Substitute Pool - Food Preparer

California, United States
Salary Not specified
Aug 07, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

invites applications for the position of:

Substitute Pool - Food Preparer

SALARY: $15.13 Hourly
OPENING DATE: 08/07/20
CLOSING DATE: Continuous



Under direct supervision, perform a variety of duties related to food service preparation and related activities. Work within the guidelines of the Child and Adult Care Food Program. Facilitate food service production using proper hygiene and sanitation. Follow the Child and Adult Food Program guidelines regarding appropriate food group combinations.

Essential Functions
• Follow personal safety guidelines established by the Child and Adult Food Program with regard to hand-washing and health practices.
• Post and adhere to current statements regarding students' allergies, vegetarian diets, and any other medically-related eating restrictions and requirements.
• Purchase dairy products and other groceries as requested.
• Check food items for quality and quantity when delivered by vendor.
• Properly place food items in refrigerated and non-refrigerated storage, adhering to safety guidelines.
• Rotate food items to ensure timely consumption of perishable food items, discarding outdated and otherwise spoiled food items.
• Determine number of children and adults eating each day in each classroom.
• Select food items in proper quantities to prepare the published menu for the number of children and adults being served.
• Determine the minimum meal portions needed for each classroom, and keep accurate daily records of meals and the number of children served.
• Prepare salads, fruits, vegetables, beverages, and other foods, and deliver food items for each classroom using Child and Adult Food Program safety guidelines.
• Set tables for meals in an appealing manner, with occasional assistance from student helpers and parents.
• Assist in serving food to children; clear tables and clean dining areas and furnishings.
• Store dishes, trays, pots, pans, and utensils and other equipment.
• Dispose of refuse, wash dishes, and sanitize kitchen workspaces.
• Assist in taking monthly inventory of food supplies.
• Maintain weekly shopping list.
Other Duties
• Coordinate the work of student helpers as needed.
• Perform other related duties as assigned.

Training and Experience
Any combination of education, experience, and training that would indicate possession of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities listed herein. For example completion of high school and one year of institutional food preparation experience.

Knowledge of: institutional food preparation techniques, health and sanitation procedures for food handling; menu planning, and accurate record-keeping.

Ability to: learn and follow nutritional guidelines; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; operate food service appliances; learn and apply methods of food preparations, cleaning, and equipment maintenance; use good judgment; communicate effectively in both oral and written form; use appropriate and correct English, perform arithmetical calculations with speed and accuracy; establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties; demonstrate an understanding of, sensitivity to and appreciation for, the diverse academic, ethnic, socio-economic, disability and gender diversity of students and staff attending or working on a community college campus.

Moderate to heavy physical effort, which may include frequent standing, walking, lifting, and occasional climbing or stooping; lifting of medium to heavy parcels up to 50 pounds. Indoor/outdoor work environment.

Licenses and Certificates
Proof of Food Sanitation Certificate required at time of employment; continuing proof of current certification required.

Work Schedule
To Be Determined

$15.13 / Hourly

Monterey Peninsula College reserves the right to close or continue the recruitment at any time.

How to Apply
Visit and select "classified and other positions." Here you will find
the announcement and the "apply" button in the upper right hand corner. You will be asked to
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• Complete all required fields of the application
• Answer any required supplemental questions, if prompted

Only items listed above will be reviewed by the screening committee. Human Resources does
not accept additional materials such as: letters of reference, test scores from other institutions, certificates of courses/programs completed, letters of commendation from schools with your application. Such items, if included, will not be forwarded to the selection committee. If you are a finalist, HR will request any reference information that is required. Monterey Peninsula College reserves the right to close or continue the recruitment at any time.

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Conditions of Employment
Offers of employment are contingent upon Governing Board approval. Employment with Monterey Peninsula College is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements. All new employees are required to submit proof of freedom from tuberculosis and proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Employees must sign the Oath of Affirmation of Allegiance, and submit fingerprints for California Department of Justice clearance. California School Employees Association Membership or an approved alternative is required.

The District is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of qualified applicants. The policy of the District is to encourage applications from all persons. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status or protected veteran status.

NOTE Smoking Policy: Smoking on campus is limited to designated smoking areas.

About the College
Monterey Peninsula College (MPC) is a fully accredited California public community college. With an open admissions policy, the college is known for the excellence of its academic programs and student support services. The college has been recognized as a top military friendly school.

Monterey Peninsula College is located on the beautiful central coast of California, approximately 120 miles south of San Francisco. The cities of Carmel, Del Rey Oaks, Marina, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Sand City, Seaside and the unincorporated areas commonly known as Big Sur, Carmel Valley and Pebble Beach are all served by the district. Monterey Peninsula is known as a world-class destination and the many attractions of the area include an incomparable coastline, numerous state parks, the historical district of Monterey, Monterey Bay Aquarium, and several of the most famous golf courses in the world.

Monterey Peninsula College and the Early Childhood Lab School received recognition as a Family Friendly Employer and a Child Welcoming Business in 2017 from Bright Beginnings Early Childhood Development Initiative and the Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce.

More information can be found at:

Our Educational and Community Partners
A number of other institutions cooperate with Monterey Peninsula College in serving the postsecondary education demands of the Monterey Peninsula. Among those are California State University, Monterey Bay, Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, the Defense Language Institute, Middlebury Institute of International Studies, Monterey College of Law, and the Naval Postgraduate School. The College also enjoys a collaborative relationship with the Monterey County Business Council and the Monterey County Workforce Investment Board.

MPC is partnering with Monterey Peninsula Unified School District and Pacific Grove Unified School District to offer college level coursework in both academic and vocational tracks through its College and Career Access Pathways. MPC and CSU, Monterey Bay have collaborated in enrolling students in cohort-based programs in which students take classes at both MPC and CSU, Monterey Bay while earning a CSU, Monterey Bay degree.

For more information about Monterey Peninsula College and the communities it serves, refer to the following link.

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