Under supervision, prepares, bakes, cooks and serves food; assists in the operation of a food service facility; maintains food inventory and storage, maintains sanitary working conditions; provides lead direction to subordinate staff and/or institution workers.
•Methods of preparing and serving a variety of food in large quantity
•Menu modifications for special diets
•Follow formulas for food preparation in large quantities
•Plan and carry out the work of a given menu to produce the required food at the right time
•Obtain food and supplies in the right quantities with a minimum of waste
•Lead the work of others
•Maintain personal hygiene
•Comply with regulated health and uniform standards
•Read, write and speak English at level necessary for satisfactory job performance
Either: 1. One year of full-time experience as a Food Service Worker in Sacramento County service.
Or: 2. One year of full-time paid or volunteer cooking experience in a commercial or institutional kitchen.
Note: To compute full-time equivalency of part-time experience: 173.6 hours = 21.7 days = 1 month.
Education Substitution: Education or training in an accredited college, training school, business school or occupational training program that is directly related to the cooking and/or food service program management knowledge and abilities above may be substituted for the required experience on the following basis: 30 semester units (45 quarter units) equal one year of experience. Completion of training courses which do not have semester unit values are equated to semester units on the basis of: 15 clock hours of class equal one (1) semester unit.
Note: The word "experience" referenced in the minimum qualifications means full-time paid experience unless the job announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements.
Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice.