Food Services Special Assistant Job at San Bruno, San Mateo County, California

Food Services Special Assistant

City of San Bruno , California

Job Information 


Community Services

Mid Level


$22.00 - $25.00 Hourly

Application Deadline 

Continuous or until 999 applicants

No Application Deadline

Recruitment Type 

Open Competitive


The City of San Bruno is searching for a part-time temporary Food Services Special Assistant. This position will be assisting the Community Services Department in the food preparation for the Senior Center meal service. This position will assist the Food Services Coordinator with food preparation, cooking and cleaning.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate possesses the knowledge and experience of food preparation and cooking.  Knowledge of proper and safe methods of preparation and cooking of large food quantities; food nutritional values and proper dietary combinations; proper use of knives, scissors and other cooking tools; kitchen sanitation and methods of cleaning, care of kitchen equipment; occupational hazards and safety precautions.

Ideal candidate is an individual who can follow recipes for food preparation; assist in planning and organizing menus, food preparation and serving operation to meet a fixed schedule; assist in maintaining proper inventory records of supplies; prepare required quantities with minimum waste; follow oral and written instructions; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; get along with others; keep simple records.

How to Apply

Applications may be submitted online at The City of San Bruno utilizes a merit-based selection system. Such a system is competitive and based on broad outreach efforts and equal opportunity for qualified applicants to take part in a process designed to determine the qualifications, fitness and ability of competitors to perform duties of the vacant position.

What happens next?

We will review your application and all supplemental materials to select the best qualified applicants to continue in the process. Screening will include a review of qualifications, application appraisal rating of education, training and experience and relevance of background qualifications related to the target job as well as supplemental questions if applicable. Applicants selected to move forward in the process may be asked to participate in any combination of the following (at any phase of the selection process): a written examination, job-related exercise, physical test or job simulation, phone interview, in-person or video interview(s), and/or web-based testing.

This is a part-time/temporary position with the City of San Bruno.  As such, employees agree to serve in an at-will capacity and understand that service with the City may be terminated at any time.  This position works a maximum of 16 hours per week and does not provide any benefits, except for paid sick leave. In accordance with the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014, all temporary, part-time, and seasonal employees, who on or after July 1, 2015, work in California for 30 or more days within a year from the commencement of employment are entitled to paid sick leave for prescribed purposes.  Employees will accrue one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked and are entitled to use accrued sick days beginning on the 90th day of employment.  Employees may use up to 24 hours (or 3 days) of accrued sick leave in each year of employment.

The City of San Bruno is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, creed, age, physical or mental disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws in its employment actions, decisions, policies and practices.  The City of San Bruno Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the selection process to accommodate disabled applicants. Individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation in the process must inform the Human Resources Department by the final filing date by emailing

Recruitment Contact

Contact phone:  (650) 616-7055

Contact email:

Recruitment Contact

Contact phone: 


Contact email:


567 El Camino Real

San Bruno, CA 94067