Tunica County School District Tunica, Mississippi
Sep 26, 2023Full time
Position Type: Support Staff Date Posted: 1/20/2023 Location: District Office Date Available: TBD Closing Date: Until Filled Title: Cafeteria Worker: Cook Technician Qualification: High School Diploma or GED equivalent Background in food service or culinary school Must successfully pass State Competency Test for Cooks Ability to life 50 pounds, and stand for long periods of time Supervisor: Cafeteria Manager / Child Nutrition Director Job Duties: Work cooperatively with all employees. Work within the framework of the Tunica County Schools as set forth in the line organizational chart. Performing duties for food preparation as required by Cafeteria Manager. Maintaining sanitation standards for Food Service Area. Maintaining positive work habits. Performing duties efficiently and productively. Maintaining and/or upgrading skills. Maintaining personal qualities appropriate for assigned job. Performs duties involved in the safe preparation and handling of food, cleaning and sanitizing of equipment and facilities. Practices safety precaution measures in all phases of food services operation. Participates in implementing cost containment measures while maintaining quality. Exhibits knowledge of operating all equipment, work techniques and methods of performing duties. Exhibits willingness to work in any situation. Maintains regular attendance Exhibits punctuality, enthusiasm, and self-confidence. Demonstrates good work judgment by working to capacity. Enforces time and motion economy to ensure that all meals served are tasty and attractive to customers. Follows the cafeteria manager's instruction in producing and serving food to meet federal and state nutritional standards. Interprets menus to insure that WV Standards for Nutrition are being met. Exhibits the ability to prepare food in large quantities without constant reference to recipe card or asking other employees questions. Maintains required forms and records as assigned by manager. Accepts responsibility for general cleaning of food service area. Accepts responsibility for stocking shelves and cleaning storeroom. Utilizes all food stocked to the fullest extent possible. Advises Cafeteria Manager of repairs needed to equipment. Keeps Cafeteria Manager informed of pertinent situations. Exhibits the ability to serve food in quantities that meet requirements. Works under stress efficiently and effectively. Performs other duties assigned by Cafeteria Manager or Principal Works under supervision of the Cafeteria Manager or Principal without complaining but is willing to give suggestions. Strives for good public relations with customers, co-workers, supervisor and community. Cooperates with principal, faculty, students and food service staff to make the food service program an integral part of the total school. Has an interest in merchandising food and increase participation in school food service. Has an interest in children. Maintains a neat and appropriate appearance. Projects good health habits. Holds a valid food handler's card. Has health and stamina to perform job effectively. Maintains self-control. Accepts constructive criticism. Cooperates with Supervisor in scheduling the use of the kitchen. Fulfill other duties as assigned by the Supervisor. Term of Employment: Salary and work year established by the Board. Evaluation: Employee will be evaluated based upon job description.