Kitchen Steward
Job Details
University of Nebraska - Lincoln, NE
Part Time
Restaurant - Food Service

Salary Class: Hourly, Non-Exempt

Location: Fraternity, Sorority or Café as assigned



Responsible for washing dishes and pots/pans at designated location and additional clean-up duties as specified by supervisor.


Essential Functions:

Dishwashing, mopping, sweeping and other daily cleaning functions.

Set-up dining room tables for service, fill waters and beverages, serve food, bus tables, etc. Provide excellent customer service.


Other Functions:

Represent College Fresh in front of client, including house members, house director, corporate officers, local alumni and/or property manager.

Adhere to all management, client, local and state cleaning and sanitation procedures/regulations.

Assist with food preparation as required/in the absence of other staff or as directed by the Chef.

All other duties as assigned (as directed and/or agreed upon with Chef or Manager).


  1. Client Focus
  2. Collaboration
  3. Time Management
  4. Organization


Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no direct supervisory responsibility.


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

This position could be part-time or full-time and could work varying hours between Monday Sunday (depending on home department contract and business needs).


Work Environment:

This job operates in a kitchen environment, housed with equipment such as ovens, stoves, dishwashers, slicers, coffee machines, steamers, mixers and chefs knives. The employee is frequently exposed to heat, steam, fire and noise.


Physical Demands:

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.

The employee is occasionally required to reach, lift, bend, kneel, stoop, climb, push and pull items weighing 30 pounds or less.

The employee is required to stand for extended periods of time.

The position requires the ability to follow written and oral instructions and procedures.



No travel is expected for this position.


Required Education and Experience:

Normally requires a high school diploma.


Preferred Education and Experience

1-2 years of customer service experience.

1-2 years of dishwashing experience.


Additional Eligibility Requirements

Must adhere to policies and procedures set forth in College Fresh employee handbook.

Ability to obtain and maintain a current Servsafe Food Protection certificate or equivalent, from a nationally recognized or approved certification program.


Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Applicants must have *open* availability. Must be able to work night shifts, as well as weekends.