Job Description

TEMPE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT

CATEGORY: Classified

TITLE: Nutrition Helper

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Prepare and serve food to students and staff; may serve as cashier. Ensure entrée pans are full and
replace them as necessary. Maintains standards of safety, sanitation, and cleanliness in the kitchen and
cafeteria.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Education and/or experience equivalent to a High School Diploma or GED preferred or equivalent
combination of education and experience to successfully perform essential duties.
2. One (1) year food handling experience (preferred).
3. State of Arizona Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card.
4. Ability to obtain a Food Handlers Card.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act,
may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list is
ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities performed by
incumbents of this class.)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Prepare food to be served to students and staff.
- Clean and process fruits and vegetables and prepare various salads.
- Follow recipes and cook food for proper time and to proper temperature.
- May slice meat and cheeses for sandwiches; wrap and bag ala carte items.
- Place food into serving dishes as required.
- Gather, set up and replenish serving lines; serve food.
- Maintain accurate counts of food served and left overs; complete required forms.
- Operate and clean food service equipment.
- Sweep and mop floor.
- Maintain cleanliness of dining room and kitchen areas.
- Use computer to cashier at meals and count money collected.
- Maintain sanitation, health and safety standards in work area.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:

? Knowledge of appropriate food handling methods and techniques
? Knowledge of district food service policies and procedures
? Knowledge of food service operations including sanitation standards and food preparation
? Knowledge of food service equipment
? Skill establishing and maintaining effective working relationships
? Ability to effectively communicate

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Works around dangerous machinery
Exposure to infectious disease and potential physical harm
PHYSICAL EFFORT:

Frequently, bend, stoop and lift up to 45 lbs.
Work in various temperature environments
Periods of prolonged standing.

WORK YEAR: 190 Days for full-time, 182 Days for part-time

DEPARTMENT/SCHOOL: Nutrition Services/Elementary/Middle School

GRADE: 29

REPORTS TO: Nutrition Manager, Nutrition Services Trainer, Supervisor or Director

EVALUATION: Classified Personnel Evaluation

SUPERVISES: N/A

PREPARED: March 2000

REVISED: November 2019

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