We are LAUSD. We are at the forefront of innovation in public education,
focused on a clear and inspiring vision of the future for all of our students
as they venture forward on their journey as lifelong learners. Here, you
will have the opportunity to exercise your potential in a role supporting
the business of education. Our work directly contributes toward the goal
of ensuring that our students graduate ready for the world – ready to
thrive in college, career and life.
LAUSD is the second largest school district in the nation with an
enrollment of nearly 575,000 students. We serve an area totaling 710
square miles, with over 1,190 schools and educational centers, and we
employ over 74,000 individuals, making us one of the largest employers
in our city.
Benefits Insurance: Paid premiums for your choice of several medical, dental,
vision, and life insurance plans.
Retirement: Membership in the California Public Employee Retirement
Vacation: Two weeks of paid vacation to start. Three weeks after five
years of year-round paid service.
Paid Holidays: Up to 13 days.
Job Duties/Responsibilities Food Service Training Specialists are responsible for training Food
Service Managers and staff in new and reorganized programs, functions,
and procedures. Some typical duties that are performed by Food Service
Training Specialist include: Developing and reviewing work schedules
and production standards; Ordering and storing foods and supplies; and
preparing financial, labor, and other food services reports.
Minimum Requirements EDUCATION: Graduation from high school or evidence of equivalent
proficiency at the high school level. Completion of 30 semester or
equivalent quarter units from a recognized college or university is
EXPERIENCE: Two years of supervisory or managerial experience. The
experience must include one year of experience providing group training,
identifying training needs, and developing and implementing training
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: A valid California driver license and the
availability of private transportation or the ability to utilize an alternative
method of transportation.
A valid Food Protection Manager Certificate from an American National
Standards (ANSI) accredited organization.
Desirable Qualifications The individuals we anticipate selecting to fill these positions will be
technical experts with solid experience developing and conducting formal
training courses. Specifically, these individuals will possess the following:
In-depth knowledge of running an effective large-volume food services
operation; Knowledge of food handling, safety, and sanitation standards
and techniques in accordance with the Hazardous Analysis Critical
Control Point (HACCP) principles; Ability to communicate effectively with
school administrators, cafeteria employees, food services supervisors,
andthe general public; Proficiency with technology and computer
applications; Strong organizational skills.
Employment Selection Process The Food Service Training Specialist selection process may tentatively
consist of a computerized multiple-choice assessment. Candidates who
successfully pass the multiple-choice assessment and meet the
minimum education and experience requirements will be invited to a
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The Los Angeles Unified School District intends that all qualified persons
shall have equal opportunities for employment and promotion.
Reasonable accommodations in completing an application and testing
are available to individuals with disabilities. Please call (213) 241-3455
for more information.
Additional Posting Information The Los Angeles Unified School District is committed to providing a
working and learning environment free from discrimination, harassment,
intimidation, abusive conduct, or bullying. The District prohibits
discrimination, harassment, intimidation, abusive conduct or bullying
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any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance, or
regulation in any program or activity it conducts or to which it provides
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Selection and promotion are based on a competitive employment
assessment process. Candidates who pass all parts of the assessment
process are placed on a hiring (eligibility) list based on their assessment
score. Hiring departments may make job offers to candidates on the top
three ranks of the hiring list. Eligibility typically lasts for 12 months. The
hiring list resulting from this assessment process may be used to fill open
positions in related job classifications.