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Civil Service Position CS14-43
October 17, 2013

Position Title
Snack Bar Attendant

Hiring Unit
Food Service

Job Description/Responsibilities
The Snack Bar Attendant prepares and serves beverages and fast-food items and performs other miscellaneous duties in a food service area with friendly and polite service.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing and serving light lunches, soft drinks, and ice cream dishes
  • Taking orders from patrons and collecting payment 
  • Handling requisitions through a supervisor and maintaining adequate supplies
  • Assisting in supervising and training student assistants and/or other assigned personnel as require
  • Being responsible for banks and obtaining and making change for customer purchases
  • Assisting in supervision of cleaning and maintenance of equipment and work area

The Snack Bar Attendant may be assigned other related tasks in support of the department’s mission and goals.

Minimum Qualifications

Additional Knowledge and Skills Desired by Department

  • Ability to pass food handler’s examination.
  • Ability to make accurate and rapid calculations in the transfer of products and cash.
  • Ability to maintain simple account records and forms.

Illinois residency required


$9.19 per hour

Application Process
This position is a current civil service vacancy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.  Applicants compete by examination.  If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete and submit a Civil Service application to the Office of Human Resources.  Examination appointments are required. NOTE: Some positions may be represented by a union and may require union dues.

Qualified applicants must submit a Civil Service application (required), detailed resume and unofficial transcripts to:

     Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
     Office of Human Resources
     Campus Box 1040
     Edwardsville, IL  62026-1040

Or email your Civil Service application (required), resume and unofficial transcripts to:

Only one Civil Service application is required to be completed per year. Please use only one application to apply for multiple positions. The Office of Human Resources will not contact applicants that do not meet the minimum qualifications listed.  If qualifying by education, you must submit your transcript at the time of application. Applicants qualifying for Veteran’s preference must submit a copy of form DD214 at the time of application.  Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment. 

For more information please visit the Office of Human Resources website at or call Civil Service Testing at 618-650-2190.

Application Deadline
October 31, 2013


SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas.

Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.  Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status in violation of Title VII.

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