Jan 13, 2024

Cafeteria Worker

  • TrulyHired
  • Sand Springs, OK, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

Cafeteria Workers Needed, ALL Sites


Supervisor- Cafeteria Manager/Director of Food Services,

Job Description -

Creating, preparing, and serving nutritious meals to school-age students.

Typical Tasks

- Heats oven-ready food items.

- Prepares salads, vegetables, and fruit.

- Assists in serving at steam tables.

- Cleans steam tables, pots, pans, utensils, and general cleaning of kitchen.

- Loads and operates dishwasher.

- Maintains strict standards of sanitation, keeping the kitchen in a clean and orderly condition.

- May serve as a cashier; balance cash receipts and print reports.

- May sell snacks.

- Assists with monthly inventory of cafeteria supplies.

- Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Completion of high school or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Basic knowledge of mathematics (measurements)
  • Must have an Oklahoma Food Handlers Permit
  • Must pass an Oklahoma Bureau of Investigation Fingerprint Background Check


Job-related experience is preferred but not mandatory.

Ability to:
  • Follow oral and written instructions; work well with students, staff, and coworkers.
  • Must be able to follow menus, recipes, and food safety standards


The work environment and physical demands of the positions described below represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of a position in this Food Service Classification.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of a specific position. These physical standards are generic, and tasks may vary depending on the school site or specialized department assignment.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee generally works in an indoor kitchen environment with exposure to heat from ovens, hot foods, steamers, and cleaning chemicals, fumes, equipment, and metal objects. Employees also work around knives, dicers, mixers, slicers, and other sharp objects and may be required to drive a vehicle to and from school sites when serving as a substitute Food Transporter/Server.

Work surfaces may be slippery. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but may be loud dependent on a specific work site and /or equipment operation.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for extended periods, twist at the neck and trunk, bend at the waist, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, reach overhead, above shoulders, and horizontally. Employees will use their hands to handle objects and tools and operate nutrition service equipment. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds objects. These objects include sacks/boxes of food and supplies, pots/pans of food, food carts, kettles, small equipment, etc. These specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Employees may use vision to monitor food quality and quantity and may also order supplies, serve students, collect money, etc. Also required are hearing, speaking, and memory abilities to exchange information and follow protocol for food preparation and Department of Health Regulations, along with possible supervision of school site student and parent helpers if required. The information in this physical standards description is for compliance with ADA and is not an exhaustive list of duties performed. The individuals currently holding this position perform additional duties, and additional duties may be assigned.

Additional Information:

Occasional environment exposures to cold, heat, and water.

The salary starts at $10.00 an hour.

Hours range from 4 to 6 hours a day, depending on the position working that day.

Food Handlers permit is required.


Requirements represent minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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