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Substitute Food Service Assistant

Warden School District - Warden, WA

Posted: 5/13/2021

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Job Title: Substitute Food Service Helper
Job Description

This position’s responsibility, under the direction of the Food Service Director, is to assist in the successfully operation of nutritious and wholesome meals following District procedures and standards and under required food safety and sanitary conditions.

1. High school diploma or GED
2. Ability to accurately compute basic math functions, to include addition, subtraction, multiplication, division of whole numbers, fractions, and decimals
3. Ability to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervision
4. Be punctual, dependable, maintain good personal hygiene and have a positive, team player attitude
5. Establish and maintain cooperative working relations with others
6. Demonstrates ability to work effectively with a diverse group of students, teachers, parents, and administrators while maintaining confidentiality
7. Relates positively to youth and adults of varying socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds
8. Food handlers permit or willingness to obtain within 14 days of employment and maintain current card thereafter

Desired Qualifications
Bilingual in Spanish

Reports to:
Food Service Director

No direct reports


Understand and comply with Federal, State, and local requirements for meal reimbursement
Follow verbal and written instructions
Successfully complete classes required for position and attend meetings, and/or workshops related to position
Maintain required daily records, reports, reconciliations and submit to Food Service Director
Cook, setup, serve and cleanup all meals
Prepare, deliver and serve fruit and vegetables for the entire Elementary Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program
Setup condiments for the day
Wipe down salad bars between groups. Replenish fruit, vegetables and condiments as needed
Dishwashing all kitchen items
Clean and sanitize sinks and counters.
Sweep and mop kitchen floors
Prepare food items for the breakfast service
Complete tasks within time allocated
Uphold safety standards
May relieve or assist other unit employees in higher meal preparation tasks to meet emergencies or as necessary to maintain the operation of the cafeteria unit or as assigned by the Food Service Director and her/his designee
Fulfill other related duties as assigned or requested by supervisor

Required to stand and walk for prolonged periods; ability to lift up to 50 lbs.; carry, push, stoop, reach and ability to handle and perform fingering functions. Required to shift tasks and priorities; experience frequent interruptions; requires flexibility and adaptability; perform repetitive tasks; requires individual initiative and teamwork; ability to communicate with students and adults in some difficult situations. Requires effective decision making and problem solving; and excellent listening skills. May be exposed to general cleaning chemicals.

Experience in a rural school district working with a diversified population. Coaching, club and advisory positions available.

Terms of Employment
Consistent with district policies and current Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Evaluation of this position will be consistent with State and district requirements.

Physical and Environmental Requirements of the Position:
The physical demands and work environment 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.

The employee must lift and/or move 25 to 100 pounds, and may assist, move, or restrain students with greater weight when required to intervene in student safety issues.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, lift, carry, move about, hear and speak. Employee may be required to perform extensive work at a computer display terminal.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, or consistent with the subject being taught, but can be abnormally loud on occasion.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally work in outside weather conditions and be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, temperature fluctuations, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals commonly used in instruction and/or cleaning. It may be expected that the individual could be exposed to blood or other potentially infectious materials during the course of their duties. The employee may be exposed to infectious disease as carried by students.

The employee may be required to travel in school owned or leased vehicles while supervising and assisting students.

The Warden School District complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, families with children, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a disabled person, Viet Nam or more recent veteran status and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. This holds true for all district employment and opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the school district’s Title IX/RCW 28A.640 compliance officer, Courtney McCoy, and Section 504/ADA coordinator, Jolinda Davis, at 101 W. Beck Way, Warden, WA 98857. Telephone (509) 349-2311 ext, 1580.

El Distrito Escolar de Warden cumple con todas las reglas y regulaciones federales y estatales y no discrimina por razones de edad, raza, credo, color, origen nacional, sexo, orientación sexual, estado civil, las familias con niños, la presencia de cualquier discapacidad sensorial, mental o física o el uso de un perro guía entrenado o animal de servicio por una persona con una discapacidad, Vietnam o estado veterano más reciente y proporciona igualdad de acceso a los Boy Scouts y otros grupos juveniles designados. Esto es cierto para todo el empleo y las oportunidades del distrito. Las preguntas sobre los procedimientos de cumplimiento y / o quejas pueden ser dirigidas a Courtney McCoy, la oficial de cumplimiento título IX / RCW 28A.640 del distrito escolar, y a la coordinadora de la Sección 504/ADA, Jolinda Davis, al 101 W. Beck Way, Warden, WA 98857. Teléfono (509) 349-2311 extensión 1580.

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Warden School District

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Warden, WA