Substitute Cook

Reynoldsburg City Schools
Reynoldsburg, OH

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Job type

  • Part-time

Shift and schedule

  • Morning shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday


Reynoldsburg, OH

Full job description

Description: Provide a nutritious, safe, and healthy meals to students; prepare and serve food items; run POS machine; clean up kitchen.


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Food Service experience preferred
  • Valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to work effectively with others
  • Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively both orally and in


  • Effective, active listening skills
  • Organizational and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of food handling, safety, and sanitation regulations
  • Food production skills
  • Ability to utilize appropriate computer software
  • Ability to operate, clean, and maintain food service equipment
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing situations
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong math skills
  • Understanding and patient with staff, parents, and students

NOTE: The lists below are not ranked in order of importance:

Essential Functions:

  • Exhibit professional behavior, emotional stability and sound judgment
  • Respond appropriately to crisis situations (i.e. emergencies, employee/parent concerns)
  • Ensure safety of students
  • Pre-portion or dish-up foods as required
  • Setup serving line
  • Stock milk cooler and snack carts
  • Stock trays, cutlery, paper goods etc. as needed
  • Serve foods to students and staff
  • Collect money during meal service; write Café Money Reminders as required
  • Verify that all meals served meet school lunch program requirements
  • Verify unused food quantities; assure all leftovers and properly and safely stored
  • Wash all trays, dishes, pots, pans, utensils, and store properly
  • Clean all equipment and work surfaces after use
  • Assist in checking in orders and putting deliveries away
  • Make contacts with the public with tact and diplomacy
  • Maintain respect at all times for confidential information
  • Outstanding attendance and punctuality
  • Interact in a positive manner with staff, students and parents
  • Promote good public relations by personal appearance, attitude, and conversation
  • Complete two weeks of training and ensure all training logs are completed and sent to the Food Service office.
  • Complete required annual Continued Education, Civil Rights training and HACCP training
  • Attend annual trainings as required to meet the USDA Professional Standards

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Respond to routine questions and requests in an appropriate manner
  • Serve as a role model for students in how to conduct themselves as citizens and as

responsible, intelligent human beings

  • Instill in students the belief in, and practice of ethical principles and democratic values
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the head cook and Food Service director

Equipment Operated:

  • Convection oven
  • Combi
  • Steamer
  • Steam kettle
  • Slicer
  • Mixer
  • Vegetable cutter/chopper
  • Steamtable
  • Refrigerator/freezer
  • Dish machine
  • Washer/dryer
  • POS system
  • Calculator
  • Computer
  • Telephone
  • Fax Machine

Additional Working Conditions:

  • Occasional exposure to bodily fluids
  • Occasional operation of a vehicle under inclement weather conditions (i.e., being prepared to come to work on all scheduled days)
  • Occasional interaction among unruly children
  • Regular requirement to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, see, read, speak, reach, stretch with hands and arms, stoop, crouch, climb, and kneel
  • Lifting and carrying of office supplies and materials up to a maximum of fifty pounds
  • Frequent travel
  • Exposure to heat and humidity
  • Repetitive hand motion

Employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed controlled substance use in the workplace throughout his/her employment with the District.

Revised 6/2019

Job Type: Part-time


  • Day shift
  • Morning shift

Weekly day range:

  • Monday to Friday


  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Reynoldsburg, OH: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

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