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AFSCME Posting 3/8/18 - 3/14/18 External applications will not be reviewed until after internal applications.

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Position Information

Position Title Baker
Department Dining Services
Location Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Position Type Staff
Full-time/ Part-time Full-time
Full-Time Equivalent (1.0=100%) 1.0
Appointment Term 9 Month
Pay Type Hourly Rate
Salary or Hourly Rate External candidates will receive the minimum amount.
Shift 1st
Position Duration Dependent on External Funding? No
Title of Position Supervisor Associate Director

Position Summary Information

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Description Summary

Responsible for the proper preparation and production coordination of all menu items assigned to the bakery department, as assigned by supervisor.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)

1. Meet daily production and serving schedules with respect to all Dining Services units.
2. Requisition foodstuffs and supplies to meet daily production and preparation schedules.
3. Operate all equipment used in preparation and production of menu items assigned to his/her area employing proper safety procedures.
4. Advise food service helpers on portions, ingredients, quality control, etc., and ensure that standard recipes are followed to meet production schedules and University standards.
5. Responsible for cleaning, sanitation, and knowledge of safe working conditions and procedures.
6. Assist in the training and instruction of new employees, both regular and student, assigned to the bakery department.
7. Advise managers on possible new menu items and production methods; create and experiment with new recipes and menu items .
8. Assist in other food service areas where needed as directed by unit managers.
9. Demonstrated commitment to contribute to a safe work environment.

Required Education (minimum requirements)

o High School diploma, or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired.

Required Experience (minimum requirements)

o Three years experience working in a bakery, restaurant, institutional kitchen, hotel, or a similar food service operation as a skilled baker or equivalent position.

Desirable Education and/or Experience
Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities (minimum requirements)

o Demonstrated ability to perform as a skilled baker in baking processes such as frying, baking, cooking, preparation, and handling of all bakery item mixtures from recipe to finished product.
o Demonstrated knowledge of baking time, portion control,and production standards in a bakery department.
o Demonstrated ability to read and interpret recipes relative to quantity, consistency, and composition of all menu items assigned to me bakery department.
o Demonstrated knowledge of operation of all bakery department equipment.
o Demonstrated knowledge of sanitation standards required in the preservation of cooked and uncooked items and the prevention of food contamination.
o Demonstrated ability to work harmoniously with people in varying situations and in all areas when assigned. Ability to perform tasks such as raising and moving trays, racks, and cooking utensils.
o Good interpersonal and communication skills.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities
Language, Mathematical, and/or Reasoning Skills

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one on one situations to customers.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out basic written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems in standardized situations.

Work Environment and/or Physical Demands

The physical demands described. here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee i occasionally required to stoop, kneel,crouch, or crawl. The employee Is frequently required to walk; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel an object; and reach with hands and arms.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Required Training and Other Conditions of Employment

Every employee at Michigan Technological University will receive the following 3 required trainings; additional training may be required by the department.

Required University Training:
• Employee Safety Overview
• Anti-Harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation Training
• Annual Data Security Training

Background Check:
Offers of employment are contingent upon and not considered finalized until the required background check has been performed and the results received and assessed.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 18112
Posting Type Internal & External Posting
Internal Posting Date 03/08/2018
External Posting Date 03/08/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants (if applicable)

AFSCME Posting 3/8/18 – 3/14/18

External applications will not be reviewed until after internal applications.

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