Food Service Worker – Dietary – Full Time 8 Hour Days (Non-Exempt) (Union) – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

The Food Service Worker may work anywhere on property where food is prepared and/or served. This person will assist in setup and serving of food from patient trayline, counters and steamtables. This person may prepare simple food items. Duties will include cleaning and sanitizing equipment and work stations. The general responsibilities of the position include those listed below, but Keck medicine of USC may identify other responsibilities of the position. These responsibilities may differ among accounts, depending on business necessities and client requirements.

Essential Duties:

  • Reads and follows recipes and/or product directions.
  • Estimates food requirements based on recipe recommendations or direction.
  • Operates a variety of kitchen utensils to weigh, measure, mix, wash, peel, cut, grind, stir, strain, season and knead foodstuffs for cooking, serving and storing.
  • Assists in the preparation of hot and/or cold foods, and properly stores food, utilizing knowledge of temperature requirements and spoilage.
  • Inspects workstations for compliance with service standards.
  • Keeps records and requisition for supplies/equipment as needed.
  • Cleans and sanitizes workstations and equipment following all Keck Medicine of USC, client and regulatory rules and procedures.
  • Taste test products.
  • Sets up stations with entrées, soups, salads, breads, condiments, other food products and appropriate utensils.
  • Provides general stocking duties in service area.
  • Serves and replenishes food from counters, steam tables and patient tray line. Breaks down stations at the end of meal periods.
  • Brews coffee and tea; changes cartridges in Coke machine.
  • May be required to restock other beverage areas.
  • Interacts with customers in the serving, retail and dining areas. May interact with patients and unit personnel if assisting with meal tray delivery. Provides excellent customer service.
  • Assists customers with opening containers and cutting food when requested.
  • Attends all allergy and foodborne illness in-service training.
  • Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures.
  • Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.
  • Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments.
  • Complies with all Keck Medicine of USC policies and procedures.
  • Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Req High school or equivalent
  • Req 1 year If no High School Diploma, GED or Equivalent, a minimum of 1 year of experience is required as a substitution of education.
  • Req Demonstrate excellent customer service behavior.
  • Req Ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing.

Preferred Qualifications:

Required Licenses/Certifications:

  • Req Fire Life Safety Training (LA City) If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date. (Required within LA City only)

The hourly rate range for this position is $17.00 – $28.92. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

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