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Café Associate

Need some extra cash for the Holidays?

The George Eastman Museum has a Part-time
Seasonal Employment Opportunity available from
October, 2019 – January 1, 2020

Job Title: Café Associate
Department: Museum Cafe
Working Hours: Must be available to work during the day, Tuesday through Friday, and either Saturday or Sunday.   This position requires availability on weekends, some evenings, and holidays.
Start Date: Immediately
Posting Dates: September 30, 2019 until filled


Provide exemplary customer service to all Museum patrons in the Museum Café.  Assists in the preparation of café food items and serves café food items to all visitors of the Café.  Additionally, will welcome visitors, answer visitor questions, and highlight important areas of the museum to ensure an outstanding visitor experience. 


  1. Prepare and serve food and beverages according to Museum Café standards and follow all proper food handling and safety procedures in the Café.
  2. Wipe down café tables, sweep and mop café floors, wash café dishes and keep equipment and facilities clean and sanitary.
  3. Service Museum visitors and staff who dine in the Café.
  4. Perform daily opening and closing procedures, including Point of Sale System and credit card terminals. Record financial transactions. 
  5. Maintain an atmosphere that contributes to the guest’s positive Museum experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Candidates should possess a high school diploma.
  2. Awareness and/or certification (Monroe County) in proper food handling of food and basic safety precautions to prevent injury and/or illness.
  3. Familiarity with point of sale system/cash register.
  4. Previous food handling or restaurant experience.
  5. This position requires standing, walking, lifting (25lbs), carrying, reaching, pushing/pulling, handling, speaking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
  6. Work is primarily performed in a setting with moderate to light noise.  Exposure to heat sources (oven and coffee maker) and hazardous equipment (knives, meat slicers, etc.)

Please submit your resume for consideration to jdistefano@eastman.org.

George Eastman Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The George Eastman Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.