TITLE Food Services Attendant WP
CLASSIFICATION NUMBER 9927
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR Food Services Manager
MAJOR ADMINISTRATOR Dean of Student Services
The Food Services Attendant is responsible for cooking daily meals in the Putnam Student Center and preparing food items for catering purposes. The attendant prepares baked goods as necessary and daily prepares the kitchen for the following business day. The attendant cleans the kitchen and cafeteria while following established health and safety standards at all times. The attendant assists in supervising student employees.
MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS
Education: A high school diploma is preferred.
Experience: Requires a minimum of three years food service experience related to job requirements.
Skills: Requires baking and cooking skills; ability to follow required health and safety standards; ability to maintain a clean working environment and facility; ability to supervise student employees; and the ability to read, write and follow oral and written instructions.
Effort: Must be able to lift items weighing up to fifty pounds.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Cook tasty and nutritious meals on a daily basis according to menu plans developed by the Food Services Manager.
2. Prepare baked goods for consumption in the cafeteria and for catering.
3. Prepare the kitchen daily for the following day’s work.
4. Ensure proper storage of food items, cleanliness of the entire facility, and maintenance of food services operation in full compliance with public health codes.
5 Assist the Food Services Manager in supervising student employees.
The Food Services Attendant reports directly to the Food Services Manager and assists the manager in supervising student employees.
JOB FAMILY 2
Factor 1: Educational Requirements of the Job
Level 1 - 50 Points: The job requires at least a 10th grade education.
Factor 2: Skill Requirements - Craft and Trade Skills
Level 2 - 350 Points: General mechanical or technical aptitude and a general knowledge of, and experience in, a skill, craft, or trade. A general ability to understand procedures, operations, and/or operate basic equipment, that typically require some previous experience or training is required. Jobs at this level typically require at least one and up to two years of related experience for successful performance.
Factor 3: Managerial Responsibility
Level 2 - 75 Points: Irregular but occasional responsibility to direct the work of student workers or temporary or part-time workers. The nature of supervision is largely confined to assigning tasks to others and does not include a full range of supervisory responsibilities. Responsibilities at this level may include tracking budgeted spending, limited purchasing authority, and tracking inventory.
Factor 4: Guidelines
Level 2 - 50 Points: Specific guidelines and established routines exist, but some judgment in applying guidelines and deviating from standards must be exercised. The number and similarity of guidelines and work situations requires the employee to use judgment in locating and selecting the most appropriate guidelines, references, and procedures for application and in making minor deviations to adapt guidelines in specific cases. At this level, the employee may also determine which of several alternatives to use. Situations to which the existing guidelines cannot be applied or significant proposed deviations from the guidelines are referred to a supervisor.
Factor 5: Contacts
Level 2 - 50 Points: The purpose may include obtaining or clarifying facts, or providing factual information to others. Contacts may be with coworkers or structured exchanges with students or the general public, and are generally for the purpose of exchange of information. Contacts at this level might include discussing a work order with individuals in a departmental office to more clearly define the problem, or providing directions or information to students or the general public.
Factor 6: Work Environment
Level 2 - 40 Points: The work area involves moderate discomfort and/or risk such as that from moving machinery, occasional work with hazardous substances, or moderate levels of noise. The work may require wearing of protective gear. The work area is generally adequately lighted and ventilated, but may involve uncomfortable temperatures at times.
Factor 7: Physical Demands
Level 2 - 60 Points: Work requires some exertion such as standing for long periods of time, considerable walking, frequent bending kneeling, reaching, and stooping. May include occasional lifting of moderately heavy objects. Work may require specific but common physical abilities.
Factor 8: Responsibility for Facilities and Resources
Level 2 - 40 Points: Jobs at this level might require frequent but routine responsibility for facility security, public safety, equipment, or money.
Factor 9: Complexity
Level 1 - 100 Points: The work consists of tasks that are clear-cut and directly related. There is little or no choice to be made in deciding what needs to be done. The actions to be taken are usually easy to discern and unambiguous, otherwise the employee requests assistance from a supervisor. Work is performed as it arrives or in an order set by someone else. The work can be learned relatively quickly.