May 11, 2020

Food Service Worker

  • TrulyHired
  • Beaumont, TX, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

Beaumont independent school district
Job Description


Food Service Worker




Food Service Manager




/ 183 Days


Food and Nutrition Services/Assigned Campus




Child Nutrition Department


Assist in preparation, service, and cleanup of appropriate quantities of food to meet menu requirements and regulations. Maintain high standards in food production, sanitation, and safety practices. Uphold the policies of the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program and the After School Care Program while upholding the standards of the Food and Nutrition Services Department..


  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Certification through local City Health Department preferred
  • Certified through Texas Association for School Nutrition preferred
Special Knowledge/Skills:
  • Knowledge of methods, materials, equipment, and appliances used in food preparation
  • Demonstrate good personal work habits
  • Knowledge and certification in HACCP sanitation and safety practices
  • Able to read and understand production records and follow them
  • Able to read and understand recipes and follow them
  • Able to convert recipes using basic math skills
  • Completion of sanitation and safety courses preferred
  • Experience in institutional food service operations preferred


Demonstrate good personal work ethic:
Support the department with regular attendance and punctuality.Show high initiative and self-motivation.Do not utilize equipment, technology, or time at work for personal needs. This includes, but is not limited to, internet, bringing in outside foods for personal use, personal phone calls, etc.Maintain an organized and clean workspace.Swipe in and out every day. Each employee scans in for himself/herself only. Any employee found to be scanning for another employee who is not present is subject to immediate dismissal. The CN administrative office must approve all overtime.Verify time swipes weekly and send changes in writing to CN secretary. Page 2 of 3 Fsv - Child Nutrition SpecialistMaintain knowledge of employee handbook and follow all procedures outlined in the handbook, including but not limited to cell phone use, attendance, uniform, and behavior in the kitchen.
Knowledge of methods, materials, equipment, and appliances used in food preparation:
Maintain knowledge of equipment utilized in kitchen. Equipment used in kitchen may include electric slicers, mixers, pressure steamers, kettles, sharp cutting tools, ovens, blast chillers, Power Soak sinks, dishwashers, food and utility carts, microwaves, combi ovens, conveyor ovens, and computers. Discuss any training needs with kitchen manager.Maintain knowledge of appropriate equipment to use in preparation of menu items.Notify kitchen manager of equipment in need of repair.
Knowledge in HACCP sanitation and safety practices:
Maintain a clean kitchen at all times. Utilize "clean as you go" techniques.Demonstrate good personal appearance and cleanliness in work habits.Follow proper hygiene procedures at all times.Be knowledgeable in proper use of all cleaning and sanitizing chemicals. Maintain sanitizer bucket at workstation and change as needed.Document all food items and verify temperatures at required times throughout preparation and serving periods. Record temperatures on HACCP logs utilizing SmartTemps software and equipment.Take samples daily from each food prepared, place in appropriate bags, label, and immediately place in cooler. Keep all samples for one week. Discard samples at the end of the week, unless manager instructs otherwise.All food items should be stored according to HACCP principals. This includes labeling, proper placement on shelves, and correct temperature for storage.Record temperatures for all reach-in refrigeration equipment two times daily (morning and evening). SmartTemps automatically record walk-in temperatures.Maintain a safe work environment at all times through on the spot corrections.
Ability to schedule and carry out daily operations:
Maintain all serving schedules in cooperation with school administration.Ensure that all menu items are ready in order to meet scheduled meal times.Prepare all meal components in the correct quantity and ensure students have the correct number of component choices.Produce all food items according to menu specifications and in accordance with USDA, TDA and department regulations and standards.Maintain knowledge of hot and cold food preparation.Attend staff meetings daily to understand duties and deadlines. Items to be discussed include, but are not limited to; menu changes, portion sizes and control; utensils to be used; positions to be worked on line; changes to be made to accommodate inventory changes or substitute workers; communications sent from the department of principal; pricing changes; etc.Communicate all usage of products with manager, via either production record or written record.Assist with receiving and storing products upon arrival. Date all products upon arrival. Rotate stock utilizing the first in - first out (FIFO) method.After exchanging drawers for counting, cashiers will input deposits into the computer system daily.Perform other functions assigned by the administration and/or supervisor.

  • Uses large and small kitchen equipment to include, but not limited to, electric slicer, mixer, pressure steamer, kettles, braising pans, sharp cutting tools, ovens, dishwashers, and food and utility carts, microwaves, combi ovens, conveyor ovens, computer.

Mental Demands
  • Maintain emotional control under stress
Physical Demands
  • Frequent standing, walking, pushing, and pulling
  • Moderate lifting and carrying
  • Stooping, bending, and kneeling
Environmental Demands
  • Exposure to above average heat and cold.
  • Exposure to hazardous chemicals
  • Work around machinery with moving parts
The above statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to the job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. The administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.

The Beaumont Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, or sex in the educational programs or activities that it operates and is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Category: Support Staff > Food Service
Contact Information
  • Derwin Samuels
  • 3395 Harrison Ave
  • Beaumont, Texas 77706

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