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Snack Bar Attendant
DATE:   8/30/2019
JOB TITLE:   Snack Bar Attendant
JOB STATUS:   Full time Seasonal-9 months
FLSA STATUS:   Non-Exempt
WORK LOCATION:   Dwyer Arena


The Snack Bar Attendant manages all aspects of snack bar operations, including the completion of customer transactions, preparing food orders, maintaining inventory and completing financial information.  This position has direct responsibility to hire, train, schedule and supervise immediate staff.  


Operates snack bar equipment and prepares food, as needed, for customers; Hire, and supervise snack bar staff;  Ensure that all staff are properly trained including the development of skills by performing on-the-job training and assess staff compliance with established policies and procedures. Order supplies, merchandise for concession operations and perform required inventories; receives orders and ensures that they are properly stored to Health Department Standards. Maintain all equipment associated with snack bar operations and comply with health codes; Plans, designs and implements a cost effective snack bar menu, ensuring that it operates efficiently and provides quality foods at a fair price; researches new products that are considered a healthier alternative to standard snack bar fare; writes new policies and procedures, as needed; Responsible for opening and/or closing procedures of the snack bar including maintenance of snack bar (sweeping, mopping, emptying garbage, wiping tables and counters) upon daily closing in accordance with Health Department guidelines; Perform all duties in the operations of the snack bar necessary for special events; Other duties assigned by supervisor.


40%    Operate snack bar;

20%    Hire, train, schedule and supervise snack bar staff;  

10%    Order supplies, materials and merchandise for areas of direct responsibility;  

10%    Maintain areas of responsibility according to health code and render an efficient and profitable operation;  

10%    Prepare documentation for all areas in accordance with policy and procedures (financial reporting, time sheets, etc.);  

10%    Other duties as assigned by the supervisor;


Proven ability to hire, train and supervise employees performing various tasks. Ability to read and comprehend the English language sufficiently to be able to read and understand various forms, documentation, files and information in the department. Basic math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to be able to perform the duties of this position. Ability to operate a cash register, process customer payments and provide financial reporting. Strong knowledge of food operations including food preparation, use of equipment and concessions. Attend food safety training instruction unless already certified. Exhibits a customer service attitude; be highly motivated with a good work ethic. Ability to foster a cooperative work environment, to develop staff capabilities, and to analyze and solve problems. Strong interpersonal, communication, organization and follow-through skills. Ability to receive telephone calls, respond to inquiries and communicate with others by telephone.  


The functions of the position usually performed standing, but may require some amount of time sitting. Some amount of stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching, lifting, walking, carrying and other movements may be required. Tasks involving working on a computer keyboard, calculator, cutting, labeling, and taping involve involves extensive wrist and hand movements.  All individuals are required to be able to perform these movements without significant risk of injury to themselves or others, or to otherwise demonstrate or explain how they can perform the essential functions listed above.  


High school diploma required or any combination of education equivalent to graduation from high school or other combination of education, training and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities; associates degree preferred.Similar supervisory experience preferred. Dedicated and reliable individual with a proven history of performance in a position of equal responsibility and accountability desired.

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