Appointment/Status: The typical schedule for this position is full-time between mid-August to mid- May (.75 FTE), subject to change based on university needs. Summer hours may be available.
The Cashier is responsible for receiving and dispersing money for food products in The Diner. The Cashier maintains outstanding customer service, processes sales accurately and efficiently. Cashiers are also responsible for stocking and maintaining the cleanliness of the condiment/utensil areas and bussing tables in the dining areas and outside.
Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:
Operates electronic point of sale register.
Receives cash, credit cards, dining dollars, meal tickets, etc. in payment for food products. Ensures that each customer receives outstanding service by providing a friendly environment, which includes acknowledging every customer, maintaining department standards, solid product knowledge and all other aspects of customer service.
Alerts managers to potential pricing issues in a timely manner. Assists in restocking of products and supplies and maintains cleanliness and proper sanitation of dining areas.
Maintains sanitary work area and habits in accordance with Pierce County Health Department specifications and requirements.
Maintains good personal hygiene habits, including washing of hands.
Works with, and instructs, student staff and regular staff as deemed necessary by the Dining Services Manager.
Works with other staff to accomplish the overall goal of a smooth and efficient running department.
Performs duties in a safe manner and reports all accidents to the immediate supervisor.
Regular and predictable attendance.
Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Complies with Dining & Conference Services (DCS) standards and philosophy.
Adheres to policies as outlined in the DCS Handbook.
Minimum Requirements Candidates must be able to explain and/or demonstrate that they possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities to safely perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.
Ability to operate all equipment necessary to perform the job.
Must possess a valid Food Worker Card.
The job offer to the successful candidate is contingent upon the results of background inquiry, and pre-placement physical exam (including drug testing) and strength test.
Excellent written and verbal communication abilities are essential.
Working knowledge of computers, Microsoft Office Suite, cash register and POS systems.
Must be flexible and able to perform multiple tasks and work in strenuous situations.
Ability to respectfully work, communicate and provide leadership within a diverse campus community.
One year of cashiering experience. Or, a combination of experience and education considered.
Demonstrated customer service orientation required.
Language Skills Must be able to speak clearly, listen attentively, read, write, and understand English. Math skills Quick, basic mathematical skills are required. Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be able to stand on one's feet for extended periods of time, use hand/finger dexterity continually, and perform repetitive motions.
We acknowledge the richness of commonalities and differences we share as a university community; the intrinsic worth of all who work and study here; that education is enhanced by investigation of and reflection upon multiple perspectives.
We aspire to create respect for and appreciation of all persons as a key characteristic of our campus community; to increase the diversity of all parts of our University community through commitment to diversity in our recruitment and retention efforts; to foster a spirit of openness to active engagement among all members of our campus community.
We act to achieve an environment that welcomes and supports diversity; to ensure full educational opportunity for all who teach and learn here; to prepare effectively citizen-leaders for a pluralistic world.
Compensation/Benefits: The hiring rate for this position begins at $12.50 per hour and goes up to $13.00 per hour depending on applicable experience.
Application Deadline Information: Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient number of qualified candidates have been identified.
Required Applicant Documents:
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The University of Puget Sound is an equal employment opportunity employer.
About Puget Sound Puget Sound is a selective national liberal arts college in Tacoma, Washington, drawing 2,600 students from 48 states and 20 countries. Puget Sound graduates include Rhodes and Fulbright scholars, notables in the arts and culture, entrepreneurs and elected officials, and leaders in business and finance locally and throughout the world. A low student-faculty ratio provides Puget Sound students with personal attention from faculty who have a strong commitment to teaching and offer 1,200 courses each year in more than 40 traditional and interdisciplinary fields, including graduate programs in occupational and physical therapy and in education. Puget Sound is the only nationally ranked independent undergraduate liberal arts college in Western Washington, and one of just five independent colleges in the Pacific Northwest granted a charter by Phi Beta Kappa, the nations most prestigious academic honorary society. Visit 'About Puget Sound' (http://www.pugetsound.edu/about) to learn more about the college.
As a strategic goal and through our core values, University of Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff. EOE/AA
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Puget Sound is a highly selective liberal arts college located in Tacoma, Washington. Founded in 1888, the University of Puget Sound is rich in history and traditions enjoyed by generations of students, faculty, and community members. Puget Sound offers a four-year curriculum in the liberal arts tradition with more than 50 traditional and interdisciplinary programs as well as selected graduate programs that build effectively on a liberal arts foundation.