Pool Position - Food Services Substitute

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Title:Pool Position - Food Services Substitute Job Category:Other Req #:K1710013 FT/PT/Pooled:Part-time Position Description:

Under direction of the Child Care Center Director, performs a variety of food service tasks, including planning, preparing, cooking and serving a wide range of simple to moderately complex food items, meals and dishes.

You will only be notified of your status if a need to fill this temporary position arises.

Essential Duties:

The following duties are typical of those performed by employees in this job title; however, employees may perform other related duties, and not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each employee in the job title.

  • Prepare, cook, and serve a variety of foods for children in a cafeteria or sit down setting
  • Operate standard and large kitchen appliances and equipment such as electric/ gas/ microwave ovens, grills, electric mixers, and slicers
  • Serve food to children
  • Wash dishes, pots, pans and utensils and do general clean up tasks in the kitchen and child care center areas
  • Maintain inventory, store food, equipment, utensils and other supplies
  • Assist in training and supervising other classified and student workers in cooking and related preparation and clean up tasks
  • Assist other food service employees in preparing and serving of food items
  • Set up and breakdown the serving counter area
  • Maintain safety, health and sanitation standards
  • Lead person or assist in planning daily/weekly menu, ordering food and supplies, including picking them up from local vendors
  • Report, in a timely manner and according to established procedure, all safety and sanitation problems to the supervisor
  • Keep accurate records of food requirements required by the State of California
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

Knowledge of:

  • Methods of quantity food preparation; kitchen sanitation and safety practices
  • Basic nutrition principles
  • Care and use of standard and large food service appliances, equipment and utensils
  • Methods of computing food quantities required by menus.

Skills in:

  • Preparing and cooking a variety of food items including the more complex dishes
  • Operating standard and large food service appliances, equipment and utensils
  • Reading and writing at a level necessary for successful job performance
  • Following and giving oral and written directions
  • Performing applicable mathematic calculations; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.

Physical Characteristics:The physical abilities involved in the performance of essential duties with or without reasonable accommodations are:

  • Primarily indoor work environment: kitchen, snack bar, food service area.
  • Environment contains stove and appliances
  • Moderate to heavy lifting, carrying and pulling of objects up to approximately 50 lbs
  • Frequent standing, walking, squatting and bending.

This position is primarily in an indoor working environment.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Two years of commercial cooking experience AND formal or informal training in quantity food preparation and kitchen maintenance
  • OR any combination of sufficient training and experience to demonstrate the knowledge and skills required.
Desirable Characteristics:
  • Possession of a valid driver's license; evidence of a satisfactory driving record.
  • Additional certificates may be required by special funded program regulations and/or local and State public health agencies.
Required Documents:Resume/CV




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Job No:
Posted: 12/25/2018
Application Due: 12/25/2020
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