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FOOD SERVICE WORKER
Pay Range GC00

INTRODUCTION

The classification has a focus on providing assistance at the food concession stands at various events within the Douglas County Fairground Complex.

This classification is a seasonal, temporary, student or part-time level within the department, and is distinguished by performing very basic support activities.

EXAMPLES OF PRINCIPAL DUTIES (Duties assigned to this classification include, but are not limited to, the following examples.)

l. Stock and set up concession stands.

2. Assist in preparing, cooking and serving food.

3. Assist public and other employees in answering routine questions and providing readily available information.

4. Wash pots, pans, dishes, grills, counters, equipment and floors.

5. Provide courier or errand service between locations within complex.

6. Inventory supplies before and after events.

7. May operate a cash register; make change. Perform unskilled laboring tasks.

Knowledge/Ability:  Basic knowledge of and skill in making change;

Ability to: Communicate effectively in oral form; understand and follow oral and written instructions; work within approved safety standards of the department; courteously meet and deal effectively with other employees and the public.

Education, experience and training: Any combination of coursework, experience and/or training which provides required knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the duties of the position.  Some positions must possess a valid Oregon driver's license at time of appointment.  A Food Handler’s Certificate must be obtained within 30 days of hire.

Desirable qualifications: Specific knowledge or experience related to assigned department or program area; experience working with the public.

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS OF THIS POSITION

Work is performed with immediate supervision from a clerical, professional or administrative employee in accordance with established guidelines or procedures.  Assignments are given with specific instructions or are routine so that few deviations from established practices are made without checking with supervisor.  Work is routinely reviewed for accuracy and completeness.  Supervisor is typically in close proximity for easy reference.

GUIDELINES

Work is performed within established department policy and procedures; written and oral guidelines and instructions are specific and closely followed.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

Regular and consistent attendance is required.  Work is performed in either an office environment or in the field; some positions may require bending, hearing voice conversation and alarms, keyboarding, kneeling, lifting up to 30 to 50 pounds, pulling, pushing, reaching, standing and walking.  Some assignments involve performing work in an environment involving everyday risks or discomforts and sometime adverse weather conditions requiring safety precautions.  Some assignments may require a small amount of driving.

 
   
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