favorite this post Catering Specialist OHSU (SW Portland Main Campus) hide this posting unhide

SW Sam Jackson Park Road at 10th

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compensation: $15.78-$16.99 per hour based on experience.
employment type: part-time

OHSU Catering is part of Food & Nutrition located at the main campus on Marquam Hill. Our catering department is inside Mackenzie Hall adjacent to Mac Hall Café. The Food and Nutrition department as a whole operates 14 food and beverage locations on the Marquam Hill campus and South Waterfront serving more than 8500 patients, visitors, employees and students every day.

Functions/Duties of Position

The Catering Specialist’s primary responsibility is assembling, delivering and setting up catering orders. This position will set up carts and expedite orders ranging from Continental style breakfast buffets to served luncheons with china and linen. The catering specialists is responsible for Brewing coffee, making cold beverages, assembling pastry trays, stocking supplies, cleaning catering equipment and planning ahead for more complex catering events up to two weeks in advance. Must be able to problem solve complex logistical challenges required for optimum efficiency and ensuring set up deadlines are met at all times. Catering orders are delivered to all areas of the OHSU Marquam Hill and South Waterfront Campus. Most orders are delivered with specialized catering carts. The OHSU main campus includes over 40 buildings and facilities so a good sense of direction is required. South Waterfront deliveries will require transportation on the OHSU Tram.


•High School diploma or equivalent; OR
•An equivalent combination of training and experience; AND
•Food Handler Card; AND
•Ability to set up a bar and serve alcoholic beverages; AND
•Ability to read and speak English; AND
•Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, stand for long periods of time, and walk to and from events
•Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

•Great Communication skills.
•Excellent customer service skills
•Ability to sustain long periods physical activity
•Great problem solving skills
•Knowledge of basic catering fundamentals including types of service, proper equipment and food presentation
•Good time management and planning, able to deliver multiple orders consolidated into single trips
•Flexible availability. OHSU holds catered events as early as 6:00am and as late as 7:00pm

Additional Details

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148.

Getting to Work:
Commuting to OHSU is a unique experience and planning ahead for your first visit is highly recommended. Parking at OHSU is limited and employees are required to purchase a permit to access parking. OHSU is committed to reducing traffic congestion and rewards commuters for a variety of options. Learn about cash incentives, free shuttles, transit discounts, the aerial tram, dynamic carpooling, free ride share for early and late commuting, and request a custom trip plan at
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