Job Code Pay Scale Group Pay Scale Type Bargaining Unit Civil Service or Non-Civil Service Last Executive Board Change Executive Board Change History
81010 02 ST N1 N 541-RP 09/01/1994
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05/01/1973 81010


DEFINITION: This is food service work in the performance of routine tasks in an institutional food service operation.

An employee in this class performs routine work which can readily be learned on-the-job. Instructions for work assignments are received both orally and in writing. Work is closely supervised and inspected for the conformance to pre-established work standards.

CHARACTERISTIC WORK ASSIGNMENTS: Employees may be required to perform related duties other than those stated in this section.

Food Preparation

Cleans, washes, peels, cores, chops, slices, dices, and soaks vegetables.

Steams, boils, and deep fat fries vegetables; fries, grills, and mashes potatoes; prepares sandwiches; and tosses, blends, molds, and assembles salads.

Greases pans, trays, and bags bread items; ices cakes, drops cookies, fills pie shells and donuts; and fries donuts.

Feeds meat patty machines and meat grinders; pans meats; and slices luncheon meats and cheeses.

Unloads food and supply trucks, transports food and supplies to kitchens and storerooms, and stocks food and supplies in freezers, coolers, and storerooms.

Food Service

Preheats steam serving counter; prepares toast, coffee, and cold beverages; pours beverages; loads, transports and unloads foodcarts; sets up serving counter with food, trays, dishes, and utensils; and reports food shortages and restock as necessary.

Plates desserts, bowls salads, and fills salt, pepper, and sugar receptacles.

Dishes out hot food items; grills simple food items such as eggs and sandwiches; and operates cash register.

Calls out diet orders for tray assembly; sets up, plates, and places food items on tray; and transports trays to and from serving areas.


Washes pots, pans, and other preparatory utensils; polishes silverware; and cleans dining rooms, serving areas, kitchens and other food preparation areas.

Cleans refrigerators, food carts, toasters, grills, coffee pots, and other equipment, and washes counter tops and dining room furniture.

Scrapes dishes and silverware, loads and operates dishwashing machine, and unloads and stocks clean items.

Cleans floors, walls, and ceilings which includes dusting, mopping, sweeping, waxing, and stripping.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Ability to learn the proper care and use of simple food service utensils and equipment.

Ability to learn routine tasks involved in the food service operation.

Ability to learn the methods, materials, and practices used in maintaining established standards of cleanliness.

Ability to work effectively with other people.

Ability to follow simple oral instructions.