Providing high level customer service in a school nutrition setting that involves the following: food preparation, servicing, clean up and related work in a school kitchen. An employee in this class performs varied food service duties in preparing and serving meals to students, staff and visitors. The work requires close attention to proper food safety and sanitation procedures. Workers follow specific instructions and procedures and refer new or unusual situations or problems to others. Persons hired into this position will have successfully passed through a School Nutrition training program.
Responsibilities * Reads and follows standardized recipes furnished by School Nutrition * Cleans, dices, chops and portions vegetables and fruits using specified utensils; prepares meats, entrees and soups using various knives; mixes ingredients using specific utensils; prepares sandwiches, hot and cold beverages, and other menu items * Sets up cold and hot food counter for serving; stocks counter and carts with food, plates, utensils, napkins, and condiments; serves food to students and faculty; * Operates dishwasher, mixer, convection and combi ovens, tilt skillets and other kitchen equipment * May act as cashier, recognizing a federal complete meal, makes change, adds money to accounts, interacts with students, staff and community members with a high level of customer service * Washes dishes, pots, pans, and other utensils, and cleans kitchen equipment and work area to include sweeping and mopping of kitchen floors * Unpacks and stores supplies in designated storage area * May rotate cooking with other workers * Performs related work as required Qualifications
Graduation from high school and food service preferred; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that would provide the following knowledge, abilities, and skills. Knowledge of food service methods and practices; of proper food safety and sanitation procedures. Ability to read and interpret standardized recipes and other technical documents. Work requires excellent customer relations skills. Ability to perform varied food service work including food preparation, serving, clean up, and cashiering. Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and customers and work cooperatively with others.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects or tools; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to see, talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to sit; walk; stoop, kneel, crouch or bend and may be required to lift up to approximately 40 pounds. May be exposed to extreme temperatures.
Classified Salary Scale , Level 6
This is a Non-Exempt position.
A person in this position reports to: School Nutrition Manager
The Loudoun County School Board is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and to the provision of equity in its educational programs, services and activities for all students and employees.
Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, age, religion, national origin, disability, or genetic information in employment or in its programs and activities. LCPS provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Assistant Superintendent for Department of Human Resources and Talent Development Loudoun County Public Schools 21000 Education Court Ashburn, VA 20148
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