Child Nutrition Cafeteria Cook

Caldwell School District Southwest / Boise Food Service Not Applicable Full Time Posted 4M ago

About this job


This is a full-time position during the school year with summer break during June and July.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
Work experience in a restaurant, hotel or a similar food service setting and/or demonstrate an aptitude for the work to be performed, and/or have been a substitute cook.
Personality conducive to positive public relations work with students, staff, administrators and patrons.
Physically able to perform assigned duties.
Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.
Job Goals:

To serve the students and staff nutritious and attractive meals in an atmosphere of efficiency, cleanliness and warmth.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Participates in the preparation and serving of food in accordance with the instructions of the Kitchen Manager.
Has or develops skills to prepare all menu items on individual serving lines as assigned.
Maintains the highest standards of safety and cleanliness in the kitchen according to the guidelines established by U.S.D.A. and the Food Services Supervisor.
Uses proper procedures with receiving and storage of groceries and kitchen supplies. All deliveries must be checked in, properly stored in storage area; helps rotate, organize and utilize all supplies
Maintains a good working relationship with parents, students, teachers and principal(s) in all aspects of school food service
Has or develops computer skills to operate computer software that is in use in each kitchen. Operates serving line terminal with accuracy regarding reimbursable meals and money collected.
Maintains a healthy atmosphere with all fellow employees. Communicates effectively with other employees, creating productivity and satisfaction in the workplace. Follow Food Service Dress Code Policy.
Reports to the Kitchen Manager or Assistant Kitchen Manager any faulty or inferior quality food which is received.
Assists in the daily cleaning and sanitation of kitchen, equipment, dishes and utensils.
Maintains high standards of ethical behavior and confidentiality.
Has regular and predictable attendance.
Other Duties and Responsibilities:

Performs all other duties as assigned.
Terms of Employment:

This position shall be considered in all respects “employment at will” and the employee is subject to discharge by the District at any time without cause. The “employment period” and other descriptions and terms set forth in this job description shall not create a property right in the employee, and such are set forth only to advise the employee of when and what type of services will be required by the District so long as employment continues.

An employee working in this position shall, at all times, be subject to the direction of the persons to whom said employee has primary responsibility or said person’s designee(s), and at all times shall be subject to the rules, regulations and policies of the District as promulgated by the Board of Trustees. Each employee shall be held responsible for having knowledge of said School District rules, regulations and policies.

Physical Demand/Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; have sufficient hand, arm and finger dexterity; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.


All employees and other individuals are required to undergo a criminal history check and submit to fingerprinting. Any applicant convicted of any of the felony crimes enumerated in Section 33-1208, Idaho Code may not be hired, and any applicant convicted of any felony offense listed in Section 33-1208(2), Idaho Code shall not be hired.

Education required

High School Diploma or GED


Pay: $10.08 - $14.59 per hour
Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Program

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Caldwell School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.