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Application Review Date The First Review Date for this job is: March 26, 2019
Departmental Overview Year-round, Events & Conferences is responsible for selling various catering and event coordination services to the campus and external clients. This department is also responsible for selling venue spaces at Clark Kerr Conference Center, California Memorial Stadium, as well as coordinating event logistics such as audio-visual, parking, rentals, etc. This position is part of the Housing, Events and Facilities unit in RSSP which manages over 3 million square feet across 150 buildings, houses over 10,000 residents (including undergraduate/graduate students, faculty and staff.) The unit is also responsible for the oversight of campus Recreational Sports facilities operations (centers, pools, fields, marina space, etc) adding in 300,000 square feet. H & FS provides clean, safe, code compliant facilities, efficient response to concerns, a high quality experience and focus on customer service. New net revenue generation is a critical responsibility for this unit which is achieved through innovation, reputation, service delivery and client experience.
During the summer months when the housing facilities are vacant, this department is responsible for filling the beds in the residential complexes (approximately 6,800 bed spaces) with a variety of programs, events, and meetings to utilize the space/services as well as generate revenue that assists with the overall financial well-being of the department. The sales team operates as a one stop shop for guests by selling affordable accommodations, dining services, catering services, meeting space and computer labs to groups. In addition, this unit is responsible for coordinating conference activities and billing for all services provided.
Responsibilities Food Production and Service
Set-up, prepare, replenish, distribute food products, beverages, and supplies in designated areas to ensure availability in a timely manner to meet customer demand,
Under general supervision, performs semi-skilled food preparation. Platter, assemble and basic preparation of food products and beverages to support service and in adherence to BEO and catering production standards.
Serve and plate food attractively and in a mannor to provide highest quality product. Follow basic principles of safety and sanitation in food service.
Knowledgeable about food being served, including allergens, ingredients, etc..
Establish and maintain positive relations with our customers. Listen, and if possible, resolve customers' needs and report them to the manager and/or supervisor. Interact enthusiastically and pleasantly with customers and co-workers to ensure a positive interaction and outcome in every interaction.
Responsible for practicing good stewardship with university and customer resources.
Occasionally assist with kitchen duties.
Sanitation and Safety
Maintain cleanliness of all work area, including sweeping, mopping, wiping surfaces.
Remove and properly dispose of trash, compost, and recyclable materials.
Immediately resolve or report spills, damages, defects, and other issues to maintain safety and sanitation of the facility.
Ensure all operational areas are clean and organized in a timely manner to meet customer demand.
Clean and wash soiled dishware and equipment using correct procedures of safety and sanitation. Organize and store clean dishware into proper transporting equipment.
As general utility workers, dish machine attendants, pot and pan machine attendants, perform a wide variety of duties for the maintenance of the, equipment used.
As general maintenance workers, clean and maintain production equipment and areas ton include but not limited to pots, steamers, ovens, grills, deep wells, fryers and mixers; clean work tables, shelves, sinks, drinking fountains, storage cabinets, ice machines, refrigerators and food storage bins; clean walls, doors, and air-vents; collect, empty wash and redistribute garbage cans; and sweep and mop floors in kitchen or dining area.
As pot and pan machine attendants, assemble, scrape, soak and wash pots, pans and utensils in the pot machine or three compartment sink; and clean pot machine, work tables, soak sinks and portable storage pot racks. Puts away all items when clean and dry.
Other duties as assigned.
Food preparation experience.
Customer service experience.
Experience following directions related to job responsibilities
Demonstrated ability to direct the work of others.
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English and follow oral/written instructions.
Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
Ability to operate and maintain restaurant food service equipment.
Retail food service experience.
Salary & Benefits $16.84 hourly.
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Mandated Reporter This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.