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Food Service Assistant I - (Child Development Center - Cal City)

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Important Information:

  • Incomplete applications packets will not be considered
  • Evidence of minimum qualifications must be established in the online application form.
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Position Information

Position Information

Job Title: Food Service Assistant I - (Child Development Center - Cal City)
Position Number: 02154
Posting Date 08/03/2017
Closing Date
Initial Screening Date 08/17/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Type: Classified

$10.67 per hour

Work Week 19 hrs per week, 12 months
Minimum Salary:
Maximum Salary:

Sick leave and vacation only.

This position is not eligible for health benefits.

College/Site: Cerro Coso College
Location CC-California City
Basic Function

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, assist in the preparation and serving of beverages and food to students and staff; maintain cleanliness of work areas and equipment.


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 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.


Assist in the preparation and serving of beverages and food to students and staff; assure proper cleanliness and maintenance of equipment and supplies.

Operate a food cart at an assigned site; set up and take down food items; monitor quality and quantity of food served.

Perform basic cashiering duties using a cash register; make accurate change; count money at end of shift.

Prepare hot food items including hot dogs utilizing a gas powered grill; assure compliance with safety and sanitation regulations.

Properly store food items that are not sold.

Operate a variety of equipment used in food service; drive a vehicle to pick up and transport food and supplies.

Assist in the kitchen or cafeteria as assigned.
Perform related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Any combination equivalent to:

Graduation from high school AND at least six months related experience.

Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service.

Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

Knowledge and Abilities KNOWLEDGE OF:
  • Sanitation practices related to handling and serving food.
  • Basic math and cashiering skills.
  • Operation of food service equipment and a cash register.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Storage of perishable food.
  • Operate food service equipment safely and efficiently.
  • Learn and follow health and sanitation requirements.
  • Maintain food service equipment and areas in a clean and sanitary condition.
  • Understand and follow written or oral directions.
  • Work cooperatively with others.
    Operate a cash register and make change accurately.
Salary Grade 27.5
Special Instructions to Applicants

First Review of Applications:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on August 17, 2017 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 six (6) professional references – Listed on application form

Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.
Recruitment Status (tentative):
• Application Screening: TBD
• Interviews: TBD

The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about the position?
    • Newspaper
    • Internet
    • Employee
    • Walk-in
    • Chronicle for Higher Education
    • Employment Agency
    • KCCD Employee
    • Other
  2. * The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.
    • I understand the above statement.

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Transcripts