BBQ Trailer Line Worker Job Description

Our BBQ Trailer Line Workers are responsible for making sure that food is prepared to the exact specifications of the Pit Boss, food truck owner, and customer.  While the line worker is typically an entry level position, every team member is responsible for developing their technique and learning form one another so that they may move up in the food truck to positions with more responsibility.


  • Set Up. The line worker is responsible for preparing their station(s) before the start of each shift.  They must make sure that all needed supplies are available and ready for use.  This includes preparing some items before they are stored in the food truck or performing simple tasks such as stocking the truck with carry out boxes, sodas, or food boats.  Those scheduled to support a special event or catering, will have additional duties assigned. Set up and clean up may include lifting items in and out of the trailer up to 80lbs up to waist height.
  • Prepping Food. The line worker will be asked to prep food for service each day.  This means chopping vegetables, butchering meat, or preparing sauces.  Depending on the weekly schedule, the line worker may be asked to prepare items for special events.
  • Fulfilling Orders. During a shift, the line worker is responsible for preparing the items requested from their station.  This requires working with other workers in the truck to make sure that every order is put efficiently created the right quantity, quality, and speed so that it arrives at the service window ready to eat and at the right temperature.  A line worker will often be directed by the Trailer Lead/Manager or Pit Boss, as they prepare the food.  They may also rotate stations within the trailer such as the Service Window/Cashier or supporting the BBQ deck under the Supervision and direction of the Pit Boss.
  • Cleanliness and safety.  During a shift, the line worker is responsible for the cleanliness and sanitation of their work station as well as the the trailer as a whole.  They are expected to constantly monitor and wipe down the prep tables and clean the floor from spills or other debri. They should also pay special attention and care to the food items in the warming and cooling stations to maintain the proper temperatures for service.
  • Clean Up. At the end of a shift, the line worker is responsible for cleaning their station. They may also be asked to help others clean up the entire trailer.  This means disposing of garbage, cleaning utensils, pots, and pans, and cleaning cooking surfaces.  The line worker will also be responsible for taking care of left-over food, whether that means disposing of it, returning unused items to the correct inventory location, or storing cooked goods for use at another service.
  • Stocking.  The line worker is also called on to unload delivery trucks and store inventory correctly in the commissary.  This can mean stocking pantries, refrigerators, or simply inventorying items and reporting to the Trailer Lead or Commisary Manager.
  • Flexibility.  All employees are expected to complete any or all assignments as requested by the company owner and leaders.  This includes adjustment of duties and schedules as needed.

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