Cafeteria Worker

Woodside, DE 19980, US
Jul 05, 2018
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POLYTECH School District is seeking candidates with strong interpersonal skills to join our high school food service team. As a cafeteria worker, you will carry out a variety of activities outlined below.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Plans the preparation of baked and cooked food.
  • Inspects food items and/or supplies for the purpose of verifying quantity, quality and specifications of orders and/or complying with mandated health standards.
  • Prepares and serves food according to a planned menu, standardized recipes and established food preparation procedures in order to meet mandated nutritional and projected meal requirements.
  • Evaluates prepared food for flavor, appearance, and temperature.
  • Monitors kitchen and cafeteria areas (e.g. proper charging procedures for items taken, employee safety, working procedures, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring a safe and sanitary working environment
  • Merchandises food and beverage items in an attractive manner and for efficient customer access.
  • Assists with the daily cleaning of all kitchen equipment to ensure sanitary conditions.
  • Restocks disposable items and provides Child Nutrition Manager with inventory usage and data.
  • Records food requisitions from the storeroom.
  • Participates in all required professional trainings.
  • Follows all district and building safety regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Essential Qualifications:
Education : High school diploma or GED.

Licensure and Certification: N/A.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with large-scale cooking and food preparation/service.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Behaviors:
  • Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Speak effectively before individuals and/or small groups of students and school employees.
  • Add and subtract six digit numbers and to multiply and divide with numbers through six digits. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.
  • Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • General knowledge of the best methods of preparing and cooking foods in large quantities; ability to adjust recipes to the quantity required.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and the community.
  • Perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies

Terms of Employment:
  • This is a permanent part-time position (5.5 hours per day when school is in session).
  • This position reports to the Child Nutrition Manager
  • Successful completion of Criminal Background Check, TB Test, and Child Protection Registry Clearance must be completed prior to start of employment.
  • Salary is calculated in accordance with the verified educational level and work experience of the selected candidate and in accordance with the district's Cafeteria Salary Scale.
  • Direct deposit of payroll checks is mandatory and employees are paid on a lag pay schedule with the first payment made after approximately one month of employment.
Application Requirements:
All candidates must complete the online application and submit a letter of interest, resume, and three letters of professional reference written within the last year.

Start Date: 2018-19 School Year

Salary Range: From/To: Salary is calculated in accordance with the verified educational level and work experience of the selected candidate and in accordance with the district?s Cafeteria Salary Scale.

A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.

Direct deposit of paychecks is a condition of employment for all new employees hired after December 31, 1995

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