Career Opportunities

Position Opening for Communications-Enrollment Secretary

 School Year: 2019-20




JOB TITLE:   Cafeteria/Food Service Hourly Technician

WORK YEAR:    ~137 days (2019-2020)

REGULAR WORK HOURS PER DAY:  4 hours/day, 4 days per week (M, T, Th, F)


STARTING HOURLY RATE:    $12.50/hour

 SUMMARY:   Support the school food service program by prepping and serving food, and maintaining kitchen as required by applicable State, Federal and local guidelines.


  1. Assist with daily inventory of meal deliveries and verification of meals received against meals ordered. 
  2. Assist with prepping and serving food to students, teachers, staff, and community using approved safe food handling procedures.Appropriately dispose of unused food as required or, if allowed, appropriately label and store unused food per food safety guidelines. 
  3. Practice, enforce and maintain State and Federal regulations applying to school nutrition program. 
  4. Assist with entering meals served into POS computer and maintaining accurate lunch program records. 
  5. Clean, maintain safe and sanitary kitchen and cafeteria, as well as maintaining and caring for kitchen equipment, according to safety and sanitation regulations (HACCP). 
  6. Assist with the completion of menu production records, food orders, inventory, and lunch loans with appropriate communication in a timely manner. 
  7. Demonstrate quality customer service and communication skills when interacting positively with students, teachers, staff, parents and community. Promote positive relationships by addressing and resolving customer service issues. 
  8. Assist Cafeteria Lead in following school guidelines for maintaining appropriate discipline in the cafeteria.Positively manage student behavior in conjunction with other school staff. 
  9. Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:     High school diploma/GED required. 

EXPERIENCE:     School food service hourly worker or kitchen experience is preferred.  Three (3) months of experience credit will be given to individuals who have at least one (1) year of outside commercial food preparation experience such as full-service or fast food restaurant, airline or healthcare industry food production.  Experience with adhering to food safety and sanitation regulations is preferred.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, & EQUIPMENT:   Must possess communication and organizational skills, have basic computer skills (knowledge of MS Excel is preferred), as well as basic math, cash handling and reading skills.  Operating knowledge of commercial food production equipment (retherm oven, steam table, can opener, knives, etc.) is preferred.

JUDGMENT AND DECISION MAKING: Work assignment is made by the Principal or his/her designee, the Cafeteria Lead. This position requires the application of position knowledge to determine most efficient means to complete assigned duties while meeting school, School Food Authority (SFA), federal, state, and district guidelines.  Errors in decision making or following food preparation guidelines could impact student/staff/public health and/or public image of the school’s food service program.  Work is guided by Health Department regulations, federal program requirements and procedures, as well as school and district policy and procedures.

DIVERSITY OF DUTIES:   Duties require ability to multi-task own job duties while managing students, parents and/or volunteers.

The physical demands, work environment factors, and mental functions described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk or hear, and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision; depth perception; and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:     While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, work near moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold (non-weather), extreme heat (non-weather) and risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally required to work in high, precarious places, exposed to fumes or airborne particles and outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

MENTAL FUNCTIONS:      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to compare, analyze, communicate, coordinate, compute, evaluate, use interpersonal skills, compile, and negotiate.  Occasionally required to instruct and synthesize.


Website by SchoolMessenger Presence. © 2019 West Corporation. All rights reserved.