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Civil Service Position #CS14-30
September 17, 2013

Position Title
Food Service Sanitation Laborer

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 1:30pm-9:30pm; 12:00pm-8:00pm Friday and Sunday

Hiring Unit
Food Service

Job Description/Responsibilities
This position is under direct supervision from a Dishroom Area Supervisor who is responsible for the coordination of necessary work to perform routine and heavy labor duties in the Food Service areas.  The Food Sanitation Laborer unloads shipments of food supplies and stores in proper locations following Madison County Health codes and sanitation regulations.  This position buses, scours and cleans dining area tables and chairs; removes trash/cardboard and cleans trash cans; cleans and sanitizes kitchen equipment; filters grease in fryers and changes grease as needed; cleans, sweeps and mops floors; transports equipment and dishes to and from storage locations; washes and sanitizes walls as required in kitchen areas; sets up and tears down as well as performs routine maintenance on dish machine.  This position performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Additional information

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time during shift.
  • Involves use of potentially dangerous equipment and chemicals.
  • Includes working in temperature extremes, freezers and refrigerators and around      steam equipment and ovens.
  • May include weekend work and      occasional overtime.

Additional Skills and Knowledge Desired by Unit

  • Ability to follow simple directions.
  • Ability to count.
  • Knowledge of kitchen equipment and cleaning supplies.
  • Knowledge of sanitation procedures and practices.
  • Cleanliness.

Illinois residency required

FLSA Status

$11.33 per hour

Application Process
The 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 http://www.siue.edu/humanresources/forms/pdf/APPLICATION_FOR_CIVIL_SERVICE_EMPLOYMENT.doc (required), 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:  civilserviceapplications@siue.edu.

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 www.siue.edu/humanresources or call Civil Service Testing at 618-650-2190.

Application Deadline
October 1, 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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