Thomas Jefferson Elementary ( learn more )

Bedford County Public Schools

Forest, Virginia ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3896559
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : May 20, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Job Summary


Under supervision position works to assist in the preparation, setting up, serving and selling of school food.  Position works to maintain food service facilities and equipment in neat, clean, safe and sanitary condition.    Position works to provide an efficient operation of a school cafeteria including.


Essential Duties


  1. Assist in preparation of all food items including main dishes, sandwiches, salads, baked goods and fruits and vegetables.


  1. Assist in setting up food preparation serving lines.


  1. Assists in cooking, setting up and serving food items to students and staff.


  1. Assists in preparing school meals that comply with state and federal regulations and the requirements of the National School Lunch Program.


  1. Assist with maintaining the food service facility and equipment in a clean, safe, and sanitary condition.


  1. Operates a variety of kitchen equipment including ovens, mixers, slicers, steamers, dishwashers.


  1. Follows all established HACCP Guidelines and Procedures.


  1. Follows all established safety guidelines and procedures to ensure job safety.


  1. Assists in inventory control of food items and supplies.


  1. May act as a cashier, including collecting money, making change and counting money.


  1. Follows all established state and federal regulations and complies with all established school nutrition and school board policies.


  1. Communicates positively with school nutrition employees, school staff, students, parents and visitors.


  1. Maintains a positive image of the school nutrition program.


  1. Performs any other related duties as assigned by the supervisor or other appropriate administrator.


Job Specifications


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The

requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable

accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified, to perform the essential functions.


Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities Required)

Education of at least a high school diploma preferred.  Must possess a basic knowledge of food preparation and food safety and sanitation.  Must complete an approved food safety and sanitation course.  Must possess the ability to perform basic cooking functions.  Must possess the ability to operate a variety of food service equipment.  Must be able to work quickly and efficiently.  Must be able to read and write and understand and carry out oral and written directions.  Must possess the ability to be a team player and work well with others.  Must maintain a strong work attendance record.  Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school nutrition staff, other school staff, parents and the community.


Working Conditions & Physical Requirements


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 accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Must have the ability to stand for extended periods of time on cement floors; exhibit manual dexterity, hear and understand speech at normal levels; speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly; physical agility to lift up to 50 pounds; to bend, stoop,  walk and reach overhead.  Must be able to withstand variable kitchen temperatures from extreme heat to extreme cold.


Work Environment


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.  Temperatures in the work environment vary from extreme heat to extreme cold.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The School Nutrition Worker will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other related duties as assigned by the School Nutrition Manager or appropriate administrator. Bedford County Public Schools reserves the right to update, revise or change this job description and related duties at any time.

  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 1

Job Requirements

  • No experience required

Contact Information

  • Adam Hazelwood
  • 310 S Bridge St
  • Bedford, Virginia 245232706

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