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
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
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.
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.