Barista Lead (Food Service Worker 2) Candidate Bank. This posting will be used to recruit for multiple Barista Lead positions.
POSITION PURPOSE Prepare and serve beverages and grab and go items in a café or espresso bar and assign, instruct and check the work of Food Service Workers 1 and students. This position may work in a service area that is separated from a central dining area; however, they have access to their supervisor for any questions or issues that are outside the scope of this position description.
Key Responsibilities: • Oversee the opening and/or closing service functions for a café. • Prepare and serve beverages and grab and go items. • Assign student, hourly or classified staff making espresso beverages, stocking shelves, serving hot and cold prepared items and operating the point of sale. • Ensure adequate supply of non-food and food supplies necessary for operation. • Ensure that all food items are attractively displayed, meet all Quality Assurance Standards, and are properly identified and priced. Keep display cases full throughout the day. • Operate point of sale systems, keying in sales, taking payments and making change; account for receipts at the end of the work shift. • Ensure that security and cash handling requirements are met each day; follow up with staff and supervisor on discrepancies. • Refrigerate perishable foods and maintain proper storage of other foods and supplies; ensure that area is fully stocked. • Participate and instruct staff in storing and rotating merchandise/stock in refrigerators, freezers or storage rooms according to food handling guidelines and department procedures. • Ensure all visible surfaces are clean and orderly; keep all areas of the operation clear of all litter and debris. • Ensure that food service equipment and work areas, including stockroom areas; comply with sanitation and safety regulations. • Inspect food service equipment to determine proper care, use and operation; report malfunctions. • Before completion of shift, complete inventory product sheets for the next day’s operation. • May prepare reports as necessary. • May substitute for staff and provide support across all café locations in situations such as absences or high business volume. • Perform related duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS One year of experience as a Food Service Worker 1 or equivalent.
Equivalent education and/or experience may substitute for minimum requirements.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT • A satisfactory outcome from the employment verification and reference check processes. • Maintenance of a valid Washington State Food Worker Card.
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