Nutrition Services Assistant (10 Month/School Year)

  • Berkeley Unified School District
  • Berkeley, California
  • Nov 02, 2022
Part Time Clerical and Administrative Support Customer Service Education and Training Nutrition and Food Services Entry-Level, Non-Management
  • Salary: $17.74 USD
  • Salary Top: $21.59
  • Apply By: Jan 31, 2023

Summary

If food is a passion, look no further. If you know your way around a kitchen, pride yourself in keeping a clean workstation, and enjoy food prep, this job is for you. Combine that with preparing nutritious meals for students and you have a winning combination.

In this role, you get to be a part of an educational community by providing daily food to students during the school year. 

Job Description

NOTICE OF OPEN AND PROMOTIONAL, COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION TO ESTABLISH AN ELIGIBILITY LIST FROM WHICH SUBSTITUTE, LIMITED TERM, AND REGULAR APPOINTMENTS WILL BE MADE.

BASIC FUNCTION:

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, assist in quantity preparation and serving of foods at an assigned school site or within the production kitchen; maintain food service facilities, equipment, and utensils in a clean and sanitary condition.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

• Assist in the preparation and serving of food at an assigned school site or within the production kitchen

• Maintain food service facilities, equipment, and utensils in a clean and sanitary condition

• Prepare food and beverages for sale

• Perform cashiering duties as assigned

• Prepare entrees

• Communicate with students and staff to exchange information

• Operate standard food service equipment such as slicers, ovens, can openers, food carts, and warmers

• Maintain various routine records related to assigned activities as required

 

 

 

Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Basic food preparation including washing, cutting, and assembling food items and ingredients
  • Sanitation and safety practices related to preparing, handling, and serving food
  • Standard kitchen equipment, utensils, and measurements
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Basic math and cashiering skills
  • Proper lifting techniques
  • Basic record-keeping techniques

ABILITY TO:

  • Perform cashiering duties as assigned
  • Learn to operate a computer as required
  • Follow health and sanitation requirements
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Work cooperatively with others
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Any combination equivalent to: sufficient training and experience to demonstrate the knowledge and abilities listed above and one year of experience in preparing or serving food in large quantities

LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Valid ServSafe Certification obtained through a proctored exam

If you do not have a food handler's health certificate, you may obtain one online via the link below:

https://www.servsafe.com/ss/foodhandler/index.aspx?aliaspath=/Special-Pages/ssredirect

ENVIRONMENT:

Foodservice environment

Subject to heat from ovens

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Standing for extended periods of time
  • Hearing and speaking to exchange information
  • Lifting, carrying, pushing, or pulling objects typically weighing up to 50 pounds and up to 60 pounds with assistance
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate food service equipment
  • Reaching overhead, above shoulders, and horizontally
  • Bending at the waist, kneeling, or squatting
  • Seeing to monitor food quality and quantity

 

 

Special Instructions

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Additional Information

EXAMINATION INFORMATION:

This is an open and continuous recruitment. This recruitment will have a cut-off date every 90 days.

Cutoff dates for this recruitment will take place yearly on:

Feb 1, May 1, Aug 1, Nov 1

 

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SALARIES: All salaries as stated are based on present information and are subject to change. Appointments are made at the minimum salary shown in the posting and increases are granted at intervals based on the anniversary date.

Notification of Non-Discrimination Policy

The Berkeley Unified School District is committed to fostering a positive working environment for its employees.

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The Board also prohibits retaliation against any district employee or job applicant who complains, or in any way participates in the district's complaint procedures instituted pursuant to this policy.

 

Job Address

Berkeley, California United States View Map