Job ID: 104533 Location: Sonoma State University (Rohnert Park, CA) Full/Part Time: Full Time Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department Name University Culinary Services
Salary and Benefits The anticipated salary range for this position depends on qualifications, experience and salary budget, and will not exceed $2,600 a month.
This position is eligible for a broad range of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), tuition waiver, vacation and sick leave. In addition, 14 paid holidays are offered each year; 13 scheduled on specific days and a Personal Holiday that may be taken any time during the year.
A comprehensive benefits summary for this position is available online by clicking the View Benefits Summary link or by request from SSU Human Resources.
Application Deadline First review of applications will be at 8 am on February 20, 2018. Applications received on or after the first review date may not be considered.
Conditions of Employment This is a full time, non-exempt position, which will lead toward permanent status following the successful completion of a probationary period.
Responsibilities Sonoma State University is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. In line with the Seawolf Commitment, our values include respect, responsibility, excellence and integrity. We strive to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. We encourage innovation, experimentation and creativity, as well as contributions to equity and inclusion, in the pursuit of excellence for all members of our university community.
Reporting to and under direction of the Assistant Director, Board Operations and with additional lead work direction provided by other management of the Culinary Services team, the Food Service Worker II will provide support for the Culinary program. The incumbent will be responsible for maintaining the standards of the specific operations, provide training to the Student Assistant employees as well as the ordering of products per specifications established by the Executive Chef, the Assistant Director of the Cash Operations, or other members of the Culinary Services Management team. The position will also be responsible for the facilitating the inventories of the units, maintaining time and temperature logs, keeping records and making reports relevant to the operations.
Major duties of the position include, but are not limited to, the following: preparing coffee and other specialty beverages, preparing both hot and cold food products, set up of display cases, restocking of all condiment areas, maintaining both Dining and Kitchen areas, addressing customer concerns, and balance cash activity. This position also is responsible for the cleaning of kitchen and dining areas, including sweeping and mopping, wiping counters and shelves, maintaining the cleanliness of hood filters and floor drains, ensure the proper functioning of all foodservice cleaning and sanitation equipment, as well as maintaining sanitation levels in accordance with CALCODE. Individuals assigned in this classification may also perform such duties as related to special events.
The service of Alcohol is vital to this position, the Food Service Worker II will insure the sale of Alcoholic beverages are in accordance with California State Law as well as Sonoma State University policy.
The Food Service Worker II will be responsible for ordering products from both external vendors, as well as transferred products from internal operations per established guidelines. The incumbent will maintain inventory transfers, as well as shrinkage for the venues assigned. Duties for this position also will include cashiering and balancing drawers at the end of the shift.
This position is responsible for updating Standard Operating Procedure, Opening and Closing checklist; providing suggestions for changes, completing daily weekly and monthly shift reporting and documentation. The position is also responsible for relieving staff by performing routine operations, such cashiering, bartending, re stocking.
This position will provide work direction to Student Assistants, ensure Student Assistants maintain the uniform standards, and coordinate regular Student Assistants meetings. The Food Service Worker II must assist with addressing unforeseen Student Assistant staffing shortages, and will be involved with making student schedules with the supervisor.
Performs other secondary duties as assigned.
Work primarily takes place in one of the various kitchens around Sonoma State University. The normal work schedule is Monday through Friday, however specific hours may vary depending on operational needs. Must be able to work indoors and outdoors; work conditions include standing and moving for long periods of time in a hot kitchen. Overtime, evening and weekend hours may be required and will be specified only by the supervisor to meet operational needs, including working the University's commencement day which is regularly scheduled in May. Position must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such levels as is determined by the Appropriate Administrator. As a non-exempt employee, any request for overtime will be specified and pre-approved by Appropriate Administrator.
Qualifications Equivalent to one year of experience performing the duties of a Food Service Worker I or equivalent to two years of experience in the distribution and service of foods in large quantity that includes the cleaning and maintaining of equipment and work areas. A food service background is preferred.
The successful candidate must have a working knowledge of the methods for cleaning and preparing foods for cooking and storing; proper methods of arranging dining room furniture, and serving meals; knowledge of various types of food service utensils and equipment and their uses; methods of cleaning and maintaining food service areas, utensils, and equipment; and sanitation and safety measures in food service areas; methods of cleaning and preparing foods for cooking and storing food; and operation and maintenance of various types of machinery used in pot washing, bake shop, and vegetable preparation. The ability to portion servings; follow directions and keep records; and read and write at a level appropriate to the duties of the position. The ability to operate in a professional, fast-paced environment, and work as a member of a team while establishing and maintaining productive and effective working relationships amongst diverse populations including staff, faculty, administration, students, and other internal and external constituents. Must be able to accept constructive feedback and work cooperatively in group situations. Must have the ability to effectively communicate with all levels within the university and possess the ability to operationalize sustainability concepts (economy, society, environment) into all aspects of performing job duties.
The Food Service Worker II must possess and maintain a food safety manager certification, which has been accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). The incumbent also must be able to stand for long periods of time, perform repetitive work and lift 50 pounds. Successful completion of a pre-placement physical exam is a requirement of position. Requires a current, valid California Driver's License and the ability to work indoors and outdoors, as well on nights, holidays and weekend hours. Must successfully pass a pre-placement physical.
Qualification Note Evidence of degree(s) or certificate(s) and/or license(s) required at hire or within 30 days of hire.
Physical Requirements Requires successful completion of a pre-placement physical exam.
Application Process Click the 'Apply Now' to apply to this position. Materials submitted with your application will not be returned. The ADA Coordinator is available, at 707/664-2664, to assist individuals with disabilities in need of accommodation during the hiring process.
Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered: 1. Cover Letter and Resume - application system only allows one document to be uploaded, so cover letter and resume must be included in the same MS Word or PDF file (file name should not contain any spaces or special characters) 2. Online Employment Application (complete entire application, resume/cover letter will not substitute for any part of the application)
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current employees who apply for this position.
Other Information Equal Employment Opportunity: The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
Mandated Reporting: This position may be considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
About Sonoma State University Sonoma State University, located 48 miles north of San Francisco, is one of the 23 campuses of the California State University. Sonoma State University is a liberal arts institution with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students and 530 full-time and part-time faculty. Our beautiful campus is located in Rohnert Park, at the foot of the Sonoma hills in the Wine Country.
Sonoma State University is proud to be a smoke-free campus, where smoking and other uses of tobacco products, such as smokeless tobacco, the use of e-cigarettes and similar devices, are prohibited.
Located in California's premier wine country one hour north of San Francisco, Sonoma State is a small campus with big ideas. With a tradition of promoting intellectual and personal growth, leadership opportunities and technological proficiency, SSU offers its students a friendly, safe and informal atmosphere on a beautiful campus setting. Currently, campus housing accommodates students in both apartment and residential suite style facilities. While SSU generally accepts all qualified students who apply from high schools in its service area, 80 percent of the freshmen and 55 percent of the junior transfer students come from outside the North Bay region. With almost half of its student body living on campus, it is one of the most residential campuses within the system.