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11 Jan 2022

Part-Time Food Service- RedTail Cafe

Hawkeye Community College – Posted by Waterloo, Iowa, United States

Job Description

Job Summary

This position will be assisting in food prep, food service, and money exchanges at the register while providing a fun, energetic, safe, and clean atmosphere in a kitchen/coffee shop work environment.


Essential Job Functions

Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Greets customers and informs them of menu options
  • Prepares and serves food, requested coffee drinks and other special requests.
  • Cooks on the line grill
  • Operates a Point of Sales (POS) system and handles money exchanges
  • Contributes to daily cleaning
  • Assists with inventory control
  • Maintains a safe and healthy work environment by following the Organization Standards and Sanitation Regulations.
  • Collaborates and works as part of a team
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications


  • Demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service, maintain customer confidence and protect operational integrity.
  • Demonstrated ability to demonstrate commitment to diversity and inclusion in accordance to the Hawkeye Community Colleges Mission, Vision and Intuitional goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with food measurements.
  • Demonstrated ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Demonstrated ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to positively interact with students, faculty, and staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a high stress, fast paced environment.


Preferred Qualifications

  • One-year experience in food service


Working Conditions

Requires ability to work in intense temperature varying environments. Work is performed in a kitchen environment. This is a fast paced, high stress, high traffic work environment. Requires basic understanding of technology and competence with commercial equipment. Requires good hand-eye coordination and balance. Long periods of standing are required. Repeated motions are common including arm and hand motions. This kitchen doubles as a Lab space for the college, exposing employees to possible untrained individuals whom will require oversight during operational hours.


Employment Status


Part-time hourly positions.


Application Procedure

  • Complete online application at including a resume, 3 references and a cover letter which briefly addresses:
  • Submit online application and all required materials by the deadline.


Hawkeye Community College is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, committed to equity and diversity in its educational services and employment practices: College does not discriminate on the basis of sex; race; age; color; creed; national origin; religion; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity; genetic information; or actual or potential parental, family, or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices. Veteran status is also included to the extent covered by law. Any person alleging a violation of equity regulations shall have the right to file a formal complaint. Inquiries concerning application of this statement should be addressed to: Equity Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator for employees, 319-296-4405; or Title IX Coordinator for students, 319-296-4448; Hawkeye Community College, 1501 East Orange Road, P.O. Box 8015, Waterloo, Iowa 50704-8015; or email, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576, email:

If any applicant is in need of a reasonable accommodation in completing the application process, please notify a member of Human Resource Services.

How to Apply

  • Complete online application at including a resume, 3 references and a cover letter which briefly addresses:
  • Submit online application and all required materials by the deadline.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Part-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

Job expires in 36 days.

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