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 Job Title   Posting Date   Organization

Catering Assistant

  6/9/2017   Salk Institute for Biological Studies
 Job Description        

Laboratory/Department: Events Coordination The Events Coordination department coordinates the logistics for events that support the Salk Institute community. Salk is seeking a catering assistant an entry level position to join our events coordination team. This candidate must enjoy working in a collaborative and team-oriented environment. If this sounds like you, review details below and apply for the position. Position Description: Position assist all events on the Salk Institute campus including onsite staffing as needed. Candidate will be responsible for the following: • Setting up events with appropriate tables and chairs • Properly breaking down events and rearranging event spaces • Washing dishes during and after an event • Maintaining stocked inventory • Delivering and picking up of catering/refreshments around campus • Presenting and promoting a positive image at all functions • Providing support and working closely with the Events Operations Lead



Education: High School diploma, GED, or equivalent combination of education and/or relevant work experience required. Experience: Preferred: • One year of experience as a banquet captain or related operations position, performing all aspects of meeting room setup and breakdown, including but not limited to: setting up tables and chairs, linens and drapes, washing dishes, and related physical activities. • Work experience in a large (500+ employees) organization in a position requiring interface with internal and external clients.


 Additional Information        

Special Requirements: • Must be willing to work in an animal-related research environment. • Must be able to work a flexible schedule based on workload and deadlines including overtime as needed on evenings and weekends. Evening hours typically end by 8:00 p.m. but could run later. • Must have valid California driver’s license and must be willing to submit to a background investigation including motor vehicle review. • Must be of legal age to purchase and/or serve alcohol. • Post offer physical required. • Incumbent must acquire a Food Handler’s Certificate prior to start of work. • Willing to sign an employee confidentiality agreement. Physical Requirements: This position requires constant seeing, adjusting focus, touching/feeling, grasping, talking, hearing, handling, lifting 0-50 pounds, pushing 0-20 pounds, reading, reasoning and communicating.


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