1149 - Food Service


JOB SUMMARY:    Performs a variety of duties related to the day-to-day preparation and delivery of school food service to students.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Required:

  1. Possesses a food handler's permit or license.
  2. Have the ability to perform vigorous physical work.


Desirable:

  1. Have one or more years experience in institutional, restaurant or school kitchen environment.
  2. Have a working knowledge of various nutrition standards, specialized menu development and procedures associated with meal preparation.
  3. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co­workers, school staff and students.


KNOWLEDGE & ABILITY:

  1. Some knowledge of various types of kitchen equipment and their uses.
  2. Some knowledge of safety standards, sanitation and health standards.
  3. Some knowledge of food borne diseases.
  4. Ability to determine the size of servings to meet the necessary requirements with regard to the ages of those served.
  5. Stores and cares for food in accordance with health guidelines.
  6. Prepares food according to planned menu, uniform recipes, and determine quality of product served.
  7. Ability to assist children as necessary.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS This position may change or evolve in the future, but is not limited to the following:

  1. Prepares and serves food daily in the cafeteria.
  2. Utilizes various recipes, proportions and receipt contents according to estimated serving needs.
  3. Operates various types of commercial kitchen equipment, such as mixers, slicers, graters, choppers, steam tables, ovens, deep fat fryers, etc., as needed to prepare, cook and serve meals.
  4. Washes dishes and equipment and assists in work area clean up.
  5. Prepares a variety of meals.
  6. Sets up food serving lines.
  7. Serves food and controls food line activity to assure orderly and efficient meal service.
  8. May accept money, tickets, etc., for food and beverage service - optional.
  9. Conform to District policy regarding attendance and absences. Employee attendance must be adequate to perform the above listed essential information.


MARGINAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. May transport food to another location and organize food distribution.
  2. Other duties as assigned.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
 Not limited to the following:

  1. Physical ability to perform the above listed essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation.
  2. Physical, mental, and emotional requirements will be developed when needed for purposes of reasonable accommodation.


NOTE: This list of essential and marginal functions and of physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary in accordance with the requires of the job.

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