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Food Service Specialist - Dock Clerk/Custodian

Date: Sep 11, 2021

Location: Kansas City, MO, US, 64108

Company: Hallmark

Food Service Specialist - Catering at Hallmark Cards, Inc. in Kansas City, MO



Come join us. You’ll add value to one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and be part of our company with a life-affirming purpose to inspire meaningful connections. Our products, content and experiences aim to enrich all lives by making a genuine difference in every life, every day, and our business is focused on bringing the value and relevance of Diversity and Inclusion to every brand, product and person we touch.  Our overarching enterprise D&I Framework and plans demonstrate our belief and value in having a diverse and inclusive workforceHallmark’s D&I efforts will continue to represent ongoing progress and reinforce our commitment, as will our intentional focus on bringing more diverse talent into our business and onto our teams. Hallmark has been recognized as one of Forbes and Statista 2020 Best employers for Diversity, Women and New Graduates.


The Food Service Specialist - Dock Clerk/Custodian  is responsible for receiving and stocking all products on a daily basis that are received. On average this equals 6,000 lbs or 15-25 pallets per week. Product ordering and inventory management are also required for this position.  Additional duties include dish and pot washing, sweeping, mopping, equipment cleaning, food preparation, and serving customers.


Ensures that all perishable products are appropriately rotated for use and equipment is maintained appropriately in order to comply with health department food safety requirements. This is of critical importance. Communicates any discrepancies in product received to Accounts Payable/Purchasing Agent.


Teamwork, cooperation and flexibility, along with LEAN principles of problem solving and elimination of waste are expectations of the position. Additionally, every employee is responsible for their personal safety, as well as the safety of their peers. Adherence of established safety policies and procedures, along with the reporting of all injuries and unsafe conditions are also requirements of this position.  Business needs of the department may require additions or changes to the duties of this position.



To be considered an applicant for this position you must show 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.  Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT.  Individual file size attachment limit is 10 MB.



  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent 
  • Minimum of 2 years of Dock/Ordering/Inventory in commercial volume food service.
  • Able to use a variety of foodservice equipment such as coffee makers, cooking utensils, sharp knives, ovens, warming ovens



  • Demonstrated excellent communication and basic PC skills 
  • Catering, restaurant leadership, carryout and mobile ordering technology, excellent customer service skills, excellent communication and time management.


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.


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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