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Food Services Associate

Posted: 03/31/2024

Job Title: Part-time Food Service Associate
Reports to: Director, Food and Beverage
Primary Function: To support the daily operations of The Museum’s three onsite restaurants and catering functions.

  • Daily kitchen/restaurant set-up and prep work for day’s food service;
  • Use of grill, fryer, and other small kitchen equipment;
  • Order taking (running a cash register includes the responsibility of handling cash and credit card transactions), expediting and running food;
  • Daily and deep-cleaning of both dining room and kitchen equipment and work spaces;
  • Restock merchandise in restaurants;
  • Help to keep a fun, friendly, and safe work environment for co-workers and customers.
  • Courteous, friendly, and professional interactions working with a wide range of staff, customers, and volunteers;
  • Deliver the highest level of customer service;
  • Practice safe food handling and serving protocols;
  • Adherence to all Museum policies and procedures.
  • Experience in restaurant setting and some knowledge of cooking techniques;
  • Willing to be trained in tasks, procedures and motivated to learn and grow;
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including some nights, weekends, holidays, and special events;
  • Ability to lift 50lbs. on your own
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time without sitting;
  • The ability to work both independently or in a very busy, fast paced environment;
  • Ability to drive or learn to drive a golf cart and have a current driver’s license;
  • L1 or L2 Serv-safe certification is a plus;
  • Must complete a background check.
  • Weekend availability is a must and preferable candidate would have the ability to work May through the end of October with some hours available in December.
  • Some holidays-including July 4th and October 9th.
  • This is a fun work environment with fantastic special events that bring many hungry people to the Museum.
  • There are limited night hours, so you can still have your evenings open--most shifts start around 10am until 4:30pm.
  • Family membership to the Museum.
  • NYS accrued sick hours (1 hour for every 30 hours worked).
  • Pay rate: $15.00/ hour
D.E.A.I Statement: Genesee Country Village & Museum is actively committed to broadening our understanding of DEAI (Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion), and making it part of everything that we do.  Guided by our mission, values, and inclusive culture of curiosity, we strive to dismantle inequity and address erasure through ongoing dynamic interpretation, communications, research, and outreach.  We celebrate the stories of our shared past; connect the rich diversity of the 19th century to the present; and collaborate with the communities we serve to create welcoming spaces for learning, work, exploration, and play.  

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