Share this Job

Food Service Assistant

Date: Jun 22, 2019

Location: Kansas City, MO, US, 64108

Company: Hallmark

     reqid: 27817 


Do you want to work for a one of the world's most trusted and recognized brands? Hallmark is a company rooted in connecting people. We care for our employees, our communities, and our world. A career at Hallmark means you get to make a big impact and create something that can make a genuine difference. We’re looking for people who want to continue to carry our vision forward.


The Hallmark Crown Room Food Services Department is a high-volume, fast paced, service-focused operation located within Hallmark Headquarters.  We supply breakfast and lunch daily to thousands of employees at Headquarters. We fill catering orders for customers throughout headquarters and occasionally at the plant locations, and we produce a large number of items that are sold in our MicroMarts and Café as “grab and go." These items are sent to the Liberty, Lawrence and  Leavenworth locations as well.

The Food Service Assistant is responsible for maintaining the Crown Room and Cafe areas.  Specific responsibilities include:

  • Preparation of food to order during the lunch period, and other high-volume food production responsibilities
  • Maintaining cleanliness in the Crown Room
  • Thoroughly stocking, preparing, and cleaning all work areas
  • Handling customer requests with professionalism
  • Maintaining excellent customer service at all times.
  • Significant walking, standing for long periods
  • Ability to use a variety of foodservice equipment such as coffee makers, cooking utensils, sharp knives, warming ovens
  • Ability to use a wide variety of cleaning equipment and chemicals
  • Utilizing 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
  • Occasional exposure to slippery floors when spills occur and during cleaning
  • Exposure to normal levels of industrial kitchen-related noises

The ideal candidate will work effectively across the production, serving, and custodial teams, and should be willing to perform other duties as assigned.

This is a 1st shift position (5:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Monday - Friday).

This is a General Adjustment (GA) position.  Internal applicants will be considered in seniority order based on skills, qualifications and performance.  You must address how you meet the basic qualifications of the job in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields.  In order to be considered for this position, you must have:

  • “Achieves” or better performance two of the past three years with the most recent year being “Achieves” performance or better
  • “Satisfactory” or better attendance two of the past three years with the most recent year being “Satisfactory” or better attendance

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. 

If additional openings become available within 30 days of the posting coming down and the vacancy is still in an open status, applicants will be selected from the original posting. If interested in this job, please apply now.

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.


  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • 1+ year of high volume food service/production experience
  • Ability to lift 40+ pounds, stand for 8 hours with lunch and breaks, walk 1 mile, push and pull 50+ pound carts


  • High attention to detail, organization and cleanliness
  • Exceptional delivery of service
  • Barista experience
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to interact with internal and external customers
  • 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.



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

Find similar jobs: