part-time JOB AT THE DECC

Concessions Commissary Attendant


Concessions Commissary Attendant

Hourly Wage

The Commissary Attendant position is a part-time position in our Concessions operation. This position is responsible for the stocking of the concession stands from the commissary during sport events, concerts, conventions, arts and entertainment.  This role is a part-time, event driven position great for students or those seeking a secondary income.


Concessions has the busiest schedule from October to April. Shifts per week vary according to events and are mostly afternoons and/or evenings and weekend shifts and may include some holidays. Availability for UMD Men’s Hockey games is essential.

Requirements and Competencies

  • There are no minimum education requirements for this position
  • Strong communication skills
  • Works well in a team-oriented environment.
  • Pleasant and positive personality.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Adaptability – Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Customer Service – Responds courteously and promptly to customer needs.
  • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures.


Preferred Education and Experience

  • Food Service experience

Essential Functions (Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities.)

  • Perform stocking duties in concession stand and Commissary before and during events.
  • Maintain all equipment/product in a neat, clean and orderly manner.
  • Report any equipment issues to management.
  • Must be a self-starter who can work well with people at all levels in a professional manner.
  • Ability to define problems and resolve them quickly.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Perform opening and closing duties.
  • Perform cleaning duties.
  • Follow sanitation, health, and safety protocols
  • Other duties assigned by the Concession Manager.

Supervisory Responsibilities
No Supervisory Responsibilities

Work Environment
The majority of work will be performed indoors. Many of the areas will fluctuate from moderate to loud noise levels. Temperature can fluctuate from hot to cold.

Physical Demands
This position will require someone that is able to stand on their feet for many hours at a time, moving quickly to different places based on needs.  The Concessions Commissary Attendant will need to use their hands frequently, and be able to see, hear, and speak often. This position will require bending and maneuvering, and also the ability to move and lift up to 50 pounds at times.

The required dress may fluctuate based on the events within the DECC.

Formal Events – Business professional attire will be the norm, but there can be fluctuation based on event themes and tone.

Casual/Sport/Concert Events – The DECC will provide polos or t-shirts with the DECC logo. Jeans and sneakers are acceptable.

Additional Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be 16 years of age or older.
  • Successful completion of reference checks
  • Successful completion of a background check
  • Successful completion of a drug test, if applicable

Work Authorization/Security Clearance Requirements
The DECC uses USCIS Form I-9 to verify the identity and employment authorization of individuals hired for employment. On the form, an employee must attest to his or her employment authorization. The employee is required to present the DECC with acceptable documents evidencing identity and employment authorization at the time of hire. The DECC will examine the employment eligibility and identity document(s).
The list of acceptable documents can be provided by Human Resources.

At-Will Employment
This position is at will. This means if you are offered the position and accept, your employment with the DECC is for an indefinite period of time and it is subject to termination by you or the DECC, with or without cause, with or without notice, and at any time. Nothing in this job description or any other policy of the DECC shall be interpreted to be in conflict with or to eliminate or modify in any way, the at will employment status of this position.

The at will employment status of an employee of the DECC may be modified only in a written employment agreement with that employee which is signed by the Executive Director or the Chair of the DECC Board of Directors.

EEO Statement
The DECC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on merit, qualification and ability. The DECC does not discriminate in employment practices on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law. The DECC will follow any state or local law that provides greater protection. This policy is neither exhaustive nor exclusive. The DECC is committed to taking all other actions necessary to ensure equal employment opportunity for persons with disabilities in accordance with the ADA and all other applicable laws.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.
Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

FLSA Classification

Type of Position

Type of Employment


Reports to
Concessions Manager

Travel Required

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