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CLASSIFIED TRANSFER OPPORTUNITY - Nutrition Services Assistant I

Palm Springs Unified School District Logo
12/14/2012
4
*See comments below
Part Time
12/21/2012 3:30 PM Pacific
Range 11/Teams 2
Date Posted:
12/14/2012
Application Deadline:
12/21/2012 3:30 PM Pacific
Employment Type:
Part Time
Length of Work Year:
*See comments below
Salary:
Range 11/Teams 2
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
4
Contact: Marina Ochoa Email: mochoa@psusd.us Phone:
*See comments below
2-150-118, 2-150-009, 2-150-008, 2-150-101
*See comments below
2-150-118, 2-150-009, 2-150-008, 2-150-101
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JOB DESCRIPTION
Palm Springs Unified School District
A.R. # 4232.334

NUTRITION SERVICES ASSISTANT I

PURPOSE STATEMENT
The Nutrition Services Assistant I prepares and distributes food items for consumption by students and school personnel and maintains facilities in a sanitary condition and complying with mandated health requirements.
FUNCTIONS
• Inspects food items and/or supplies received.
• Cleans utensils, equipment, and the storage, food preparation, serving, and eating areas.
• Arranges food and beverage items (e.g. placing in steam tables, displaying, filling racks, etc.).
• Responds to inquiries of students, staff, and the public.
• Serves one or more items of food.
• Stocks food, condiments, and supplies.
• Collects payments for food items from students and/or staff (e.g. cash, meal tickets, etc.).
• Assists with physical inventories.
• Records meal counts.
• Monitors students in the lunchroom/cafeteria.
• Prepares food and beverage items for consumption at site or for transporting to other locations.
• Tests prepared food for flavor, appearance and temperature.
• Transports food and supplies to other locations (e.g. classrooms on the school site, off-site, etc.).
• Reconciles transactions (e.g. counting receipts, completing documentation, etc.).
• Reports equipment malfunctions.
• Performs related duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Any combination of experience and training which would indicate possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed above. An example of an acceptable combination is:
Completion of formal or informal education sufficient to assure the ability to read and write at the level required for successful job performance.

SKILLS to prepare and set-up food for service to students; serve food to students according to established procedures; operate standard kitchen equipment, appliances and utensils; add and subtract accurately and quickly; prepare and maintain accurate records; utilize industrial grade food service equipment; and use pertinent software applications.

KNOWLEDGE of methods of quantity cooking; health standards and hazards; food safe handling procedures; proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies; sanitation and safety practices related to cooking and serving food; standard kitchen equipment, utensils and measurements; basic inventory skills; proper lifting techniques.

ABILITY to communicate, be understood, give and carry out instructions spoken in English; keep simple written and numerical records; adapt to changing work locations (rover); setting priorities; work with children; establish and maintain effective working relationships and work as part of a team; 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 5% sitting, 25% walking, and 70% 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 Valid Driver’s License and Evidence of Insurability (desired)
Food Handler’s Certificate issued by the County Health Department, or equivalent (post hire)
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 11 11/27/07


Requirements for Applying

      Requirements for Applying

          An employee may request a transfer to a position in which they have either completed a six month probation 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 Human Resources Office no later than 3:30 p.m. on the indicated deadline date. *POSITION DETAILS: 2-150-118: 1 Hr, Modified Traditional, Sunny Sands Elementary 2-150-009: 3 Hrs., School Year, Desert Hot Springs High 2-150-008: 3 Hrs., School Year, Desert Hot Springs High 2-150-101: 5 Hrs., School Year, Nutrition Services (Rover)

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          Application Deadline: 12/21/2012 3:30 PM Pacific

          An employee may request a transfer to a position in which they have either completed a six month probation 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 Human Resources Office no later than 3:30 p.m. on the indicated deadline date. *POSITION DETAILS: 2-150-118: 1 Hr, Modified Traditional, Sunny Sands Elementary 2-150-009: 3 Hrs., School Year, Desert Hot Springs High 2-150-008: 3 Hrs., School Year, Desert Hot Springs High 2-150-101: 5 Hrs., School Year, Nutrition Services (Rover)

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