University of St. Thomas

Utility Worker – Dining Services

The University of St. Thomas (www.stthom.edu), a private Catholic university committed to the liberal arts and the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education, located in Houston, Texas, near the vibrant central business district, Texas Medical Center, and museum district, is seeking applicants for a full-time Utility Worker in the Dining Services department.


The purpose of this position is to ensure the maintenance and cleanliness of dishes, serve ware, equipment, and other related duties. In addition, this individual may perform other serviceable duties as assigned. Essential functions and responsibiities of the position may vary based on business needs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Ensure guest satisfaction by maintaining all dishes, pots, pans, silverware, glasses, equipment, and kitchen utensils are cleaned and sanitized.
Maintains dishwashing station, three compartment sink and related areas cleaned.
Ensures equipment is clean and in working condition; reports any issue to management.
Performs other light maintenance and custodial tasks.
Maintains excellent customer service and positive attitude towards guest, customers, clients, and co-workers.
Adheres to University of St. Thomas safety policies and procedures including proper food safety and sanitation.
Assist in keeping the “register system” stocked with all necessary items.
Clean and organize the “customer isle” when necessary.
Ensures security of company assets
Perform other related duties as assigned

High School Diploma or GED is required
Must have 2+ years of experience in a dishwashing in a restaurant and cafeteria environment.
Demonstrates an understanding of basic sanitation procedures
Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends
Requires constant standing and walking
Requires frequent lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling of up to 25 lbs.
Must be reliable and punctual.
The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer


For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


About University of St. Thomas

Company Mission:

Our founding was inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, a 2,000-year-old practice of uniting faith and reason to explore the world. As a Catholic university, we develop future leaders of all faiths looking to make a positive impact on the world. And, we are the only academic institution in Minnesota to be designated a “Changemaker Campus,” meaning social innovation, entrepreneurship and caring for the common good are built into everything we do. Our three campuses in St. Paul, downtown Minneapolis and Rome, Italy, offer unique learning and living opportunities.


Full time benefit eligible position including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation, retirement 403b plan, and tuition remission