jobs
Apply Now

KITCHEN ASSISTANT I

University Enterprises, Inc.
SACRAMENTO, CA Full-time
Posted on August 7, 2019
Job Title Kitchen Assistant I
Worksite City Sacramento, California
Advertised Salary Range $12.00 - $14.95
Temporary No
Length of Appointment N/A
Hours per week Regular (full-time) Employee – 40 hours per week (Benefited)
FLSA Non-Exempt
Broad Scope and Function

The position is responsible for dish room operations and maintenance of facilities in a clean and sanitary condition, and provides direction and work coordination for student staff.

Reporting Relationship

The position reports directly to and receives general supervision from the Dining Services Manager. Serves as a lead for other staff including part-time students, casual, and temporary staff, as needed.

Conditions of Employment

This is a 40 hour per week, non-exempt (eligible for overtime pay), benefited position. Work hours and schedule may be subject to changes during semester breaks and summer sessions. This position is not covered under the California Public Employees Retirement System. This classification is covered by a Labor Agreement between the CSUEU Service Employees’ International Union, Local 2579 and University Enterprises, Inc. Dining Service Operations.

Work Schedule

Work schedule will be based on business needs which could include evenings and weekends.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Demonstrated experience in dish machine operations in a food service facility.

2. Demonstrated work experience in assisting with serving and sanitation for large groups.

3. Basic knowledge of common kitchen equipment; principles of lead direction and work coordination; and food service sanitation and safety.

4. Must be able to lift and move objects weighing up to 50 lbs.

5. Ability to perform up to all sanitation/HACCP daily standards.

5. Must be able to read and understand written and oral English instructions.

6. Must be able to maintain good customer relations; and maintain effective working relationships.

7. Must pass a background check, which may include fingerprinting. Must continue to meet the established standards.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Possession of a valid California Food Handlers Card.

Physical Requirements

Stands and walks for extended periods (approximately 30% Standing and 70% walking); manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; reaching; lift and move objects weighing up to 50 lbs.; use of kitchen equipment.

Working Conditions

Work is performed in a restaurant and kitchen environment; exposure to heat and moisture; exposure to grease and oils; continuous contact with staff, the campus community, and the public.

Project Description  
Job Duties

 

Job Duty

01. The position is responsible for dish room operations, maintenance of facilities and kitchen equipment in a clean and sanitary condition, and provides direction and work coordination for other student part-time staff. Maintains a clean, orderly, and sanitary environment in all work related service areas such as the kitchen, walk-ins, dry storage, and loading/unloading areas. In addition, assists in cleaning the dining room and customer restrooms as needed. May assist with campus sustainability efforts as needed.

Job Duties

 

Job Duty

02. Responsible for the daily operation of the dish room; trains and leads student part-time staff in dish room operations; sets up dish room with three compartment sinks; puts dishes and silverware away; sorts dishes for quick loading; cleans dish machine; and cleans walk-ins and mops floors. Operates kitchen cleaning equipment and dishwashing equipment. Refills chemicals used to clean and sanitize dishware, pots, pans, and other related items. Informs manager if service or supplies are necessary.

Job Duties

 

Job Duty

03. Assists with completion of daily, weekly, and monthly cleaning checklists for related service areas. This includes emptying and cleaning of trash/recycling containers, food service equipment, shelving, carts, holding cabinets, and other related food contact surfaces.

Job Duties

 

Job Duty

04. May assist with the preparation of a variety of hot and cold food items and products; maintains high quality products and prevents waste during food preparation; and provides assistance to Cooks. Assists with the preparation of foods for catered events. Follows written recipes to be sure nutrition fact sheets are accurate.

Job Duties

 

Job Duty

05. Assists with putting away of food items and supplies which includes, unpacking, labeling and rotation using First In, First Out principles. Informs management of damaged or outdated product.

Job Duties

 

Job Duty

06. May prepare serving lines and serve food to customers; maintains good relations with customers.

Job Duties

 

Job Duty

07. Performs a variety of food service assistance assignments.

Job Duties

 

Job Duty

08. Identifies and reports problems regarding equipment malfunctions.

Job Duties

 

Job Duty

09. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Posting Detail Information

 

Posting Number B001F19
Number of Vacancies 1
Position End Date (if temporary)  
Open Date 08/02/2019
Close Date 08/30/2019
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions Summary

If you do not include both a cover letter and resume with your application, your application materials will not be considered. Please include your employment history in the “Employment Experience” section of your application in addition to submitting your resume and cover letter.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this position?
    • UEIJobs Website
    • Interest Card Emails
    • Twitter
    • Indeed
    • Career Fair
    • Campus Career Center
    • LinkedIn
    • Personal Referral
    • Sacramento Bee
    • Careerbuilder
    • Internal Job Posting
    • The WELL hiring expo
    • Other
  2. If other, please specify.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have work experience in dish machine operations in a food service facility?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please describe your work experience related to operating dish machines.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Do you have work experience in assisting with serving and sanitation for large groups?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Please briefly describe work experience in assisting with serving and sanitation for large groups.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Do you have basic knowledge of common kitchen equipment; principles of lead direction and work coordination; and food service sanitation and safety?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Please describe your knowledge in the areas of kitchen equipment, food service sanitation and safety.

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * Do you possess a valid California Food Handlers Card? (not required to be considered for this position)
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume