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2604 Food Service Worker

Recruitment #TPV-2604-060463


CLASS 2604 Food Service Worker


Appointment Type:  Permanent and provisional applicants encouraged to apply.  Provisional applicants must participate in a Civil Service examination for this job classification to become permanent.



LOCATION: Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center located 375 Laguna Honda Blvd. San Francisco, is accepting applications for two (2) full time and one (1) part time position in class 2604 Food Service Worker.




Under supervision the Food Service Worker is responsible for a variety of duties involving the preparation, serving and storing of foods in an institutional kitchen and/or dining area. Essential functions include:


  • Receiving, storing and taking inventory of food and supply items; setting up food trays according to patients’ menus;
  • Preparing formulas for tube feedings of critically ill patients; delivering patient meals;
  • Maintaining department sanitation by washing, sanitizing and scrubbing commercial kitchen utensils and cooking ware;
  • Cleaning work and dining areas;
  • Acting as cashier for the purchase of meals by the general public in the dining area; and
  • Performing related duties as required.


Special Working Conditions:


Positions may require exposure to extreme temperatures; strenuous lifting of 60 lbs. or more; exposure to patients who have a variety of illnesses; working in enclosed, hot or damp areas; working with hazardous materials such as strong chemicals used in cleaning; and working in a stressful environment.


Minimum Qualifications:


1.  Six (6) months of verifiable food handling experience in the food service industry as a food service worker, kitchen helper, waiter, busboy, or similar position; OR

2.  Twelve (12) semester units in Food Service, Culinary Arts, Dietetics and/or Nutrition.




City and County of San Francisco employment applications are only accepted online. Click the “Apply” button to begin the application process. Choose “I am a New User” to register a new account or “I have previously applied” if you already have an account established. Follow the instructions on the screen.



Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.


Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date.  Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter.  To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com).



Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file.  Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records.  Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.



All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline.  Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.



Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.


If you have questions regarding these vacancies, please contact:


Rhonda Williams, Food Service Supervisor


 via email at  Rhonda.Williams@sfdph.org        No Phone Calls Please!





All applicants must be able to produce a copy of required degrees and/or transcripts when requested throughout the application process.  Failure to provide verification(s) may result in rejection of application process.


Experience:  All applicants must be able to produce employment verification(s) if requested throughout the application process.  Failure to present documentation may result in rejection of application and removal from the application process.


Verification of all experience needed to qualify if requested must be on the employer's letterhead indicating the name of the applicant, job title, dates of employment, hours per week, duties performed and must be signed by the supervisor and/or appropriate representative.  City employees do not need to submit verification of qualifying City work experience if experience gained is from the class to which appointed.  Credit for experience obtained outside of the employee's class will only be allowed if recorded in accordance with the provisions of Civil Service Commission Rules.  City employees relying upon qualifying work experience gained outside the City and County of San Francisco must submit written verification of such experience as described above. Verification of experience may be waived if impossible to obtain.  The applicant must submit a signed statement with the application explaining why verification cannot be obtained.  Waiver request will be considered on a case-by-case basis.  Failure to submit the required verification or request for a waiver at the time of filing may result in rejection of the application.


Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.






The Department of Public Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply



ISSUED: June 28, 2013


DPH/LL 415-206-5417 (DHR Pos. No. 00307258/00800408/01122817)

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