2654 Cook

Recruitment #TEX-2654-073671

Introduction


APPLY IMMEDIATELY AS THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME.

Appointment Type
A temporary exempt as-needed appointment, this position is seasonal and will not result in an eligible list for a permanent civil service position.

About Us
The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department (RPD) provides opportunities for San Francisco residents and guests alike to gather, play, learn, relax and enjoy nature. We maintain more than 220 parks, playgrounds, and open spaces in the city, including two outside of city limits: Sharp Park in Pacifica and Camp Mather in the High Sierra. A vacation getaway for generations of families, as well as for first-time guests, Camp Mather remains RPD's inclusive, rustic, off-the-grid destination for recreation and relaxation.

Under the direction of the Chef, we seek creative and experienced Cooks with institutional backgrounds to assist with supervising staff and food preparation in Camp Mather's professional kitchen, including designing home-cooked menus with vegetarian and gluten-free options. Two Assistant Cooks and a generous supply of Camp Assistants support our Cooks. The following comprises the schedule and average number of staff and guests to be served:

Circled in red below, Camp Mather is approximately 3 hours east of San Francisco, near the Hetch Hetchy Valley, and at the border of Yosemite National Park.

Position Description
Under general supervision, performs skilled duties in the preparation and cooking of large quantities of a variety of foods; and performs related duties as required.

Supervision Exercised
Supervises food service employees.

Examples of Important and Essential Duties
According to Civil Service Commission Rule 109, the duties specified below are representative of the range of duties assigned to this job code/class and are not intended to be an inclusive list.

1. Plans menus and accommodates special diets.
2. Prepares and cooks large variety of foods.
3. Orders food and requisitions supplies.
4. Directs and participates in cleaning the kitchen area, appliances and utensils.
5. Estimates amount of groceries needed.
6. Follows instructions and works according to established methods and procedures.
7. Maintains records, routine reports, and related duties.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of: food preparation techniques; common kitchen and food terminology; tools, utensils and equipment used in the preparation, cooking and baking of food; basic mathematics; required safety and health practices; principles of nutrition; methods of storing foodstuffs.

Ability and Skill to: prepare and cook a wide variety of food including special diet items commonly found on the menus of institutions; follow detailed oral and/or written instructions; plan, supervise and inspect the work of food service employees; maintain accurate records and prepare simple reports; lift and carry at least 50 pounds of food and cooking supplies; work well with others; use and clean modern cooking tools, utensils and equipment; communicate orally and in writing.

Minimum Qualifications

These minimum qualifications establish the education, training, experience, special skills and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification. Please note, additional qualifications (i.e., special conditions) may apply to a particular position and will be stated on the exam/job announcement.

 

1. Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent (GED or High School Proficiency examination); AND 

2. Three (3) years of work experience cooking large quantities of food in a setting such as hospital, correctional facility, the military, hotel, restaurant or equivalent food service establishment.

Note
Coffee shops, small grab and go kiosks, and sandwich shops are not considered qualifying cooking experience.

Substitution
One (1) year of the required experience can be substituted by any of the following: completion of a one (1) year culinary arts certificate program; or completion of an apprenticeship program certified by a nationally recognized culinary arts organization; or possession of an Associate degree in culinary arts.

Supplemental Information
Requires the ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. of food and supplies.

Some physical strength is required in lifting and carrying food, cooking supplies and equipment; also requires ability to stand for long periods of time; manual dexterity in the use and operation of kitchen appliances and equipment; work weekends and evenings.

 

How To Apply

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.

 

·         Select the desired job announcement: TEX-2654-073671

·         Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information

·         Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or

               “I have Registered Previously”

·         Follow 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, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org).

 

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.

 

Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.

 

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

 

Verification

Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=456

 

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.

 

Verification of required education typically must be a photocopy of the degree or transcript from an accredited college or university.

If you have any other questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Harry Bullock by telephone at (415) 831-6836, or by email at harry.bullock@sfgov.org

Selection Plan

The selection process will include evaluation of applications in relation to minimum requirements. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement to the interview.  Depending on the number of applicants, the Department may establish and implement additional screening mechanisms to comparatively evaluate the qualifications of candidates.  If this becomes necessary, only those applicants whose qualifications most closely meet the needs of the Department will be invited for an interview.

Conviction History

As a finalist for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a finalist. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:

 

·         Candidates applying for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.

·         Candidates applying for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.

Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.

If you are selected as a finalist, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.

Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

Conclusion

Reasonable Accommodation Request
Applicants with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation for this recruitment can find information on requesting a reasonable accommodation at http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#applicantswithdisabilities.

 

Terms of the Announcement
Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement, including requirements, time periods and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations.  Clerical errors may be corrected by the posting the correction on the Department of Human Resources website at www.jobaps.com/sf.

 

General Information
Important Employment Information for the City and County of San Francisco can be obtained at http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20

 

Copies of Application Documents
Applicants are advised to keep copies of all documents submitted.  Submitted documents become a permanent part of the exam record and will not be returned.  The hiring department may require applicants to submit the same documents and/or additional documents at a later date.

 

Right to Work
All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States.

 

Verification of Experience or Education

Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=456.

 

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.

 

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Harry Bullock, by telephone at 415.831.6836, or by email at harry.bullock@sfgov.org.

Issued: 2/8/2017
Micki Callahan
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
REC / HB / 415-831-6836

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