Cook/Baker - Kern Community College District in Bakersfield California

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Kern Community College District

Bakersfield, California


United States
(01659)

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Detailed Job Description

College Site

Bakersfield College

Basic Fuction

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, prepare, cook and bake a variety of large quantities
of food at an assigned campus; maintain kitchen facilities in a safe, orderly and sanitary condition.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:

Oversee and participate in the preparation and production of main dishes, baker products and other large quantity dishes according to menu specifications; observe quality and quantity of food served according to established procedures; assure proper temperature of foods.

Determine appropriate quantity of food items for cooking and baking; adjust and extend recipes as needed; maintain food quality standards including appearance and nutritional requirements; monitor and record temperature of freezers and refrigerators.

Prepare and cook main dishes including meats, pastas and vegetables; prepare and bake rolls, biscuits, breads, cakes, cookies and other baked goods; prepare salads, sandwiches, soups, gravies and sauces.

Prepare records of foods cooked and foods left over; coordinate the storage of unused food; dispose of unusable leftovers; utilize proper methods of storing foods.

Clean food service equipment, utensils and appliances; assure compliance with kitchen safety and sanitation regulations.

Estimate and cost food products needed for operation; order, receive, inspect, verify and accept deliveries of food and supplies; monitor and inventory food products according to established procedures.

Operate a variety of kitchen equipment and machines used in a school cafeteria.

Assist in performing cashiering duties; operate a cash register; accept money for food and beverages sold; maintain records of meals and beverages served and monies accepted.

Assist with coordinating food service operations for catering, luncheons and other special events as assigned; drive a vehicle to transport food to outside events.

Assist in training food service staff and student assistants.

Perform related duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school and three years experience in quantity food preparation including cooking and baking.
LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Sanitation Certificate.
Satisfactory completion of pre-employment physical assessment.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES OF:
  • Principles and methods of quantity food service preparation, serving and storage.
  • Sanitation and safety practices related to handling, cooking, baking and serving food.
  • Methods of adjusting and extending recipes and proper substitutions.
  • Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies.
  • Operation of standard kitchen equipment, utensils and measurements.
  • Health and safety regulations.
  • Record-keeping techniques.
  • Basic math and cashiering skills.
  • Training and providing work direction to others.
  • Inventory methods and practices.
  • Basic math and cashiering skills.
  • Storage and rotation of perishable food.
  • Oral and written communication skills.

Minium Salary

$1,929.32 per month

Maximum Salary

$2,726.08 per month (maximum entry $1,929.32 per month)

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

It shall be the policy of the Kern Community College District that equal opportunity to seek, obtain, hold, and advance in employment in the District shall be afforded to all who qualify without discrimination because of race, color, ethnic group identification, ancestry, religion, national origin, sex (gender), sexual orientation, age, and/or physical or mental disability. Appropriate qualifications for the performance of specific duties are the basic criteria for the employmentand promotion of personnel. Additional efforts will be made to recruit, develop, and to promote qualified members of groups that are underrepresented in the District workforce, even if that under-representation cannot be traced to particular discriminatory actions on the part of the District.If you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact the Human Resources Department at (661) 336-5141.

Keyword Phrases

  • Cook/Baker
  • 3 campuses serving 38,000 diverse students
  • Committed to continuous quality improvement
  • Invested, Inclusive, Accountable, Focus, Committed
  • Other Administrative
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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: High School
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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