Cafeteria Worker

Date: November 8, 2021

Position Title: Cafeteria Worker (Part-time or Full-time)

Location: Slocum ISD

Salary Range: $10.75–$13.75 per hour

Length of Work Year: 182 Days/Year

Position Summary

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.


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

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.


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.

12. Complete annual continuing education requirements.

Supervisory Responsibilities:




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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


This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job

and is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or

skills that may be required.

Application Procedures

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


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.