Kitchen Assistant

Brunswick, ME

Posting Details

Kitchen Assistant
Posting Number
Dining Service - Thorne Hall
Job Summary

Performs functions in support of cold food preparation, servery set up and replenishment, and customer food service. Performs general sanitation duties mainly in the dish room and pot & pan cleaning area. May be assigned sanitation procedures in related areas of dining hall including kitchen, servery, dining rooms, rest rooms and exteriors.

Education/Skills Requirements

A high school diploma or GED equivalent is preferred. Applicants must be responsible and professional with good communication skills, able to function effectively during late-night hours, and enjoy interacting with college students and working in a fast-paced, fluid environment.

Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents

Some experience preferred, but will train the right candidate.

Standard Work Days and Hours

Varying shifts including weekends, holidays and during weather emergencies. Required to work for major college events and weekends such as Parents Weekend, Commencement and Reunions. Added hourly pay differentials for second shift (10%) and third shift (15%) apply.

About Bowdoin

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.

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.


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