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Job Summary


Summary of Duties: Direct and participate in the operation of a school cafeteria that prepares meals for one or more school sites.


  • Directs and assists in the preparation, serving, and/or transporting of food for daily menus and special events.
  • Requisitions food to meet projected menus.
  • Assumes or assists in responsibility for overall quality and quantity of food served.
  • Operates and maintains equipment. Ensures general sanitation and safety procedures.
  • Directs and assists in the cleaning of dishes, pots and pans, utensils, kitchen equipment machines and sweeps and mops the food service area. Wipes down and cleans cafeteria tables.
  • Prepare and maintain records regarding cafeteria operation.
  • Supervises and/or conducts the inventory, ordering, and stocking, of all food and supplies.
  • Supervises student help.
  • Rotates stock to ensure proper usage.
  • Obtains stored food from storage area.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


The essential functions of the job include all the duties and responsibilities as well as the physical demands listed herein.

Knowledge of:
General record keeping; methods of preparing, cooking, baking and serving; production kitchen operation and equipment; sanitation and safety requirement.

Ability to:
Keep records accurately; lift and /or move 50 pounds individually or with assistance; follow oral and written instructions; provide direction to others; communicate effectively and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work; prepare a variety of foods and baked goods; follow and modify a recipe; perform basic arithmetic calculations with speed and accuracy; understand, implement, and give oral and written directions in English.

Supervision: Under minimal supervision, reports to the Superintendent. May receive direction and assistance from the Administrator/Supervisor

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Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Background Checks
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 17.28