Child Development Center Food Coordinator
Kern Community College District
$19.05 - $26.92 Hourly
Child Development (CHDV)
Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, plan, organize and
coordinate the activities of the Child Care Food Program; oversee
and instruct staff in proper food preparation and shipment methods;
coordinate food and related supply purchases; assure compliance
with State and federal regulations.
Plan, organize and coordinate the activities of the Child Care Food
Program; monitor and evaluate food services for compliance with
State and federal regulations; recommend and implement procedural
Maintain food quality standards including appearance and sanitation
regulations; prepare food menus, revise, update and adjust menus as
necessary; create and test new recipes; oversee and instruct cooks
in food preparation and shipment methods; prepare meals in the
absence of the head cook.
Prepare a variety of reports, forms, newsletters and
program-related correspondence; complete a variety of governmental
forms as required; interpret and implement changes to government
Estimate and cost food products needed for operation; communicate
with vendors to collect and compare food and supply prices; audit
and maintain billing records.
Order, receive, inspect, verify and accept deliveries of food and
supplies; monitor and inventory food products according to
established procedures; rotate and dispose of unusable leftovers;
utilized proper methods of storing foods.
Assure proper cleanliness and maintenance of equipment and
supplies; monitor the serving of meals to children.
Maintain a variety of files and paperwork including expenditure
statements, summaries for State and federal reimbursement of funds,
food transport records and menu production records.
Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare cost
estimates for budget recommendations; monitor and control
Participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff
training and orientations; work with employees to improve work
performance; monitor and record attendance; provide in-service
workshops relative to the assigned program.
Answer phones and respond to inquiries; serve as a reference source
to faculty regarding the Child Care Food Program.
Attend and participate in a variety of meetings; conduct
presentations to parenting classes regarding the Child Care Food
Operate a variety of kitchen equipment and machines used in a
Drive a vehicle to childcare centers; maintain mileage
Perform related duties as assigned.
Any combination equivalent to:
from high school supplemented by specialized training in food
services production, nutrition or a related field and three years
of increasingly responsible food services experience.
LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver's
Knowledge and Abilities
Principles and methods of quantity food service preparation,
serving and storage.
Sanitation and safety practices related to handling, cooking,
baking and serving food.
Menu planning techniques including food values, combinations and
Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies.
Policies and objectives of assigned program and activities.
Storage and rotation of perishable food.
Operation of standard kitchen equipment, utensils and
Health and safety regulations.
Nutritional requirements of school-aged children.
Record-keeping and report preparation techniques.
Budgeting procedures and techniques.
Operation of standard office equipment including a computer.
Principles and procedures of financial record-keeping.
Principles of training and supervision.
Oral and written communication skills.
Inventory methods and practices.
Plan and prepare a variety of nutritional foods in quantity.
Develop menus in accordance with nutritional requirements and
Maintain current knowledge of program rules, regulations,
requirements and restrictions.
Determine accurate amounts of food portions and supplies to be
Prepare and administer a budget.
Create and adjust recipes to fit the needs of the Child Care Food
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working
relationships with others.
Train and supervise others.
Assign and review the work of others.
Observe health and safety regulations.
Operate a computer terminal.
Meet schedules and time lines.
Work independently with little direction.
Maintain records and prepare reports.
SALARY RANGE $19.05 - $
26.92hourlyMaximum Entry Level Salary: $20.01
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONSFirst Review of
Complete application packets will be
accepted until the position is filled; but those received by
March 9, 2022
are assured consideration. 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)
- Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
- List of five (5) professional references - Listed on
It is the applicant's responsibility to redact (or remove) any
personal information from all documents prior to uploading. This
includes Social Security Numbers, Date of Birth, and any photos of
Foreign Degree: Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges
or universities outside of the United States must have their
coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member
of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services
(NACES) or Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, INC. (ACEI).
A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line
Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate
in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the
necessary arrangements. EEO Plan 2021-2024
Note: The District is
strongly committed to achieving staff diversity and the principles
of equal employment opportunity. The District encourages a diverse
pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of
national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender
expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic
information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical
or mental disability, pregnancy, or because he/she is perceived to
have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on
association with a person or group with one or more of these actual
or perceived characteristics or any other characteristic protected
by federal, state or local law, in any of its policies, procedures
Discrimination Free Work Environment
The District does not provide sponsorship for
authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization
should be established at the time of application
All applicants must apply online at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/kccd/jobs/3229213/child-development-center-food-coordinator-20hrs-week
Emails will not be accepted.