Kitchen Helper (3 Positions)
Wayne-Westland Community School District - Westland, MI

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36745 Marquette Street

Westland , MI 48185-3289

TITLE: Kitchen Helper – 3 positions

REPORTS TO: Food Service Director

LOCATION: John Glenn and Wayne Memorial High Schools

DATE: August 21, 2013

CLOSING DATE: Internal Applicants: August 27, 2013 by 3:00 P.M.

External Applicants: September 5, 2013 by 3:00 P.M.



QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES : Other duties may be assigned by the Food Service Director

Accurately operates computerized POS (Point of Sale) system – to include: maintaining accurate records related to money handling and student accounts. Also responsible for preparing, maintaining and submitting all required forms (i.e. daily cash and meal reports, deposit slips, etc.)

Performs all general kitchen duties under the supervision of the Cafeteria Leader

Assists in preparing serving counter and serving meals

Accurately operates computerized POS (Point of Sale) system

Assists with catered events as needed

Washes pots and pans; assists with daily kitchen clean-up

Assists with inventories

Maintains proper food handling/storage procedures

Performs related work as assigned by the Cafeteria Leader

Regular and predictable attendance

High School diploma, GED, or equivalent

Must be in good health and physical condition and shall comply with local and state regulations with respect to medical requirements

Must be eligible to work in the United States

Possess the ability to work cooperatively with other employees

Working knowledge of the basic philosophy and functions of the National School Lunch Program

PHYSICAL DEMANDS : The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job .

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to remain in a stationary position and is occasionally required to move about the school. The employee is required to prepare food and operate computer equipment. The employee must be able to position themselves to access the computer Point of Sale System and to replenish food lines. The employee will communicate with others and must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations. The employee may occasionally lift up to 40 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT : The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. The employee is frequently required to interact with students, staff and occasionally with the public. At times, the employee may be directly responsible for the safety and well-being of students.

Work year is determined by the number of days students are in attendance during the regular school calendar. The workday is 4.0 hours per day and 3.0 hours per day at John Glenn and 2.5 hours at Wayne Memorial. The hourly rate is based on the MEA/Local Four collective bargaining agreement.

Note: Posted positions will be awarded in seniority order, assuming the applicant has the necessary qualifications. Please note : These positions are being posted under the roll down posting process; you must fill out an application in order to be considered for the posted position(s) and any subsequent position(s) that become available as a result of this posting.

Job performance is evaluated in accordance with district guidelines and the applicable collective bargaining language by the district supervisor.

Apply on line at or come to the Human Resources Department to access the online application system.

The information contained in this job description is not an exhaustive list of duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individual currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned. Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The Wayne-Westland Community Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.