Food Service/Lead Food Service WorkerDate Posted:
Arvin High SchoolDate Available:
QUALIFICATIONS: This position requires knowledge of basic methods for computing food quantities as required by weekly or monthly menus; proper and safe use, operation and care of a variety of food service equipment and appliances; basic procedures, methods, and equipment used in the cooking, baking, preparation, serving, and storage of large quantities of food; proper food service sanitation and safety requirements; basic mathematics.
Must possess the skill to understand and follow directions in an independent manner; read and write at a sufficient level to perform required duties successfully; coordinate the day-to-day operations of assigned area of specialization; maintain simple records and prepare routine reports; accurately compute and estimate food quantities needed; perform basic mathematical computation accurately; operate and maintain assigned food service equipment and appliances in a safe and sanitary manner; establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties; direct and coordinate the work of others. Must meet the physical requirements necessary to safely and effectively perform assigned duties.
Two years of experience as a Food Service Worker is required.
A CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECK AND PRE-PLACEMENT MEDICAL ASSESSMENT WILL BE REQUIRED OF THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT.
A TEST ON GENERAL KNOWLEDGE OF MEAL PATTERN REQUIREMENTS FOR THE NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM AS WELL AS A BASIC MATH TEST WILL BE GIVEN PRIOR TO THE INTERVIEW.
DUTIES OF POSITION: To assist a Food Service Supervisor in the day-to-day operations of a school site cafeteria. Perform responsible cooking and baking duties in the central kitchen or at a school cafeteria site and to coordinate the day-to-day operations of a major food preparation department within the central kitchen or school kitchen facility. Employees in this position receive general supervision from a Food Service Supervisor within a framework of standard policies and procedures. Employees in this class oversee, direct and coordinate the work of others in a lead supervisory capacity. This job class is responsible for the preparation of major portions of meals; (e.g., salad, pastry, entrees, etc.,) and requires specialized technical skills in cooking, baking, or coordinating the preparation of food items in an institutional setting using a prescribed menu.
STARTING SALARY: $2,251.30 (monthly)
NUMBER OF MONTHS: 9.5 (to begin August 11, 2022)
NUMBER OF HOURS: 8 (daily working hours 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.)