Link to Dept Website

Salary: $2,215.00 - $2,693.00
Posted: 07/18/2013

Job Description:

One of the many benefits of working for CalVet includes knowing that you support the Agency’s mission to “serve California’s veterans and their families”.

Final Filing Date: August 5, 2013

Tenure: Limited term (12 months)
Time Base: Full-Time

Location: Veterans Home of California-Chula Vista

Who Should Apply:

Current State employees in this classification or those who are eligible on a certification list, transfers or reinstatement may apply for this vacancy.


If you are not a current State employee or otherwise eligible, you may qualify for a civil service examination based on the minimum qualifications for the classification. To view a current listing of examinations being offered by the California Department of Veterans Affairs, please visit our website at or to view examinations offered by all State departments, please visit the CalHR website at

Honorably discharged veterans who meet the requirements listed above are encouraged to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Under general supervision of the Food Service Supervisor I, the incumbent leads, instructs and works with employees in serving and or assisting with the preparation of foods and beverages; cleans and maintains food service equipment, utensils, and work areas as required. Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

Read menus for regular and modified therapeutic diets; As the lead Food Service Technician in the kitchen and dining room, assists in meal preparation, serving food, beverages, and snacks.; instructs, directs, leads, communicates, coordinates duties of the day; trains Food Service Technician Is; in accordance with the therapeutic menus, a dietitian and supervisor’s instruction accurately prepares and serves meals, beverages, nourishments, and secondary meal items. Notifies cooks or supervisors immediately of missing or low items on the serving line; accurately records temperature of freshly prepared and left over food items, as well as equipment temperature.

Safely operate, clean and maintain food service equipment; assist in restocking supplies; notifies appropriate staff of equipment not working properly; Maintains uniform food-handling practices and standards of safety and sanitation; follows departmental guidelines for the proper handling and storage of food and supplies; reports any unsafe or unsanitary conditions immediately to supervisor on duty.

Works in various areas as needed to meet staffing requirements. Maintains all other daily reports and records as assigned; Understands and practices good customer relation skills and maintains good relationships with peers, home members, personnel from other areas and in all public contacts. Maintains an environment, which protects the rights, dignity, confidentiality and physical/emotional well-being of the Home Members at all time; may act in the absence of the Food Service Supervisor I.

Attend in-service training classes and regular monthly staff meetings, assist co-workers with any special clean up or extra jobs as related.

How to Apply:

Visit the CalHR website at:, to download the application. When applying for this position, please note position # 575-222-2193-902.

Submit your completed and signed State Application (Std. 678) to: Veterans Home of California-Chula Vista, Human Resources, 700 East Naples Court, Chula Vista, CA 91911, Attn: LOU DUMAS – M80 #006-13/14. All State applications must be postmarked no later than the final filing date.

Note: In the Explanations section on the State application, you must clearly indicate the basis of your eligibility, i.e., list, transfer, SROA, Surplus, Re-employment, Reinstatement or Training and Development Assignment. Failure to do so could result in being rejected from the interview process. In addition, you must reference position # 575-222-2193-902.

Questions: If you have any questions, request information concerning this posting, need assistance in the application process, or require any type of Reasonable Accommodation, please contact Human Resources Office at (619) 482-6027.

For more information about additional employment opportunities at CalVet please visit:

The Department of Veterans Affairs is an equal opportunity employer – equal opportunity to all regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, or sexual orientation. Per Military and Veterans Code, Section 80, whenever possible, preference shall be given to veterans for employment in the Department of Veteran Affairs. It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free workplace. Any applicant for State employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing civil service and the special trust placed in public servants. Applications will be subject to screening and only the most qualified will be interviewed. Successful completion of live scan and a pre-employment physical (including drug testing for certain civil service classifications) will be required.

Bulletin release date: 07/18/13

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Food Service Technician II (3 Positions) 575 - 222 - 2193 - 902
Location County
Chula Vista, CA SAN DIEGO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Limited Term  12 month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Human Resources
700 East Naples Court
Chula Vista, CA 91911

(619) 482-6027

Use your browsers "BACK" button to return to your results/listing page.

Start A New Search

Enter your email address to be notified when new FOOD SERVICE TECHNICIAN II vacancies are posted.

Start A New Search

View in Printer
Friendly Format

Notice: If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies. Learn all about it.

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.