Pleasant Hill, CA
Feb 21, 2018
Institution Type
Community College

Position Definition

To prepare and cook hot and cold menu items; to plan menus and order food; and to maintain the kitchen and food service areas in a safe, clean and orderly condition.

Position Title

Diablo Valley College

Posting Number

$2,790.00 per month (first step)

Examples of Duties/Essential Functions

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Prepares main dishes; prepares and cooks meat dishes, sandwiches, soups, vegetables, gravies and sauces; cleans and prepares vegetables for salads.
Cooks breakfast orders, such as eggs, bacon, potatoes and hot cakes.
Follows master recipes in the preparation of food.
Operates grill, deep fat fryer, steam cooker, slicers, mixers, and other related equipment.
Plans menus and determines optimum quantities of food to order and prepare.
Orders meats, produce, milk products and other food stuffs; orders food for campus events and athletic events.
Determines price to charge for food items.
Assists on serving line and cash register as required.
Maintains cleanliness of the kitchen area; washes utensils, pots and pans.
Maintains inventory and reviews all items on a daily basis.
Completes daily inventories of knives, controlled food items and tools.
Monitors and fills all drink machines.
Performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience
One (1) year of experience as a cook in preparing and cooking food in large quantities, including meat dishes.
Possession of a high school diploma/GED or the equivalent.
Possession or the ability to obtain a ServSafe Certificate.

Minimum Qualification-Knowledge Of
Methods, techniques and equipment used in preparing and cooking foods in large quantities.
Kitchen sanitation and safety measures.
Inventory methods and procedures.
Basic mathematic principles.
Health care regulations as it relates to food service.

Minimum Qualification-Skill To
Skill/Ability to:
Cook and bake.
Plan menus and determine food quantities to order and prepare.
Follow oral and written directions.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain cooperative work relations with those contacted in the performance of required duties.
Demonstrate understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, and religious background of all students, faculty and staff, and with all individuals encountered in the performance of required duties.

Desirable Qualifications
1. Ability to adjust to workplace situations
and demands.

2. 5 years experience in quantitative food preparation, preferably in a high volume environment

3. Experience in Recipe Modification

4. Ability to work well during peak food service delivery periods.

Special Instructions to Applicants
This position requires a Food Safety Certificate. Please submit a copy of your certificate in the attachment section of your online application.

Note: New employees will be placed at the first step which is $2,790 per month. Based on current salary placement guidelines, all step increases for which an employee becomes eligible shall take place on July 1st of each fiscal year. These increases will occur, on an annual basis, until the maximum step of $3,400 per month is reached on the salary schedule.

Job Close Date:

Open Until Filled

The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.


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