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Lower Columbia College Food Service Worker Lead (Head Start, Part-time) in Longview, Washington

https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/lowercolumbia/jobs/4100076/food-service-worker-lead-head-start-part-time?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs{rel="nofollow"} At a Glance! *Functions as the Lead Food Service Worker at a designated location.  Under supervision of the Food Service Manager, prepares and stores food for children and families following Health Department and USDA guidelines. This position is categorized as an Food Service Worker Lead under State of Washington Class Specification. This position is a non-permanent classified position and is for 9 months out of the year working no more than 19 hours per week. This position will require in person work. Check us out on social media, Facebook{target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener"} & Instagram{target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener"}*!  

Examples of Duties & Responsibilities


  • Serve USDA lunches and snacks for preschool children.
  • Maintain kitchen equipment, serving utensils, food preparation and storage areas in a safe and sanitary manner.
  • Post menus in kitchens.
  • Calculate accurate quantities of eating utensils and food service material for each classroom.
  • Select and organize correct table settings and food portions for each classroom.
  • Maintain and use inventory system.
  • Assist with transporting
  • Understand the needs of children and parents, incorporating them into the food program.
  • Participate as an active member of the Food Services Team.
  • Work in a professional manner.
  • Respect the confidentiality of information as defined in the Confidentiality Policy.
  • Exhibit independent work skills, leadership, and flexibility.
  • Train aides, subs, and volunteers in accordance with program philosophy and policies.
  • Exhibit intent to increase knowledge, skill, and personal growth.
  • Attend and contribute to staff meetings and Food Service Team meetings.
  • In consultation with supervisor, develop professional work goals and training plan.
  • Participate in training as requested.
  • Performs Other duties as assigned

This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, effort, work conditions, and benefits associated with the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   


Typical Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • One year experience in food service.

Physical Requirements *Seldom = 1 -- 10% of the time            *

  • Seldom -- sitting

Occasionally = 11 -- 33% of the time

  • Occasionally - be able to maintain sight and sound while preparing and delivering meals Frequently- multiple uses of bleach solution for cleaning/sanitizing kitchen and food preparation materials daily/weekly
  • Occasionally - squat

*Frequently = 34 -- 66% of the time *

  • Frequently extended periods of standing
  • Frequently -- pushing food carts
  • Frequently -- use lift gate to transfer food service items from truck to kitchen
  • Frequently - bend over to pick up items
  • Frequently - stacking food service items
  • Frequently - lift heavy boxes of bulk food and supplies up to 40lbs.

Prior to First Day of Employment