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2200 Eureka Way
Redding, CA
(530) 241-3261

POSITION: Food Nutrition Specialist – Substitute

Employment Type:  Part-Time

SALARY: $15.57 per hour

Application Deadline: 10/7/2022 8:00 AM Pacific

Length of Work Year: on call substitute

Number Openings: (At time of Posting) Not Specified

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: Apply on-line at

Requirements / Qualifications

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Under supervision, is responsible for preparing, cooking, baking, selling and servicing a variety of food;

Makes deliveries of food (in various stages of preparation) to other kitchens;

Requisitions foods from central production kitchen as assigned;

Assists in maintaining central production kitchen food service inventory;

Assists in record keeping for food deliveries;

Keeps food shelves stocked and goods in an orderly condition;

Operates food services van and sees that the vehicle is regularly serviced and maintained;

Reports any unsafe conditions;

Assists in cleaning the dining room tables and kitchen after meals;

Assists in all phases of the kitchen operation to which assigned;

Serves students/customers with friendly attitude;

Supervises student helpers in absence of kitchen manager;

Picks up deposits from assigned schools and delivers to county office;

Perform other related duties as assigned.


Knowledge of modern food services equipment, kitchen cleaning materials, preparation, serving and storage of food stuffs, modern sanitation requirements and feeding large groups

Ability to exercise care and consideration in observing sanitation requirements

Ability to follow menus, prepare tasteful food, and present it professionally and attractively

Ability to judge the quantity requirements and prepare it with a minimum of waste

Ability to work cooperatively with principals, teachers, students and other personnel

Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions

Knowledge of safety procedures and the ability to recognize unsafe conditions

Ability to work independently

Ability to drive a vehicle safely over a variety of normal and hazardous road conditions

Ability to perform heavy physical labor, including lifting up to forty (40) pounds

Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships

Ability to learn computers and related technology

Must be bondable


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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; talk or hear; and taste or smell.  The employee is occasionally required to sit, stoop and kneel.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color and peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.  One year of experience in a school food service program, or two years paid experience in similar work or course work from a college or trade school involving preparation of large quantities of food and nutrition.


Valid California Drivers License

Comments and Other Information
The Shasta Union High School District (SUHSD) is committed to equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. The hiring process and employment shall be free from discrimination based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, actual or potential, family or marital status or the exclusion of any person because of pregnancy or related conditions, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, or genetic information; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Section 504 Reasonable Accommodation: Principal Education Services 2200 Eureka Way, Suite B, Redding, CA 96001, (530) 241-3261 Title IX Coordinator: Associate Superintendent of Human Resources 2200 Eureka Way, Suite B, Redding, CA 96001, (530) 241-3261
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Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 12
Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 15.57