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Corporate Caterer


Akron, OH, US, 44320

Job Function:  Food Service
Employee Type:  Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID:  44144

FirstEnergy at a Glance

We are a forward-thinking electric utility powered by a diverse team of employees committed to making customers’ lives brighter, the environment better and our communities stronger.

FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to integrity, safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a regulated generating fleet with a total capacity of more than 3,500 megawatts.

About the Opportunity

This is an open position with the FirstEnergy Service Company, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [SC00]


The Corporate Caterer supports FirstEnergy's internal catering group and operations at the West Akron Campus cafe, This position supports current Food Service projects including recipe database creation, supporting the design and implementation of our “Around the World” initiative, and supporting all Board of Directors luncheons.


The Corporate Caterer position is located at the West Akron Campus; reporting hours are Monday through Friday, 6:00AM - 2:30PM.  Base pay range is from $14 to $16 per hour.


Responsibilities include:


  • Coordinating catering for both internal and to-go, including cold food prep, packing, delivering, breaking down, courier coordinating, occasional planning
  • Maintaining cafe salad bar station including food prep, inventory ordering/management and cleaning.
  • Preparing and stocking of grab and go cooler items
  • Embracing a safe work environment and supporting a workplace of respect, appreciation, and acceptance for everyone
  • Applying Food Service fundamentals, including sanitation, procurement, product rotation, customer service, knife skills, and hygiene
  • Assisting others as needed.
  • Demonstrating a sense of urgency for reaching goals and meeting deadlines.
  • Developing alternatives and recommendations for customers, creating project deliverables, and helping to improve work processes.




  • High school diploma or GED required and minimum of 2 years relevant work experience.  Relevant work experience includes catering, food service preparation, and banquets.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office products, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word preferred.
  • Demonstrate growth in use of research techniques such as recipe research and development, and basic industry trends.
  • Display problem solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Able to physically perform tasks involving bending, stooping, lifting up to 50 pounds, and walking and standing for extended periods of time.
  • Manager-level ServSafe Certified or become certified within six months of hiring.
  • Effective written, verbal communication and time management skills.
  • Deliver quality, accurate work within established deadlines.

Benefits, Compensation & Workforce Diversity

At FirstEnergy, employees are key to our success. We depend on their talents to meet the challenges of our changing business environment. We are committed to rewarding individual and team efforts through our total rewards philosophy which includes competitive pay plus incentive compensation, a company-sponsored pension plan, 401(k) savings plan with matching employer contribution, a choice of medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and life insurance programs, as well as skills development training with tuition reimbursement. Please visit our website at to learn more about all of our employee rewards programs. FirstEnergy proudly supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Unable to sponsor or transfer H-1B visas at this time.


Safety is a core value for FirstEnergy and is essential to all of our business activities. We ensure employees have the tools, information, and processes to perform their duties in a manner that assures safety for themselves, their co-workers, our customers and the public. Our goals are to provide a safe work environment, to maintain an accident-free, injury-free workplace, and to promote and maintain public safety. To meet these goals, we dedicate ourselves to achieving world-class safety standards.

Position Classification



FirstEnergy Human Resources Team



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