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Nutrition Services Assistant I - (11/2012)

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2/12/2013
Grissel Garcia
(760) 432-2104
14
9.5 months; 5 days per week; 2 hrs per day
Part Time
2/22/2013 12:00 PM Pacific
$10.84 per hour; New employees start at step 1, 2, or 3 of Range 19
Date Posted:
2/12/2013
Application Deadline:
2/22/2013 12:00 PM Pacific
Employment Type:
Part Time
Length of Work Year:
9.5 months; 5 days per week; 2 hrs per day
Salary:
$10.84 per hour; New employees start at step 1, 2, or 3 of Range 19
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
14
Contact: Grissel Garcia Email: ggarcia@eusd.org Phone: (760) 432-2104
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   
ESCONDIDO UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT CLASS SPECIFICATION NUTRITION SERVICES ASSISTANT I DEFINITION Under direction of a Nutrition Services Site or Production Manager, performs a variety of routine food service activities relating to the preparation and serving of food items to students and staff in an assigned school site kitchen facility, according to established procedures; maintains food service utensils, facilities and serving areas in a clean and sanitary manner; and performs other related duties as assigned. The typical duties and employment standards are representative of positions within this classification. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the specific position. TYPICAL DUTIES Participates in the preparation of food items in a school kitchen. Gathers food items and assembles meal components; slices and/or portions fresh and canned fruits, vegetables, cakes, bread and other items; pans, cooks and warms main dish items as appropriate. Prepares bagged lunches for field trips and other outings. Operates a variety of food service equipment including slicers, mixers, ovens, warmers, cash register and others. Assists the manager in more complex food preparation tasks and record keeping. Sets up serving areas, portions, assembles, wraps and places food on trays or places a la carte/snack items for display. Replenishes salad bars, speed lines and other serving areas and prepares additional food items as needed. Performs cashier duties, receiving money, cards, or numbers from students and staff for paid, pre-paid, free and reduced meals. Wraps and puts away left over food items in proper storage areas; cleans work areas, utensils and equipment and maintains food preparation and serving areas in a sanitary condition; washes, scrapes and rinses pans and utensils. Tallies, counts and records served and left over food items. Counts, records, balances and bags money; prepares deposit slips, cash and dispatch sheets and other forms as assigned and assists in maintaining required records; participates in taking periodic inventory of food and other items. May assists the manager in completion of other required paperwork as needed; performs other related duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Nutrition Services Assistant I performs a variety of routine food preparation, serving and clean-up tasks in an assigned school site kitchen facility. This is the entry-level classification in the nutrition services series. The Nutrition Service Assistant II is assigned either to a central production kitchen or a Middle school non-production kitchen. At a central production kitchen, incumbents are assigned responsibility for preparation of food items for distribution to a specific site kitchen or kitchens, special programs, and/or catered events, in addition to the preparation and serving of food at the production middle school. At a non-production kitchen middle school, the single II position functions as a senior or lead. The Nutrition Service Assistant III performs specialized food preparation and service duties requiring extensive experience and expertise, in support of the District-wide catering program. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Basic methods of quantity food handling, serving, storage, sanitation, and safety procedures; cash handling; basic mathematics; and basic record keeping practices. Ability to: Understand and follow oral and written directions; learn modern methods of quantity food preparation and serving and to use and care for kitchen machinery and equipment; maintain food preparation and serving areas and equipment in a clean and sanitary condition; perform assigned duties in an organized and efficient manner in accordance with established timelines; be flexible and able to adapt to changes in routine and duties; establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with co-workers, school staff, parents and others; assist in maintaining order in the lunch lines; accurately perform basic mathematical calculations; make change quickly and accurately; maintain basic records; be reliable in attendance, punctuality, and follow-through; maintain grooming, personal hygiene and dress appropriate for job duties and as an adult role model; learn the use of a computerized cash register; learn and follow health and sanitation requirements; and obtain a Food Handler’s Certificate. Essential Physical Activities and Work Environment: Sufficient stamina to stand, walk, climb, kneel, reach, twist, crouch, squat, balance and bend in the performance of food service functions during entire work shift; strength to regularly transport cases of milk, food boxes and trays, and other objects weighing up to 50 pounds; sufficient finger dexterity to operate kitchen equipment and grasp, push, and pull heavy equipment and objects (e.g. food carts, salad bar, storage racks, materials, supplies, etc.) weighing approximately 100 lbs; sufficient stamina to perform moderate to heavy manual labor on a daily basis; sufficient dexterity to work in confined areas; sufficient hearing and speaking to give and receive instructions; and vision sufficient to observe work areas and read fine print. Work is performed in a school food service facility and incumbents are exposed to temperature extremes, loud noises and occasionally outdoor environments. Typical Background: Any combination of training and experience that demonstrates the knowledge and abilities to learn to perform the typical duties. Experience in a school cafeteria or comparable work environment performing routine tasks at a fast pace is desired. Licenses and/or Certificates: Valid Food Handler’s Certificate. Qualifications: In order to be considered qualified for a vacancy in this classification, a candidate must possess the required background and successfully demonstrate such background, knowledge, skills and abilities through an examination process. Revised 1991 – Marlys Grodt & Associates Revised July 2003-JW/JC Approved by the Personnel Commission on 8/21/03 Revised 07/24/2009-AT

Requirements for Applying

Must attach a current Food Handler's Certificate from the County of San Diego, submitted with application before the filing deadline. Certificates from other sources will NOT be accepted. Please click on link for information on how to obtain a Food Handler's Certificate. PLEASE NOTE: A COMPUTER IS AVAILABLE AT THE EUSD DISTRICT OFFICE FOR APPLICANT USE IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE ON-LINE APPLICATION. Once you have submitted an application, please monitor your email for communication from the district regarding your application status.

  • Food Handler's Certificate (Must be from the County of San Diego)

    Requirements for Applying

    Must attach a current Food Handler's Certificate from the County of San Diego, submitted with application before the filing deadline. Certificates from other sources will NOT be accepted. Please click on link for information on how to obtain a Food Handler's Certificate. PLEASE NOTE: A COMPUTER IS AVAILABLE AT THE EUSD DISTRICT OFFICE FOR APPLICANT USE IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE ON-LINE APPLICATION. Once you have submitted an application, please monitor your email for communication from the district regarding your application status.

    • Food Handler's Certificate (Must be from the County of San Diego)

      GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: The successful candidate must subscribe to an Oath of Allegiance, submit to a general tuberculosis examination, be fingerprinted, complete a pre-placement physical examination, and show proof of their identity and right to work in the United States as conditions of employment. The District has adopted a drug free work place policy. Employment is contingent upon satisfactory results from drug testing. In order to be considered qualified for a vacancy in this classification, an applicant must possess the relevant training, education and experience required, and attain placement on the eligibility list by successfully passing all examination parts pertaining to the classification. CERTIFICATION - When a vacant position is to be filled, the Classified Personnel Director submits to the appointing power the names of the top three “ranks.” This is known as “certification,” and the appointing power may select any one of the persons certified. The names of those not appointed remain on the eligibility list. ELIGIBILITY LIST - Candidates successfully completing all phases of the application and examination process will be ranked on the appropriate eligibility list according to total examination score. This list normally is in effect for one year. EMPLOYEE SERVICE CREDIT – Employee service credit shall be added to the final composite scores in an open examination for regular employees of and those on re-employment lists for Escondido Union School District. Such employees shall receive a credit of one half point (.5) for each complete year of service in regular classified status as of the date of the establishment of the eligibility list to a maximum of five (5) points. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PROGRAM - Employment and promotion are based strictly on personal merit and ability to perform essential job tasks with or without reasonable accommodation, without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, pregnancy, disability, medical condition, Vietnam veteran status, sexual orientation, or political affiliations. HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN - Employees working 5 hours or more receive family medical coverage, employee life and vision; and employee or family dental coverage. Employees working more than 4 hours but less than 5 receive 50% of the premium paid by the District if the employee pays the other 50%. HOLIDAYS - Regular classified employees are entitled to pay for authorized holidays, provided they were in a paid status during any portion of the working day immediately preceding or succeeding the holiday. Authorized holidays number 15 for twelve-month employees. LONGEVITY PAY - 3 1/2% increase added to base salary after 10 years, plus 3 1/2% after completion of fifteen years, plus 4% every five years thereafter. MERIT SYSTEM - Appointment and continuing employment of classified employees is based on the merit principle. Statements of these principles and policies are expressed in the merit system Rules and Regulations PROBATIONARY PERIOD - Regular non-Management classified employees must serve a six-month probationary period in a permanent position. PROFESSIONAL GROWTH - After one year of service, regular classified employees may earn additional salary increments for improving skills through continuing education. RETIREMENT - All new employees who work four hours or more must become members of the California Public Employees Retirement System and the Federal Social Security program; contributions are made towards this by both the District and employees. Effective July 1, 1991, employees working less than half time will have full retirement coverage under Social Security. SHIFT DIFFERENTIAL –A bargaining unit employee who is required to work more than four hours of his/her regular shift (non-overtime) between the hours of 5 p.m. And 8 a.m. shall be paid two ranges (approximately 5%) above the pay rate of the classification for those hours past 5 p.m. SICK LEAVE - Regular full time twelve-month employees shall earn 12 days paid sick leave for each year of service. Unused full pay sick leave may be accumulated without limit. Sick leave will be prorated for employees working less than twelve months. VACATION - Regular full time twelve-month employees shall earn 12 days paid vacation leave for each year of service. After 5 years of service, the number of days earned increases. Vacation will be prorated for employees working less than twelve months. VETERANS PREFERENCE - Veterans and disabled veterans preference points, as defined in Education Code Section 45196, shall be added to passing scores in an open examination on entry level classifications, in the amount prescribed.

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      Application Deadline: 2/22/2013 12:00 PM Pacific

      GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: The successful candidate must subscribe to an Oath of Allegiance, submit to a general tuberculosis examination, be fingerprinted, complete a pre-placement physical examination, and show proof of their identity and right to work in the United States as conditions of employment. The District has adopted a drug free work place policy. Employment is contingent upon satisfactory results from drug testing. In order to be considered qualified for a vacancy in this classification, an applicant must possess the relevant training, education and experience required, and attain placement on the eligibility list by successfully passing all examination parts pertaining to the classification. CERTIFICATION - When a vacant position is to be filled, the Classified Personnel Director submits to the appointing power the names of the top three “ranks.” This is known as “certification,” and the appointing power may select any one of the persons certified. The names of those not appointed remain on the eligibility list. ELIGIBILITY LIST - Candidates successfully completing all phases of the application and examination process will be ranked on the appropriate eligibility list according to total examination score. This list normally is in effect for one year. EMPLOYEE SERVICE CREDIT – Employee service credit shall be added to the final composite scores in an open examination for regular employees of and those on re-employment lists for Escondido Union School District. Such employees shall receive a credit of one half point (.5) for each complete year of service in regular classified status as of the date of the establishment of the eligibility list to a maximum of five (5) points. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PROGRAM - Employment and promotion are based strictly on personal merit and ability to perform essential job tasks with or without reasonable accommodation, without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, pregnancy, disability, medical condition, Vietnam veteran status, sexual orientation, or political affiliations. HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN - Employees working 5 hours or more receive family medical coverage, employee life and vision; and employee or family dental coverage. Employees working more than 4 hours but less than 5 receive 50% of the premium paid by the District if the employee pays the other 50%. HOLIDAYS - Regular classified employees are entitled to pay for authorized holidays, provided they were in a paid status during any portion of the working day immediately preceding or succeeding the holiday. Authorized holidays number 15 for twelve-month employees. LONGEVITY PAY - 3 1/2% increase added to base salary after 10 years, plus 3 1/2% after completion of fifteen years, plus 4% every five years thereafter. MERIT SYSTEM - Appointment and continuing employment of classified employees is based on the merit principle. Statements of these principles and policies are expressed in the merit system Rules and Regulations PROBATIONARY PERIOD - Regular non-Management classified employees must serve a six-month probationary period in a permanent position. PROFESSIONAL GROWTH - After one year of service, regular classified employees may earn additional salary increments for improving skills through continuing education. RETIREMENT - All new employees who work four hours or more must become members of the California Public Employees Retirement System and the Federal Social Security program; contributions are made towards this by both the District and employees. Effective July 1, 1991, employees working less than half time will have full retirement coverage under Social Security. SHIFT DIFFERENTIAL –A bargaining unit employee who is required to work more than four hours of his/her regular shift (non-overtime) between the hours of 5 p.m. And 8 a.m. shall be paid two ranges (approximately 5%) above the pay rate of the classification for those hours past 5 p.m. SICK LEAVE - Regular full time twelve-month employees shall earn 12 days paid sick leave for each year of service. Unused full pay sick leave may be accumulated without limit. Sick leave will be prorated for employees working less than twelve months. VACATION - Regular full time twelve-month employees shall earn 12 days paid vacation leave for each year of service. After 5 years of service, the number of days earned increases. Vacation will be prorated for employees working less than twelve months. VETERANS PREFERENCE - Veterans and disabled veterans preference points, as defined in Education Code Section 45196, shall be added to passing scores in an open examination on entry level classifications, in the amount prescribed.

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