Company: University of California - Riverside
Posted on: October 12, 2019
$35,225 - $44,704
The University of California, Riverside's Housing, Dining, and
Hospitality Services is currently recruiting for a Baker. This
recruitment may be used to fill current and future Baker vacancies,
to include career, partial-year career, and limited positions.
The Baker is responsible for providing team leadership in the daily
production of large batch and multiple bakery products from a cycle
menu. The Baker weighs, sifts, measures, and mixes baking
ingredients; prepares and bakes breads, rolls, cookies, pies,
cakes, biscuits, puddings, cobblers, brownies, and other baked good
items. The Baker operates ovens, mixers, and other equipment. The
Baker adheres to all food handling and sanitation guidelines and
follows established recipes and timelines for food production of
items in a high-volume environment.
Housing, Dining, and Hospitality Services supports the global
campus community by nourishing and delighting our student guests,
faculty and staff with outstanding cuisine, cutting-edge menus and
delivering exceptional customer service. The selected candidate
will work daily with a team of committed professionals focused on
"above the line" accountability and results! We are looking for
accomplished professionals interested in continuing our cultivation
of the latest trends in collegiate retail and residential services,
promoting and shaping sound sustainable business practices, and to
help us prepare our department for imminent and planned growth with
many new, innovative and remodeled facilities coming on-line over
the next few years.
1. Three (3) years of experience in the preparation of high volume
baking and general maintenance of a bakery or kitchen area; or an
equivalent combination of education and experience.
2. Ability to read, write and perform basic arithmetic
3. Knowledge and expertise in a variety of baking techniques and
recipes prepared for a large dining/food service program. Ability
prepare recipes of a complexity appropriate to the job level and
perform multiple task simultaneously.
4. Ability to accurately read and understand recipes and menus,
accurately estimate food inventory requirements, check production
and keep records in order to accurately produce baked goods.
5. Knowledge of safety techniques and procedures for food
preparation, storage and service.
6. Knowledge of merchandising and presentation techniques for
display bakery items.
7. Ability to taste product for quality and adjust recipe
accordingly for quality result.
8. Ability to communicate in English with skills and abilities
sufficient to interact with co-workers, direct other staff, provide
training to less experienced staff and students, and interact with
customers. Ability to follow oral and written instructions and
9. Must adhere and meet the Injury Illness Prevention Program
Guidelines: Work in a safe and responsible manner while not putting
self or others at risk. Comply with applicable policies and
procedures and regulations, using personal safety gear, observing
warning signs, learning about potential hazards and reporting
unsafe conditions. Must be able to exert well-paced mobility of up
to four (4) hours in length and stand continuously throughout an
eight (8) hour shift on uncarpeted surfaces. Must be able to move
20 pounds frequently and 50 pounds occasionally following proper
safety guidelines. Must be able to stand, walk, climb, stoop, push,
pull, reach and crouch for extended periods of time, as required to
complete job assignments. Ability to work in temperature extremes,
continuous noise and physical risks found in food service
10. Hired candidate must successfully complete online Food Handlers
Certificate Training within the first thirty (30) days of
appointment start date.
1. Culinary Arts certificate or degree in a culinary field.
2. Serve Safe Food Safety Certification.
3. Experience in using Food Pro or similar inventory control
4. Computer skills sufficient to use Excel, Word, Outlook and
web-based programs to prepare or input data into reports.
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located
on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern
California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the
vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living
laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing
communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the
arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and
staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse
research universities in the country boasting several key rankings
of which we are extremely proud.
* UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The
Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."
* Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of
World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151
institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy
precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500
* In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the
Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for
achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and
* UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the
nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.
* In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated
UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student
success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named
top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California
campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities
in the nation for high black student graduation rates.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the
achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and
staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability,
protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by
For information about our generous employee benefits package,
visit: Employee Benefits Overview
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