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At Eastern Illinois University, there is open and continuous testing which means that candidates may test for a classification even if a position is not yet vacant. Your scores will be kept on file. Then, the highest scoring candidates of those interested in a vacant position will be eligible for interview.  

Applications for all positions are available in person at EIU’s Human Resources Office (Old Main, Room 2020), Charleston IL 61920 or you may submit an application online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php.  Eligible candidates will be scheduled to take a civil service examination.

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Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL   61920
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Food Service Worker II

Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for a Food Service Worker II in Panther Dining.

Level II: Food Service Worker II

Employees at this level perform a variety of simple tasks involved in the preparation and serving of food in a food service unit. They work under direct supervision from a designated supervisor.

A Food Service Worker II typically—

  1. Prepares food for cooking, including such tasks as cleaning, dicing and peeling vegetables and mixing ingredients
  2. Prepares food for serving, including such tasks as cutting pies, placing individual servings on plates and making sodas and sandwiches
  3. Performs simple cooking (such as boiling eggs, making toast and making coffee)
  4. Set up tables, counter and trays for service
  5. Maintains equipment and supplies needed in service area
  6. Takes orders, relays messages and places dishes before dinners
  7. Computes amounts of checks, rings up sales, takes money and makes change
  8. Cleans counter, cabinets, tables and similar items in a food service unit
  9. Supervising students
  10. Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualified candidates must have one (1) year of experience comparable to that of a Food Service Worker I.

Candidates will be required to pass a Civil Service Examination.  Minimum starting wage is $8.75-9.00/hour.  To apply, you may submit an application and resume online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php .  Applications must be received by September 22, 2014 to ensure consideration. 

 

Driver (status 51%)

Eastern Illinois University is seeking service-oriented, student-centered individuals to serve as a status driver (51%) or substitute drivers for the Panther Shuttle Service.  Drivers are required to operate various vehicles depending on need. Drivers typically drive a 20 passenger bus. The shuttle service runs from late August to early May on Mon., Tues., and Wed. 7:30 a.m. to midnight; Thurs. and Fri. 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m.; Sat. 2:00 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.; and Sun. 2:00 p.m. to midnight. (The part-time position that is currently available is a half-time status position with mid-afternoon hours on Mondays and Fridays as well as late night hours on Saturdays and Sundays.  Substitute drivers are needed for all shifts.)  Applicants must present a valid Illinois Class A or B CDL with a “P” endorsement, a current medical certificate, and a driver’s abstract at the time of application. Applicants who are hired must pass a background investigation and drug test and will be subject to random drug testing throughout employment. Base pay is $11.25/hour. 

The qualified candidate will be required to pass a Civil Service Examination.  Please submit application and resume online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php  .  Review of applications begins immediately. 

 

Temporary Extra Help

Substitute Shuttle Drivers

Eastern Illinois University is seeking service-oriented, student-centered individuals to serve as drivers for the Panther Shuttle Service.  Multiple substitute positions are currently available. Drivers typically drive a 20 passenger bus. The shuttle service runs from late August to early May on Mon., Tues., and Wed. 7:30 a.m. to midnight; Thurs. and Fri. 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m.; Sat. 2:00 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.; and Sun. 2:00 p.m. to midnight. Applicants must present a valid Illinois Class A or B CDL with a “P” endorsement, a current medical certificate, and a driver’s abstract at the time of application. Applicants who are hired must pass a background investigation and drug test and will be subject to random drug testing throughout employment. Base pay is $11.25/hour.

Review of applications begins immediately. Submit an online application at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php or obtain a paper application in EIU’s Department of Human Resources (Old Main, Room 2020).

 

Cook/Kitchen Laborer Positions

Eastern is looking for energetic, friendly, flexible individuals to fill in as extra help cooks and kitchen laborers throughout the school year.  You will work with seasoned personnel, as well as student employees, as you further your expertise in preparing nourishing and attractive meals and facilitate the operation of the dining centers.

 

Custodial Positions

We maintain a pool of applicants to fill various extra help (temporary) custodial positions throughout the year.  The base pay for this position is $9.00 per hour.