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McWane Science Center - Celebrating 20 Years of Science


Café Associate — Full-Time (40 hours per week)


McWane Science Center counts on the Café Associate to provide the café with organizational and operational support and ensure the café meets sales, cleanliness and budgetary goals all while providing excellent customer service. Major duties include preparing and cooking food for the café and catering use, supporting all opening/closing procedures for food service areas and setting up café and venues for special events.

Minimum Job Qualifications:
Possess 6 months of restaurant experience; one year preferred.
Possess national or county issued food safety certification or be willing and able to obtain within 30 days of hire.
Be able to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays.
Be knowledgeable of kitchen and food safety and use of various food service tools and equipment.
Be knowledgeable of food handling procedures, stock rotation, and cleanliness practices associated with the restaurant.
Be at least 18 years of age.

Minimum Physical Job Qualifications:
Ability to stand, walk, climb and be mobile for 8-14 hours per day.
Ability to access any area of the museum quickly, including stairs.
Ability to push, pull and lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
Ability to communicate and enunciate clearly on the portable radios.
Ability to withstand high temperatures for extended periods of time.
Ability to withstand freezer temperatures for extended periods of time.
Possess good reflexes and physical dexterity in the hands and wrist.
Visual and hearing acuity.

Benefits include health, dental and life insurance; 403(b) retirement savings plan; paid time off; free membership; discounts in our gift shop and food court; and on-site parking.  

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