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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.

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Status:

Full-Time (Hourly)
Shifts vary Monday-Sunday

Summary:

Under the direction of the Operations Manager, the Assistant Manager manages approximately 2 – 20 employees in event operations. The Assistant Manager is responsible for the overall direction and coordination of employees and 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 operations staff, which includes setting work priorities, conducting staff meetings, coordinates training, evaluates and coaches performance, and directs work assignments to ensure effective operations.
  • Plans and prepares work schedules and assigns employees to specific duties and tasks.
  • Ensures that all needed supplies are requisitioned and available.
  • Manages daily events to ensure that proper procedures and guidelines are followed for provision of quality products and services.
  • Ensures customer satisfaction and reports any incidences to Operations Manager and General Manager in a timely manner.
  • Ensures and maintains security/internal controls and sanitation. Ensures all unit audit results score a rating of “meets standards” or higher.
  • Supervises and trains employees in event set-up and break down, taking of inventories and keeping operating records. 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.

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 Business or Hotel/Restaurant Management is preferred; plus two to three years experience in high volume catering operations and one to two years supervisory experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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

Food Handler certificate from California and valid California state driver’s 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.

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
diningservices.feedback@darth.sdsu.edu
Fax: (619) 594-2876

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Status:

Part-time (Hourly)
The Bakeshop is looking to fill the morning shift and afternoon shift

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
diningservices.feedback@sdsu.edu
Fax: (619) 594-2876

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Status:

Part-Time (20 hours per week and 4 shifts per week. Must be available to work weekends)

Summary:

Under the supervision of the General Manager, performs outdoor farm work, planting, watering, weeding, harvesting, trimming, and fertilizing of plants, vegetables, and fruits for use in Dining Services restaurant outlets. May also provide support to general foodservice production.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Performs outdoor farm work which includes but is not limited to farming but manual labor as well
  • Plants various vegetables and fruits using standardized organic gardening techniques as directed by the General Manager some sprouted from seed and some just transplanted from pre sprouted products. Products include: tomatoes, carrots, bell peppers, and seasonal vegetables and herbs
  • Waters all vegetation following a set predetermined schedule confirming with General Manager on each watering cycle to ensure proper watering is happening or determined not to happen depending on weather conditions.
  • Responsible for removal of weeds in the garden using hands and weeding tools
  • Responsible for harvesting ripe vegetables and fruits according to harvesting schedule
  • Trims and prunes plants, vegetables and fruits as needed
  • Fertilizes all produce according to requirements
  • Transports harvested vegetables from garden to Dining Services outlets
  • Responsible for pest control by using organic pesticides (i.e. Neem Oil) but will be directed to do so by confirming with General Manager before application
  • Complete log book as assigned
  • Must follow all College Area Community Garden policies and procedures as required
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Education, Training & Experience:

High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED); Some gardening preferred, but not required. Knowledge of organic farming and gardening preferred.

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 gardening equipment (to include but not limited to shovels, wheelbarrow, rakes, hoes and shears). The employee must occasionally lift, push, pull and/or move up to 40 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 extreme cold or extreme heat. Employee is exposed to variable outdoor weather conditions during the entire shift. Exposed to organic farming approved pest control and fertilizers. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Exposure to organic plant based pesticides.

To Apply:

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

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Status:

Full-Time (Exempt)

Summary:

Manages a fast paced Human Resources department, supervising 2-4 hourly employees, overseeing administration of hiring, retention, termination, personnel records, legal compliance, compensation, training, benefits, and long-term staffing strategies. Responsibilities include development and administration of Human Resources policies and procedures, compliance with California labor law, compliance with federal rules and regulations, design of pay and job classification structure, and design of programs for employee training, safety, health, and morale.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Sets policies for hiring and oversees adherence to EEOC and affirmative action programs and diversity goals set by the corporation.
  • Establishes policies that seek to increase retention rates and foster employee job satisfaction and high morale.
  • Oversees maintenance of accurate and complete personnel records. Ensures that rules concerning confidentiality and retention are followed.
  • Keeps abreast of legislation affecting human resources; trains management and monitors company policies to ensure compliance.
  • Administration of benefit programs including CAL PERS, 403(b), 457, disability insurance, medical and life insurance. Compliance with Affordable Care Act (ACA). Implements new benefit programs; arranges and conducts employee information presentations and enrollments.
  • Administration of unemployment program.
  • Administration and tracking of FMLA, CFRA, PDL, and coordination of leaves with ADA requirements.
  • Works with top management to set long-term staffing goals and strategies.
  • Oversees training and safety programs in context of compliance with government regulation.
  • Modifies, coordinates and conducts on-going New Hire Orientation, Food Handling, Harassment prevention, Defensive Driving, IT Security Awareness, and Customer Service training for new and current employees.
  • Performs data verification audits in accordance with company procedures, seeks clarification, and informs manager of discrepancies.
  • Assists with the planning, organization, development, implementation, and evaluation of department fiscal budget.
  • Assists with communication of changes in personnel policies and procedures and ensures proper legal compliance.
  • 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 may be assigned.

Minimum Education, Training & Experience:

3-5 years management and/or Human Resources generalist experience in a similar role required. Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Labor Relations or related discipline preferred. Human Resources Certification (PHR, SPHR, or extended studies) preferred. Experience in hospitality, retail, and/or food and beverage preferred. Equivalent combination of education and experience considered.

Prior experience in training and development, benefits, AB1825, harassment prevention, on boarding, group facilitation skills, and measuring effectiveness in training preferred. Candidate must have a proven track record in successfully applying and managing core fundamental training and development programs (to include, needs assessment, instructional design, program development and evaluation), as well as a solid understanding of Adult Learning Principles and Theory. Intermediate practical knowledge of employee benefit plans including health, dental, pension, Affordable Care Act, flexible spending preferred.

Must be a self-starter and self-directed with the ability to determine methods and procedures on new assignments. Strong interpersonal skills in the areas of communication, writing, and organization. Strong ability to coach, influence, present, communicate, and problem solve. Must be computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Office product; specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Physical Demands:

Must be physically able to operate computers, copy machines, facsimile machines and other general office equipment such as a 10-key calculator. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects; key pad or papers, book and reach with hands and arms. Employee is occasionally required to stand, walk. Must be able to move, lift or carry heavy objects or materials up to 10 pounds. Specific visual abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral visions, distance vision, and color vision for extensive reading and interpretation of reports and documents.

To Apply:

Please Fax or e-email Application/Resume to:
Jennifer Lakin
jennifer.lakin@darth.sdsu.edu
Fax: (619) 265-7504
Verification of Applicant Provided Information will be completed as part of the final hiring process

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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
diningservices.feedback@sdsu.edu
Fax: (619) 594-2876

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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
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  • 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
diningservices.feedback@darth.sdsu.edu
Fax: (619) 594-2876

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Status:

Part-time (8-20 hours. Must be available to work Summer and Winter breaks. Position starts mid April.)

Summary:

Under the supervision of the Production supervisor, prepares master copies of custom educational products for Montezuma Publishing, a division of Aztec Shops, at San Diego State University. Position includes preparation, scanning, formatting and editing of master copies.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepares master copies for print and digital to include document scanning, formatting and editing.
  • Performs light data entry.
  • Performs miscellaneous office duties to include but not limited to file maintenance.
  • Delivers and pick up products from various on-campus faculty or department offices.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education, Training & Experience:

H.S. diploma or GED equivalent is required. Some college preferred. Related experience and/or training or any equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must be very detailoriented with the ability to multi-task and work independently. Must be computer literate with demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office products; able to use new software and equipment. Strong communication, interpersonal skills, and organizational skills are required.

Physical Demands:

Must be physically able to operate office equipment such as computers, copy machines, and facsimile machines. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to touch, handle, or feel objects; key pad or papers, book and reach with hands and arms. Employee is frequently required to sit and may occasionally stand and/or walk. Must be able to move, lift or carry heavy objects or materials up to 20 pounds. Specific visual abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral visions, distance vision, and color vision for extensive reading and interpretation of reports and documents.

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 with occasional travel to offsite vendors. The noise level in the work environment is moderate.

To Apply:

Please Fax or e-email Application/Resume to:
Lia Dearborn
lia.dearborn@montezumapublishing.com
Fax: (619) 265-7504
Verification of Applicant Provided Information will be completed as part of the final hiring process

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