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Food Services/Concessions Worker

SALARY:      See Position Description 

OPENING DATE:   October 3, 2017 

CLOSING DATE:   October 17, 2017   



Under general direction, prepares and cooks salads, meats, vegetables, and desserts for consumption in the college cafeteria; serves food and beverages; and performs general cleaning and maintenance of the kitchen, cafeteria and concessions. 

Salary:     H35, Rank 16: $11.81 per hour  

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and must submit a complete application packet through the ONLINE application system by the deadline date in order to be considered for the position.  It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure his or her application packet is complete.  Application material may not be submitted by fax or email. 

A complete application packet consists of: 

  • Completed Southern Union State Community College ONLINE employment application
  • Current resume
  • Signed letter from a current or former employer verifying the required experience
  • Copy of high school diploma, GED, or transcript of college work  

Please note, all submitted application materials become the property of the College.  Requests for copies of application materials, including transcripts, will be denied.  



  • High School Diploma or GED is required.
  • Experience in a food establishment is required.



The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but may not be limited to, the following: 

  •  Prepare food according to prescribed menus to ensure nutritious and tasteful meals
  • Assist with preparing food and operating the concessions for college athletic events when needed
  • Measure and mix ingredients according to recipe, using a variety of utensils and equipment
  • Set up serving line in order that food looks attractive and appealing
  • Run cashier station as necessary and have the ability to accurately take money and make change
  • Maintain kitchen and dining area by cleaning and sanitizing as directed
  • Wash, sanitize, and store dishes, utensils, trays, glasses, pots and pans
  • Clean stoves, deep fryers, and coolers
  • Stock shelves, cooler, and freezer
  • Assist other food service employees as needed
  • Assist with banquets and  other special events
  • Maintain professional conduct in dealing with students, staff, administration, faculty and the college community
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Participate in professional development activities as requested to update food service skills
  • Annually review and revise plan as necessary
  • Knowledge of college policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of institutional food service equipment and methods
  • Knowledge of safety, sanitation, and health regulations
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with individuals, groups, and co-workers
  • Arrive for work at scheduled time, observes scheduled breaks, and maintains appropriate work hours
  • Uses work time efficiently and effectively
  • Math skills to add, subtract, multiply and divide quantities of ingredients in recipes
  • Reading skills to understand recipes, policies, procedures, manuals, and guidelines
  • Willing to work overtime, holidays, and weekends when necessary
  • Willing to wear hairnet and uniform 


Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and must submit a complete application packet through the ONLINE application process by the deadline date in order to be considered.  Applicants who fail to submit all required information will be disqualified.     

In accordance with the Alabama Community College System policy and guidelines, the applicant chosen for employment will be required to sign a consent form and to submit a non-refundable minimum payment of $17.40 for a criminal background check. Employment will be contingent upon the receipt of a clearance notification from the criminal background check. Southern Union also participates in E-verify. 

It is the policy of the Alabama Community College System, including all postsecondary community and technical colleges under the control of the Alabama Community College System Board of Trustees, that no employee or applicant for employment or promotion, on the basis of any impermissible criterion or characteristic including, without limitation, race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, disability, sex, age, or any other protected class as defined by federal or state law, shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment.  

Southern Union State Community College is an equal opportunity employer. Southern Union State Community College will make reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled applicants or employees. Applicants must adhere to the College’s prescribed interview schedule and travel at their own expense.  The College reserves the right to withdraw this job announcement at any time prior to the awarding.    

More than one position in the same job classification may be filled from the applicants for this position should another vacancy occur during the search process.

Applications may be submitted online at 

Office of Human Resources