Food Service Worker Full Time

The Deerfield Academy is seeking a full-time Food Service Worker to work in our award-winning Dining Hall during the academic year.


Primary responsibilities include:

  • Setting up and maintaining various food stations, served buffets, and beverage areas;
  • Maintaining and sanitizing dining tables;
  • Serving food for both sit-down and cafeteria-style meal services;
  • Preparing various ingredients including vegetables, fruits, and meats as directed;
  • Assisting in cooking various dishes including meats, vegetables, soups, and other items;
  • Use of commercial kitchen equipment including ovens, steamers, kettles, ranges, fryers, mixers and slicers;
  • Cleaning and sanitizing commercial kitchen equipment
  • Cleaning and sanitizing work areas, food storage areas, etc.


Qualifications include:

  • Completion of 12th grade or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of food service, food preparation, sanitation, and safety practices in a commercial kitchen
  • Knowledge of proper methods of cooking various food items, including meats, vegetables, starches, and salads.
  • Ability to meet schedules and time lines,
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to communicate and work cooperatively with others is required.


Candidates must have a current ServSafe certification, or the willingness to become certified,


The successful candidate will receive a $1000.00 sign-on bonus ($500 paid at time of hire and $500 paid at the end of 90 days of employment)

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Equal Opportunity Employment Policy

Deerfield Academy is a private, coeducational boarding school located in western Massachusetts with 650 students and 130 faculty. The Academy was founded in 1797 and has no religious affiliation.

Deerfield Academy is committed to equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, pregnancy, protected military veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.