Location: Beveridge Magnet Middle Reports To: Director of Nutrition Services Work Schedule/FLSA Status: * Hiring for the 2020 – 2021 school year * Daytime Hours, Monday through Friday * 5.5 scheduled hours per day; 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. * Non-exempt, Part Time * Salary grade 59C Position Purpose: Primary responsibilities include assisting with the preparation and serving of quality meals to students and staff, cleaning and sanitation of equipment, rotating food stock and supplies, and providing superior customer service. Essential Performance Responsibilities * Assist with the preparation, service, and storage of food.* Assist with the completion of required reports.* Working with and understanding a diverse student population.* Serves as a positive role model.* Ability to recognize a “reimbursable” meal.* Must follow and maintain required food safety, cleaning and sanitation procedures.* Follow Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) procedures.* Must practice good hygiene habits.* Demonstrate proficiency of the English language to read and communicate with others.* Demonstrate proficiency of basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals), as well as counting money.* Ability to operate the food service equipment in a safe manner.* Ability to receive and process verbal information as well as respond to nonverbal sounds.* Assist with the dishmachine as needed.* Successful completion of the Douglas County Food Handlers Certification, scoring 80% or above, before attending the kitchen training class.* Successful completion of Kitchen Assistant Training.* Ability to maintain current Douglas County Food Handler’s Certification. Additional Duties
Performs other related tasks as assigned by supervisor and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: * High School diploma or equivalent required.* Ability to apply basic arithmetic calculations using units of American money, weight measurements, volume and distance.* Previous food service experience, preferred.* Must demonstrate excellent attendance and work record.* Practical working knowledge of food safety practices and procedures.* Sensitivity and ability to interact with students, co-workers, teachers, administrators, other staff, and parents of other cultures and backgrounds.* Excellent organizational skills, demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects with strong attention to detail.* The skills pertinent to positive human relationships and the ability to work effectively with all staff, students, parents, administrators and the community.* Knowledge of OPS’s mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them. Equipment: This position may require the ability to use a variety of office equipment including a computer, and automated record keeping software. This position may require the ability to use commercial kitchen equipment such as: ovens, steamers, hot holding cabinets, blenders, food processors, mixers, slicers, can openers, peelers, knives, scales, and thermometers. Must always comply with OPS’s guidelines for equipment use. Travel: Local travel will be required.