San Diego State University Aztec Shops Logo.
A photo of employment banner.

Aztec Shops Ltd. is the largest employer of college students in San Diego. We offer a variety of positions in fun and diverse environments. Our goal is to help students gain valuable work experience in jobs compatible with their academic schedules. Aztec Shops also offers full-time employment in several professional fields. Remember to bring the documents required by law for employment (such as original Social Security Card and Driver's License, or Birth Certificate); they will be necessary if you are hired.

Aztec Shops is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Applicants will be accepted and assigned to jobs and otherwise treated without regard to race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability, as well as other classifications as protected by applicable state or local laws. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Aztec Shops Ltd. may provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodation with the employer.

Aztec Shops Salary Schedule

Download Application

Note: documents in Portable Document Format (PDF) require Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or higher to view, download Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Status

Full-Time - Hourly (Hours may vary based on business needs, must be available to work weekends)

Summary

Assists the Unit Manager in providing management support to create an environment that promotes teamwork, continuous improvement, learning, customer satisfaction, excellent quality of product and high standards of service. Utilizes human resources effectively to increase business, manage workload and job costs, achieve production and provide quality services to customers.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assists unit manager with the operations staff, which includes hiring and disciplining of employees, setting work priorities, conducting staff meetings, evaluating performance and directing work assignments to ensure effective operations.
  • May assist in the preparation of daily sales reports to determine profitability in order to correct for the following day. Makes daily adjustments to staffing and inventory levels based on sales volume.
  • Plans and prepares work schedules and assigns employees to specific duties and tasks.
  • Assists in executing sales promotion activities and prepares, or directs workers in merchandising and stocking of location.
  • Assists unit manager in daily unit operations to ensure that proper procedures and guidelines are in place and followed for provision of quality products and services.
  • Assists manager to train crew leads on proper product storage and rotation.
  • Assists management on checking in deliveries from vendors for quality and accuracy of product.
  • Resolves customer issues and complaints to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Supervises and trains employees engaged in food preparation, cash registers, taking of inventories, reconciling cash with sales receipts, keeping operating records, or preparing daily record of transactions. May perform work of subordinates as needed.
  • Develops and maintains working relationships with customers, coworkers, vendors, student organizations, faculty, staff, and University personnel.
  • Responsible for ensuring continued compliance with all local, state and federal health, safety and employment laws and regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education, Training & Experience

The minimum requirement for applicants is a High School Diploma or GED; plus one to two years’ experience in mid to high volume convenience retail and/or one year supervisory experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. An A.A. degree from an accredited two or four-year college or university in Business or Convenience and Retail experience.

Must be food handler certified in California.

Strong communications, strong supervisory skills, and mathematical skills are required.

Physical Demands

Must be physically able to operate food service equipment (to include but not limited to) slicers, mixers, knives, ovens, and steamers; as well as cash register and office equipment such as computers, copy machine. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit, stand for prolonged hours; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, cooking tools, or control; and reach with hands and arms. Must be able to move, lift or carry heavy objects or materials up to 50 pounds. Specific visual abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral visions, distance vision, and color vision.

Work Conditions and Hazards

Work is regularly performed in a food production area where there is frequent exposure to food fumes or airborne particles. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to humid and hot conditions as well as cleaning chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

To Apply

Please Fax or e-email Application/Resume to:
SDSU Dining Services
San Diego State University, Education Bldg., Room 112
sdsudining@sdsu.edu
Fax: (619) 594-2876

Background Check Information

A background check must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a full-time, part-time non-student, or sensitive student position with Aztec Shops Ltd. Background checks will include, at minimum, verification of education and employment histories, criminal records, national sex offender registry check, and references. Additionally, based on the nature and scope of the position, the background check may also include a credit report, motor vehicle report, and verification of professional licenses. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current Aztec Shops employees who apply for the position. Aztec Shops Ltd. complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws, including fair employment practices and equal employment opportunity, when conducting background checks.

Back to Top

 

Status

Part-Time - Hourly (24-30 hours per week. 4-5 Hours shifts per week, including weekends.)

Summary

Performs skilled cooking and baking duties to professionally prepare and market bakery items for campus residential dining, retail, and catering venues. Also provides support to general foodservice production.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepares bakery products as assigned by production records.
  • Follows approved recipes and standards for consistency and accuracy of products.
  • Maintains the cleanliness of workstation at all times.
  • Follows all sanitation guidelines ensuring fresh, wholesome products.
  • Operates and maintains kitchen equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Accepts deliveries and stores raw food products according to established standards.
  • Plans production based on printed orders.
  • Ensures proper charging of bake shop items by requiring product transfers for all orders.
  • May assist in the cleaning of equipment, tools, or pans.
  • Responsible for ensuring continued compliance with local, state and federal health, safety and employment laws and regulations.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

Minimum Education, Training & Experience

The minimum requirement for applicants is a HS diploma or GED; plus three years experience in a full service bakery; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred: A degree or certificate of completion from an accredited culinary school, with emphasis in baking; plus two to five years of hands-on baking experience in a high volume food service operation, hotel or restaurant.

Food Handler certificate from California preferred.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, talk or hear, taste and smell. The employee is frequently required to stand for prolonged hours; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, utensils, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. Must have the ability to operate food service equipment (to include but not limited to) slicers, mixers, knives, ovens, and steamers and office equipment such as computers, copy machines, and facsimile machines. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.

To Apply

Please Fax or e-email Application/Resume to:
SDSU Dining Services
San Diego State University, Education Bldg., Room 112
sdsudining@sdsu.edu
Fax: (619) 594-2876

Background Check Information

A background check must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a full-time, part-time non-student, or sensitive student position with Aztec Shops Ltd. Background checks will include, at minimum, verification of education and employment histories, criminal records, national sex offender registry check, and references. Additionally, based on the nature and scope of the position, the background check may also include a credit report, motor vehicle report, and verification of professional licenses. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current Aztec Shops employees who apply for the position. Aztec Shops Ltd. complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws, including fair employment practices and equal employment opportunity, when conducting background checks.

Back to Top

 

Status

Part-Time - Hourly (15-20 hours per week. Hours may vary based on business needs. Must be available to work weekends.)

Summary

Employee will be required to work without direct supervision, independently under rigorous working conditions.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the set-up and breakdown of catering events
  • Ability to work independent at catering events
  • Responsible for the safe and proper return of catering equipment following events
  • Inventories supplies and equipment; reports discrepancies to management in a timely manner
  • Completes full service and deliver load lists for following day
  • Completes all inventories; to include paper goods, linens, china and glass
  • Ensures the appropriate storage and maintenance of all equipment and supplies; updating and maintaining the orderly appearance of these storage areas
  • May assist in loading and unloading company vehicles with supplies and equipment for events
  • May receive pick-ups from food areas for delivery back to catering “Cage” or other locations
  • Loads and unload catering vehicles
  • Assist in the stocking of products delivered
  • Observes all safety and company rules and regulations in the performance of duties
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Education, Training & Experience

The minimum requirement for applicants is a High School Diploma or GED; plus six months to one year of experience in food service/retail operations; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Strong interpersonal skills, self motivation, organization skills and the ability to multi-task are required.

Food Handler certificate from California is preferred.

A valid California state driver’s license is required.

Physical Demands

Basic understanding of company vehicles and unit specific equipment operations. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand for prolonged hours; use hands to touch, handle, or feel objects, cooking tools, or control; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must be able to (frequently) move, lift or carry heavy objects or materials up to 50 pounds. Specific visual abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral visions, distance vision, and color vision.

Physical Communication

Must have the ability to talk (expressing and/or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words) and hear (perceiving sounds of nature by ear).

Work Conditions and Hazards

Work is regularly performed in a food production area (that may be dimly lit) with exposure to wet and/or humid conditions where there is frequent exposure to food fumes or airborne particles. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to humid and hot conditions as well as cleaning chemicals. There is some risk of occasional exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and gases, outside weather conditions, extreme cold or heat and loud noises.

To Apply

Please Fax or e-email Application/Resume to:
SDSU Dining Services
San Diego State University, Education Bldg., Room 112
sdsudining@sdsu.edu
Fax: (619) 594-2876

Background Check Information

A background check must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a full-time, part-time non-student, or sensitive student position with Aztec Shops Ltd. Background checks will include, at minimum, verification of education and employment histories, criminal records, national sex offender registry check, and references. Additionally, based on the nature and scope of the position, the background check may also include a credit report, motor vehicle report, and verification of professional licenses. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current Aztec Shops employees who apply for the position. Aztec Shops Ltd. complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws, including fair employment practices and equal employment opportunity, when conducting background checks.

Back to Top

 

Status

Full-Time - Hourly (Hours may vary based on business needs. Must be available to work weekends.)

Summary

Manages approximately 2 – 20 employees in event operations. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of event. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Additional responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work, appraising performances; rewarding, coaching and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manages and develops Catering staff, which includes disciplining of employees, setting work priorities, conducting pre-shift meetings, coordinating training, evaluating performance and directing work assignments to meet client expectations.
  • Implements day of event plans to achieve a positive outcome of events.
  • Makes daily adjustments to load lists and itineraries based on customer needs and immediately informs Senior Manager and General Manager of any customer issues or complaints.
  • Plans and prepares load lists and itineraries based on customer needs and immediately informs Senior Manager and General Manager of any customer issues or complaints.
  • Plans and prepares all appropriate event paperwork including but not limited to diagrams, pull sheets and required permits.
  • Plans and prepares event schedules and assigns employees to specific duties and tasks.
  • Manages alcohol for events including checking in/out, inventory, sales and supervising guests and staff during functions involving alcohol.
  • Promotes future sales opportunities at events.
  • Develops and maintains working relationships with customers, coworkers, vendors, student organizations, faculty, staff, and University personnel.
  • Responsible for ensuring continued compliance with all local, state and federal health, safety and employment laws and regulations.
  • If responsible for a licensed operation must adhere to company’s systems, guidelines, and standards.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education, Training & Experience

The minimum requirement for applicants is an A.A. degree from an accredited two or four-year college or university in Hotel/Restaurant Management is preferred but not required; plus a minimum of two to three years manager experience in high volume catering operations with 2+ years experience with planning and executing all levels of catering events; and one to two years supervisory experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Strong communications, customer service and computer literacy are required.

Food Handler certificate from California and valid California state drivers license are required.

Physical Demands

Basic understanding of company vehicles and unit specific equipment operations. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand for prolonged hours; use hands to touch, handle, or feel objects, cooking tools, or control; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must be able to (frequently) move, lift or carry heavy objects or materials up to 50 pounds. Specific visual abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral visions, distance vision, and color vision.

Work Conditions and Hazards

Work is regularly performed in a food production area (that may be dimly lit) with exposure to wet and/or humid conditions where there is frequent exposure to food fumes or airborne particles. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to humid and hot conditions as well as cleaning chemicals. There is some risk of occasional exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and gases, outside weather conditions, extreme cold or heat and loud noises.

To Apply

Please Fax or email Application/Resume to:
SDSU Dining Services
San Diego State University, Education Bldg., Room 112
sdsudining@sdsu.edu
Fax: (619) 594-2876

Background Check Information

A background check must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a full-time, part-time non-student, or sensitive student position with Aztec Shops Ltd. Background checks will include, at minimum, verification of education and employment histories, criminal records, national sex offender registry check, and references. Additionally, based on the nature and scope of the position, the background check may also include a credit report, motor vehicle report, and verification of professional licenses. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current Aztec Shops employees who apply for the position. Aztec Shops Ltd. complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws, including fair employment practices and equal employment opportunity, when conducting background checks.

Back to Top

 

Status

Full-Time (Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm)

Summary

Represents the company as an internal selling agent of catering products and services by providing first contact with potential customers and coordinating the sales and appointment process.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Takes phone orders and meets with clients to plan events and menus.
  • Types contracts, including all contract changes.
  • Distributes contracts and changes to appropriate individuals.
  • Submits orders to vendors for required materials and supplies.
  • Ensures all contracts are approved and confirmed by client to include reconfirmation one day prior to event.
  • Follows up with the client, at the conclusion of an event, to ensure expectations were met.
  • Prepares and verifies billing information, submitting it in a timely manner to accounting.
  • Documents and manages delinquent accounts.
  • Completes any necessary task to provide highest quality products and services to include providing product, unit, company and company information and/or assisting in event service.
  • Informs General Manager of any client complaints or concerns in a timely manner.
  • Ensure online and Caterease menus are kept current and accurate.
  • Apply for all applicable event permits per university, state, and federal regulations.
  • Observes all safety and Company rules and regulations in the performance of duties.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education, Training & Experience

HS diploma, or GED equivalent is required. Related experience and/or advanced training or any equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Previous catering industry experience or customer service experience is desired. Must be computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Must be able to use general office machines; to include fax, copier, etc. Strong communication, interpersonal skills, basic math skills and organizational skills are required.

Physical Demands

Must be physically able to operate computers, copy machines, facsimile machines and other general office equipment. Extensive use of computer monitor and phone is required. Specific visual abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and color vision for extensive reading and interpretation of charts and/or spreadsheets. Physical demand requirements are at levels for sedentary work. Must be able to use body members to sit, move and lift or carry objects or materials weighing up to 20 pounds. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects and reach with hands and arms.

Physical Communication

Must have the ability to talk (expressing and/or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words) and hear (perceiving sounds of nature by ear). Physical appearance presented to the public and internal employees must be professional.

Work Conditions and Hazards

Work is regularly performed in a traditional office setting. There may be occasional exposure to food fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

To Apply

Please Fax or e-email Application/Resume to:
SDSU Dining Services
San Diego State University, Education Bldg., Room 112
sdsudining@sdsu.edu
Fax: (619) 594-2876

Background Check Information

A background check must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a full-time, part-time non-student, or sensitive student position with Aztec Shops Ltd. Background checks will include, at minimum, verification of education and employment histories, criminal records, national sex offender registry check, and references. Additionally, based on the nature and scope of the position, the background check may also include a credit report, motor vehicle report, and verification of professional licenses. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current Aztec Shops employees who apply for the position. Aztec Shops Ltd. complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws, including fair employment practices and equal employment opportunity, when conducting background checks.

Back to Top

 

Status

Full-Time (Hours may vary based on business needs. Must be available to work weekends.)

Summary

Prepares and cooks food per recipe, for campus residential dining, retail, and catering venues. Also provides support to general foodservice production.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepares food products as assigned by production records or submitted orders, following established recipes and standards.
  • Ensures product quality by following food handling procedures and sanitation guidelines in accordance with policy.
  • Operating, maintaining and cleaning grill, kitchen and production equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Assists with the accuracy of the inventory process, the recording of spoilage and product transfers, reporting any discrepancies to unit manager or supervisor.
  • Takes responsibility for the cleanliness and orderly appearance of the unit or event, including restocking necessary products or supplies and emptying trash receptacles.
  • Prepares all food in a timely manner and in a tasty eye-appealing manner with correct seasoning.
  • Uses basic mathematical skills necessary to understand recipes, measurements, requisition amounts and portion sizes.
  • Knows or is capable of learning classic culinary techniques.
  • Sets up, breaks down and works the various stations in the kitchen (pantry, broiler, sauté, pasta, and expedite).
  • Checks and controls the proper storage of product.
  • Records Pre and Post Production quantities for production reports.
  • Breaks down received order and stores product
  • Assist in the cleaning of equipment, tools, or pans.
  • Responsible for ensuring continued compliance with local, state and federal health, safety laws and regulations.

Minimum Education, Training & Experience

The minimum requirement for applicants is a HS diploma or GED required; plus one to two years experience in a full production kitchen; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Food Handler certificate from California preferred.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand or walk for prolonged hours, talk or hear, taste and smell; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, utensils, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. Must have the ability to operate food service equipment (to include but not limited to) slicers, mixers, knives, ovens, and steamers and office equipment such as computers, copy machines, and facsimile machines. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.

Work Conditions and Hazards

While performing the duties of this job the employee is always exposed to food fumes or airborne particles. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts, cooking equipment and is exposed to humid and hot conditions and cleaning chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

To Apply

Please Fax or email Application/Resume to:
SDSU Dining Services
San Diego State University, Education Bldg., Room 112
sdsudining@sdsu.edu
Fax: (619) 594-2876

Background Check Information

A background check must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a full-time, part-time non-student, or sensitive student position with Aztec Shops Ltd. Background checks will include, at minimum, verification of education and employment histories, criminal records, national sex offender registry check, and references. Additionally, based on the nature and scope of the position, the background check may also include a credit report, motor vehicle report, and verification of professional licenses. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current Aztec Shops employees who apply for the position. Aztec Shops Ltd. complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws, including fair employment practices and equal employment opportunity, when conducting background checks.

Back to Top

 

Status

Part-Time

Summary

Employee will be required to work alone and as a team member under moderate conditions to maintain cleanliness of dishes, pots, pans and general dish room area.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Retrieve all dishes, pots, pans, utensils and other items from kitchen and other areas and ensure all are washed and sanitized in a timely manner throughout shift.
  • Learn and operate all aspects of high temperature dish washing machine.
  • Clean/sanitize, empty trash, sweep, and maintain cleanliness of dish room/area.
  • Follows all sanitation guidelines ensuring fresh, wholesome products.
  • Adhere to company sanitation procedures.
  • Observes all safety and company rules and guidelines.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education, Training & Experience

High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED); or equivalent combination of education and experience.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and satisfy performance standards. Must be able to work as part of a team with co-workers and kitchen staff/management, have the ability to learn and operate dish machine, and the ability to work alone.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach, bend, stoop, wipe, and move throughout the dish room for up to 8 hours. Must be able to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, utensils, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. Must be able to move, lift or carry heavy objects or materials up to 50 pounds. Specific visual abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.

Physical Communication

Must have the ability to talk (expressing and/or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words) and hear (perceiving sounds of nature by ear). Physical appearance presented to the public and internal employees must be professional.

Work Conditions and Hazards

Work is regularly performed in a dish room area that frequently exposes employee to cleaning compounds, chemicals and humid temperatures. The noise level in the work environment is usually high.

To Apply

Please Fax or e-email Application/Resume to:
SDSU Dining Services
San Diego State University, Education Bldg., Room 112
sdsudining@sdsu.edu
Fax: (619) 594-2876

A background check must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a full-time, part-time non-student, or sensitive student position with Aztec Shops Ltd. Background checks will include, at minimum, verification of education and employment histories, criminal records, national sex offender registry check, and references. Additionally, based on the nature and scope of the position, the background check may also include a credit report, motor vehicle report, and verification of professional licenses. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current Aztec Shops employees who apply for the position. Aztec Shops Ltd. complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws, including fair employment practices and equal employment opportunity, when conducting background checks.

Back to Top

 

Status

Part-time (15-29 hours/week. Hours may vary base don business needs. Must be available to work weekends.)

Summary

Employee will be required to work alone and as a team member under moderate conditions to maintain cleanliness of dishes, pots, pans and general dish room area.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Retrieve all dishes, pots, pans, utensils and other items from kitchen and other areas and ensure all are washed and sanitized in a timely manner throughout shift.
  • Learn and operate all aspects of high temperature dish washing machine.
  • Clean/sanitize, empty trash, sweep, and maintain cleanliness of dish room/area.
  • Adhere to company sanitation procedures.
  • Observes all safety and company rules and guidelines.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education, Training & Experience

High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED); or equivalent combination of education and experience.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and satisfy performance standards. Must be able to work as part of a team with co-workers and kitchen staff/management, have the ability to learn and operate dish machine, and the ability to work alone.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach, bend, stoop, wipe, and move throughout the dish room for up to 8 hours. Must be able to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, utensils, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. Must be able to move, lift or carry heavy objects or materials up to 50 pounds. Specific visual abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.

Work Conditions and Hazards

Work is regularly performed in a dish room area that frequently exposes employee to cleaning compounds, chemicals and humid temperatures. The noise level in the work environment is usually high.

To Apply

Please Fax or email Application/Resume to:
SDSU Dining Services
San Diego State University, Education Bldg., Room 112
diningservices.feedback@darth.sdsu.edu
Fax: (619) 594-2876

Background Check Information

A background check must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a full-time, part-time non-student, or sensitive student position with Aztec Shops Ltd. Background checks will include, at minimum, verification of education and employment histories, criminal records, national sex offender registry check, and references. Additionally, based on the nature and scope of the position, the background check may also include a credit report, motor vehicle report, and verification of professional licenses. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current Aztec Shops employees who apply for the position. Aztec Shops Ltd. complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws, including fair employment practices and equal employment opportunity, when conducting background checks.

Back to Top

 

Status

Part-time

Summary

Prepares and cooks food, per recipe, for campus residential dining, retail, and catering venues. Also provides support to general food service production.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepares food products as assigned by production records or submitted orders, following established recipes and standards.
  • Ensures product quality by following food handling procedures and sanitation guidelines in accordance with policy.
  • Operating, maintaining and cleaning grill, kitchen and production equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Ensures the accuracy of the inventory process, the recording of spoilage and product transfers, reporting any discrepancies to unit manager or supervisor.
  • Takes responsibility for the cleanliness and orderly appearance of the unit or event, including restocking necessary products or supplies and emptying trash receptacles.
  • Prepares all food in a timely manner and in a tasty eye-appealing manner with correct seasoning.
  • Uses basic mathematical skills necessary to understand recipes, measurements, requisition amounts and portion sizes.
  • Knows or is capable of learning classic culinary techniques.
  • Sets up, breaks down and works the various stations in the kitchen (pantry, broiler, sauté, pasta, and expedite).
  • Checks and controls the proper storage of product.
  • Records Pre and Post Production quantities for production reports.
  • Breaks down received order and stores product properly.
  • May assist in the cleaning of equipment, tools, or pans.
  • Responsible for ensuring continued compliance with local, state and federal health, safety laws and regulations.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

Minimum Education, Training & Experience

High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED); plus one year experience in hands-on, high baking volume, food service operation, hotel or restaurant; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of basic baking principles such as scaling, mixing, kneading, proofing, and baking bread required.

Food Handler Certificate from California preferred.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand or walk for prolonged hours, talk or hear, taste and smell; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, utensils, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. Must have the ability to operate food service equipment (to include but not limited to) slicers, mixers, knives, ovens, and steamers and office equipment such as computers, copy machines, and facsimile machines. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.

Physical Communication

Must have the ability to talk (expressing and/or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words) and hear (perceiving sounds of nature by ear).

Work Conditions and Hazards:

While performing the duties of this job the employee is always exposed to food fumes or airborne particles. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts, cooking equipment and is exposed to humid and hot conditions and cleaning chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

To Apply:

Please Fax or e-email Application/Resume to:
SDSU Dining Services
San Diego State University, Education Bldg., Room 112
sdsudining@sdsu.edu
Fax: (619) 594-2876

Background Check Information

A background check must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a full-time, part-time non-student, or sensitive student position with Aztec Shops Ltd. Background checks will include, at minimum, verification of education and employment histories, criminal records, national sex offender registry check, and references. Additionally, based on the nature and scope of the position, the background check may also include a credit report, motor vehicle report, and verification of professional licenses. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current Aztec Shops employees who apply for the position. Aztec Shops Ltd. complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws, including fair employment practices and equal employment opportunity, when conducting background checks.

Back to Top

 

Status

Full-Time - Hourly (Hours may vary based on business needs. Must be available to work weekends.)

Summary

Manages 1 – 5 subordinate Crew Leads/Assistant Managers and approximately 2 – 20 employees in store operations. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of unit. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Additional responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; budgeting, forecasting, planning, assigning, and directing work, appraising performances; rewarding, coaching and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for operating unit successfully through outstanding customer service provided by staff to achieve customer satisfaction and financial goals.
  • Interview, select, and hire store personnel while utilizing Aztec Shops approved practices and training.
  • Develop and maintain an employee schedule to adequately cover staffing needs to ensure we meet our customers’ satisfaction while maintaining cleanliness.
  • Perform all administrative duties accurately and completely within a timely manner.
  • Responsible for annual revenue up to 1 million.
  • Manages and develops designated units’ operations staff, which includes hiring, terminating, and disciplining of employees, setting work priorities, conducting staff meetings, coordinating training, evaluating performance and directing work assignments to ensure effective operations.
  • Formulates pricing recommendations on foods according to requirements for profitability of store operations and market place comparability.
  • Participates in the development of the annual operating budget.
  • Implements operational plans to achieve profit and growth goals.
  • Prepares daily sales reports to determine profitability in order to correct for the following day. Makes daily adjustments to staffing and production levels based on sales volume.
  • Plans and prepares work schedules and assigns employees to specific duties and tasks.
  • Executes sales promotional activities for unit.
  • Orders food or prepares requisitions to replenish food on hand, using inventory management system.
  • Manages daily unit operations to ensure that proper procedures and guidelines are in place and followed for provision of quality products and services.
  • Recommends menu items that respond to customer needs and meets profitability goals.
  • Resolves customer issues and complaints to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Monitors and ensures compliance for proper inspections, handling and storage for all inventories of food, supplies, linens, and equipment; establishes security/internal controls and sanitation. Ensures all unit audit results score “meets standards” or better.
  • Supervises and trains employees engaged in food preparation, cash registers, taking of inventories, reconciling cash with sales receipts, keeping operating records, or preparing daily record of transactions. May perform work of subordinates as needed.
  • Develops and maintains working relationships with customers, coworkers, vendors, student organizations, faculty, staff, and University personnel.
  • Responsible for ensuring continued compliance with all local, state and federal health, safety and employment laws and regulations.
  • If responsible for a licensed operation must adhere to company’s systems, guidelines, and standards.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education, Training & Experience

The minimum requirement for applicants is a high school diploma or GED; an A.A. degree from an accredited two or four-year college or university in Business or Hotel/Restaurant Management is preferred but not required; plus two to three years experience in high volume food service operations and one to two years supervisory experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Strong communications, computer literacy, and mathematical skills are required.

Serve Safe Certified and Management Food Handler Certificate required.

Physical Demands

Must be physically able to operate food service equipment (to include but not limited to) slicers, mixers, knives, ovens, and steamers; as well as cash registers and office equipment such as computers, copy machines, and facsimile machines. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit, and stand for prolonged hours; use hands to touch, handle, or feel objects, cooking tools, or control; and reach with hands and arms. Must be able to move, lift or carry heavy objects or materials up to 50 pounds. Specific visual abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral visions, distance vision, and color vision.

Work Conditions and Hazards

Work is regularly performed in a food production area where there is frequent exposure to food fumes or airborne particles. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to humid and hot conditions as well as cleaning chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

To Apply

Please Fax or email Application/Resume to:
SDSU Dining Services
San Diego State University, Education Bldg., Room 112
diningservices.feedback@darth.sdsu.edu
Fax: (619) 594-2876

Background Check Information

A background check must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a full-time, part-time non-student, or sensitive student position with Aztec Shops Ltd. Background checks will include, at minimum, verification of education and employment histories, criminal records, national sex offender registry check, and references. Additionally, based on the nature and scope of the position, the background check may also include a credit report, motor vehicle report, and verification of professional licenses. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current Aztec Shops employees who apply for the position. Aztec Shops Ltd. complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws, including fair employment practices and equal employment opportunity, when conducting background checks.

Back to Top

 

Status

Full Time (Hours may vary based on business needs. must be available to work weekends.)

Summary

Manages 1 – 5 subordinate Crew Leads/Assistant Managers and approximately 2 – 20 employees in store operations. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of unit. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Additional responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; budgeting, forecasting, planning, assigning, and directing work, appraising performances; rewarding, coaching and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for operating unit successfully through outstanding customer service provided by staff to achieve customer satisfaction and financial goals.
  • Interview, select, and hire store personnel while utilizing Aztec Shops approved practices and training.
  • Develop and maintain an employee schedule to adequately cover staffing needs to ensure we meet our customers’ satisfaction while maintaining cleanliness.
  • Perform all administrative duties accurately and completely within a timely manner.
  • Responsible for annual revenue up to 1 million.
  • Manages and develops designated units’ operations staff, which includes hiring, terminating, and disciplining of employees, setting work priorities, conducting staff meetings, coordinating training, evaluating performance and directing work assignments to ensure effective operations.
  • Formulates pricing recommendations on foods according to requirements for profitability of store operations and market place comparability.
  • Participates in the development of the annual operating budget.
  • Implements operational plans to achieve profit and growth goals.
  • Prepares daily sales reports to determine profitability in order to correct for the following day. Makes daily adjustments to staffing and production levels based on sales volume.
  • Plans and prepares work schedules and assigns employees to specific duties and tasks.
  • Executes sales promotional activities for unit.
  • Orders food or prepares requisitions to replenish food on hand, using inventory management system.
  • Manages daily unit operations to ensure that proper procedures and guidelines are in place and followed for provision of quality products and services.
  • Recommends menu items that respond to customer needs and meets profitability goals.
  • Resolves customer issues and complaints to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Monitors and ensures compliance for proper inspections, handling and storage for all inventories of food, supplies, linens, and equipment; establishes security/internal controls and sanitation. Ensures all unit audit results score “meets standards” or better.
  • Supervises and trains employees engaged in food preparation, cash registers, taking of inventories, reconciling cash with sales receipts, keeping operating records, or preparing daily record of transactions. May perform work of subordinates as needed.
  • Develops and maintains working relationships with customers, coworkers, vendors, student organizations, faculty, staff, and University personnel.
  • Responsible for ensuring continued compliance with all local, state and federal health, safety and employment laws and regulations.
  • If responsible for a licensed operation must adhere to company’s systems, guidelines, and standards.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education, Training & Experience

The minimum requirement for applicants is a high school diploma or GED; an A.A. degree from an accredited two or four-year college or university in Business or Hotel/Restaurant Management is preferred but not required; plus two to three years experience in high volume food service operations and one to two years supervisory experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Strong communications, computer literacy, and mathematical skills are required.

Serve Safe Certified and Management Food Handler Certificate required.

Physical Demands

Must be physically able to operate food service equipment (to include but not limited to) slicers, mixers, knives, ovens, and steamers; as well as cash registers and office equipment such as computers, copy machines, and facsimile machines. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit, and stand for prolonged hours; use hands to touch, handle, or feel objects, cooking tools, or control; and reach with hands and arms. Must be able to move, lift or carry heavy objects or materials up to 50 pounds. Specific visual abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral visions, distance vision, and color vision.

Work Conditions and Hazards

Work is regularly performed in a food production area where there is frequent exposure to food fumes or airborne particles. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to humid and hot conditions as well as cleaning chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

To Apply

Please Fax or email Application/Resume to:
SDSU Dining Services
San Diego State University, Education Bldg., Room 112
sdsudining@sdsu.edu
Fax: (619) 594-2876

Background Check Information

A background check must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a full-time, part-time non-student, or sensitive student position with Aztec Shops Ltd. Background checks will include, at minimum, verification of education and employment histories, criminal records, national sex offender registry check, and references. Additionally, based on the nature and scope of the position, the background check may also include a credit report, motor vehicle report, and verification of professional licenses. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current Aztec Shops employees who apply for the position. Aztec Shops Ltd. complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws, including fair employment practices and equal employment opportunity, when conducting background checks.

Back to Top

 

Status

Part-time

Summary

Prepares and assembles hot and cold food, per recipes for campus dining venues. Also provides support to general food service production.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepares products as assigned by production records
  • Follows approved recipes and standards for consistency and accuracy of products
  • Maintains the cleanliness of workstation at all times
  • Follows all sanitation guidelines ensuring fresh, wholesome products./li>
  • Operates and maintains kitchen equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Accepts deliveries and stores raw food products according to established standards.
  • May assist in the cleaning of equipment, tools, or pans.
  • Responsible for ensuring continued compliance with local, state and federal health, safety and employment laws and regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education, Training & Experience

The minimum requirement for applicants is a HS diploma or GED required; plus one to two years experience in a full production kitchen; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

A degree or certificate of completion from an accredited culinary school; plus two to five years of hands-on experience in a high volume food service operation, hotel or restaurant and Food Handler Certification from CA is preferred.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, talk or hear, taste and smell. The employee is frequently required to stand for prolonged hours. Must have the ability to operate food service equipment. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.

Physical Communication

Must have the ability to talk (expressing and/or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words) and hear (perceiving sounds of nature by ear).

Work Conditions and Hazards

Work is regularly performed in a traditional office setting. There may be exposure to airborne particles created from incoming boxes and merchandise. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

To Apply:

Please Fax or e-email Application/Resume to:
SDSU Dining Services
San Diego State University, Education Bldg., Room 112
sdsudining@sdsu.edu
Fax: (619) 594-2876

Background Check Information

A background check must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a full-time, part-time non-student, or sensitive student position with Aztec Shops Ltd. Background checks will include, at minimum, verification of education and employment histories, criminal records, national sex offender registry check, and references. Additionally, based on the nature and scope of the position, the background check may also include a credit report, motor vehicle report, and verification of professional licenses. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current Aztec Shops employees who apply for the position. Aztec Shops Ltd. complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws, including fair employment practices and equal employment opportunity, when conducting background checks.

Back to Top

 

Status

Full-time (Hours may vary based on business needs. Must be available to work weekends.)

Summary

Manages a staff of cooks, prep cooks, crew leads and dishwashers. Responsible for all aspects of daily production/preparation of food for catering department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include menu development, menus costing, food production, and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Oversees the daily operations in the catering kitchen. Prepares food products as assigned by catering contracts following established recipes and standards.
  • Manages and develops catering production staff, which includes hiring, and disciplining of employees, setting work priorities, coordinating training, evaluating performance and directing work assignments to ensure effective operations.
  • Prepares bi-weekly payroll in Kronos and creates weekly work schedules.
  • Operates, maintains and cleans kitchen and production equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Writes recipes and prepare them for input into Foodpro.
  • Manages daily operations to ensure that proper procedures and guidelines are in place and followed for provision of quality products and services.
  • Maintains a cleaning log and schedule.
  • Develops and implements menu items that respond to customer needs and meets profitability goals.
  • Cognizant of current food trends, innovative cooking methods and seasonality of products.
  • Directs the daily preparation of standard and gourmet food items.
  • Resolves customer issues and complaints to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Monitors and ensures compliance for proper inspections, ordering, handling and storage for all inventories of food, supplies, linens, and equipment; establishes security/internal controls and sanitation.
  • Establishes and maintains food quality/production/cost control standards and maintains procedures and methods to ensure compliance with standards.
  • Develops and maintains working relationships with customers, coworkers, vendors, student organizations, faculty, staff, and University personnel.
  • Responsible for ensuring continued compliance with all local, state and federal health, safety and employment laws and regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education, Training & Experience

The minimum requirement for applicants is a High School Diploma or GED; plus two to three years of managerial experience in a high volume catering kitchen, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Strong interpersonal skills, self-motivation, and organization skills required.

A degree or certificate of completion from an accredited culinary school and a valid Food Handler certificate from California preferred.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills, computer literacy, mathematical/financial skills, and proven leadership skills are required.

A valid CA Driver’s License is required.

Physical Demands

Must be physically able to operate food service equipment (to include but not limited to) slicers, mixers, knives, ovens, and steamers; as well as office equipment such as computers, copy machines, and facsimile machines. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit, and stand for prolonged hours; use hands to touch, handle, or feel objects, cooking tools, or control knobs; and reach with hands and arms. Must be able to move, lift or carry heavy objects or materials up to 50 pounds. Specific visual abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, distance vision, and color vision.

Work Conditions and Hazards

Work is regularly performed in a food production area where there is frequent exposure to food fumes or airborne particles. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to humid and hot conditions as well as cleaning chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

To Apply

Please Fax or email Application/Resume to:
SDSU Dining Services
San Diego State University, Education Bldg., Room 112
diningservices.feedback@darth.sdsu.edu
Fax: (619) 594-2876

Background Check Information

A background check must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a full-time, part-time non-student, or sensitive student position with Aztec Shops Ltd. Background checks will include, at minimum, verification of education and employment histories, criminal records, national sex offender registry check, and references. Additionally, based on the nature and scope of the position, the background check may also include a credit report, motor vehicle report, and verification of professional licenses. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current Aztec Shops employees who apply for the position. Aztec Shops Ltd. complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws, including fair employment practices and equal employment opportunity, when conducting background checks.

Back to Top