Jan 13, 2024

Atkins Food Service Worker - Dish Room

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  • Atkins, IA 52206, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

Benton Community School District has an opening for a Food Service Worker in our Atkins Building.

All interested applicants must apply using our Frontline online system. This position is also on our website at www.benton.k12.ia.us and also on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/BentonCSD.

Questions about this position
Please contact Dawn Morris, Food Service Director
Benton Community School District
Van Horne, IA 52346
319-228-8701, Ext. 1119
[email protected]

Date of Availability: Immediately
School year: 2023-2024
Starting Rate of Pay: $16.72/hour
Hours: Typically 3.25 hours per day, with typical hours of 10:00 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. subject to change with menu.

Days: 180 student days with aditional days for kitchen set-up prior to first student day and required continuing education.
The employee is required to report to work at normal time during late starts, but will not work on unexpected school closure days (snow days).
These hours are menu dependent and subject to change with the needs of the kitchen. Hours will be determined by the Director and/or the Kitchen Manager.

Duties include dishwashing, ware washing, sanitizing tables, trash disposal, and serving. It may include food preparation, cooking, and serving of a variety of nutritious and attactive foods to students in a safe and cost effective manner that supports the goals of the District.

Addtiional Duties:
Perorms other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the superintendent.

Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Certified on an employee's medical examination to be fully qualified in health. Required to take a pre-employment physical. High school dipoma or GED Must be able to read and calculate standarized recipes and have experience and/or knowledge in quantity food preparation. Regular Attendance.

Performance Responsibilities/Essential Functions:
Follow oral or written directions. Proper preparation of foods and and able to tell that these foods are of good quality to sight, smell and taste. Prepare main dishes and other foods from recipes using knowledge of weights and measures and able to adjust accordingly. Check with the manager as to the amounts of food to be prepared and to satellite daily. Assist with serving and cleaning up all equipment such as stoves, refrigerators, pots, pans and satellite equipment. Maintain high standards of sanitation and safety. Help in any area when needed. May use all equipment. Assist manager in proper handling, storange, and rotation of foods. Notify the manager when supplies are needed or when equipment needs maintenance or repair. Maintain records/recipes as needed in an organized manner. Perform all other related food service duties as directed. Required to handle chemicals in commercial strength detergents and cleaning solutions.
Physical Requirements: 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 disabilties to perform the essential functions.
Must be able to work in a standing and/or walking position for long periods of time under conditions of extreme temperatures. Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 53 pounds efficiently. Must have manual dexterity to operate and handle equipment related to all aspects of general food preparation in a way that ensures safety while performing the duties of this job. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, stand, talk or hear, taste or smell, walk and use hand to finger, handle, feel or operate tools or controls.
Working Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accomodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Commercial kitchen setting including hard surface floors and extreme temperatures ranging from 50 to 90 degrees Fahrenheit. The noise level in the work environment is quiet/moderately loud/loud. Employees must wear uniform and appropriate hair restraints (approved by Food Service Director and/or state/county authority) at all times in food preparation and dining areas. Must have ability to tolerate chemicals in commercial strength detergents and cleaning solutions.
Terms of Employment: Days of service as specified in contract language. Salary established by the Board.
  • A signed copy of this job description should be placed in the employee's personnel file.
Evaluation: Performance of this job will be evaluated per contract language.

Approved by:___________________________________________ Date: _________________________

Reviewed and Agreed to by: _________________________________________ Date: ______________________

The statements contained herein descripe the scope of responsibility and essential functions of this position, but should not be considered to be all inclusive of the work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned. Nothing in this job description restricts management rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job unless restricted by a negotiated contract.

Benton Community CSD

Benton Community Schools is a PK-12 public school located in east central Iowa. The District has four student attendance centers: Atkins Elementary Center (PK-3), Keystone Elementary Center (PK-3), Norway Intermediate Center (4-6), and the MS/HS (7-12).

Benton Community is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Inquiries by employees or applicants for employment regarding compliance with equal employment opportunity and affirmative action laws and policies, including but not limited to complaints of discrimination, should be directed to the Affirmative Action Coordinator by writing to the District Affirmative
Action Coordinator, Benton Community School District, P.O. Box 70, Van Horne, Iowa, 52346, or by telephoning 319-228-8701. Inquiries related to sex discrimination, including claims of sexual harassment
pursuant to Title IX, should be directed to Phillip Eastman, Title IX Coordinator, 100 School Drive, Norway, Iowa, 52346, (319) 227-7142, [email protected].

Inquiries by employees or applicants for employment regarding compliance with equal employment opportunity and affirmative action laws and policies, including but not limited to complaints of discrimination, may also be directed in writing to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commissions, 500 W. Madison St., Suite 2000, Chicago, IL. 60661, (800) 669-4000 or TTY (800) 669-6820.
http://www.eeoc.gov/field/chicago/ or the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, 400 E. 14th Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50309-1004, (515) 281-4121 or 1-800-457-4416, http://www.iowa.gov/government/crc/. This inquiry or complaint to the federal office may be done instead of, or in addition to, an inquiry or complaint at the local level.
Further information and copies of the procedures for filing a complaint are available in the school district's central administrative office and the administrative office in each attendance center.

The Benton Community School District has an established policy of Equal Employment Opportunity with respect to race, color, creed, sex, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. The district has an established policy of taking affirmative action in recruitment, appointment, assignment and advancement of women, minorities and disabled. The district expects the administration to know of and fully accept the equal opportunity and affirmative action policies and to make certain that no employee or applicant for employment shall suffer any form of discrimination because of race, color, creed, sex, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability.

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