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#95227 Food Service Worker, Lead

Filing Deadline: Mon 10/22/2018

Please note that this is a part-time 50% variable position.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 8/24/18 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

A working team leader with responsibilities to include food production, customer service, on-the-job training, and quality control in a front of the house or back of the house environment. Basic responsibilities will include any or all of the following: problem-solving in a timely manner, food production, customer service and complaints, staff shortages, equipment and personnel. Will follow established procedures in the absence of the supervisor. In coordination with their supervisor, will be responsible for food production, customer service, controlling labor hours, and merchandising.

Housing Dining Hospitality (HDH) is a self-funded, large and complex campus department consisting of 7 divisions, with approximately 700 career employees, 800-1000 student employees and an annual operating budget of greater than $170 million. HDH provides housing for approximately 15,000 undergraduates, grad students, faculty, staff and their families in over 400 buildings covering approximately 6 million sq. ft. HDH is in the midst of implementing an aggressive building plan which will add 5000 new beds and almost double our square footage by 2021.

Currently, HDH houses 38% of UCSD’s enrolled students with a goal of housing 50% in the near future. HDH provides maintenance and repair, contract meals/meal plan management, as well as retail food service, conference services and catering services to residents, students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors.

Operating needs of the department require varied work schedules, (i.e., a.m., p.m., and/or weekend shifts and/or 10 hour workday). Employees may be required to take off (vacation or temporary layoff) during scheduled operational shutdown periods, such as Christmas, Spring & Summer breaks. Health codes require prescribed uniform, hair covering, and good personal hygiene. Meal schedules require extreme attention to promptness and excellent attendance. Meal perquisite is required for all Dining Services employees. Employees may be required to change work location on a daily basis as needed or for an indefinite time period.

Please click here to see the Housing Dining Hospitality websites – http://hds.ucsd.edu/ and http://hdh.ucsd.edu/diningservices/

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrated skill and background in culinary arts, with skill as a cook, and skills in food creativity.

  • Solid skill to interact and communicate positively with other staff, and customers.

  • Knowledge and ability to effectively utilize employees and equipment in daily routines as well as unforseen emergencies.

  • Knowledge and skill in teaching and delegating of tasks to subordinates, and effectively monitoring and evaluating their performance.

  • Demonstrated organizational skills to effectively manage time.

  • Writing skills to communicate procedures, evaluations, and recommendations to management.

  • Initiative to: 1) identify unit level problems and/or needs; 2) develop solutions and/or needs proposals; 3) and implement action plans with limited assistance and input.

  • Skill and ability to handle stressful situations, multiple deadlines, and difficult people in a calm professional manner.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Job offer is contingent upon a satisfactory clearance based on background check results.

  • Must have a valid CA driver’s license, good driving record and participate in the DMV pull program.


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.

UCSD
Payroll Title:
FOOD SVC WORKER LD
Department:
HOUSING/DINING/HOSPITALITY
Hiring Salary Range
$17.44- $18.86 /hour
Worksite:
Campus
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
50%
Union:
SX Contract
Total Openings:
8
Work Schedule:
Variable, 8 hrs/day