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Food & Nutrition Cafe Associate (981)

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TitleFood & Nutrition Cafe Associate
Posting ID981





TITLE:                          FOOD & NUTRITION CAFE ASSOCIATE


SALARY:                     GRADE 4


Job Goal:  To assist in the preparation, serving and clean up of food in a quantity food service operation, using safe and efficient food handling practices. To provide accurate and efficient point of sale operations while adhering to excellence in customer service.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to read and write English as it pertains to job functions
  • Current Food Handler’s Certificate or acquire within 30 days of hire
  • Satisfactory criminal background check
  • Vision and hearing adequate to exercise job responsibilities in a safe manner
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Experience in food preparation & handling desired
  • Must display ability to work with figures and to make arithmetic calculations
  • Ability to keep accurate records
  • Ability to operate computerized cash register/computer
  • Ability to operate institutional equipment desired
  • Must display ability to communicate effectively with staff, students, parents and the community regarding the school food and nutrition programs
  • Must have knowledge and adhere to all policies, rules and regulations


Core Job Functions:

  • Display, demonstrate thorough knowledge of HACCP food safety guidelines and procedures
  • Collect and account for prepayment and real time transactions of student meals
  • Maintain appropriate change fund for registers
  • Accurately perform cashiering duties and end of day procedures as requested
  • Prepare, stock & maintain serving line area and/or assist in food preparation and clean up
  • Accurate identify a reimbursable meal on the serving line; provide monitoring & guidance to customers to be sure selections meet federal guidelines are met
  • Safely operate standard and specialized kitchen equipment, including convection/combi ovens, microwave ovens, dish washers, air fryer ovens, food warmers, coolers and freezers
  • Set up serving line with appropriate serving equipment, utensils, safety measures
  • Wash dishes and equipment according to Maricopa County Health Department guidelines
  • Clean work areas and dispose of garbage daily
  • Assist manager in verifying and monitoring HACCP procedures including temperature, sanitizer and storage logs
  • Ensures product quality by visual inspection & adherence to cooking/serving guidelines provided to maintain customer satisfaction
  • Respond to all internal and external customers, as it relates to the position, in a prompt, efficient, friendly and patient manner
  • Maintain courteous relationships with students, staff, parents and community, treating all with respect
  • Performs all related duties as required
  • Performs all duties in a safe and prudent manner as directed


Core Values/Professional Qualities:

  • Function effectively as a team member
  • Direct constructive criticism toward improving the district
  • Be flexible and adaptable to change
  • Exercise positive problem solving behavior and conflict resolution skills
  • Establish and maintain courteous, cooperative working relationships with students, staff, parents and the community
  • Positively accepts direction
  • Respond to all internal and external customers, as it relates to the position, in a prompt, efficient, friendly and patient manner
  • Adhere to dress code appropriate to the site and job
  • Follow policies, guidelines, procedures and directives
  • Work with a large cross section of people in a professional and non-judgmental manner
  • Share sensitive student and staff information on a need to know basis
  • Be a positive role model for students and staff
  • Be responsible, reliable and punctual



Physical Requirements – Heavy Work:

  • Positions in this classification typically require: stooping, kneeling, crouching, standing, walking, sitting, finger or manual dexterity, repetitive finger motion, speaking, hearing, seeing (with correction), focusing ability, or other factors applicable to the job.
  • Employee must be able to stand and walk constantly on various floor surfaces while performing various duties, including but not limited to using push/pull force of up to 50 pounds for various machines and equipment.
  • Employee may rarely be required to climb ladders to perform various cleaning or maintenance tasks.
  • Employees may be subject to travel, fumes, odors, chemicals, bloodborne pathogens, workspace restrictions and loud noises.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.





Shift TypePart-Time
Salary Range$12.35 - $12.72 / Per Hour

Applications Accepted

Start Date06/10/2019
End Date12/31/2019