State of Washington Classified Job Specification
Supervises or leads Bakers 1 or teaches inmates of correctional institutions and performs skilled baking work at an institution.
Supervises and instructs bakers or patients, students, or inmates in baking operations and cleaning area and equipment;
Adjusts recipes to conform to resident population changes, needs and unit costs; supervises distribution and storage of baked goods;
Maintains standards of safety and sanitation;
Inventories and requisitions baking supplies;
Operates baking equipment and machines;
Weighs and mixes ingredients for bread; weighs and molds bread dough; bakes bread;
Weighs ingredients and mixes cake, pie and pastry dough; rolls pie shells and prepares fruits, fillings and icings; prepares desserts;
Maintains records; makes reports;
Performs other work as required.
Knowledge and Abilities
Knowledge of: standard practices, methods, ingredients and equipment used in large scale preparation of bakery products and desserts; chemistry of baking and fermentation; methods of storing baked goods; safety precautions; sanitation standards; record keeping and report preparation.
Ability to: supervise bakers and instruct patients, students and inmates; plan inventory requirements; bake bread, rolls and pastries; adapt and follow formulas and recipes; follow written and oral instructions.
There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.
Two years of experience as a baker or Food Service Aide with training in baking or completion of a course in baking in the military services or a vocational school may be substituted for one year of experience
Possession of a food handler’s permit
Class Specification History
New class, consolidates 4031 Baker Lead, 80420 Baker 2; adopted May 10, 2007, effective
July 1, 2007.