Job Description


CATEGORY: Classified

TITLE: Nutrition Manager 1


Manage a cafeteria providing food service for students and staff. Maintain a sanitary, safe and high
quality food service program using County, State and Federal guidelines. Supervise assigned staff.


1. Education and/or experience equivalent to a High School Diploma or GED
2. Three (3) years high volume food service experience (preferred)
3. Food Service Manager’s License (Required)
4. State of Arizona Identity Verified (IVP) Fingerprint Clearance Card (Required)

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.)


? Oversee food service staff to maintain quality control of food production, waste management, and
proper storage of food items.
? Train staff and follow all standard operating procedures related to food preparation, sanitation, and
the safe and proper use of tools and equipment.
? Prepare and complete documentation of orders, inventory, menus, production records, and various
reports as needed.
? Prepare meals according to menus and recipes; implements all federal, state, and district
requirements for all meal programs.
? Order, receive and verify food and supplies from warehouse, central kitchen, and vendors; manage
inventory appropriately.
? Evaluate assigned staff; document and recommend disciplinary actions as appropriate.
? Assist staff in food production, food service, and meal accounting.
? Create and assign daily task lists for staff.
? Oversee and manage staff’s time related to specified work hours.
? Oversee and follow all cash handling, accounting, and deposit protocols.
? Communicate daily with various department positions using email and phones.
? Communicate frequently with school administration and support staff involved in meal service.
? Provide quality customer service to students, parents and school staff.
? Attend required department meetings and training.
? Attend school meetings as requested by the site administrator.
? Facilitate onsite staff meetings to provide training and department updates.
? Implement new policies and procedures as appropriate.
? Perform other duties as assigned.


? Knowledge of principles and practices of supervision
? Knowledge of principles, practices and methods of the food service industry
? Knowledge of sanitation and food quality standards
? Knowledge of proper food handling techniques ? Knowledge of computer applications including Google Chrome Applications, Websmartt, Kronos
Timeclock, and others as needed
? Knowledge of district policies and procedures affecting assigned work
? Knowledge of USDA program requirements
? Skill preparing food in large quantities
? Skill controlling food production and waste
? Skill establishing and maintaining effective working relationships
? Skill communicating verbally, in writing, and through computer applications


Work is performed around dangerous machinery
Exposure to infectious disease
May be exposed to hazardous chemicals
May be exposed to outside working conditions


Position may require repetitive bending, stooping, standing, climbing and walking
Pushing and pulling equipment and food items
Required to lift up to 45 lbs., frequently

WORK YEAR: 209 Days

DEPARTMENT/SCHOOL: Elementary and Middle Schools


REPORTS TO: Trainer, Supervisor or Director of Nutrition Services

EVALUATION: Classified Personnel Evaluation

SUPERVISES: Assigned cafeteria staff

PREPARED: March 2000

REVISED: April 2021

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