UC San Diego Jobs Site

Column Content Left

#TP97346 Temporary Medical Center Cook

Filing Deadline: Sun 1/27/2019

Position available through UCSD Temporary Employment Services (TES). Employment through TES is an excellent way to gain valuable UCSD experience and get your foot in the door for career positions. TES employment includes medical coverage, paid vacation & sick time, paid holidays, as well as training and development opportunities!


Under supervision, perform a variety of duties related to hot and cold production and service to customers, according to established procedures and quality standards. Prepare menu items in advance of serving and to order for cafeteria, tray-line and special functions, according to department standardized recipes. Prepare food items to the highest standards with respect to appearance, taste, texture, temperature, and portion control. Perform other related duties as required.


  • A minimum of one (1) year experience as a cook in a large complex healthcare facility, hotel, or institution.

  • Proven knowledge of food and food products; proven skills in all areas of quality institution food production to include tray-lin, cafeteria, grill and/or catering.

  • Strong ability to maintain kitchen area in a clean and organized fashion at all time.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of health department codes and ability to adhere to policies regarding sanitation at all times.

  • Must possess superb customer service skills. Ability to bend, squat, stand, and walk for long periods of time.


Must be able to work weekends, variable days and hours and locations based on business needs.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

Payroll Title:
Hiring Salary Range
$17.24 /hour
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
Temp (Variable%)%
SX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Variable, 20-40 hours/week, Monday - Sunday