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Utility Worker – Federal Work Study

Position Title: Utility Worker

Department: Food Service

Number of Vacancies: 4

Work Location: Dining Hall

Purpose of Position: 

  • Move stock
  • Janitorial
  • Dishwashing


Job Overview:
The Utility Worker is responsible for maintaining kitchen work areas, equipment and utensils. The general responsibilities of the position include those listed below, but Sodexo may identify other responsibilities of the position. These responsibilities may differ among accounts, depending on business necessities and client requirements.


Description of Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Washes dishes by hand or places them in a dishwashing machine.
  • Washes work tables, walls, refrigerators and meat blocks.
  • Sweeps, mops, cleans and vacuums floors.
  • Removes trash and garbage to designated areas.
  • Transfers supplies and equipment within and between storage and work areas such as pantry and dish room.
  • Cleans equipment using specific chemicals to ensure sanitary standards.
  • Polishes silver.
  • May wash pots.
  • Attends all allergy and foodborne illness in-service training.
  • Complies with all Sodexo HACCP policies and procedures.
  • Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.
  • Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures.
  • Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments.
  • Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Required Qualifications: 

  • Experience/Knowledge:
    • High School diploma, GED, or equivalent experience preferred.
    • No related work experience.
  • Skills/Aptitude:
    • Presents self in a highly professional manner to others and understands that honesty and ethics are essential.


Work Schedule (Days & Times): 

  • Monday-Friday | 4:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    Saturday & Sunday | 11:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. | 4:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.


Hourly Wage: $10.00

Employment Start Date: 08/29/2023
Employment End Date: 05/03/2024

Job Supervisor & Contact: 

Jeff Halverson
(641) 673-1069