This class is accountable for acting as a working supervisor in the service of food in an institution dining room or cafeteria or tray service in a hospital.
Receives general direction from a Dining Room Supervisor or an employee of higher grade.
Supervises Maintainers and other lower level employees as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Coordinates food service area workflow and determines priorities; schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews work; establishes and maintains food service area procedures; provides staff training and assistance; conducts or assists in conducting performance evaluations; acts as liaison with operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures; prepares reports and correspondence; keeps records; sets tables; prepares coffee, salads and dressings; serves meals; cleans dining room, furniture and equipment; counts and sorts table linen; washes dishes and silverware; monitors temperature of food; maintains adequate supplies and food in stock; requisitions food and supplies; may make recommendations on policies or standards; performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
Knowledge of food preparation and serving in a commercial or institutional setting; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to follow written and oral instructions; some supervisory ability.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
Two (2) years' experience in the preparation or serving of food on a large scale.
Incumbents in this class must possess adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity and retain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties. Incumbents must be free from communicable diseases. A physical examination may be required.
Incumbents in this class may be required to lift moderate weights; may be exposed to some risk of injury from kitchen equipment and from patients/clients.
This replaces the existing specification for the same class in Salary Group TC 9 approved effective January 11, 1980.