Job Description

Payroll Title:
Hiring Salary Range
$19.63 /hour
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
SX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Variable, 8 hrs/day, variable

#TP119940 Food Service Workers

Initial Review Date: Thu 11/17/2022

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

Position available through UCSD Temporary Employment Services (TES). Employment through TES is an excellent way to gain valuable UCSD experience and get your foot in the door for career positions. TES employment includes medical coverage, paid vacation & sick time, paid holidays, as well as training and development opportunities!


UC San Diego Temporary Employment Services (TES) is recruiting for temporary dining and food services roles. Titles include but are not limited to: Food Service Workers, Cashiers, Bussers, Line cooks, Room Service Attendant, Sous Chefs, and Sushi Chefs. Working through TES is a great way to obtain permanent employment at the University.

Compensation: $19.63 /hour plus vacation, sick, and holiday pay.


  • Proven food service experience in a quality food or hospitality service operation, or institutional food service role; an equivalent combination of education in a restaurant, catering, or retail operation.

  • Well-versed in hospitality, attention to detail, and quality control.

  • Demonstrated skill to interact and communicate positively with other staff and customers.

  • Ability to handle stressful situations, multiple deadlines, and difficult multi-tasking environments in a calm professional manner.

  • Ability to set and deliver quality meal service as ordered, on time, hot and in accordance with hospital and food safety standards.

  • Strong mathematical, cash handling, and accounting skills to operate a cash register, accurately complete forms, and service records.

  • Must be reliable and punctual.

Applicable to lead roles:- Knowledge and skill in teaching and delegating of tasks to subordinates, and effectively monitoring and evaluating their performance.


  • A background check is required.
  • Medical screening required.
  • Required to pass medical assessment for hospital/medical placements.
  • Flexible availability for early morning, afternoon, and evening shifts (may be scheduled on weekends and/or holidays).

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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