Job Details

California State University, Monterey Bay
  • Position Number: 1703843
  • Location: Seaside, CA
  • Position Type: Food Services


Food Service Specialist II/Prep Cook, Camp SEA Lab


Classification: Support Services I
Department Name: Science and Environmental Policy
Job Number: FP2019-670
Status: Application screening begins mid-November 2019. Position open until filled. No online applications accepted
Priority Screening Date:
Recruitment Status:

Position Description:

This is a temporary, part-time (20 hrs/week) non-benefited position.
Position is located in Aptos, CA
Continued employment is contingent upon availability of funds

Application screening begins mid-November 2019. Position open until filled.

DEFINITION:
California State University, Monterey Bay is distinctive in serving the diverse people of California, especially the working class and historically underserved communities. The identity of the University is framed by substantive commitment to a multilingual, multicultural, intellectual community which enables students, faculty and staff to cross institutional boundaries for innovative instruction, broadly defined scholarly and creative activity, and coordinated community service.
The University Corporation at Monterey Bay on the campus of CSUMB is an equal opportunity employer and committed to building a pluralistic university by hiring personnel with competencies and experience related to the regional and State population.
The University Corporation at Monterey Bay is a non-profit institution that is related and affiliated to the California State University, Monterey Bay. The Corporation is a nonprofit 501 (3) public benefit corporation that is a recognized auxiliary organization of California State University and was established in July 1994. The Corporation's mission is to further the educational purposes of the University. The University Corporation at Monterey Bay is an equal opportunity employer and committed to building a pluralistic university by hiring personnel with competencies and experience related to the regional and State population. The Corporation is committed to a standard of excellence in the services it provides and in the quality of work expected of its employees.

PROGRAM SUMMARY:
Camp SEA Lab, a residential science camp program, operates under the University Corporation. Camp SEA Lab's mission is to foster lifelong excitement, scientific understanding, and stewardship of our coasts and ocean by providing quality programs that promote science, education and adventure for youth, families and teachers. Camp SEA Lab residential camp programs are for students in grades 5-8 during the school year (spring and fall). Programs are delivered in a 3-day residential format (usually Mon - Wed) based out of our facility located in Aptos, Ca.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:
Under the general supervision of the Food Service Director and Food Service Specialist III, the Food Service Specialist II will work on a variety of tasks related to the food preparation and delivery for Camp SEA Lab program participants, including:


  • Assist Food Service Specialist III with food preparation, cooking, and serving of camp menu items.
  • Apply all ServSafe food handling protocols, including reducing cross-contamination and bacterial growth of food as directed.
  • Abide by the CA Health Department rules and regulations that apply to kitchen and dining protocols.
  • Assist in maintaining cleanliness in the kitchen general work areas, refrigerator, walk-in, storeroom, restrooms, etc. Check equipment and report necessary repairs.
  • Assist with dining hall set-up before meals and kitchen clean up after meals, including washing dishes, utensils, and kitchenware.
  • Assist in cleaning kitchen, dishwashing area, appliances and equipment after each meal. Conduct thorough kitchen and dining hall cleaning upon completion of last meal.

Other Functions:
1. Promote and maintain an atmosphere of excellent internal and external customer service.
2. Serve as an organizational representative to campers and staff through positive actions, professional
appearance, appropriate language, and general conduct.
3. Support the overall camp food service operations as requested by the Food Service Director.


PHYSICAL WORK ENVIRONMENT:
This position entails significant period of standing and walking within a kitchen environment. Work environment entails physical labor, and the ability to work within warm temperatures. This position also requires sitting, standing, bending, pushing, pulling, talking and using manual dexterity, eye-hand coordination.
Applicant must possess the ability to lift and carry 40-50 pounds and load boxes, tables, chairs, and other equipment.

POSITION ASSIGNMENT:
Dates of Employment: February - mid-May 2020 (usually Mon-Wed, with some
Thurs, and Fridays)
Employment Location: Camp St Francis, 2320 Sumner Ave, Aptos, CA 95003
Reports to: Camp Food Service Director


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
This position entails significant period of standing and walking within a kitchen environment. Work environment entails physical labor, and the ability to work within warm temperatures. This position also requires sitting, standing, bending, pushing, pulling, talking and using manual dexterity, eye-hand coordination.
Applicant must possess the ability to lift and carry 50 pounds and load boxes, tables, chairs, and other equipment. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and work interdependently in a diverse environment. Ability to follow both oral and basic written instructions including the ability to provide/serve food products as directed. Demonstrated ability to work both effectively in a team environment.


Flexibility to maintain a varying work schedule as needed.



Minimum Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED.

Specialized Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to address the essential functions associated with this position including the knowledge and abilities identified above;
  • Must possess a California Food Handlers Card;
  • Minimum age requirement of 18 years of age;
  • Minimum of 1 year experience working in food service, preferably as a Prep Cook;
  • Must be capable of working split schedule (early morning/late afternoon to evening) for meal
  • preparation up to three days per week;
  • Be properly trained to follow good sanitary practices, maintain appropriate personal hygiene, including
  • effective hand washing;
  • Ability to operate commercial kitchen equipment;
  • Ability to manage tasks and meet time schedules and deadlines;
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds;
  • Must have own transportation to and from work location;
  • A background check (including a criminal records check and National Registered Sex Offender check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the University Corporation. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current University Corporation employees who apply for the position.


Preferred Qualifications:
Demonstrated ability to address the essential functions associated with this position including the knowledge and abilities identified above;
Must possess a California Food Handlers Card;
Minimum age requirement of 18 years of age;
Minimum of 1 year experience working in food service, preferably as a Prep Cook;
Must be capable of working split schedule (early morning/late afternoon to evening) for meal preparation up to three days per week;

Special Conditions of Employment:
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with University Corporation. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current University Corporation employees who apply for the position.

The University Corporation at Monterey Bay is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.

This position is required to maintain confidentiality as outlined in the Department of Educations Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and Californias Educational Code Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues.

Please note: University Corporation employment is separate and distinct from CSU Monterey Bay or State of California employment. University Corporation employees are not employees of either CSUMB or of the state of California.


University Corporation positions are at will employment.



Compensation and Benefits:
The hourly rate for this position is $15. This is a non-exempt position and as such is eligible for the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

February to mid-May 2020 (usually Mon-Wed, with some Thurs, and Fridays)

How to Apply:
To apply, visit https://csumb.peopleadmin.com/postings/5541

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
Email us your cover letter and resume (PDF only) that describes your qualifications to: campsealab@csumb.edu

All applications must be received via email to be guaranteed a review.

Materials submitted become the property of University Corporation at Monterey Bay and will not be returned. University Corporation at Monterey Bay will not fax application materials. For assistance or if you require an accommodation, please call (831) 582-3389, or TTD (800) 735 2929. For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library (map) or our Student Service Center first floor ( map). For additional campus information visit CSUMB.edu. For information regarding the University Corporation visit CSUMB.org.





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