SanDiegoRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for San Diego jobs

On-Call Catering Cook

Company: University of California - San Diego
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 11, 2019

Job Description:

#100203 ON-CALL CATERING COOK

Filing Deadline: Tue 11/12/2019

This position will remain open until suitable candidates are identified.

This is a 40%limited appointment that may be extended or converted to career status based on the needs of the department.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 06/28/19 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 07/09/19. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

Responsible for the preparation of quality food in a fast-paced, high volume, catering operation. Responsibilities include: the efficient operation and maintenance of all kitchen equipment, the execution of all department standards concerning food handling, cleanliness, safety and personal appearance. Duties also include scheduling and coordination of production and food product presentation, as well as assisting in training others in more complex recipe preparation.

Housing Dining Hospitality (HDH) is a self-funded, large and complex campus department consisting of 7 divisions, with approximately 700 career employees, 1000 to 1200 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.

* Ability to lift 25 to 50 pounds.

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

QUALIFICATIONS

*

Demonstrated ability to conduct training programs for staff and student employees. Ability to organize work and materials for maximum productivity and to delegate tasks to support staff.
*

Strong problem solving skills to handle situations such as staff shortages, product failures or utility equipment failures. Skills in time management and prioritizing workload to meet daily production schedule and deadlines.
*

Excellent ability to interact and communicate effectively with customers, students, staff, faculty and guests.
*

Understanding of food specification including meat buyer s guide, USDA produce, poultry and frozen specifications as well as weights and measures to accurately account for and inventory items.
*

Demonstrated skills in and knowledge of institutional food production. Proven knowledge of and experience working with standardized recipes and production sheets.
*

Skills and knowledge of food service functions such as safety and sanitation, production methods, and equipment maintenance. Ability to safely operate and maintain food service equipment.
*

Solid mathematical abilities to interpret and record production data, use proper weights and measures in recipes as well as to provide statistical data, to store data and to reconcile invoices.
*

Demonstrated knowledge of methods of ensuring customer satisfaction including product analysis and problem solving assessing user/client opinion)
*

Knowledge of efficient methods of ordering, requisitioning, storing and receiving supplies, and of developing quantity and quality production controls.
*

Strong writing skills to develop and change recipes as well as to write vendor reports.
*

Skills in and knowledge of general operational management to supervise opening, closing and security of unit.
*

Skills in an knowledge of warehousing large quantities of merchandise, accounting and distributing via departmental recharge and delivery protocol, including ability to schedule, supervise and account for multiple daily deliveries to other units.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

*

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

A valid CA driver's license is required. Must have and maintain good driving records 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.

Keywords: University of California - San Diego, San Diego , On-Call Catering Cook, Hospitality & Tourism , San Diego, California

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Hospitality & Tourism Jobs


Room Attendant
Description: La Quinta by Wyndham is now seeking a Room Attendant to join our team at the La Quinta by Wyndham San Diego - Miramar location in San Diego, California. Job Summary The Room Attendant is responsible for (more...)
Company: La Quinta Inns & Suites
Location: San Diego
Posted on: 11/13/2019

Customer Service/Sales
Description: Job DescriptionPosition Purpose: br Customer Service x2F Sales associates provide fast, friendly service by actively seeking out customers to assess their needs and provide assistance. These associates (more...)
Company: Home Depot
Location: Dulzura
Posted on: 11/13/2019

Customer Service/Sales
Description: Job DescriptionPosition Purpose: br Customer Service x2F Sales associates provide fast, friendly service by actively seeking out customers to assess their needs and provide assistance. These associates (more...)
Company: Home Depot
Location: Chula Vista
Posted on: 11/13/2019


MERCHANDISING
Description: Job DescriptionMerchandising Execution Associates:All Merchandising Execution Associates MEAs perform in-store merchandising service activities such as merchandising projects, planogram maintenance, (more...)
Company: Home Depot
Location: Poway
Posted on: 11/13/2019

Restaurant Shift Manager
Description: Like the bottom bun of a burger, Five Guys offers a solid foundation At Five Guys, we serve outstanding burgers and fries, in clean restaurants with a top tiered customer service approach If you can (more...)
Company: Five Guys
Location: San Diego
Posted on: 11/13/2019

Delivery Driver - Earn up to $20/hr with Postmates (San Diego,CA)
Description: Postmates uses technology to connect local businesses with people around the city. Our fleet receives requests through the app, and delivers anything from anywhere, 24/hrs a day. We are a great opportunity (more...)
Company: Postmates
Location: San Diego
Posted on: 11/13/2019

Front Desk Agent
Description: The Opportunity We are currently looking for a Front Desk Agent to join our team. As a Front Desk Agent, youll be responsible for providing the highest level of service possible in an efficient, courteous (more...)
Company: Hampton Hotel Circle
Location: San Diego
Posted on: 11/13/2019

Restaurant Team Member - Crew (2164 - Miramar Air Station USMC)
Description: Restaurant Team Member - Crew 2164 - Miramar Air Station USMC 19029603 Description At Chipotle, we've created something special: a better place to eat and work. Many employees start just expecting (more...)
Company: Chipotle Mexican Grill
Location: San Diego
Posted on: 11/13/2019

MERCHANDISING
Description: Job DescriptionMerchandising Execution Associates:All Merchandising Execution Associates MEAs perform in-store merchandising service activities such as merchandising projects, planogram maintenance, (more...)
Company: Home Depot
Location: El Cajon
Posted on: 11/13/2019

Delivery Driver - Earn up to $20/hr with Postmates (La Mesa,CA)
Description: Postmates uses technology to connect local businesses with people around the city. Our fleet receives requests through the app, and delivers anything from anywhere, 24/hrs a day. We are a great opportunity (more...)
Company: Postmates
Location: La Mesa
Posted on: 11/13/2019

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest California jobs by following @recnetCA on Twitter!

San Diego RSS job feeds