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Food Service Assistant II (Short Term Temporary)

Kern Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Nov 28, 2022

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Food Service Assistant II (Short Term Temporary)

Kern Community College District

Salary: $14.42 - $17.61 Hourly

Job Type: Full Time

Job Number: FY22-2300145

Location: Bakersfield, CA

Department: Food Services

Basic Function
Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, prepare and serve hot and cold menu items to students and staff at an assigned campus; maintain the kitchen and food service areas in a safe, clean and orderly condition

The Food Service Assistant II classification performs more responsible and varied food service preparation and service activities in addition to performing cashiering duties. The Food Service Assistant III classification performs cashiering and cash management duties in addition to performing responsible food service preparation and service activities. Incumbents serve as leads, training and assigning work to students assistants and staff. The Food Service Assistant I classification performs routine food service activities at an assigned site. Incumbents prepare and serve food from a snack cart and perform basic cashiering duties.

Representative Duties
Prepare and serve hot and cold menu items to students and staff at an assigned school; observe quality and quantity of food served according to established procedures; assure proper temperature of foods; assure compliance with safety and sanitation regulations.

Prepare hot and cold beverages including coffee, tea and juice; prepare frozen foods from freezer; fry and serve frozen foods including burritos, fires and onion rings; cut carrots, celery and other vegetables as required.

Prepare and assemble sandwiches, meats, fruit, vegetables, dressings, salads and other food items as assigned; set-up, count, stock and serve milk; check expiration dates and discard containers as needed; monitor temperature of freezers and refrigerators.

Clean serving counters, tables, chairs, food containers and other food service equipment and areas; assist with washing and drying dishes and utensils as needed.

Perform general cleaning duties such as mopping, sweeping, emptying trash receptacles, monitor and replenish stock levels of condiments, utensils and dishes; set up staff dining area.

Estimate food and supplies needed for operation; stock food supplies according to established procedures; assist with the storage of food supplies and leftover items; assist with periodic inventories as assigned; maintain related records.

Operate a variety of equipment and machines used in a school cafeteria; operate a cash register; perform cashiering duties; maintain records of meals and beverages served and monies collected

Train new food service employees and student workers as assigned.

Assist with food preparation and service at special events as assigned.

Answer phones; take and relay messages to staff as appropriate.

Perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
Any Combination Equivalent To: Graduation from high school and one year experience in the operation of preparing and/or serving food.

Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver's License.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Sanitation Certificate.
Satisfactory completion of pre-employment physical assessment, background check, and drug screen.

Knowledge and Abilities
Sanitation practices related to preparing, handling and serving food.
Basic math and cashiering skills.
Basic record-keeping techniques.
Operation of food service equipment and a cash register.
Rules and regulations pertaining to health and safety in the cafeteria. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
Principles of training and providing work direction. Storage and rotation of perishable food. Basic food preparation including washing, cutting and assembling food items and ingredients.

Operate food service equipment safely and efficiently.
Maintain food service equipment and areas in a clean and sanitary condition.
Wash, cut, slice, grate, mix and assemble food items and ingredients.
Assure that food items are prepared, served and stored properly.
Operate a cash register and make change accurately.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
Interpret, apply and explain policies, procedures, rules and regulations related to assigned activities.
Meet schedules and time lines.
Understand and follow written or oral directions.
Maintain records related to work performed.
Train and provide work direction to others

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:First Review of Applications: Complete application packets will be accepted until the closing date. 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 six (6) professional references - Listed on application form

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 the applicant.

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 application.

Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.
EEO Plan 2018-2021 (Download PDF reader)

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 or practices._ 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 submission.

All applicants must apply online at Emails will not be accepted.


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