PSD Food Service Worker – Contract

September 7, 2020
San Bernardino, CA
Job Type


The Job

The Preschool Services Department (PSD) is recruiting for Food Service Workers who perform a variety of food service duties for preschool aged children at Preschool sites. Current vacancies exist inApple Valley and Ontario. The resulting eligible list will also be used to fill other vacancies as they occur throughout the County.

These are contract positions assigned to work approximately 9 months per year. The list may also be used to fill12 month contract positions.

Formore detailedinformation, refer to the PSD Food Service Worker-Contract job description.

Refer to the PSD 9 Month Contract Benefits Summary or PSD 12 Month Contract Benefits Summary for more information on the excellent benefits package this employment opportunity has to offer. Click here to view the Preschool Services Department Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).


1) Ability to lift objects up to 40 pounds and small children as needed. Other physical demands include: sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, crawling, twisting, grasping, fine manipulation, pushing/pulling, reaching, stooping, using smell and touch, working outside and vision and hearing.
2)Must pass a pre-employment physical including a tuberculosis test and required immunizations (SB792).
3)Must obtain a valid San Bernardino County Food Handler's card upon hire and maintain throughout employment.
4) Travel throughout the County may be required.Employees will be required to make provision for transportation.At the time of hire, a valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile insurance must be provided for the individual providing the transportation.


Job offers are contingent upon passing a background investigation which includes a fingerprint check and search of the Child Abuse Index before appointment. If an individual has been convicted of a crime other than a minor traffic violation, the individual cannot work or be present in any community care facility unless they request and subsequently obtain a criminal record exemption from the Community Care Licensing Division, Caregiver Background Check Bureau (CBCB). With the exception of minor traffic violations, all convictions, including misdemeanors, felonies, and convictions occurring a long time ago, require an exemption. CBCB also examines arrest records to determine if there is a possible danger to clients. Crimes against children and convictions of a violent nature, such as sex offenses, murder, manslaughter, arson, and robbery are crimes for which an exemption cannot be issued. (Health & Safety Code section 1596.871)

Minimum Requirements

Six (6) months of full-time equivalent (1040 hours)food service work experience (paid or volunteer) in a restaurant, fast food chain, licensed day care, school or similar environment.
NOTE: All relevant experience ( including volunteer ) must be clearly detailed in the Work Experience section of the Application.

Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication, organizational, time management, and mathematical skills.A high school diploma or a GED is desirable andmust be indicated on the supplemental questionnaire.Those candidates who possess Head Start experience and bilingual skills are strongly encouraged to apply.

Selection Process

Examination Procedure :There will be anonline assessmentof knowledge and skills in the following areas:

  • Food Service Concepts
  • Public and Interpersonal Contact
  • Sanitation and Safety

Important:The ability to take pre-employment tests online is a privilege. Please do not take advantage of this benefit. Also, be aware that applicants may be required to take parallel versions of these tests in a proctored setting in order to confirm their identities as the original test takers.

Application Procedure :
Please complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire by 5:00 pm, Friday, September 18, 2020. It is to your advantage to provide as much relevant and detailed work experience as possible, as resumes will not be reviewed in lieu of the application materials.

To ensure timely andsuccessfulsubmission of your onlineapplication, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application as soon as possible.Applicants will be automaticallylogged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfullysubmitted, you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application we have not received your application.

If you requiretechnical assistance, please click HERE to review theGovernmentJobs online application guide , or contact their Toll-FreeApplicant Support line at (855) 524-5627.Please notethat Human Resources is notresponsiblefor any issues or delays caused by the internet connection, computer or browser used to submit the application.

Please click HERE for important Applicant Information and the County Employment Process .
Closing Date/Time: 9/18/2020 5:00 PM Pacific

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