Dining Hall Support Staff

Title: Dining Hall Support Staff                
Date Modified: May 6, 2022            
FLSA Classification: Hourly, non-exempt, benefit eligible    
Reports To: Manager, Dining Services/Head Chef

Solebury School seeks a Dining Hall Support Staff member to assist in meal prep, food service, dishwashing, and general cleaning. This is a full-time, hourly, non-exempt, twelve-month position with the possibility of an immediate start.

Essential Functions 

  • Wash and clean equipment, pots and pans, and utensils
  • Sweep/mop floors in food preparation and dining hall areas, while maintaining high standards of sanitation
  • Support food prep, equipment handling and food service under the supervision of the head chef/senior chef
  • Work with student helpers
  • Cooperate and communicate with other school staff, parents, and students to promote a positive school climate
  • Use cleaning chemicals and supplies in accordance with specified safety protocols
  • Perform other related work, as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Some experience in a kitchen/food service role
  • Dependable team player
  • Read, write and communicate effectively and follow instructions as required
  • Interact with staff members, students, parents and others in an open, friendly manner

Physical Requirements and Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand for extended periods of time, must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, and must occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. 
  • Manual dexterity to cut and chop foods
  • Exposure to extreme heat, steam, and cold present in kitchen environments

The work environment described is representative of what an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

As part of the terms for employment and in accordance with state law, all employees undergo national, state and local background checks before starting.  Employees must also be legal residents of the United States.  All employees must provide their own transportation to and from school.

Solebury School offers competitive wages and comprehensive benefits to all eligible employees, including: 

  • Medical & Vision Insurance (free option for employees and employee plus children)
  • Dental Insurance
  • 403 (b) plan
  • Paid Time Off and Company Holidays
  • Short and Long Term Disability Leave

Please submit resume and cover letter to Staci Freer, Manager of Special Projects, via email to sfreer@solebury.org. Interviews will begin immediately. 

Since its founding in 1925, Solebury School has been a leader in progressive education.
We are an all-gender boarding and day school serving more than 240 students in grades 9-12. 
Solebury is an Equal Opportunity Employer.