The job of Food Service Assistant is done for the purpose/s
of assisting in providing food services that meet the
mandated nutritional needs of students and complying with
mandated health requirements.
FOOD SERVICE MANAGER
County School District
Cleans utensils, equipment and the storage, food preparation,
serving and eating areas for the purpose of maintaining
sanitary conditions and meeting health and safety
Monitors kitchen, cafeteria areas and equipment operations
and functions for the purpose of maintaining equipment in
safe working order.
Monitors students in the lunchroom/cafeteria for the purpose
of meeting mandated nutritional and health requirements
providing a safe and supportive environment.
Prepares food and beverage items for consumption at site or
for transporting to other locations for the purpose of
meeting mandated nutritional requirements and projected meal
Responds to inquiries of students, staff, and the public for
the purpose of providing information and/or direction
regarding the selection and price of meal items.
Serves one or more items of food for the purpose of meeting
mandated nutritional requirements and/or requests of student
and school personnel.
• Stocks food, condiments and supplies for the purpose of
maintaining adequate quantities and security of items. Tests
prepared food for flavor, appearance and temperature for the
purpose of ensuring the acceptance of items by students and
• Assists other personnel, as may be required, for the
purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work
Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
SKILLS are required to perform multiple, non-technical tasks
with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet
changing job conditions. Specific skills required to
satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include:
adhering to safety practices; and follow written and oral
KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including
calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read
and follow instructions; and understand multi-step written
and oral instructions. Specific knowledge required to
satisfactorily perform the functions of the job includes:
health standards and hazards ; safety practices and
procedures; and quantity cooking.
ABILITY is required to schedule activities; collate data; and
use job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to
independently work with others in a wide variety of
circumstances; work with data utilizing defined and similar
processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods.
Ability is also required to work with a diversity of
individuals and/or groups; work with similar types of data;
and utilize job-related equipment. In working with others,
Problem solving with data may require independent
interpretation; and problem solving with equipment is
limited. Specific abilities required to satisfactorily
perform the functions of the job include: setting priorities;
working around children; establishing and maintaining
effective working relationships and working as part of a
Responsibilities include: working under direct supervision
using standardized procedures; providing information and/or
advising others; and operating within a defined budget.
Utilization of some resources from other work units may
required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual
opportunity to impact the Organization's services.
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's
functions require the following physical demands: significant
lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some climbing and
balancing; frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or
crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally
the job requires 25% sitting, 70% walking, and 5% standing.
The job is performed under some temperature extremes and some
High School diploma or equivalent.
Job related experience is desired.
At-Will Employee classification.
None Specified None Specified
Required Testing Certificates & Licenses
Continuing Educ. / Training
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