Production Assistant Trainee, Dining Services

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Recruiter
Colorado State University
Location
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
Salary
$1,688
Posted
30 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
12 Dec 2016
Ref
40001
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Description of Work Unit

Serve Colorado State University Dining Services with loyalty, competence and professionalism and to expect the same from others; to maintain within our Institution the highest standards of service, quality products and food safety and to promote the same standards within the community by personal practice and example. Residential Dining Services sole purpose is to provide Colorado State University students, faculty/staff and the community with a quality food service program.

Position Summary

The position is designed as a temporary training level position. This position trains to become a Production Assistant to assist cooks in hot food production from an established pre-printed menu and standardized recipes. Responsible for quality, quantity and appearance of foods prepared. Additionally, cross-train and perform duties in all areas of the operation. This is a transitional position to a trained Dining Services II – Production Assistant if desired by the employee and recommended by the supervisor: a performance assessment will be done at 6 months and the position would be eligible to advance after the 6-month training period.

Minimum Qualifications

Six months of dining services food prep experience for a commercial dining services employer.

Substitutions

NA

Preferred Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Work experience in a high-volume meal prep (500+ meals) food production operation
  • Food Safety Certification (i.e. ServSafe, HACCP)
  • Experience providing exceptional front-line customer service

Essential Job Duties

Job Duty Category Food Production Assistance Duty/Responsibility

• Assist and learn to produce food items from preprinted menus using standardized recipes and methods to maintain high quality, nutritional standards, and safety & sanitation regulations.
• Food items are produced by the ability to bake, roast, broil, steam, fry, grill, chop, measure, and mix ingredients, etc. by hand or using power operated equipment.
• Monitor and restock service areas by assuring food product quality and availability.
• Learn and assist in recording temperature control checks (HACCP}.
• Assist and learn to garnish foods In an attractive manner.
• Learn to pull/prepare and produce food items for further use.
• Assist in overseeing and training hourly employees to do the same.

Percentage Of Time 30 Job Duty Category Sanitization Duty/Responsibility

• Assist and learn how to clean and sanitize all production and service areas, machinery/equipment, dishes and utensils according to sanitation guidelines and schedules.
• Assist and learn how to service and monitor equipment.
• Assist in overseeing and training hourly employees to do the same.

Percentage Of Time 25 Job Duty Category Food Inventory and Supply Duty/Responsibility

• Train In the utilization of food and supply items by storing, refrigerating, freezing or disposing following safety, sanitation, and operation guidelines.
• Assist and learn how to record and access customer counts, food preparation, production, inventory and all other information pertinent to Computrition Menu Management System.
• Train hourly employees to do the same.

Percentage Of Time 13 Job Duty Category Dining Assemble Duty/Responsibility

• Assist and learn to assemble and dismantle service and dining areas.
• Train hourly employees to do the same.

Percentage Of Time 15 Job Duty Category Customer Service` Duty/Responsibility

• Learn established rules and regulations and ’ensure compliance.
• Establish and nurture a positive relationship with customers.

Percentage Of Time 14 Job Duty Category Meeting Attendance and Other Duties Duty/Responsibility

• Attend assigned meetings and training sessions passing appropriate assessments as applicable (i.e. Dining. Departmental, Unit, ServSafe, Allergy Training, New Employee Training. etc.)
• Other duties as assigned

Percentage Of Time 3

Application Details

Special Instructions to Applicants

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS AND INFORMATION

  • Clearly document job duties performed that relate to minimum qualifications, preferred qualifications, and essential job duties in the “Work Experience” section on the application. We must be able to evaluate your experience based on this information.
  • Clearly outline dates of employment and hours worked per week for each employment experience listed in the Work Experience section of the Application so that we can calculate full-time experience.
  • The APPLICATION is the only document that will be utilized to determine if minimum qualifications, as outlined in the job posting, have been met. The Application is considered to be the legal document on file; resumes will not be reviewed for minimum qualification requirements.

INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS

  • If an Application is considered “Incomplete”, the application will be removed from consideration for the position.
    • An Application is incomplete if no current/ previous employment is included in the Work Experience section of the Application.
    • An Application is incomplete if “see resume” (or something similar) is noted, or previous employment does not contain job duties for every position in the Work Experience section of the Application.

RESUMES

  • When a resume is listed as a required document, it may be used in the comparative analysis/ evaluation process to determine the candidates that most closely meet the qualifications of the position. This process occurs after an application has passed the minimum qualifications screening. **Please see the “Required Documents” section of the posting.
  • Resumes will not be accepted in place of a complete application; however, resumes may still be required as a component of complete application materials.

NOTES

  • The selection process for State Classified positions may include an exam(s), which often requires candidates to physically appear (at the CSU campus in Fort Collins, CO) at the candidates’ own expense.
  • All status updates for this position will be sent via email from humanresources@colostate.edu. In addition to your Inbox, remember to check in your Junk and Deleted folders for these important communications.
  • Pertinent updates to your application status can be obtained by logging into your application account at https://jobs.colostate.edu
    1) Multiple ways to login:
    • Enter your Username and Password on the home page to login,
    • Click on Login (in the upper left-hand corner) – then Login (Under Apply without Vitae),
    • or Click on Returning Applicant – then Login (under Apply without Vitae)

    2) Select “Your Applications” in order to display all the applications you have submitted to open positions as well as the following:
    • You can view the Status of your application for each position
    • You can withdraw your application from consideration
    • You can view the job posting for the position you applied
    • You can archive the application once the position has been filled

DEPARTMENT CONTACT INFORMATION

  • Please check the “Help” link online at https://jobs.colostate.edu/help/ for assistance on your application or for answers to Frequently Asked Questions.
  • All other inquiries should be directed to the Colorado State University Human Resources Office at the main phone line: 970-491-MyHR (6947).

Conditions of Employment

Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires), Pre-employment Physical - WorkSteps, Essential Services Designation - Required to report without delay or interruption to provide essential or emergency services to ensure health, safety, and welfare., Special Requirements/Other - Per the CSU HDS food safety training policy, the incumbent must successfully pass the ServSafe certification exam within 6 months of hire date, in order to be promoted to the Dining Services II classification.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

Employment and Appeal Rights

If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination. Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.

Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director’s Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director’s Administrative Procedures are available at www.colorado.gov/spb.

A standard appeal form is available at: www.colorado.gov/spb. If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.