Assists the Manager in the daily operations of a school cafeteria, particularly in managing the preparation and serving of food. Majority of the time is spent in actual food preparation. Work procedures are outlined in detail. Work is performed under general supervision. Responsible for the supervision of other food service workers; some judgment is required.
Essential Job Functions:
Assists in food preparation; helps count monies collected.
Assists in supervising the preparation of food; performs duties of the Manager in his/her absence.
Assists in maintaining a wide variety of records and accounts; maintains inventory and orders supplies; assists in preparing periodic reports.
Assists in assigning work schedules; trains and supervises workers; ensures appropriate equipment use and maintenance.
Works with other food service workers, school officials and staff to identify and correct problems.
Assists in the administration, supervision and profitability of the centralized vending program.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Considerable knowledge of the managing of the food preparation operation. Working knowledge of the preparation and merchandising of nutritious meals; of operating modern food service equipment, federal health and nutrition requirements and sanitation practices. Working knowledge of federal and/or nonfederal school lunch and breakfast program requirements and regulations. Some knowledge of administrative and office procedures including record keeping, record preparation, inventory control, money and personnel management. Demonstrated ability to perform accurate mathematical calculations; to prepare and merchandise food and work safely with equipment. Demonstrate the ability to manage cafeteria functions and personnel, train others, prioritize work and identify and correct problems. Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with students, parents, staff, coworkers, vendors and the public with courtesy, tact, patience and consistency. Successful completion of manager’s training course and ServSafe classes; minimum high school degree or equivalent or related work experience. 5 years minimum food service experience and management experience preferred or a combination of experience and training which would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must successfully complete related computer training. Some local travel may be required.
Applicants considered for employment must successfully complete the following background investigations/tests: Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Criminal History Investigation State Police Criminal History Investigation Child Protective Services (CPS) Investigation Tuberculosis Screening/Test