Job Information

University of Utah Breakfast Attendant in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 02/22/2022

Requisition Number PRN12171N

Job Title Food Service Worker

Working Title Breakfast Attendant

Job Grade A

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 19 hours/week

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

  • 5:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
  • May change depending on hotel occupancy
  • Must be available weekends and holidays

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 01115 - Guest House

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $15.00/hr

Close Date

Job Summary

The Breakfast Attendant sets and replenishes breakfast food for hotel guests, maintains cleanliness in the breakfast lobby.

The position requires a background check and a Food Handler’s permit, both of which are paid for by the department.

Employees of the University of Utah receive a free UTA / TRAX pass while employed.


  • Ability to prioritize and change the course of action quickly, being flexible.
  • Positive attitude and have the ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Provides outstanding guest service.
  • Sets up breakfast before guests arrive.
  • Frequently checks breakfast line for low food supply.
  • Efficiently replenishes food, beverages, and/or supplies as needed.
  • Maintains cleanliness of area throughout the morning by reorganizing and tidying food area as necessary.
  • Properly disposes of used plates, utensils, napkins, and/or cups as necessary.
  • Removes and disposes of leftover food at the end of breakfast shift.
  • Cleans area according to established standards.
  • Ensures inventory is stocked and properly stored prior to the next day’s shift.
  • Responsible for keeping inventory stocked by ordering additional food and/or supplies as needed.
  • Responds quickly to guest requests in a friendly manner.
  • Follows up to ensure complete guest satisfaction.
  • Food Handler’s permit paid for by the department.
  • The position requires a background check paid for by the department.
  • Employees of the University of Utah receive a free UTA / TRAX pass while employed.

Minimum Qualifications

Current Food Handler’s Permit within one month of employment; must be able to read, write, and follow verbal instructions in English; and a commitment to providing excellence in service required. Six months food handlers’ experience is preferred.


  • Experience in the food and/or hospitality industry preferred.

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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For more information:

To inquire about this posting, email: ( or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.