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Food Service Assistant III - Short-term/Temporary
Kern Community College District

Date Posted Nov. 1, 2018
Title Food Service Assistant III - Short-term/Temporary
University Kern Community College District
Bakersfield, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Food Service Assistant III - Short-term/Temporary

Kern Community College District

Position Number: 02609

Posting Date: 10/30/2018

Initial Screening Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Position Type: Short-term Temporary Hourly

Rate: $13.00 per hour

Work Week: Up to 40 hrs per week, as needed

Minimum Salary:

Maximum Salary:


This position is not eligible for health benefits.

College/Site: Bakersfield College

Location: BC-Main Campus

Basic Function:

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform skilled food production, preparation and service duties at an assigned campus; train and provide work direction to assigned student workers and staff; maintain the kitchen and food service areas in a safe, clean and orderly condition.

Education and Experience:

Any combination equivalent to:
graduation from high school AND Graduation from high school and two years experience in the operation of preparing and/or serving food.

Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service.

Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

Knowledge and Abilities:

*Sanitation and safety practices related to cooking and serving food.
*Math and cashiering skills.
*Record-keeping techniques.
*Methods of preparing and serving food in large quantities.
*Operation of food service equipment and a cash register.
*Rules and regulations pertaining to health and safety in the cafeteria.
*Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
*Inventory methods and practices.
*Principles of training and providing work direction.
*Storage and rotation of perishable food.
*Nutritional requirements of school-aged children.
*Oral and written communication skills. ABILITY TO:
*Operate food service equipment safely and efficiently.
*Maintain food service equipment and areas in a clean and sanitary condition.
*Prepare and serve food in accordance with health and sanitation regulations.
*Prepare appetizing and nutritionally balanced meals.
*Prepare and bake various bakery items such as bread, rolls, buns, cakes and cookies.
*Assure that food items are prepared, served and stored properly.
*Follow, adjust and extend recipes.
*Operate a cash register and make change accurately.
*Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
*Train and provide work direction to others.
*Interpret, apply and explain policies, procedures, rules and regulations related to assigned activities.
*Assign and review the work of others.
*Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
*Meet schedules and time lines.
*Understand and follow written or oral directions.
*Maintain records.

Salary Grade: 31.5

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

Completed application packet must include:
  • Completed Online Application for Employment form
  • Current resume
  • Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
  • List of six (6) professional references Listed on application form

Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.

All applicants must apply online at Emails will not be accepted.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.


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