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Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,484 full-time undergraduates and 5,250 graduate and professional students.  Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 888 full-time and 1,281 FTE faculty, 2,711 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.4 billion, and an endowment in excess of $3.5 billion.


Job Description

General Service Worker
Basic Function and Responsibility
Under supervision, performs routine tasks in the preparation and serving of various foods, hot and cold. Face-to-face contact with customers requires projecting a friendly and helpful attitude toward our customers and a high awareness of customer satisfaction. Heavy lifting is necessary.

Characteristic Duties
-Participates in the proper set-up, maintenance, and clean up of work areas.

-Takes customers food orders, portions and serves food to customers with a pleasant caring manner according to established procedures.

-May assist in the preparation of vegetables, desserts, salads, sandwiches and other foods.

-Performs routine cleaning and sanitation functions as directed.

-May assist in the set-up and serving of catered events.

-Supplies and restocks food or equipment areas as necessary.

-Performs routine sanitation and safety functions of work areas and equipment.

-Performs other related duties as assigned.

Supervision Received
Reports to unit managers.

Supervision Exercised
May assist in monitoring and training of student employees.

Position Details:
Department: 129 Lake Street Food Service
Position: General Service Worker
Grade: A
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Education: High School diploma preferred. Additional relevant experience may substitute for education.

Experience: Steady employment history required.

Skills: Must be able to read and write English. Must be able to work effectively in a fast-paced operation with a diverse staff. Must have good interpersonal skills. Must be able to lift moderately heavy objects, up to 50 pounds, on an on-going basis.

Closing Statement

Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:

Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Paid Holidays Annually
Generous Sick and Vacation Pay
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Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process.

Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at

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