Food Service Assistant II (Short Term Temporary)
Kern Community College District
$14.42 - $17.61 Hourly
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.
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
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
Train new food service employees and student workers as
Assist with food preparation and service at special events as
Answer phones; take and relay messages to staff as
Perform related duties as assigned.
Any Combination Equivalent To:
from high school and one year experience in the operation of
preparing and/or serving food.
LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver's
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Sanitation
Satisfactory completion of pre-employment physical assessment,
background check, and drug screen.
Knowledge and Abilities
Sanitation practices related to preparing, handling and serving
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
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
Wash, cut, slice, grate, mix and assemble food items and
Assure that food items are prepared, served and stored
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
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:
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
- 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
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
EEO Plan 2018-2021 (Download PDF
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/3245137/food-service-assistant-ii-short-term-temporary
Emails will not be accepted.