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East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 7040 

Occ. Group: 311.227 

Baker Lead Worker

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;
of people and thought is respected;
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.


This class is under general supervision and serve as lead worker on a shift to other bakers in a Cafeteria operation and perform related work as required. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Serve as lead worker to bakers on a shift for a Cafeteria.

Bakes breads, rolls, cakes, pies, and desserts according to production sheets.

Mixes batters and ensures proper baking times.

Ensures requested items are prepared in a timely manner.

Receives and inspects bakery supplies for use in menu items.

May also cook for 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 health hazards and proper precautionary measures used in food preparation.

Knowledge of modern baking techniques.

Knowledge of methods and principles of supervision.

Ability to coordinate work of cooks engaged in food preparation and baking.

Ability to maintain high standards of cleanliness.

Ability to instruct and train new employees.

Ability to express ideas clearly, concisely, and convincingly.

Ability to evaluate situations and make decisions.

Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with 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. Graduation from a standard high school. 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        4     432022213

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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