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Casual Food Service Worker 1

$28.12 per hour Summary

Under the direction of the teacher/chef and/or the general supervision of the School Administrator, the Food Service Worker prepares food and performs cashiering, clean-up and routine duties and may oversee students engaged in some of these tasks.

The proportion of time spent in the various functions varies with the requirements of the culinary programs. Initially, job duties and the style of assistance to students are outlined in detail and closely supervised by the teacher and/or the School Administrator, but as the Food Service Worker becomes familiar with the program, procedures and students, some independence of judgment is exercised, within established guidelines. Difficult or unusual problems are referred to the supervisor.Duties include, but are not limited to: Preparation of food following established procedures in various areas of the kitchen, e.g. breakfast, baking, pasta, sandwich preparation etc.

Assists culinary programs students with food preparation and keeping areas in a tidy and sanitary condition

Operates a cash register, or oversees students doing so

Assists teacher/chef or principal with food costing and price points

Assists teacher/chef or principal with menu and event planning

Notes materials and supplies needed and maintains suitable inventory for the kitchen

Assists students in preparing laundry for sending out and checking it upon return

Performs clean-up tasks, e.g. operates dishwasher, washes pots, cleans tables and counters, takes out garbage, etc. as required

Assists with organizing, set-up and clean-up of banquets

Performs other related duties as may reasonably be expected of a person in this positionRequired Skills and Abilities Ability to communicate effectivelyPreferred Skills and Abilities Working knowledge of school district operations, policies and procedures

Ability to lift and transfer supplies and perform clean-up activities

Ability to follow written instructions and recipes, making measurement conversions if required

An interest in, and ability to work effectively with students

Ability to work with minimal supervision

Ability to handle cash, make change and operate cash register

Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

Working knowledge of methods, equipment and ingredients used in a commercial kitchen or food operation

Working knowledge of healthy and safe work practices in accordance with WorkSafe BC Regulations for Workers, and the ability to instruct others

Working knowledge of kitchen sanitation and cleaning proceduresRequired Qualifications Completion of Grade 12

One year post-secondary education as a cook apprentice, or cook training level one or baking/pastry training or a combination of education and experience

Food Safe Level 1 certified

Emergency First Aid certified

Advanced knowledge of commercial kitchen food preparation, presentation, service, portion control, cook and baking techniquesRequired Experience Recent relevant experience working in a kitchen; over three months, up to and including six months