Internal Job Number: P00922CT
This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Baker position for University Housing and Dining Services at Oregon State University (OSU).
UHDS’ vision is to engage our students, enrich their lives and help them thrive. UHDS strives to provide students, faculty, staff, and guests with safe, economical, convenient, and comfortable living and dining options, and the department works to maintain the highest educational and service standards. On the Corvallis Campus UHDS houses 5,000 students and offers a variety of living and dining options in 15 residence halls, three dining centers, three satellite locations, catering, and apartments. UHDS operates the Housing & Dining program at OSU-Cascades, and is developing student housing at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport. UHDS is an auxiliary enterprise and is funded solely by customers who use our services — we receive no State or General fund allocation. UHDS is committed to an appreciation for diversity, and fosters an open, respectful and enjoyable living, learning and working environment.
UHDS staff members are expected to demonstrate a personal and professional commitment to providing excellent customer service. Creating inclusive, welcoming, and safe environments are core values of University Housing and Dining Services.
Dining Services is a part of the living and educational experiences of residence hall students and assists in the retention of students by providing well-prepared, nutritious food. Our focus is on providing quality service to all residents, faculty, staff and guests who dine in UHDS facilities.
This position will adhere to all OSU and UHDS policies and procedures.
This position is available for meal perquisites as per the SEIU collective bargaining agreement.
The purpose of this position is to prepare high volume fresh baked goods in UHDS dining operations. This position will have a heavy emphasis on classis baking/pastry fundamentals to include yeast raised breads, batters, quick breads and cakes, cookies, custards, pies, breakfast pastries, decor and plated desserts. This includes record keeping, sizing of recipes, assisting other staff members in the kitchen as needed, training students and other staff members, proper sanitation and cleaning practices of the kitchen/bakery.
Minimum Qualifications (Staff) / Guidelines (Faculty):
One year of experience as a Baker in an institution or commercial bakery.
Prior experience working with yeast raised breads, batters, quick breads and cakes, cookies, custards, pies, breakfast pastries, decor and plated desserts.
Effective communication skills including the ability to understand and convey written or spoken instructions.
Experience following food safety & sanitation process/procedures. Competent knife handling skills.
Ability to respond positively to changing work demands as well as the ability to work cooperatively with a variety of individuals.
Basic knowledge of a computer such as e-mail, accessing web based programs, etc.
Requires a valid Food Handler’s certificate within 30 days of employment. Must maintain certification throughout service with UHDS.
Pursuant to UHDS Policy, this position is required to maintain current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillator (CPR/AED) certification (if cognitively and physically able to do so) within 90 days of employment of when training becomes available by the department. Training is provided at department expense. Duty to act end at summoning professional emergency assistance.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OAR 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.
This position requires driving a University vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the University; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Motor Vehicle History Check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per OSU Standard 576-056-0000 et seq.
Physical Working Conditions:
This is a physically active job in a kitchen environment. Incumbent will experience long periods of standing on a hard floor; working with commercial kitchen institutional equipment; fluctuations in work flow, temperature, and noise level.
Must be able to work shift on your feet and perform frequent arm movements.
The employee in this position will often be required to lift or carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds, and push or pull carts weighing up to 50 pounds.
Shift and/or work assignment may be changed based on operational needs. We are a seven-days-a-week operation, so early morning, evening, weekend, and holiday work may be required.
Good attendance is crucial for stability and day-to-day business needs. Must follow attendance schedule and break schedule, and must be on time and in uniform when shift begins.
This position performs “essential functions” and is required to report to work during emergency University closures.
Salary (Minimum): $2476
Salary (Maximum): $3623