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Limited Leave Replacement Storekeeper (5064C) 26915
University of California Berkeley

Date Posted Feb. 13, 2020
Title Limited Leave Replacement Storekeeper (5064C) 26915
University University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Administrative Support/Services

Limited Leave Replacement Storekeeper (5064C) 26915

About Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptanceacademic and artistic, political and culturalmake it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at

Departmental Overview

At Cal Dining, we believe that breaking bread together is a unique aspect of dining on-campus with friends, faculty or staff. Our focus is on nourishing the Cal community, both for physical and social well-being, through customer-driven programs, culinary excellence and campus social responsibility.

Our service philosophy is centered around three key principles:

Flavor & Variety - We are committed to providing great tasting food for every palate. Our award winning program features a wide-variety of seasonal menus and ethnic specialties. We've partnered with top chefs and restaurateurs to bring quality offerings to our locations.

Health & Wellness - As leaders in providing healthier-for-you foods, we transitioned to natural, organic and trans-fat free food products and are 99.9% free of partially hydrogenated oils (PHO) in over 4,000 products.

Social Responsibility - We continually strive to do everything possible to minimize our environmental footprint. As a responsible neighbor, we are dedicated to supporting the Cal community, expanding our ecological efforts and encouraging our customers to do the same.

The Cal Dining team aims to be responsive by listening to our customers and responding to each and every customer comment. We demonstrate our commitment to responsibility by being the best possible stewards of our customer's financial resources. We strive to provide best-in-class service, all while upholding the values of the UC Berkeley community.


Receiving, Storage and Distribution:
  • Receive, inspect, and store all food and non-food products in specified areas in accordance with HACCP guidelines.
  • Dates and rotates all inventory items using the FIFO Principles (First In First Out).
  • Ensure food is held and loaded at safe temperatures.
  • Assist manager with inventory, ordering and planning supply distribution schedule using a computerized food management system.
  • Responsible for the organization and cleanliness of all storage spaces.
  • On a daily basis, records temperatures of all refrigerators, freezers, and maintains records for three months.
  • Oversee receipt and distribution of products.
  • Receive multiple deliveries daily.
  • Responsible for invoice accuracy, proper condition of products, and return of damaged or otherwise suspicious inventory.
  • Monitor loading area so that vehicles and other delivery trucks have necessary access.
  • Issue all food and non-food products to staff for daily operations.
  • Transfer supplies to other units when needed.
  • Upholds the security of receiving areas, coolers, freezers and storerooms.
  • Ensures food, product and equipment are secured properly and issues according to standard operating procedure.
  • Establish and maintain positive relations with our customers.
  • Listen, and if possible, resolve customers' needs and report them to the manager and/or supervisor.
  • Interact enthusiastically and pleasantly with customers and co-workers to ensure a positive interaction and outcome in every interaction.
  • Responsible for practicing good stewardship with university and customer resources.

  • Maintain a professional working relationship with all staff, vendors, and customers.
  • Assist other Cal Dining units in times of food/non-food product shortages.
  • Reprint service needs from computerized food system as required.
  • Submit invoices to manager for approval and signature.

Food Preparation / Health and Safety Standards:
  • Clean, prepare, store, and otherwise prepare food, following the basic HACCP principles of food preparation, safety, and sanitation.
  • Safely operate and maintain necessary equipment.
  • Ensure the cleanliness, safety, and sanitation of designated storage and work areas, large and small equipment and utensils used in food production.
  • Prepare and distribute products to food production staff and/or other units based on production sheet, storeroom requisition, or by request to meet production schedules.
  • Maintain the overall appearance and organization of the loading dock and receiving areas.

Required Qualifications

  • Experience in storeroom duties, such as, shipping, receiving, storage, issuing, distributing of products and record keeping.
  • Experience in inventory control.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions in English.
  • Knowledge of food safety and sanitation.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous food service experience.
  • Previous inventory, store-keeping experience.
  • Previous experience delivering items by car/truck.
  • Fork lift certification or successfully complete certification training.

Salary & Benefits

This is a non-exempt position. The hourly rate of pay is at step one, $17.43

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Driving Required

A valid driver's license and DMV check for driving record is required.

Other Information

This is a limited appointment with an end date, for covering leave of absence.

This position is governed by the terms and conditions in the agreement for the Service Unit (SX) between the University of California and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). The current bargaining agreement manual can be found at:

In accordance with ARTICLE 30.B.5.A: Limited Appointment: "The automatic conversion to career status, as provided in B.4. above will not occur when: a. An employee who was hired as a replacement for another person who is on an extended leave that exceeds the 1,000 hours"

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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