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CLASSIFIED TRANSFER OPPORTUNITY-Cook Manager III

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10/22/2012
Marina Ochoa
1
8 Hours / SchYr.
Full Time
10/29/2012 3:30 PM Pacific
Range 23, TEAMS2
Date Posted:
10/22/2012
Application Deadline:
10/29/2012 3:30 PM Pacific
Employment Type:
Full Time
Length of Work Year:
8 Hours / SchYr.
Salary:
Range 23, TEAMS2
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1
Contact: Marina Ochoa Email: mochoa@psusd.us Phone:
James Workman Middle School
2-352-004
James Workman Middle School
2-352-004
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   
JOB DESCRIPTION Palm Springs Unified School District A.R. # 4232.321 COOK MANAGER III PURPOSE STATEMENT The Cook Manager III directs food service personnel at an assigned school site (middle or high school, including central kitchens) in performing their functions in a safe and efficient manner; provides food services that meet the mandated nutritional needs of students; ensures availability of quantities of items; provides written support to convey information; and complies with mandated health requirements. FUNCTIONS • Inspects food items and/or supplies received. • Prepares a variety of documents (e.g. meal counts, bank deposits, inventory reports, etc.). • Responds to inquiries of students, staff, and the public. • Reconciles transactions (e.g. counting receipts, completing documentation, etc.). • Estimates food preparation amounts and adjusts recipes if required. • Conducts physical inventories. • Maintains accurate student records (e.g. food allergies, free and reduced meal status, meal count, status of pre-paid accounts, etc.). • Tests prepared food for flavor, appearance and temperature • Trains employees and student workers/volunteers and evaluates job performance. • Monitors kitchen, cafeteria areas and equipment operations and functions. • Orders equipment and supplies for daily use in cafeteria (e.g. standard items stocked in warehouse, special items required for catering events, consumable supplies, bread, milk, etc.). • Monitors students in the lunchroom/cafeteria. • Arranges food and beverage items (e.g. placing in steam tables, displaying, filling racks, etc.). • Directs other food service personnel and student workers/volunteers. • Cleans utensils, equipment and the storage, food preparation, serving and eating areas. • Collects payments for food items from students and/or staff (e.g. cash, meal tickets, etc.). • Prepares food and beverage items for consumption at site or for transporting to other locations. • Serves one or more items of food. • Stocks food, condiments and supplies. • Transports food and supplies to other locations (e.g. classrooms on the school site, off-site, etc. • Assists other personnel, as may be required. • Performs related duties as assigned. JOB REQUIREMENTS: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Any combination of experience and training which would indicate the possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed above. An example of an acceptable combination is: Three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience in the preparation and serving of meals in quantity, involving some supervisory responsibility. College level courses or special training in safety and sanitation, nutrition, food services management, supervision, and similar fields are desirable. SKILLS to prepare large quantities of food skillfully; read and understand recipes and labels; evaluate needs and order ingredients and supplies as appropriate; evaluate taste, appearance and quality of all food items; supervise the handling of money and keep accurate records; prepare and maintain accurate records; utilize industrial grade food service equipment; and use pertinent software applications. KNOWLEDGE of basic cost accounting concepts and techniques; federal, state and local regulations pertaining to school meals and child nutrition programs; methods of quantity cooking; health standards and hazards; food safe handling procedures; policies and procedures for free and reduced lunches; proper use of common kitchen appliances, equipment, and supplies; recordkeeping techniques. ABILITY to communicate, be understood, give and carry out instructions spoken in English; train and oversee the work of others; set priorities; work around children; establish and maintain effective working relationships; work as part of a team; adapt to changing work locations; understand and be sensitive to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of vendors, district personnel and administrators; maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance. WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: significant lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some climbing and balancing; frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 20% sitting, 20% walking, and 60% standing. The job is performed under some temperature extremes and some hazardous conditions. Education High School diploma or equivalent. Required Testing Certificates Job-Related Proficiency Examination Food Safety Certification from a recognized provider of Food Safety Examination and Certifications Food Handler’s Certificate issued by the County Health Department, or equivalent (post hire) Valid Driver’s License and Evidence of Insurability (desired) Continuing Education/Training Clearances None Specified Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance TB Clearance Pre-placement Physical Exam EVALUATION Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between California Teamsters Public, Professional & Medical Employees Union, Local 911 General Employees Unit and Palm Springs Unified School District. FLSA Status Bargaining Unit Salary Range BOE Approval Date Non Exempt Teams 2 23 11/27/07

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          An employee may request a transfer to a position in which they have either completed a six month probationary period, or in which they are currently probationary or regular. Please follow the directions on the transfer application form to submit an application for this position. Completed applications are due in the H.R. Office no later than 3:30 p.m. on the indicated deadline date.

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          An employee may request a transfer to a position in which they have either completed a six month probationary period, or in which they are currently probationary or regular. Please follow the directions on the transfer application form to submit an application for this position. Completed applications are due in the H.R. Office no later than 3:30 p.m. on the indicated deadline date.

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