To support the Food & Child Nutrition Services Department (FCNS) by taking the lead in meal preparation. It requires an individual with ability to maintain records of amounts of food prepared and leftover for program accountability. Adhere to a high level of safety and sanitation standards.
Accredited Senior High School Diploma or valid equivalent (USA equivalency) preferred
Approved City of Dallas Safety and Sanitation Certification
Six months of food service experience is preferred
Knowledge of methods, material, equipment and appliances used in food preparation
Effective planning and organizational skills
Must be able to work in both hot and cold temperatures
Must be able to read, write, comprehend and speak English
Responsible for preparing all entrees for breakfast, lunch, supper and other food programs and take the lead for preparing all menu items as directed by the Cafeteria Supervisor or when no Assistant Supervisor is available, in the absence of the Cafeteria Supervisor
Prepare meals according to standardized recipes; keep accurate count and record of food prepared and leftovers
Complete pre-preparation for meals as required; check and report the availability of food and supplies to Cafeteria Supervisor in advance of food preparation
Properly use and maintain equipment in the preparation and service of meals and reports malfunctions promptly to Cafeteria Supervisor
Comply with sanitation standards as established by the City Health Department and FCNS
Assist with proper storage of food and supplies as instructed by Cafeteria Supervisor
Set up, monitor and replenish serving station, as required
Serve meals to customers as directed by Cafeteria Supervisor, ensuring correct portion sizes, meal requirements and time standards as established by department
Read labels and use appropriate chemicals to clean and sanitize equipment, work area and utensils
Clean cafeteria and/or kitchen area which includes wiping down tables, picking up trash, sweeping and moping floor, cleaning equipment, putting trash cans in proper location, putting up cafeteria seating
Attend trainings as scheduled
Must routinely lift and/or move up to 25 lbs unassisted and up to 50 lbs with assistance
Perform all other duties and tasks as assigned
All federally funded incumbents of this position must comply with time and effort reporting requirements through personnel activity reports or periodic certification, as appropriate
Minimum Salary: Midpoint Salary:
Selected individuals for Dallas Independent School District positions will be placed according to compensation guidelines. A campus-based professional employee may not assume a new position for which he/she was selected based upon the posting process until the end of the current semester, unless approved by the Executive Director - Human Capital Management.
A security check and disclosure of family relationship information is required for all positions. No telephone call please.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/H
Dallas Independent School District, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by law. The District is required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, The Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, as well as board policy not to discriminate in such a manner (not all prohibited bases apply to all programs).
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