Food Service Custodian

Ball State University

Muncie, IN

ID: 7103776 (Ref.No. BSU31767)
Posted: June 23, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Under supervision, perform routine heavy labor duties in a food service area.

Ball State University Dining has an opportunity for a Food Service Custodian on the beautiful Ball State University campus. This opportunity comes with excellent pay and a great benefits package that includes medical and prescription plans, dental, flexible spending and health savings accounts, paid time off, holiday pay, retirement programs, tuition discounts, employee discounts to the pools and workout facilities and much more. This 2nd shift position is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys afternoon/evening hours. A 2nd shift premium will be added to the base wage. Come and join the Ball State University Dining team and enjoy competitive wages, set schedules, great benefits and a fun working environment! Multiple openings available with different 2nd shift schedules.

Job Function:

Under supervision, perform routine heavy labor duties in a food service area.

Minimum Education:

1.High School diploma or equivalent (GED).

Minimum Experience:

1.Must have clean body, teeth, hair, nails, and clothing.
2.No allergies to soaps, cleaning agents, chemicals, or other materials or environmental factors in food service, e.g. steam, dust, etc.
3.Must be able to read and comprehend all specified policies and procedures for safety, hazardous materials information, and University policies, procedures, communications, and perform basic mathematical calculations.
4.Must be able to perform all physical and mental requirements outlined in each job duty/responsibility.
5. Must have at least one year work experience (full time or part time).
6.You must be 18 years or older

Preferred Experience:

1.Must have clean body, teeth, hair, nails, and clothing.
2.No allergies to soaps, cleaning agents, chemicals, or other materials or environmental factors in food service, e.g. steam, dust, etc.
3.Must be able to read and comprehend all specified policies and procedures for safety, hazardous materials information, and University policies, procedures, communications, and perform basic mathematical calculations.
4.Must be able to perform all physical and mental requirements outlined in each job duty/responsibility.
5. Must have at least one year work experience (full time or part time).
6.You must be 18 years or older

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organize, scrape, prewash, lift and rack items to be washed, set up and operate pan washing machine, store items, maintain sanitary work area.
  • Sweep, mop and scrub floors, wash walls, and ceilings throughout food service areas.
  • Clean greasy or soiled food service areas and equipment including but not limited to tops of refrigerators and ovens, motors, air filters, dirt system, vents, walls and ceilings, etc.
  • Clean, renovate, and renew floor surfaces and finishes including carpet maintenance; perform other cleaning duties including, but not limited to, cleaning food service equipment, windows, ceiling fixtures, etc.; change light bulbs/tubes; clean and resupply restrooms.
  • Dispose of trash, refuse and waste materials; clean refuse containers and areas.
  • Lock and unlock food service areas to insure security.
  • Obtain and deliver supplies and materials as necessary.
  • Train and direct student personnel as assigned.
  • Maintain correct safety and sanitation standards.
  • Lift heavy objects as needed.
  • Receive, store, inventory and issue food supplies and equipment as assigned, involves lifting heavy objects and reading, counting and recording data.
  • Remove, arrange, replace and/or move dining furniture and food service equipment as necessary.
  • Assist with dishwashing and storage.
  • Date and price stock items as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


At Ball State University, we recognize inclusive excellence as an integral endeavor to fulfill our University’s mission and our strategic plan. We recruit, support, and retain a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff. We encourage and reward diversity of thought. We promote a work environment that encourages and rewards innovation and creativity. We pledge to keep Inclusive Excellence at the highest level of institutional importance and as a foundation in all that we strive to do. Our over-arching goal for Inclusive Excellence is to adopt a university-wide Inclusive Excellence approach to academic, administrative support, and service functions of the university. We believe Inclusive Excellence must be infused in every step we take.