Job Title:        Food Service Worker                                                        Wage/Hour Status: Nonexempt

Reports to:      Cafeteria Manager/Principal/Superintendent           Pay Grade:    $8.50 - $9:50/hour

Dept./School:  Assigned Campus                                                          Date Posted:    February 27, 2016

Length of Work Year: 182 Days


Primary Purpose:

Work under moderate supervision to prepare and serve appropriate quantities of food to meet menu requirements. Maintain high standards of quality in food production, sanitation, and safety practices.

Qualifications:

Education/Certification:

None specified 

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Ability to understand written and verbal food preparation and safety instructions

Working knowledge of kitchen equipment and food production procedures

Ability to operate large and small kitchen equipment and tools

Ability to perform basic math 

Experience:

None

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Food Preparation and Serving

1.           Prepare quality food according to a planned menu of tested and uniform recipes.

2.           Serve food according to meal schedules, departmental policies, and procedures, and practice and promote portion control and proper use of leftovers.

3.           Store and handle food items and supplies safely and according to established procedures. Maintain a clean and organized storage area.

Safety and Sanitation

4.           Operate tools and equipment according to prescribed safety standards, and follow established procedures to meet high standards of cleanliness, health, and safety.

5.           Keep garbage collection containers and areas neat and sanitary.

6.           Correct unsafe conditions in work area and promptly report any conditions that are not immediately correctable to supervisor.

7.           Maintain personal appearance and hygiene.

Other

8.           Handle and record cashier functions accurately.

9.           Help record food requisitions and order necessary supplies.

10.       Maintain daily food preparation records.

11.       Promote teamwork and interaction with fellow staff members.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

None.

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Tools/Equipment Used: Standard large and small kitchen equipment and tools including electric slicer, mixer, pressure steamer, deep-fat fryer, sharp cutting tools, stove, oven, dishwasher, and food/utility cart

Posture: Prolonged standing; frequent kneeling/squatting, bending/stoop, pushing/pulling, and twisting

Motion: Continual walking; frequent climbing (ladder), grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension, reaching/overhead reaching

Lifting: Frequent moderate lifting and carrying (15–44 pounds)

Environment: Work inside in commercial kitchen environment; exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures, extreme humidity, noise, vibration, microwaves, biological hazards (bacteria, mold, fungi), chemical hazards (fumes, vapors, gases), electrical hazards; work with hands in water; work around machinery with moving parts; work on slippery surfaces

Mental Demands: Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under stress 

Application Procedures

         Send cover letter, district application, résumé, transcripts, and copy of cre­dentials to:

                                                            Cliff Lasiter

                                                            Slocum ISD

                                                            5765 East State Hwy 294

                                                            Elkhart, TX  75839

                                                           

Application Deadline                                                                                                                                

         Until filled.            

 

  Applicants for all positions are considered without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status. Additionally, the district does not discriminate against an applicant who acts to oppose such discrimination or participates in the investigation of a complaint related to a discriminating employment practice.