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East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 7035 

Occ. Group: 311.226 

Baker

Expectations for All Employees

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:

PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential;
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
DIVERSITY
of people and thought is respected;
EXCELLENCE
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
EFFICIENCY
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.

Definition 

Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in baking breads, cakes and similar items for a Cafeteria operation and performing related work as required. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Bakes breads, rolls, cakes, pies, and desserts for a large Cafeteria according to production sheets.

Mixes batters and ensures proper baking time.

Receives and inspects bakery supplies for use in menu items.

May also cook for a portion of time.

Performs other work as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of modern methods, materials and equipment used in food service.

Knowledge of modern baking techniques.

Knowledge with respect to health hazards in food preparation and precautionary measures.

Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the students, the public and other employees. 

Recommended Qualifications

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. Completion of the eighth grade. Experience as a baker in a food service operation. Applicants should possess a current health card issued by the County Health Department. 

  Date     Skill         Eval           
4/1/82        3     432012113 

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.

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