Jul 10, 2024

Meal Server/ Custodian, Rise Kohyang High School

  • Bright Star Schools
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA

Job Description

Job Details


Job Location
RKHS - Los Angeles, CA

Remote Type

Position Type
Full Time

Education Level

Salary Range
$18.00 Hourly

Travel Percentage

Job Shift

Job Category


Job Opening: Meal Server /Custodian

Reports To: Dean of Operations/Principal

Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt, 12 month (year round) role

Location: Rise Kohyang High School

Bright Star Schools is a non-profit charter management organization that currently operates nine high-performing charter schools in the Los Angeles neighborhoods of West Adams, Koreatown, Westchester, and North Hills and Panorama City.

The Meal Server is responsible for assisting in the preparation and serving of food to each student as well as maintaining clean and safe facilities in adherence to the laws, rules, and regulations related to the operations of site kitchen facilities.


• Assist in preparing and serving food, transferring food, unpacking boxes and organizing supplies.

• Maintain the school meal serving areas, including taking accurate temperature readings of the food and milk.

• Count breakfasts, lunches, and supper after they are delivered and compare them to the delivery sheet and report any inconsistencies.

• Ensure that the meals are of good quality and not spoilt. If there are any meals that are of bad quality, he/she must promptly report this to the vendor and to the Dean of Operations.

• Serve breakfast, lunch and supper to all students according to serving schedules.

• Ensure that students are taking all of the components of a reimbursable meal (Milk, fruit, etc.).

• Monitor daily food waste.

• Keep transportation records, menus, and temperature logs organized.

• Direct any meal program complaints to the Dean of Operations.

• Will be main contact for meal vendor if the Dean of Operations is absent.

• Maintain proper sanitary and safety practices.

• Any other duties as assigned.

Custodian Essential Functions (include but are not limited to the following):

Under the direction of the Principal this position is responsible for performing School Facility maintenance duties.

• Cleans, sweeps, vacuums, mops, and/or restocks restrooms, classrooms and offices, hallways, stairways, food preparation or break areas, kitchen areas or equipment, laundry rooms, public areas, or other similar areas.

• Dusts both low and high areas. Wipes down or cleans various surfaces.

• Uses appropriate equipment and cleaning solutions for all tasks.

• Removes and properly disposes of discarded materials.

• Removes and transports trash to the appropriate disposal areas.

• Compact trash, including boxes and recyclable materials.

• Change light bulbs and perform light facility maintenance.

• Other related duties may also be assigned.



• Strong organizational skills

• High attention to detail

• Ability to positively interact with children is essential

• Knowledge of laws, rules, and regulations related to the operation of site kitchens

• Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

• Able to handle stressful situations in a positive manner

• Must be flexible and team-oriented

• Able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment


• Ability to work independently and effectively with a team

• Well organized, reliable and responsible

• Good communication and interpersonal skills

• Strong client/customer service skills

• Ability to prioritize multiple tasks

• Ability to follow oral and written instructions

• Basic knowledge of cleaning products and/or willing to learn

• Prior experience in housekeeping preferred

• Solid maintenance and repair experience preferred


• CPR Certification

• Food Safety certificate or attend training upon onboarding required

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 this job.
  • Occasionally required to kneel, climb and reach with hands and arms above shoulder level, lift up to 50 pounds.
  • To bend, sit, stand, squat, stoop, walk, push, pull, and reach with hands and arms at shoulder level or below.
  • Always required to wear the appropriate safety equipment for the task, which may include gloves, goggles, aprons, belts, etc.

Pay and Benefits:

Pay: Starting at $18, based on experience

Status: Full-Time, Non-exempt (M-F, 7:30am-4:00pm), First 5 hours will be in a meal server capacity, and remainder of the day will be custodial work. 12 month role

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Benefits: Health, dental, vision, life insurance, personal time off (PTO), 403b Sponsored Plan, Disability Insurance, Paid Holidays.

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