Food Service Assistant III
Kern Community College District
$2,499.47 - $3,368.80 Monthly
Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform skilled food
production, preparation and service duties at an assigned campus;
train and provide work direction to assigned student workers and
staff; maintain the kitchen and food service areas in a safe, clean
and orderly condition.
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 providing work direction to assigned
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. The Food Service Assistant II
classification performs more responsible and varied food service
preparation and service activities in addition to performing
Monitor and participate in the preparation, production and serving
of main dishes, bakery products and other large quantity dishes
according to menu specifications; observe quality and quantity of
food served according to established procedures; assure proper
temperature of foods.
Assure compliance with kitchen safety and sanitation regulations;
maintain food quality standards including appearance and
nutritional requirements; monitor and record temperature of
freezers and refrigerators.
Prepare and assemble sandwiches, meats, fruit, vegetables,
dressings, salads and other food items; set-up, replenish and
maintain cleanliness of salad bars as needed; monitor and replenish
stock levels of condiments, utensils and dishes; fill ice machine,
water container and soda dispensers.
Operate a cash register, calculator and coin counting machine;
perform cashiering duties; accept money for food and beverages
sold; maintain records of meals and beverages served and monies
collected; collect cash drawers at end of shift; read register
tapes and count cash drawers.
Clean serving counters, tables, chairs, food containers and other
food service equipment and areas; assist with washing and drying
dishes and utensils as needed.
Train and provide work direction to assigned food service employees
and student workers; monitor the performance of staff in
production, preparation and serving activities; prepare time sheets
for student workers.
Estimate and cost food and supplies needed for operation; receive,
inspect, verify and accept delivery of food and supplies;
coordinate the storage of unused food and supplies and disposal of
unusable leftovers; utilize proper methods of storing foods.
Prepare lunches and food carts for the child care centers; maintain
Inventory food supplies and equipment according to established
procedures; maintain related records.
Operate a variety of equipment and machines used in a school
Assist with coordinating food service operations for catering,
luncheons and other special events as assigned; drive a vehicle to
transport food to outside events.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Any Combination Equivalent To:
from high school and two years 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
Knowledge and Abilities
Sanitation and safety practices related to cooking and serving
Math and cashiering skills.
Methods of preparing and serving food in large quantities.
Operation of food service equipment and a cash register.
Rules and regulations pertaining to health and safety in the
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
Inventory methods and practices.
Principles of training and providing work direction.
Storage and rotation of perishable food.
Nutritional requirements of school-aged children.
Oral and written communication skills.
Operate food service equipment safely and efficiently.
Maintain food service equipment and areas in a clean and sanitary
Prepare and serve food in accordance with health and sanitation
Prepare appetizing and nutritionally balanced meals.
Prepare and bake various bakery items such as bread, rolls, buns,
cakes and cookies.
Assure that food items are prepared, served and stored
Follow, adjust and extend recipes.
Operate a cash register and make change accurately.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working
relationships with others.
Train and provide work direction to others.
Interpret, apply and explain policies, procedures, rules and
regulations related to assigned activities.
Assign and review the work of others.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Meet schedules and time lines.
Understand and follow written or oral directions.
SALARY RANGE$2,499.47 - $3,368.80
monthlyMaximum Entry Level Salary: $2,504.89
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONSFirst Review of
Complete application packets will be
accepted until the position is filled; but those received by
October 7, 2021
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:
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 five (5) professional references - Listed on
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/3183129/food-service-assistant-iii
Emails will not be accepted.