Food Service Worker (North/South/Central)

Category:  School Nutrition
Job Function: 


Prepares, cooks, serves, and stores food in accordance with accepted institutional procedures and Health Department Requirements; Adheres to all meal accountability procedures including cashiering

Essential Duties

  • Prepares cooks, and serves food in accordance with accepted institutional and HACCP procedures
  • Follows daily production schedules, including preparing recipes as written
  • Cleans all utensils and equipment used, disposes of garbage and mops assigned floor areas
  • Utilizes left-over food as directed by the manager and stores all food items properly
  • Utilizes and maintains equipment as trained
  • Follows approved instructions for chemical use in the operation of the program
  • Adheres to Federal, State, and Local policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Adheres to Classified Employees Work Rules and School Nutrition Personnel and Uniform Standards
  • Demonstrates ability to improve job-related skills and takes pride in serving students
  • Completes 6 hours of in-service training yearly and attends all training as schedule through the School Nutrition Department
  • Completes a 30-hour state required Orientation for Nutrition Employee course within the first year of employment
  • Communicates effectively and promotes good public relations with students, teachers, and administrators
  • Works with peers/supervisors in tactful, considerate, and cooperative manner and assists others when needed
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the appropriate administrator

Required Education

None required


None required

Experience Qualifications

None required; Some food service experience preferred


  • Ability to read and follow recipes
  • Manual dexterity necessary to operate food preparation equipment and perform necessary cleaning
  • Ability to understand and follow directions
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

Working Conditions

  • Works in kitchen environment
  • Works with hands in hot water and chemicals approved for use in the School Nutrition Program
  • May involve exposure to extreme heat and cold
  • Adheres to Fulton School Nutrition Personnel & Dress Standards
  • Adheres to additional guidelines outlined in the employee handbook

Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Ability to lift with the use of a ladder in high places
  • Must be able to properly lift heavy items from a stooping position
  • Must be able to stand and/or move about kitchen for entire shift
Posting ID:  28791

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