SEIU Porter

Rochester, NY


Cleans equipment, utensils, pots and pans, and work areas including floors and walls, and handles supplies in a food service department.


Under immediate supervision of area supervisor.




Dishwasher, Pot and Pan Washer, other cleaning supplies and equipment, materials handling equipment, and other related equipment.


  1. Picks up used dishes from counter areas and tables, etc. Prepares for washing by scraping and pre-rinsing and washes by machine, or by hand, silver, china, glasses and/or pots and pans.

  2. Performs general helper duties and assists in handling supplies and food as directed.

  3. Replenishes milk supply.

  4. Transports supplies, equipment, and materials, as directed.

  5. Picks up dishes, etc. from tables when necessary.

  6. Unpacks stock.

  7. May, on occasion, help serve on counter or perform other duties in food service area.

  8. Maintains prescribed sanitation standards performing duties such as:

  9. Cleans Machines and kitchen equipment.

  10. Washes floors and walls.

  11. May wax floors.

  12. May clean windows and do other general cleaning as directed.

  13. Performs other duties as directed.


Requires the ability to work compatibly in a food service atmosphere. Requires the physical ability to stand and walk short distances most of the working day, and to reach for, lift, and carry various materials, and to perform light and heavy cleaning.

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION (SEIU): How to request consideration for Transfer/Promotion after contractual posting period: Employees represented by SEIU must electronically apply in HRMS each time they wish to be considered for a vacancy beyond the contractual posting period. On-time qualified bidders for SEIU positions must be considered prior to any other candidates.

Pay Range

Pay Range: $17.00 - $23.06 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the first and last step pay rates for this job, as set forth in the applicable collective bargaining agreement. Individual pay will be set in accordance with terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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