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Food Service Worker (2604)

Company: City and County of San Francisco
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

The Mission of the San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) is to protect and promote the health of all San Franciscans. SFDPH strives to achieve its mission through the work of two main Divisions - the San Francisco Health Network and Population Health.

The San Francisco Department of Public Health (DPH) is accepting applications forClass 2604 Food Service Worker. Some positions are limited to 1,040 work hours in a year. Exempt employees are considered "at will" and serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer.

The qualified applicant pool resulting from this recruitment may be utilized to fill future exempt vacancies within the San Francisco Department of Public Health (DPH).

  • Application Opening - Wednesday, August 17, 2022
  • Application Deadline - Interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this job ad may close at any time but no sooner than Wednesday, August 31, 2022.
  • Compensation: $25.55 to $32.5875 hourly
  • Appointment Type: Temporary Exempt
    DPH statement of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
    The Department of Public Health prioritizes equitable and inclusive access to quality healthcare for its community and values the diversity of its workforce. All employees are required to participate in the Department of Public Health's work to advance equity, inclusion, and diversity through:
    • Commitment to providing exceptional care and services to all residents of the City and County of San Francisco service population, with heightened awareness of responsiveness to racially, ethnically, and culturally diverse members of the service population and the DPH workforce.
    • Desire and commitment to lead and participate in anti-racism, racial justice, and equity work that improves quality of patient care and employee experiences; along with the commitment and fortitude to drive change in these areas.
    • Desire to work with, relate to, serve, and support a diverse service population and workforce.
    • Commitment to health equity with a specific lens and focus on race, ethnicity, gender, sex, sexuality, disability, and immigration status.

      Job Description

      Temporary Exempt - In accordance with San Francisco Charter Section 10.104.

      Under immediate supervision, performs a wide variety of manual work involved in the storage, preparation and serving of food in an institutional kitchen or dining area; keeps kitchens, dining rooms and associated equipment in a clean, orderly and sanitary condition; and performs related duties as required.

      The essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
    • Sets up food counters and tables; prepares simple foods such as toast, cereal, sandwiches, salads and boiled eggs; prepares food for serving by cutting, slicing and dishing up portions for customers and patients, including special diet preparations.
    • Washes, cleans and peels potatoes, shells peas and otherwise prepares food for cooking.
    • Operates power tools and equipment used in the preparation of liquid and solid foods.
    • Serves food to customers and patients in cafeterias, dining halls and hospital wards.
    • Cleans dishes, utensils, storage spaces, equipment, containers, tables, floors and other areas when required; sterilizes food containers.
    • Performs routine auxiliary tasks such as carrying supplies to and from storage rooms; controlling the use of meal cards and distributing linen supplies.
    • May assist in the preparation of special diet foods when required.


      Minimum Qualification: Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.

      Education: Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent; AND

      Experience: Possession of six (6) months of food handling experience in the food service industry as a food service worker, kitchen helper, waiter, busboy, or similar position.

      Substitution: Completion of twelve (12) semester units or equivalent credits in Food Service, Culinary Arts, Dietetics and/or Nutrition can substitute for the experience as described above. (Attach/upload a copy of your transcript)

      ** One year full-time employment is equivalent to 2,000 hours (2,000 hours of qualifying work experience is based on a 40 hour work week). Any overtime hours that you work above 40 hours per week are not included in the calculation to determine fulltime employment. **

      Important Note: Please be clear in your application exactly how you meet the minimum qualifications listed above. Only the information entered in your application will be considered when determining whether you meet minimum qualifications. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City and County of San Francisco application. Applications that do not appear to meet the minimum qualifications will not move forward in the recruitment process. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered. Please upload certificates, transcripts, employment verifications, performance appraisals, etc. that you feel will help demonstrate that you meet the minimum qualifications.

      Verification: Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. Failure to provide the required verification when requested may result in rejection of application and/or appointment in this class. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at

      Note: Falsifying one's education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.

      Additional Information


      Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit and begin the application process.

      Select the "APPLY NOW" button and follow instructions on the screen.

      Applicants may be contacted by email about this recruitment and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up to date. Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter. To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (,,,,,,,,,,,,,, and

      Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.

      Additional Information Regarding Employment with the City and County of San Francisco:
      • COVID-19 Policies
      • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
      • Medical Examination Prior to Hiring
      • Electronic Health Record (EHR)
      • Licensure/Certification/Registration
      • Note on ICARE
      • Other Conditions of Employment and Important Information
      • Information About the Hiring Process
      • Conviction History
      • Employee Benefits Overview
      • Equal Employment Opportunity
      • Disaster Service Worker
      • ADA Accommodations
      • Right to Work
      • Copies of Application Documents
      • Diversity Statement

        Recruitment Analyst Information: If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact Hanz Pagao at Please respond to the application confirmation email if you already applied.

        All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

        CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: All City and County of San Francisco employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Someone is fully vaccinated when 14 days have passed since they received the final dose of a two-shot vaccine or a dose of a one-shot vaccine. Any new hire must present proof of full vaccination status to be appointed. Any new hire who will be routinely assigned or occasionally enter High-Risk Settings, must provide proof of having received a COVID-19 booster vaccine by March 1, 2022, or once eligible.

        The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.

Keywords: City and County of San Francisco, San Francisco , Food Service Worker (2604), Hospitality & Tourism , San Francisco, California

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