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Food Service Assistant

Date: Jan 11, 2019

Location: Kansas City, MO, US, 64108

Company: Hallmark






You need a job. You want a career. Working someplace you can be yourself and belong while creating something that makes a difference. Something that makes the world a better place. Perfect timing. Hallmark is looking for someone like you.

The Hallmark Crown Room is a kitchen located inside of Hallmark headquarters in downtown Kansas City. The Crown Room serves 3,500 Hallmark employees hot breakfast and lunch meals.  It is a buffet-style cafeteria that provides a variety of convenient food options for employees. 


The Food Service Assistant performs a variety of food service and custodial duties. They will perform cleaning duties such as sweeping and mopping floors, scrubbing pots, and cleaning walls, fryers, grills, kettles and the dish room.  The Food Service Assistant is also responsible for emptying trash, vacuuming the carpet, and polishing stainless steel appliances. Stocking hot and cold food items on low, medium,and high shelves is also another part of the role. Periodically, the incumbent will support production prep work in kitchen.

The Food Service Assistant will also perform the following duties:

  • Transport carts throughout Headquarters buildings – significant walking.
  • Utilize cleaning supplies including bleach, Windex, degreaser, and coffee urn cleaner.
  • Slight exposure to bleach fumes and other cleaning products while preparing cleaning solutions.
  • Exposure to hot foods, steam, and hot appliances on a daily basis.
  • Daily exposure to sharp cutting blades.
  • Occasionally exposed to slippery floors when spills occur and during cleaning.
  • Exposure to normal levels of industrial kitchen-related noises. 

Interested? Follow the application instructions below to apply.


You must show how you meet the basic qualifications (listed below) in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields. Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT. 

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and background checks.


The following is required to be considered for this role:

  • High school diploma, GED, equivalent or higher
  • At least 6 months custodial experience
  • At least 6 months food service experience in high-volume kitchen
  • Ability to push, pull, lift, and carry up to 20 pounds constantly, up to 50 pounds frequently and lift up to 100 pounds occasionally
  • Ability to constantly, stand, walk push/pull and reach above shoulder level


Your resume will stand out if you have:

  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to interact with customers both internal and external.
  • Must work well alone, as well as, with others.
  • Must be highly motivated, conscientious, organized, detail oriented and thorough in quality work standards.
  • Must be highly productive, flexible and able to multi-task.
  • Quick to grasp new positions and good retention of skill learned.
  • Must be able to complete food safety training as required by Health Department   
  • Able to use a variety of foodservice equipment such as coffee makers, cooking utensils, sharp knives, ovens, warming ovens.
  • Able to use a wide variety of cleaning equipment and chemicals.



At Hallmark, we help people feel connected to what matters. That’s true of our employees, just as it is our consumers. Providing benefits that support the lives and wellbeing of Hallmarkers is among the most important investments the company makes.

Hallmark benefits are designed to give you choices. Wherever you are in life, we want you to find the benefits that are right for you and your loved ones. Explore the Hallmark Benefits Guide to learn more.

Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.


Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

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