Food Service Worker

California, United States
31 Jan 2019
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31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


  • High school diploma and a minimum of 3 years experience in commercial kitchen preparation and cooking, with an understanding of proper food handling and safety, knowledge of safety and sanitation standards, and culinary fundamentals (i.e. knife skills, HACCP, methods of cooking, etc.
  • Ability to work independently and as a cooperative team member.
  • Must be service-oriented, courteous and professional.
  • Knowledge of proper use & care of dining service equipment
  • Ability to interact effectively with customers and co-workers.
  • Demonstrates helpfulness, and respectfulness, is approachable and team oriented, builds strong working relationships, diplomatic, and a positive work environment, is responsible, honest, resolves conflicts appropriately, and is flexible.
  • Demonstrate customer service skills with a smile.
  • Must adhere to the department policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and implement written and verbal directions to meet production, safety, sanitation and health standards.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs pounds or less; must have manual dexterity. Ability to work in the kitchen around a hot climate with stoves, ovens, and grills. Must be able to speak clearly and listen attentively to lead workers and supervisors.
  • Must have the ability to understand work instructions given in English, either verbally or in writing. Must be service oriented (i.e. courteous and professional) Must adhere to the department policies and procedures

Additional Requirements

  • Flexibility with schedule and work assignments
  • Compliance with safety and sanitation standards and work rules
  • Regular and consistent attendance
  • Ability to work as a team member on a diverse workforce
  • Respectful and professional behavior

Physical Requirements

  • Walking: The ability to exert a reasonably paced mobility from one point to another within a generally accepted time frame. Must be able to recognize the conditions of the environment. Must have the ability to stand and walk for an extended period of time.
  • Bending: Must have the ability to move and control one’s torso so items can be picked up from a lower surface level.
  • Reaching: The ability to stretch the body and extend arms to place or secure objects and commodities at a distance above, to the side of, or below the normal standing level.
  • Lifting: Must have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Must be able to use body parts, usually arms and hands (shoulders and back) to elevate an object or commodity above its previous surface level
  • Repetitive Movement: Ability to use body parts on a regular and continuing basis to repeat the same motions for a reasonable period of time without resting
  • Stooping: Ability to flex legs at the knee and move the upper body forward.  Subject to wet floors, temperature extremes and excessive noise. Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time.