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Utility Worker

Job ID: 134064
Location: Goldsboro, NC
Facility/Division: Wayne UNC Health Care
Status: Per Diem
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description


Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

The Utility Worker’s primary objective is to provide a clean and safe kitchen area for our employees (teammates) by maintaining the pot room, kitchen work areas, equipment and utensils as well as receiving merchandise, unloading and stocking shelves.

1. Maintains a customer focus while performing duties.
2. Assumes 100% responsibility for the cleanliness of pots & pans, work tables, walls, refrigerators and equipment using specific chemicals to ensure sanitary standards.
3. Keeps the pot room clean and reports any functional or mechanical problems to kitchen manager immediately.
4. Monitors pot room water temperature and chemical levels to ensure sanitary wash cycle.
5. Washes and stores all tableware and kitchenware.
6. Maintains cleanliness and orderliness or storage areas by sweeping and mopping.
7. Completes opening and closing checklists.
8. Removes trash and garbage to designated areas.
9. Maintains adequate levels of detergent and cleaning supplies.
10. Cleans food preparation and production areas as required.
11. Closes the kitchen properly and follows the closing checklist for kitchen stations.
12. May assist others in closing the kitchen.
13. Transfers supplies and equipment within and between storage and work areas.
14. Receives, lifts, moves, stores and verifies items on invoices.
15. Receives and processes a wide variety of incoming freight and rotates stock to ensure freshness following First In, First Out.
16. Unpacks and examines incoming shipments and rejects damaged items.
17. Attends all allergy and foodborne illness in-service trainings.
18. Complies with all hospital or Sodexo HACCP, safety and risk management policies and procedures.
19. Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.
20. Participates in regular safety meetings, safety trainings and hazard assessments.
21. Attends training programs as designated.
22. May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
23. Plays an active role in maintaining a safe working environment throughout the facility for all teammates.
24. Presents self in a professional manner to others at all times and understands that honesty and ethics are essential.
25. Keeps Supervisor or Manager informed of any issues, concerns, or problems.
26. Is able to work a flexible schedule to meet the coverage needs of the department, including nights, weekends and some holidays.

Other information:
• High school diploma or GED preferred.
• Opportunity to complete GED within 18 months of date of hire.

• None required.

• Six months experience in a similar role preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Willingness to be open to learning and growing.
• Ability to maintain a positive attitude.
• Good interpersonal and customer service skills.
• Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet department needs.
• Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).
• Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English.
• Basic knowledge of MS Office and able to learn new software.

Valid NC Driver’s License: No
If driving a Wayne UNC Vehicle, must be 21 years old and MVR must be approved by Risk Management.


Job Details

Legal Employer: Wayne Health

Entity: Wayne UNC Health Care

Organization Unit: Food&Nutr Svcs

Work Type: Per Diem

Standard Hours Per Week: 8.00

Work Assignment Type: Onsite

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: WAYNE MED

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

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