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Montana State University Baker I in Bozeman, Montana

Position Details

Position Information

Announcement Number STAFF - VA - 25002

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Search Support at auxjobs@montana.edu or 406-994-6468.

Classification Title Baker I - BZ

Working Title Baker I

Brief Position Overview

MSU Culinary Services is hiring a Baker! We are hiring motivated team members who are excited to actively participate in the ever changing world of the high-paced food industry.

  • 40 hours per week. Eligible for over-time and benefits including insurance, retirement, tuition waiver, holiday pay, and annual & sick leave.

    Position Number 4N0931

    Department Bakery Productions

    Division Auxiliary Services

    Appointment Type Classified

    Contract Term Fiscal Year

    Semester

    If other, specify From date

    If other, specify End date

    FLSA Non-Exempt

    Union Affiliation Teamsters

    FTE 1.0

    Benefits Eligible Eligible

    Salary $23.75 per hour

    Contract Type Classified Hourly

    If other, please specify

    Recruitment Type Open

    Position Details

    General Statement

    Culinary Services Division (http://www.montana.edu/culinaryservices/) ( CSD ), a division of Auxiliary Services, provides meals and specialty beverages for over 18,000 customers daily and is an integral part of campus life and the overall college experience. CSD proudly provides Montana State University students with not only a repertoire of various cuisines, cooking styles, and flavors, but a comfortable atmosphere to meet friends, study, and simply relax. The division is comprised of 2 residential dining halls, a commissary kitchen, 4 coffee shops and the Strand Union retail operations, Brick Breeden Fieldhouse and Bobcat Stadium Concessions, Fork in the Road food truck, MSU Catering, Indulge In-House Bakery, and the Farm to Campus Program.

    Duties and Responsibilities

Under general supervision of the management staff, Baker I’s actively produce baked goods with duties including:

  • Production of cakes and cookies and other desserts, scaling, mixing, and handling.

  • Proofing, and baking of all cake and raised donut products, sweet dough, and danish.

  • Making of muffins, turnovers, and pastries.

  • Production of scratch bagels.

  • Operating large-scale and specialty bakery equipment.

  • General cleaning of bakery equipment.

  • Instruction and oversight of student employees.

  • Interacting with the Health Inspector to ensure all sanitation guidelines are being followed.

  • And contributing to the success of the department as an active member of the team while performing other duties as needed in support of the department’s mission.

    Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

  • Progressively responsible food service or bakery experience or a combination of relevant education and experience.

  • Experience operating commercial bakery equipment and/or other food service equipment.

    Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

  • Large volume bakery or food service experience.

    The Successful Candidate Will

  • Positively and professionally perform all the functions of the position while providing excellent customer service.

  • Prepare a wide variety of recipes in mass quantity.

  • Exhibit interest in the culinary and baking arts and exercise critically good judgment. concerning taste, palatability, and aesthetics of food quality.

  • Exhibit strong communication skills.

  • Work well individually or with a team.

  • Consistently exercise initiative and good judgment.

  • Have excellent attention to detail.

  • Prioritize and organize workload in order to complete tasks in a timely manner.

  • Quickly adapt to changing priorities.

  • Follow health and sanitation guidelines for food preparation and handling.

  • Work effectively and efficiently in close cooperation with CS staff in a team-oriented environment.

    Position Special Requirements/Additional Information

This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts Montana State University’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

  • May be asked to work evenings, weekends, long hours, consecutive days during busy periods, and holidays dependent on school and event schedule.

  • Shift is normally:

  • Sunday-Thursday 4:30pm-1:00am

  • May occasionally work outside and in inclement weather assisting with special events.

  • Possess a 4 hour sanitation certification or have the ability to become certified.

This is a permanent, full-time position. If you are a student of MSU and seek a student worker position, please go to: http://www.montana.edu/comeworkwithus/

Everyone is welcome to apply/interview for this position but the Culinary Services Department lacks the necessary funding to provide sponsorship at this time.

Physical Demands

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Normal bakery/kitchen, cooler/freezer, dock environments.

  • Stationary position for long periods of time.

  • Ascend/descend stairs while carrying product.

  • Moving containers weighing up to 50 lbs and occasionally up to 100lbs.

  • Move while stocking product.

  • Gripping handles on small kitchen utensils.

  • Performing repetitive motions such as, but not limited to, chopping, stirring, and serving.

  • Exposure to cleaning chemicals on a daily basis.

    This position has supervisory duties? No

    Posting Detail Information

    Number of Vacancies 1

    Desired Start Date Upon completion of a successful search.

    Position End Date (if temporary)

    Open Date

    Close Date

    Applications will be:

Screening of applications will begin on July 15, 2024; however, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Special Instructions

Please either complete the work history section as you build your personal profile or attach a resume.

Questions? Contact – Search Support at auxjobs@montana.edu or 994-6468.

Diversity Statement

Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference please complete the veteran’s preference information located in the Demographics section of your profile.

MSU’s Non-Discrimination Policy and Discrimination Grievance Procedures can be located on the MSU Website: https://www.montana.edu/hr/recruitment/dualcareer.html

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