes or airborne particles
        • Latex
        • Loud noise
      • Occasionally (34%-66%): - Normal office environment
  • Essential Job Functions
    • Essential Functions I

      • Assists with the coordination and execution of special events by interacting and communicating with catering customers in person and over the phone to ensure customer needs are met at the highest level of service.

      • Works from daily catering function sheets by organizing equipment, conducting room set-up and tear-down, and delivering food to ensure catered functions are conducted efficiently and with excellent customer service.

      • Prepares for upcoming catering functions by reviewing catering function sheets on a daily basis and working with Lead Nutrition Service Tech to ensure food orders have been placed and equipment is available for the events.

      • Serves as back-up for the Lead Nutrition Services Tech taking orders off computer and communicating new catering orders and changes to all appropriate Food Service staff.

      • Maintains adequate level of food and supplies for appropriate service by ensuring par levels in food service area are met and maintained.

      • Prepares and serves food for patients, visitors, staff, and catering customers by following food order requests to ensure accurate and correct meals are delivered within established timeframes.

      • Follows proper food handling procedures and complies with quality performance standards to ensure a safe and sanitary environment.

      • Operates food service equipment by following manufacturer and department procedures to ensure proper operation and maintenance of equipment is maintained.

      • Washes dishes, glassware, flatware, pots, and/or pans by following department policies and procedures to ensure all equipment is clean and sanitary for use.

      • Stores clean dishes, utensils, and cooking equipment in proper areas by following departmental policies and procedures to ensure equipment is available when needed.

    • Essential Functions II

      • Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.

      • Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values, Employee Standards of Behavior and company policies/procedures.

      • Other duties as assigned.
        • As assigned by management.

Job Details

Date Posted November 13, 2018
Date Closes January 12, 2019
Requisition 7701
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At NE Methodist Hospital
Department Cafeteria
Shift Daytime
Hours 5am - 1:30pm/7:30am - 4pm hours per week
SOC Category 00-0000.00