Yuma School District One ( learn more )

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 2855423
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : November 24, 2021

Job Description

Position Status: Tier 2
Non-Benefited Health Insured
6.5 Daily Hours

Salary Range A
High School Diploma or equivalent
Food Handlers Health Card
Proof MMR and Hepatitis B Health Record
IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card

Purpose Statement
The job of Cafeteria Assistant is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the educational process at an assigned cafeteria location with specific responsibilities for preparing and serving food items to students and/or school personnel; and maintaining food service facilities in a safe and sanitary condition.

This job reports to Cafeteria Manager/Director - Child Nutrition
Essential Functions
  • Attends unit meetings, in-service training, workshops, etc. for the purpose of gathering information required to perform job functions.
  • Cleans utensils, equipment, and storage, food preparation and serving areas for the purpose of maintaining required sanitary conditions.
  • Collects payments for food items from students and staff for the purpose of completing transactions and/or securing funds for food selection.
  • Complete understanding of serving food for the purpose of meeting mandated nutritional requirements and/or requests of students and school personnel.
  • Inspects food items and/or supplies for the purpose of verifying quantity, quality and specifications of orders and/or complying with mandated health standards.
  • Inventories food, condiments and supplies for the purpose of ensuring availability of items required for meeting projected menu requirements.
  • Maintains equipment and report equipment malfunctions to supervisor for the purpose of complying with current health standards.
  • Monitors kitchen and cafeteria areas for the purpose of ensuring a safe and sanitary working environment.
  • Orders food/non food items for the purpose of maintaining an adequate inventory to maintain operations within established nutritional and budget guidelines.
  • Performs functions of other nutritional services positions, as requested by supervisor for the purpose of ensuring adequate staff coverage within site nutritional services operations.
  • Prepares food and beverage items for all services for the purpose of meeting mandated nutritional and projected meal requirements.
  • Reports equipment malfunctions for the purpose of notifying supervisor of need for repair and/or replacement.
  • Stocks food, condiments and supplies for the purpose of maintaining adequate quantities and security of items.
Other Functions
  • Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
Job Requirements:  Minimum Qualifications
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
SKILLS are required to perform multiple tasks using existing skills. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adhering to safety practices; and operating equipment found in a commercial kitchen.
KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math; read and follow instructions; and understand multi-step written and oral instructions.  Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: safety practices and procedures; quantify food preparation and handling; and sanitation practices.
ABILITY is required to schedule activities; collate data; and use job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others; work with data utilizing specific, defined processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a diversity of individuals; work with specific, job-related data; and utilize job-related equipment. Some problem solving may be required to identify issues and select action plans. Problem solving with data requires following prescribed guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is limited to moderate. Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: the ability to follow a recipe; working as part of a team; and working with interruptions.
Responsibilities include: working under direct supervision using standardized procedures; providing information and/or advising others; operating within a defined budget. There is a continual opportunity to impact the organization’s services.
Working Environment
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: significant lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some climbing and balancing, frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 0% sitting, 50% walking, and 50% standing.  The job is performed under temperature extremes and under conditions with some exposure to risk of injury and/or illness.
Experience       Job related experience is desired.
Continuing Educ./Training Clearances
Safe School Courses
Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance
FLSA Status                                                    Approval Date                                                        
Non Exempt                                                                   Salary Range A 12.15
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Support Staff > Food Service
  • Contact Information

    • Luciano Munoz
    • 450 W 6TH ST
    • Yuma, Arizona 853642973

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