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Valley Center USD 262

Position Title: Food Service Kitchen Staff

Department/Location: Building Assigned

Position Qualification: Classified 9 month (student contact days determined by BOE)

Reports To: Food Service Kitchen Manager

Terms of Employment: At-Will

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Annual Evaluation By: Food Service Kitchen Manager

Approved By: BOE

Revised: August 2021


The food service kitchen staff worker assists with food preparation, serving, and cleaning of the kitchen area.


? Customer service-demonstrates an effort to listen, understand, and serve others in a positive and helpful manner.

? Safety awareness-demonstrates knowledge of issues related to equipment and work safety and takes steps to prevent injury

to self and others.

? Ability to learn-uses new job-related information and training accurately and appropriately to increase skills and positive


? Attention to details-shows concern for all aspects of a job and ensures accuracy and a high degree of completion.

? Teamwork-actively participates as a member of a team in a positive, encouraging, and goal-focused manner.


? High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

? Ability to perform basic math computations.

? Certification of Health for School Personnel.

? Successful completion of KSDE (Kansas Department of Education) food safety requirement within six months of


? Ability to effectively use district email.

? Desire to apply training received.

? Knowledge of or learns basics of quantity cooking.

? Communicate effectively with members of food service/building staff, students and community.

? Work cooperatively with all personnel.

? React to change productively and complete tasks as assigned.

? Ability to operate kitchen equipment to assure safety and avoid damage.

? Desire to continue career growth.

? Must support district mission, goals and objectives.



? Attend classes, in-service meetings and workshops voluntarily or as assigned by the food service site manager.

? Assist the food service kitchen manager in food service operations.

? Ensure that all activities conform to local, state and federal standards.

? Prepare food items to be served in planned quantities at stated time.

? Follow written and verbal instructions.

? Knowledge and practice of basic principles of quantity food cookery.

? Clean and sanitize equipment properly.

? Follow standardized recipes; weigh and measure food ingredients accurately.

? Maintain clean work area.

? Assist with service as needed using established portion control standards.

? Practice good personal hygiene and food safety.

? Prepare accurate timesheets for each pay period.

? Seek out new information, innovative ideas and techniques.

? Complete other duties as assigned by the food service kitchen manager.

? Regular attendance is required.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for extended periods of time. Physical exertion to

manually move, lift, carry, pull or push heavy objects or materials up to 50 lbs., stooping, bending and reaching is required. Specific

vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.


Employee must work in and around fumes and odors; the noise level in the work environment is usually noisy and crowded. The work

environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential

functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities t o perform the essential


The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an

exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this

position and additional duties may be assigned.

I have read and understand the position description. After reviewing, I agree to perform all the functions and skills mentioned to the

best of my ability and agree that I am able to perform the above mentioned qualif