Overview

Position Title: School Nutrition Assistant


Salary Schedule
: PCSD Classified


Department:
School Nutrition Department


Job Code:
641000


Reports To:
School Nutrition Program Manager


Work Schedule:
184 days per year/hours may vary as assigned by Director of School Nutrition


Grade/Level:
A-1A


FLSA:
Non-Exempt


Primary Function:
Assists in the preparation of various foods for cooking and serving through use of standardized recipes. Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English. Possess basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, and percentages) to measure, count, calculate recipes & time, etc.


Working Conditions: Physical Demands:

Food Service Environment

Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate nutrition service equipment

Work extended periods in temperatures ranging from sub-zero to extremely hot.

Hearing and speaking to exchange information, seeing to monitor food quality and quantity.

Exposure to very hot foods, equipment, and metal objects; operate equipment that poses risk, loss, or injury.

Ability to repetitively lift items weighing up to 50 lbs.

Working around knives, slicers, or other sharp objects

Walk and stand on cement floor for extended periods of time

Exposure to cleaning chemicals in solution, aerosol, and powder/granular forms. Exposure to all types of foods.

Lifting, carrying, pushing, or pulling moderately heavy food trays, carts, materials and supplies as assigned by position

Reaching overhead, above shoulders and horizontally

Bending at waist, kneeling, or crouching, stoop, climb ladder


Qualifications:

Minimum of high school diploma or GED, preferred

90 Hours Substitute Training

30 Hours State Required Orientation for New Employee Course (ONE). On-going training/professional standards requirements.

The Board of Education and the Superintendent may accept alternatives to some of the above requirements.


Essential Functions:

Assists in the preparation of various foods for cooking and serving through use of standardized recipes.

Follows recipes to ensure the cost, nutrients, yield and customer satisfaction goals of menus are met.

Uses proper portion control measures to meet meal pattern and recipe guidelines.

Implements state and local health codes as they relate to food service

Organized and productive. Meets work quality and quantity expectations. Accomplishes tasks accurately and timely.

Cleans equipment and small wares, stores items securely and properly

Sweeps and cleans kitchen floors

Serves on the serving line; meets serving schedule deadlines.

Correctly utilizes and safely operates all food service equipment.

Practices good personal hygiene and sanitation standards; follows dress code and represents department in professional manner.

Reports faulty equipment to Food Service Manager

Assists with checking in, dating, and recording temperatures of foods/supplies.

Assists with the unloading and storage of all foods and supplies

Meets USDA’s Professional Standards training requirements. Participates in and attends all assigned in-service/training programs annually.

Performs necessary average lifting to 50 pounds

Participates in program promotions/marketing activities and provides excellent customer service.

Recognizes and appropriately records a reimbursable meal for all types of service.

Serves as cashier if trained and assigned

Implements the district procedure in handling all unusual collection procedures such as non-revenue meals, second meals and meal charges.

Ensures adherence to good safety procedures

Other duties as assigned by the Superintendent of designee

  • Applicants will be selected for interview. Please do not contact local schools.
  • It is the policy of the Paulding County School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability in any employment practice, educational program, or any other program, activity, or service.
  • Vacancies posted for a minimum of ten (10) calendar days. Emergency vacancies posted for a minimum of five (5) calendar days.
  • The Paulding County School District uses the E-Verify system to verify eligibility for employment in the United States.