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Limited Leave Replacement Cashier (4672C) 26920
University of California Berkeley

Date Posted Feb. 13, 2020
Title Limited Leave Replacement Cashier (4672C) 26920
University University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Dining Services
    Administrative Support/Services

Limited Leave Replacement Cashier (4672C) 26920

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.


Cashiering Control:
  • Follow cash handling procedures as outlined in the University of California Business and Finance Bulletin BUS-49 and departmental and campus cash handling policy.
  • Follow money handling procedures specific to Internal Audit and campus Cashier.
  • Follow proper cash handling and other payment options procedures including: custody of daily money bags, record and reconcile sales on designated forms, secure sales and credit card receipts.
  • Accurately operate the electronic point-of-sale (cash register), including: count customers' change, provide receipts, correctly process on-line card transactions, ask supervisor for change in a timely manner to meet customer demand. Refer problems to Manager or Supervisor.

Customer Service:
  • Establish and maintain positive relations with our customers. Listen, and if possible, resolves customers' needs and reports 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.
  • Demonstrate high level of customer service including: pleasantly greet/direct customers, assist disabled students, distribute/collect Comment Cards, answer

general informational questions (e.g. meal service and meal plan options, meal hours, guest pricing, etc.).
  • Knowledgeable about food being served, including allergens, ingredients, etc.
  • Accurately prepare menu signs per required standards as needed.
  • Maintain cleanliness of all work areas, including: sweep, mop, and wipe surfaces.
  • Remove and properly dispose of trash, compost, and recyclable materials.
  • Immediately resolve or report spills, damages, defects, and other issues to maintain safety and sanitation of the facility.
  • Ensure all operational areas are clean and organized in a timely manner to meet customer demand.
  • Work closely with managers, supervisors and co-workers to effectively achieve the goals and objectives of the University and Cal Dining.

Security and Safety:
  • Responsible for security and safety at the public entrance to the operations. Ensure all customers have a valid payment option (i.e. meal plan, cash, credit card, etc.).
  • Control unauthorized entrances, following unit specific procedures. Monitor departing customers to deter unauthorized removal of food products, supplies or equipment.
  • Immediately resolve or report spills, damages, defects, and other issues to maintain safety and sanitation of the facility.
  • Direct evacuation of area in an emergency, following established plans.

Meal Preparation:
  • Set-up, prepare, replenish, restock, price, and distribute beverages, food and nonfood products in designated areas to ensure availability in a timely manner to meet

customer demand.
  • Ensure all operational areas are clean and organized in a timely manner to meet customer demand.
  • Assemble and basic preparation of food products and beverages to support service and menu production, in adherence to Cal Dining service and production standards.
  • Follow basic principles of safety and sanitation in food service.
  • Check student postings (table tents, bulletin boards, etc.) and remove outdated or unauthorized materials.

Required Qualifications

  • Cash handling experience in a retail operation.
  • Public contact skills and experience.
  • Must have basic English (reading, writing, listening, speaking) and math skills related to the safe and efficient performance of the job.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English and follow oral/written instructions.
  • Ability to follow oral/written instructions.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bank teller experience
  • Previous food service experience in a retail operation.
  • ServSafe or Food Service Handler Certification.

Salary & Benefits

This is a non-exempt position. Hourly rate of pay will be at step 1, $16.82

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.

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 Clerical & Allied Services Unit (CX) between the University of California and Teamsters Local 2010. The current bargaining agreement manual can be found at:

In accordance with ARTICLE 28.B.5.A: Limited Appointment: "The automatic conversion to career status, as provided in Section B.2. above will not occur when one or more of the following occur: a. A limited appointee is hired to replace an employee on leave that exceeds 1000 hours. If the employee on leave does not return from leave, the limited appointee shall be converted to career retroactive to the first of the month following attainment of 1000 hours; except that nothing in this subparagraph precludes the University from releasing the limited appointee prior to the anticipated return date of the employee on leave.

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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