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Sr Food Service Worker (Partial Year/Career)
Job Category:   Food Services
Unit:   Dining Services
Position Code:   SDS4308A
Status:   Filled
Closing Date:   Review of applications will begin immediately. This position is open until filled.
Salary:   $14.42 Hourly
Location:   Campus Site
Background check:   Background check may be required

The University of California, Merced is the newest and tenth campus of the University of California system and the first American research university built in the 21st century. With close to 6,200 students, UC Merced has planned for additional student growth until we reach an enrollment of approximately 25,000 students. With undergraduate, graduate, and PhD programs, plans for a future medical school program, partnerships and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is continually evolving, requiring talented, knowledgeable and dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff.

The Senior Food Service Worker duties will include one or both of the following: Cashiering and simple culinary duties, such as preparing food at a short order station, making salad dressings and sauces, cleaning and preparing produce, assembling sandwiches serving up to 1000 meals per shift. Duties also include ensuring that high standards of food quality, service, sanitation, and safety are maintained at all times. The Senior Food Service Worker assists/trains food service worker and/or students with entry level cooking duties. This position serves as plataform Lead.

Qualifications:   • Accuracy in handling money; knowledge of handling checks and credit cards.

• Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of people.

• Two years culinary experience in a high volume culinary environment.

• Ability to perform basic mathematical equations.

• Ability to communicate, read, write and follow oral and written instructions in English.

• Legible handwriting.

• Prior cashiering experience in retail setting

• Ability to enter information into data terminals

• This position requires background and fingerprint check.

• Partial Year/Career - 9 to 10-month work schedule.

• Flexibility in work hours which include weekend and nights.

• May be reassigned during the summer conference season or throughout the year when special events occur of the schedule changes.
To Apply:   Click on the link below to use our new on-line application system.

If you do not have internet access you may mail your application, resume, and cover letter to: University of California, Merced, 5200 North Lake Rd., Merced CA 95343. Please list the job number on the subject line.

NOTICE: This position is not open. We are not accepting applications at this time.

    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 or protected veteran status.

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Merced will be a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information and the Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at

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