TITLE: Food And Nutritional Services (FANS) Lead II – Secondary
CALENDAR: 5.5 Hours Per Day, 5 Days Per Week, 10 Months Per Year
SALARY: Range 24 - Classified Salary Schedule - $17.33 - $20.81
POSTING DATE: December 14, 2017
APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 20, 2017
Under the direction of the Food and Nutritional Services Director, lead and participate in the preparation, cooking and serving of food and beverage items; order and verify quantities and specifications of orders; maintain facilities in a sanitary condition; balance and report daily receipts; prepare food in accordance with mandated nutritional requirements and projected meal requirements.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES may include, but are not limited to the following:
Lead and participate in the preparation, cooking and serving of food and beverage items; ensure compliance with mandated nutritional and health requirements.
Cook food, prepared or from scratch, in accordance with mandated nutritional requirements and projected meal requirements; test prepared food for flavor, appearance and temperature.
Estimate food preparation amounts and adjust recipes as required per daily menus; ensure compliance with projected meal requirements to minimize waste.
Inspect food items and supplies; verify quantity and specifications of orders and comply with mandated health requirements.
Monitor kitchen and cafeteria areas; maintain equipment in safe working order; report equipment malfunctions; ensure a safe working environment.
Inventory food and non-food supplies; ensure availability of items; maintain the organization of food items stored in the freezer, cooler and dry storage areas.
Order food and supplies from the Central Kitchen/warehouse.
Assist with loading and unloading food items, supplies and equipment.
Clean utensils, equipment and the storage, food preparation and serving areas; maintain sanitary conditions.
Operate Point of Sale system to record purchases and report daily receipts.
Train and provide work direction to food service personnel and student workers.
Respond to inquiries of students, staff and the public; provide information regarding the type and cost of meals.
Assist other personnel and/or perform functions, as required, of another position within area of responsibility to provide overall coverage of food service operations.
Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings.
Perform related duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Methods of preparing, cooking, baking and serving foods in large quantities.
Quality food preparation including washing, cutting and assembling food items and ingredients.
Methods of adjusting and extending recipes and proper substitutions.
General nutrition, food values, food combinations, economical substitutions and menu planning.
Quality and portion control techniques.
Sanitation and safety practices related to preparing, handling and serving food.
Standard kitchen equipment, utensils and measurements.
Principles of training and providing work direction to others.
Applicable laws, codes, regulations and policies and procedures.
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
Mathematic calculations and cashiering skills.
Record keeping and report preparation techniques.
Proper lifting techniques.
Lead, oversee and participate in food service operations to prepare attractive, appetizing and nutritious meals for students and staff at an assigned secondary school site.
Determine appropriate quantities of food items to meet student needs.
Follow, adjust and extend recipes.
Train and provide work direction and guidance to assigned staff.
Operate standard kitchen equipment safely and efficiently.
Maintain food service facilities, equipment and utensils in a clean and sanitary condition.
Follow and ensure compliance with health and sanitation requirements.
Conduct daily inventories and order appropriate amounts of food items and supplies.
Store food supplies in storage areas according to established procedures.
Oversee and/or perform food service cashiering functions; account for related transactions.
Maintain various mandated and requested records; prepare reports.
Interpret, apply and explain laws, rules, regulations and policies and procedures.
Learn to operate a computer as required.
Type or input data at an acceptable rate of speed.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Compose clear, complete and concise correspondence and reports independently.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
Plan and organize work.
Meet established schedules and time lines.
Work effectively with limited supervision.
Add, subtract, multiply and divide quickly and accurately.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school and three years of increasingly responsible experience in the preparation, cooking and serving of food in large quantities.
LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Valid ServSafe Manager Certificate
Valid California Driver’s License.
Food service environment.
Subject to heat from ovens.
Standing or sitting for extended periods of time.
Seeing to read and monitor food quality and quantity.
Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person or on the telephone.
Dexterity of hands and fingers to prepare foods and operate food service equipment.
Bending at the waits, crouching, kneeling, stooping, climbing and balancing to reach materials.
Reaching overhead, above shoulders and horizontally.
Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling moderately heavy objects as assigned by position (up to 45 pounds).
Heat from ovens.
Exposure to very hot foods, equipment and metal objects.
Working around knives, slicers or other sharp objects.
Exposure to cleaning chemicals and fumes.
CLEARANCES: Criminal Justice fingerprint clearance and TB clearance
TO APPLY: Current employees who are interested in this position, must submit a written “Notice of Intent to Apply for Open Position” form to Human Resources (NUSD/CSEA, Article 14.2) prior to the closing date. This position is first open to all Novato Unified School District employees but first offered to lateral transfers. If you meet the requirements for this position, you will be contacted after the closing date for an interview. Call Human Resources (415-897-4220) if you have any questions. External applicants must complete a Classified Application, which is available at the District Office, 1015 Seventh Street, Novato CA 94945, or online at www.nusd.org and submit it to Human Resources.