Kern Community College District
$2,631.70 - $3,718.52 Monthly
Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, prepare, cook and
bake a variety of large quantities of food at an assigned campus;
maintain kitchen facilities in a safe, orderly and sanitary
Oversee and participate in the preparation and production of main
dishes, baker 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
Determine appropriate quantity of food items for cooking and
baking; adjust and extend recipes as needed; maintain food quality
standards including appearance and nutritional requirements;
monitor and record temperature of freezers and refrigerators.
Prepare and cook main dishes including meats, pastas and
vegetables; prepare and bake rolls, biscuits, breads, cakes,
cookies and other baked goods; prepare salads, sandwiches, soups,
gravies and sauces.
Prepare records of foods cooked and foods left over; coordinate the
storage of unused food; dispose of unusable leftovers; utilize
proper methods of storing foods.
Clean food service equipment, utensils and appliances; assure
compliance with kitchen safety and sanitation regulations.
Estimate and cost food products needed for operation; order,
receive, inspect, verify and accept deliveries of food and
supplies; monitor and inventory food products according to
Operate a variety of kitchen equipment and machines used in a
Assist in performing cashiering duties; operate a cash register;
accept money for food and beverages sold; maintain records of meals
and beverages served and monies accepted.
Assist with coordinating food service operations for catering,
luncheons and other special events as assigned; drive a vehicle to
transport food to outside events.
Assist in training food service staff and student assistants.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Any combination equivalent to
from high school and three years experience in quantity food
preparation including cooking and baking.
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
Principles and methods of quantity food service preparation,
serving and storage.
Sanitation and safety practices related to handling, cooking,
baking and serving food.
Methods of adjusting and extending recipes and proper
Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies.
Operation of standard kitchen equipment, utensils and
Health and safety regulations.
Basic math and cashiering skills.
Training and providing work direction to others.
Inventory methods and practices.
Basic math and cashiering skills.
Storage and rotation of perishable food.
Oral and written communication skills.
Prepare, cook and bake a variety of foods in quantity at an
assigned food service facility.
Prepare food in accordance with health and sanitation
Maintain food service equipment and areas in a clean and sanitary
Prepare appetizing and nutritionally balanced meals.
Follow, adjust and extend recipes.
Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working
relationships with others.
Observe health and safety regulations.
Meet schedules and time lines.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Operate a cash register and make change accurately.
Train and provide work direction to others.
SALARY RANGE$2,631.70 - $3,718.52
monthlyMaximum Entry Level Salary: $2,764.93
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONSFirst Review of
Complete application packets will be
accepted until the position is filled; but those received by
October 1, 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:
- 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/3235825/cook-baker
Emails will not be accepted.