Food Service Worker II

State of Utah

Full Job Description
Job Description
Are you looking for a change in your career path? Does working in food services while helping the intellectually disabled individuals reach their highest level of potential sound appealing? The Utah State Developmental Center (USDC) is looking for energetic applicants to fill a Food Service Worker II position in our Cottage Café.

Principle Job Duties
The responsibilities of this position are as follows but not limited to:

Preparing, cooking and serving food without waste and to meet budgetary and quality assurance expectations.
Meeting required Federal, State, and County Health Department food service regulations and OSHA standards of health, safety and sanitation.
Providing training and support to individuals with disabilities who work and eat in the Cottage Café.
Serving customers at the front counter by taking orders and running the cash register.

The ideal candidate will PossessA current Utah County Food Handlers permit and maintain certification.
One or more years of prior work experience in the food industry.
Prior experience working with the intellectually disabled.
Excellent customer service skills.
Maintain exemplary work habits.

Why Join The Cottage Cafe Team
You will be working in a fun environment with great people while continuing to make a difference in the lives of the individuals that reside here. You will be interacting with not only the USDC staff but the community as well. Opportunities for advancement are available.
The Agency
The Food Service Worker will help support the mission of the Utah State Developmental Center which is to serve as a statewide resource center for people with disabilities while promoting opportunity through choice and outcome based support. Click on the following link for more information: Click here.


Example of Duties

Cleaning, sterilizing and or disinfecting areas and/or equipment.
Inspecting and maintaining food quality, handling, and safety standards.

Typical Qualifications
(includes knowledge, skills, and abilities required upon entry into position and trainable after entry into position)

Ability to prepare food
Distribute food using appropriate food handling and sanitation techniques
Principles, theories and practices of food safety and public health protection
Maintain inventory; track receipt, sending and delivery of materials
Principles, theories, and practices inventory control
Use cleaning agents, products and equipment
Deal with people in a manner which shows sensitivity, tact, and professionalism
Requires possession of a current food handler’s permit
Ability to observe details at close range and at a distance
Ability to observe physical conditions, behavior or surroundings for potential areas of concern or inappropriate activity
Ability to hear sounds that may indicate potential areas of concern or inappropriate activity
Ability to verbally communicate safety concerns to others

Supplemental Information

Risks found in potentially dangerous or unusual environmental stress situations, e.g. being subject to possible physical attack, etc.
The work requires considerable and strenuous physical exertion such as frequent climbing, lifting heavy objects over 50 pounds with or without a reasonable accommodation, crouching or crawling in restricted areas, defending oneself and/or others against physical attack.
Depending on area of assignment, a valid driver’s license may be required.
The USDC is a smoke free environment. No tobacco use is allowed on the campus grounds.
You must successfully pass a criminal history check.
You must be determined eligible for direct patient access to provide services to a vulnerable adult in accordance with U.C.A 26-21 and R432-35. To see what would exclude you from receiving direct patient access please click on the following link and read section R432-35-8.
Department of Human Resource Management rules regarding promotion and transfer apply to current state employees.

Schedule: 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, subject to change per agency needs, Saturday/Sunday off.

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