NANA Regional Corporation Catering Attendant (On-call) - UAA in Anchorage, Alaska

Catering Attendant (On-call) - UAA


About NMS

Built on a culture of safety and integrity, NMS delivers award-winning, integrated support services to a variety of clientsin food service, facilities management, camp services, security and hotel management in Alaska and the continental U.S. We are proud to serve not only our original oilfield clients, but also clients from federal, state and local governments, corporate facilities, healthcare institutions, schools and universities, manufacturing centers, and the transportation and telecommunications industry.Our clients have peace of mind knowing we are committed to delivering best-in-class service, and we bring creativity, technology and experience to every project. Our mission is to provide management and support services at a level of quality, value, safety and expertise beyond our clients’ expectations. At NMS, we expect our employees to fulfill that mission in every aspect of their work.


The Catering Attendant position is responsible for performing a wide variety of duties typically found in a catering department. Additionally, Catering Attendants 21 years or older may fulfill the additional duties of Bartender, this is not a prerequisite to employment but preference may be given to candidates that can fulfill this duty.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide the highest quality of delivery and banquet service to the customer at all times.

  • Performs a wide variety of basic duties while filling in for others, responding to and handling special workload requirements, projects, or events.

  • Must be able to load required catering equipment and food into vehicles for transport, unload, set up and pick up for events both on UAA campus, as well as to some areas in the UAA Campus Area. We offer full service Catering 12 months a year.

  • This person must be able to complete the same high quality service and delivery at extreme cold temperatures.

  • This position may have to work some Holidays.

  • Must be available to work variable and split shifts Monday – Sunday starting at 5:00 AM until closing.

  • Must be able to read and interpret Event Forms and Pull Sheets and other written instructions or procedures.

  • Must have excellent communication and customer service skills.

  • May clean and maintain various areas and equipment.

  • Wears standard professional uniform and safety shoes at all times.

  • Will occasionally serve in a variety of settings including a typical bar setup or served to guests’ table

  • Must be able to gauge guests’ consumption to ensure a safe and pleasant event and can observe Federal, State, and local alcoholic beverage control regulations.

  • This position is not responsible for the supervision of staff.

  • Other duties that are pertinent to the department or unit’s success also may be assigned.


Minimum Requirements

  • Must have a High School diploma or GED equivalent.

  • Must have Municipality of Anchorage Food Handler’s Card or ServSafe Certification contingent upon 30 days of hire.

  • Must be 21 years of age or older to serve and prepare alcohol drinks.

  • Must have Training for Alcohol Professionals (TAP) certification contingent upon 30 days of hire.

  • Some combination of food service or catering experience that demonstrates a suitability for this type of work.

  • Contract requires employees to speak, understand, read and write English.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A valid Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record for the past three (3) years to be eligible under NMS’ vehicle insurance policy.

  • Bartender: Must be able to obtain a TAPS or have a current TAPS Card issued in the State of Alaska.

  • Able to have effective written and verbal communication skills to communicate

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

Weather: Indoors: environmentally controlled; requires most or all work to be done inside.

Noise level: Moderate

Description of environment: This is an industrial kitchen/cafeteria environment located on a university campus setting.

Physical requirements: Employee is required to lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Frequently required to sit, stand, walk, use hands/fingers to handle or feel, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk/hear, see, taste/smell, and carry weight/lift.

Travel: None


NMS Core Values

Safety guides our behavior.

Honesty and integrity govern our activities.

Commitments made will be fulfilled.

All individuals are treated with dignity and respect.

The environment will be protected and sustained.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Shareholder Preference

NMS is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran protected status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.NANA grants employment preference to shareholders of NANA and their spouses and descendants to the extent allowed by law.

It is NMS policy to conduct background checks, drug testing and a physical assessment, as applicable, once an offer has been accepted, in accordance with company and/or contract requirements.

Accommodation Request

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To request an accommodation by telephone, contact us at: 1-800-478-2000

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Job: Food Preparation & Service

Company: NANA Management Services

Primary Location: US-AK-Anchorage

Shift: Variable

Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External: Ongoing

Req ID: UAA00416