Food Service Worker
Natchez Trace Youth Academy 6 reviews - Waverly, TN

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Residential Treatment Program
Located in the beautiful Central Hills of Tennessee between two magnificent rivers, we work with young people from 12 yrs to 17 yrs old. This facility beds 87 male residents. These young men fall into the following categories: Court Ordered youth, Aggressive Youth, and Youth who have failed other RTCs. Our facility, wilderness setting, enables Natchez Trace Youth Academy the ability to offer a safe, deliberate and exhilarating process for stabilizing behavior, assessing physical and psychological health and BLAZING A TRAIL FOR SUCCESS.
The Natchez Trace Youth Academy is CARF accredited. Licensure: Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities for Residential and Tennessee Department of Children’s Services for Foster Care.

Food Service Worker

Prepares and cooks meals for students/residents/employees of the facility by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

1. Demonstrates knowledge of proper food preparation including receiving, storing, handling, and following recipes.

2. Prepares and serves food in quantities according to menu, number of people to be served, and portion control.

3. Demonstrates knowledge and assures maintenance of modified diets as instructed.

4. Uses accepted techniques in handling, preparation and serving food to clients and employees.

5. Receives, inspects and properly stores all supplies entering Food Service Department.

6. Monitors all kitchen equipment and appliances for malfunctions and proper temperatures. Reports same to management.

7. Demonstrates proper use and storage of equipment and maintains a clean environment, including utensils, appliances, floors, equipment, etc.

8. Maintains a safe working environment by following all safety procedures, including the use of Standard Precautions, proper storage and use of chemicals, and properly securing the Food Service area. Also demonstrates knowledge of Material Safety Data Sheets.

9. Completes all requested forms pertaining to Food Service area.

10. Provides positive, professional role modeling and maintains appropriate boundaries with clients at all times.

11. Participates in special events on campus as needed.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to three months related
experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Valid State Drivers' License with appropriate Endorsement

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