May 11, 2020

Food Service - Southeast

  • TrulyHired
  • Howell, MI, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

Position Purpose
To assist in the preparation and serving of quality food to children in a quick and pleasant manner.

Essential Functions
Note: These duties and responsibilities are judged to be "essential functions" in terms of the Americans With Disabilities Act or ADA. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The statements below are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person in this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties that may be performed by such a person.
  • Assists with quantity food preparation.
  • Prepares and serves baked items and some cooked items for meals.
  • Reports inferior quality of limited amounts of food to Central Office staff.
  • Notes all menu changes and turns in to Central Office weekly.
  • Posts snack/breakfast and lunch menus in classroom.
  • Maintains Child Care Food Program records and submits weekly.
  • May call in quantity of lunches daily.
  • Required to pick up lunches with own vehicle and have valid/current driver's license to transport to classroom.
  • May eat with children.
  • Assists with the daily cleaning of all kitchen equipment to ensure cleanliness and sanitaryconditions are met.
  • May be responsible for light maintenance; floors, kitchen equipment, appliances.
  • May give daily breaks to Program Assistants.
  • May be asked to assist classroom team with follow up related to Health and Nutrition.
  • Maintains inventory of equipment, supplies and food.
  • Submits a weekly, written list of food or other items.
  • Participates in classroom activities as designated by Lead Teacher (for example, nutrition activities).
  • Participates in classroom team and staff meetings.
  • Attends in service and other training.
  • Participates in Opening Day Orientation and Closing Activities.

Additional Duties
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities
  • None.

Education and/or Experience
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) previous experience with small scale cooking and food preparation/serving

Language Skills
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units weight measurement, volume and distance.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Other Skills & Abilities
  • Ability to pass an entry level aptitude test.
  • Ability to work in a friendly manner with co-workers and students.
  • Ability to perform job and communicate in a noisy environment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and the community.
  • Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies.
Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk and continuously required to stand. The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and truck while performing the duties of this job. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and repeat the same hand/arm/finger motion many times.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds such as milk crates, frozen foods, canned food etc. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and depth perception and peripheral vision and color vision.

Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in temperatures above 100 and occasionally will walk on slippery surfaces. The employee must be able to meet deadlines with severe time constraints and interact with public and other workers. The noise level in the work environment is frequently loud to where you have to raise your voice to be heard. The employee has a greater than average risk of getting a minor injury such as cut or burn while performing the duties of this job.

The employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed controlled substance in the workplace throughout his/her employment in the District.

The Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, (including sexual orientation and transgender identity), disability, age, religion, height, weight, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category, (collectively, "Protected Classes"), in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities.

Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies should be directed to the Assistant Superintendent of Administrative Services.

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Category: Support Staff > Food Service
Equal Opportunity Employer
Contact Information
  • Jenn Damon
  • 1425 W Grand River Ave
  • Howell, Michigan 48843

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