FOOD SERVICE WORKER, SENIOR
UCLA - Los Angeles, CA

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Job Title:
FOOD SERVICE WORKER, SENIOR

Working Title:
Senior Food Service Worker

Salary:
$13.70 - $18.10 hourly

Job Type:
Career

Department Name:
3170-ON CAMPUS HOUSING

Department Website URL:
Job Summary Statement:
Under the direction of the Dining Service Managers or Principal Cook, Cook or Assistant Cooks, perform semi-skilled food preparation, serve customers, and perform general maintenance duties. Serve as a lead for a group of five or less Food Service Workers. Assign and monitor work to ensure all food items are prepared correctly and according to established time frames. Ensure all items are prepared according to standardized recipes and in accordance with preparation and production methods. Ensure all food items are presented to customers at the proper temperature and with the appropriate garnishment. Provide guests with courteous and gracious service. Cut and arrange desserts according to department standards. Wash, trim, cut and pan meats and vegetables. Store, seal, and label food for storage. Load and deliver food to other dining facilities. Set-up and maintain cleanliness of work areas and dining room. Sweep and mop floors. Maintain cleanliness and storage of preparation equipment, plates, silverware, glassware, pots, pans and service utensils. Clean and replenish salt and pepper shakers, napkin dispensers and ketchup in guest seating areas. Assist in organization of refrigerator, freezers and storage rooms. Launder, sort and fold smocks, uniforms and towels. Remove all trash from tables and floor areas. Perform other duties as assigned.

Percentage of Time:
100

Shift Start:
variable

Shift End:
variable

Qualifications for Position

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Qualifications

Required/Preferred

Ability to read, understand and speak English sufficient to determine and carry out job duties.

Required

Skill in interacting effectively with guests and team members and managers in a high volume public contact setting using positive body language, direct eye contact, active listening, and problem solving techniques.

Required

Ability to interact in a team based environment.

Required

Ability to perform effectively under conditions of fluctuating workload.

Required

Skill in adding and subtracting whole numbers, decimals and fractions sufficient to properly adhere to production and customer flow parameters.

Required

Ability to stand, climb, stoop, push and crouch for extended periods of time as required to complete job duties.

Required

Ability to occasionally lift items weighing up to fifty pounds such as bags of supplies, filled stock pots, and cases of food products.

Required

Ability to stand continuously throughout an eight hour shift on uncarpeted surfaces.

Preferred

Ability to measure dry and liquid food stuffs in units of measurement such as cup, pint, quart, pound, and oz to properly adhere to recipe and production requirements.

Required

Ability to operate equipment such as grills, ovens, impingers, fryers, mixers, food processors, food cutters, meat slicers, blenders, hot wells, radio communication devices, hydraulic lifts, trash compactors, ware washing, garbage disposal, and refuse pulper equipment.

Required

Ability to learn and apply the rules and procedures of sanitation and safety as they apply to production, storage and service within a food establishment.

Required

Ability to lead small teams, 1-5 people, in a collaborative manner, motivating team to complete tasks effectively and efficiently.

Required

Ability to provide team leadership to one or more Food Service Workers to complete tasks accurately and efficiently.

Required

Must have a good understanding of culinary terminology.

Required

Time management and organization skills to review daily production needs and plan daily work schedule.

Required

Six months of previous food service experience.

Preferred

Additional Posting Information

Bargaining Unit:
SX-Service

Application Deadline:
12-15-2012

External Posting Date:
Quicklink To Posting:
hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=60820

Special Instructions:
Working hours vary includes nights and weekends. We are recruiting for candidates with prior culinary experience in: Fresh, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian and Organic cuisines.

Contact information:
Number of Positions:
3

Special Employment
Designations/
Requirements Per UC Policy

Conflict of Interest:
N/A

Critical:
Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation.

Driving Record:
N/A

E-Verify Check: Certain positions funded by federal contracts/subcontracts requires UCLA to notify job applicants that an E-Verify check will be conducted and the successful candidate must pass the E-Verify check. More Information

Other Special Employment Requirements:
Age Requirement: Applicants must be 18 years or older to be eligible to be hired. Drug/Alcohol Test: Offer of employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory drug and alcohol test. Pre-employment Physical: Offer of employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory pre-employment physical examination. Reading Comprehension Test: A Reading Assessment will be conducted.

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