Catering Attendant - Cafeteria

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center


Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift:  Days

Hours:  11:00a - 7:30p



Responsible to prepare and serve food at scheduled functions, under the supervision of the catering supervisor. Deliver food and beverages to catered functions. Set up, serve, break down and clean up at catering functions.


High School Diploma or GED required.

6 months of food service, wait staff, or catering experience required. 

Valid Pennsylvania Drivers License required. 


Able to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos required. 

Ability to adhere to documents such as safety rules, operations and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals required. 

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence required. 

Ability to effectively present information in one-on one and small group situations to catering client and outside vendors required. 

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals required. 

Ability to compute ratio and percent required. 

Ability to apply common sense understanding, carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form. 

Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. 


Able to stand and walk frequently. 

Able to lift/carry 0-10 constantly; 11-20 lbs frequently, 21-50 lbs occasionally. 

Able to push/pull 0-20 lbs frequently; 21-75 lbs occasionally. 

Able to climb occasionally; reach constantly. 

Able to use hands for simple/firm grasping. 

Appended to this job description is the Work Task Analysis that further describes the physical requirements appropriate for this role. 

If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, martial status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday, email or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.


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