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Benton Community School District Food Service Worker in Van Horne, Iowa

Food Service Worker JobID: 1377

  • Position Type:

    Food Service/ Food Service Employee

  • Date Posted:


  • Location:

    Benton Community Middle - High School

  • Date Available:


  • Closing Date:

    Until filled


Benton Community School District has an opening for a Food Service Worker in our MS/HS BuildingAll interested applicants must apply using our Frontline online system. The link is shown below. This position is also on our website atwww.benton.k12.ia.us, on Facebook athttps://www.facebook.com/BentonCSD and on Teach Iowa athttps://educateiowa.gov/teach-iowaQuestions about this position?Please contact Mrs. Dawn Morris, Food Service DirectorBenton Community School DistrictVan Horne, IA 52346319-228-8701 Ext. 1119dmorris@benton.k12.ia.usDate of Availability: ImmediatelySchool year :2023-2024Job Description

MS/HS Food Service WorkerSchool Year 2023-2024Starting Rate of Pay: $16.72 /hourHours: Typically 7 hours per day, subject to change with menuDays: 180 Student days with additional days for kitchen set-up prior to first student day and required continuing education.The employee is required to report to work at normal time during late starts, but will not work on unexpected school closure days (snow days).These hours are menu dependent and subject to change with the needs of the kitchen. Hours will be determined by the Director and/or the Kitchen Manager.Duties/Responsibilities:Duties include rotation of Cooking, Baking, Salad Bar prep, and Dishroom responsibilities. It aslo includes other duties as assigned. The employee will prepare or assist in the preparation, cooking, and serving of a variety of nutritious and attractive foods to students in a safe and cost effective manner that supports the goals of the District.Additional DutiesPerforms other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent. Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.JOB DESCRIPTIONTITLE: Food Service Worker – Cook REPORTS TO: Food Service Director JOB GOAL: Prepares or assists in the preparation, cooking, and serving of a variety of nutritious and attractive foods to students in a safe and cost effective manner that supports the goals of the District. FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt Part Time Hourly QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Certified on an employees medical examination form to be fully qualified in health.2. High school diploma or GED.3. Must be able to read and calculate standardized recipes and have experience and/or knowledge in quantity food preparation.4. Regular attendance. PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Follow oral or written directions.2. Use proper preparation of foods and is able to tell that these foods are of good quality by sight, smell and taste.3. Prepare main dish and other foods from recipes using knowledge of weights and measures and be able to adjust accordingly.4. Check with manager as to amounts of food to be prepared and to satellite daily.5. Assist with serving and clean up of all equipment such as stoves, refrigerators, pots, pans, and satellite equipment.6. Maintain high standards of sanitation and safety.7. Help in any areas when needed. May use all equipment.8. Assist manager in proper handling, storage, and rotation of foods.9. Notify manager when supplies are needed or when equipment needs maintenance or repair.10. Maintain records/recipes as needed in an organized manner.11. Perform all other related food service duties as directed.12. Required to handle chemicals in commercial strength detergents and cleaning solutions. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 1. Must be able to work in a standing and/or walking position for long periods of time under conditions of extreme temperatures.2. Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 53 pounds efficiently.3. Must have manual dexterity to operate and handle equipment related to all aspects of general food preparation in a way that ensures safety while performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, stand, talk or hear, taste or smell, walk and use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate tools or controls. WORKING CONDITIONS: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 1. Commercial kitchen setting including(hard)surface floors and extreme temperatures ranging from50 degrees to 98 degrees Fahrenheit. The noise level in the work environment isquiet/moderately loud/loud. 2. Employee must wear uniform and appropriate hair restraints (approved by Food Service Director and/or state/county authority) at all times in food preparation and dining areas. 3. Must have ability to tolerate chemicals in commercial strength detergents and cleaning solutions. TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Days of service as specified in contract language. Salary established by the Board.

  • A signed copy of this job description should be placed in the employee’s personnel file.

    EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated per contract language. Approved by: __ Date: _ (Supervisor) Reviewed and agreed to by __ Date: _ (Employee) The statements contained herein describe the scope of responsibility and essential functions of this position, but should not be considered to be an all inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned. Nothing in this job description restricts management rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job unless restricted by a negotiated contract.EquipmentUses standard computers, email, internet, etc...Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesPhysical and Mental Demands, Work HazardsWorks in standard office and school building environments. Kitchen can pose very warm, humid, or cold conditions. Note: Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Job Duties for this position.Education

  • High School diploma

ExperienceSuccessful prior experience preferred but not required FLSA Status: Non-Exempt