Food Service Supervisor – Part-time

San Joaquin County, CA
February 12, 2021
Stockton, CA
Job Type


This examination is being given to fill one part-time vacancy in the Dietary Department at San Joaquin General Hospital.and to establish anreferral poolto fill future part-time vacancies. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. A completed application must be postmarked or received online by the final filing deadline.

NOTE: All correspondences relating to this recruitment will be delivered via e-mail. The e-mail account used will be the one provided on your employment application during time of submittal. Please be sure to check your e-mail often for updates. If you do not have an e-mail account on file, Human Resources will send you correspondences via US Mail.


* Supervises and assigns the preparation, cooking and serving of grilled, steamed, roasted and baked foods.

* Supervises and participates in the skilled volume cooking of regular and special meals and diets including soups, salads, vegetables, sauces, gravies, entrees, desserts and other foods, performs or monitors the preparation of more difficult items.

* Instructs and trains new staff; teaches volume cooking methods to new staff; assigns, reviews and evaluates staff; issues warnings and reprimands, counsels employees, recommends disciplinary actions.

* Participates in developing a variety of menu items; researches recipes; calculates proportions of ingredient lists.

* Determines amounts of various foods to be prepared for patient trays and cafeteria service.

* Maintains order and cleanliness in work areas; maintains records; assists in preparing reports.

* May occasionally act in higher level assignments on a relief basis or for training purposes.



Experience : Two years as a Food Service Worker III in San Joaquin County service.


Experience : Four years as a Food Service Worker II in San Joaquin County service.


Experience : Four years of increasing responsible experience which included one year of supervisory experience in a high volume institutional food service or commercial food service setting.


Volume food service work including cooking, preparation, serving, cleaning, sanitation and safety practices; basic units of measure; supervisory methods and techniques; personal computer systems and general office computer software.


Supervise and participate in the preparation of food on a volume basis with minimum waste; understand and follow oral and written instructions; train and supervise others in food service work; perform routine arithmetic calculations, including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; make simple written notations; operate computers and related software; communicate effectively; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; treat customers courteously.


Mobility -Occasional use of a data entry device; frequent sitting, standing or walking for long periods; frequent pushing/pulling, bending, squatting and crawling; Lifting -Frequently 5-30 pounds; occasionally 70 pounds or less; Vision -Constant use of good overall vision; frequent reading/close-up work; occasional color, depth and peripheral vision; Dexterity -Frequent repetitive motion; occasional writing; frequent grasping, holding, reaching. Hearing/Talking -Frequent talking/hearing in person and on the telephone; Emotional/Psychological -Frequent decision making and concentration; occasional public contact; Special Requirements -Occasional overtime and traveling; Environmental -Frequent exposure to noise; heat from equipment; cold.

Part-Time Employee Benefits: Part-time employees who meet the appropriate eligibility criteria may receive health insurance benefits and step increases.
Selection Procedures

Applicants for part-time and temporary recruitments who meet the minimum qualifications are either referred to the hiring department for further selection or they may be required to take a written examination. If a written examination is given, the top candidates may be referred to the hiring department for further selection.

Testing Accommodation: Candidates who require testing accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must call Human Resources Division at (209) 468-3370 prior to the examination date.

Physical Exam : Some classifications require physical examinations. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the physical examination. The County pays for physical examinations administered in its medical facilities.

Pre-employment Drug Screening Exam: Some classifications require a new employee successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the drug screen. The County pays for the initial drug screen.

Employment of Relatives: Applicants who are relatives of employees in a department within the 3rd degree of relationship, (parent, child, grandparent, grandchild or sibling) either by blood or marriage, may not be appointed, promoted, transferred into or within the department when:

  • They are related to the Appointing Authority, or
  • The employment would result in one of them supervising the work of the other

Department Heads may establish additional limitations on the hiring of relatives by departmental rule.

Proof of Eligibility: If you are offered a job, you will be required to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish your eligibility to be employed in the U.S.


Apply Online:

By mail or in person:

San Joaquin County Human Resources

44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330

Stockton, Ca 95202

Office hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays.

Phone: (209) 468-3370

Job Line:

For currentemployment opportunitiesplease callour 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377.

When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. (The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division).

San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees.

Equal Opportunity Employer : San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to .

Click on a link below to apply for this position:
Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here. View and print the official application form as an Acrobat pdf file. A San Joaquin County application form is required for this recruitment. You may print this Acrobat PDF document and then fill it in. Contact us via conventional means. You may contact us by phone at (209) 468-3370, or by email, or apply for a job in person at the San Joaquin County Human Resources Division.
Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled

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