Training for Food Service Manager

Elevate Academy Southwest / Boise Food Service Not Applicable Full Time Posted 1Y ago

About this job

Reports To: Lead or Assistant Building Administrator
SUMMARY: This is a training position to prepare to Manage School Food Service Program

Calculates recipe quantities for the purpose of assuring adequate meals to meet the need of staff and students, without creating excess waste.
Cleans utensils, equipment, storage, food preparation, and serving areas for the purpose of maintaining safe and sanitary conditions.
Directs assigned personnel, student workers, and/or volunteers (e.g. performing kitchen duties, assigning work schedules, etc.) for the purpose of guiding the individuals in performing their functions in a safe and efficient manner.
Inspects food items and/or supplies for the purpose of verifying quantity and specifications of orders and/or complying with mandated health standards.
Maintains food and supplies inventory for the purpose of assuring adequate supply to provide the planned meals to students and staff.
Maintains food service equipment for the purpose of maintaining safe operating conditions.
Orders food and supplies for the purpose of preparing meals to meet the nutritional needs of students and staff. Prepares documentation (e.g. employee time cards, safety and food processing regulations, etc.) for the purpose of providing written support and/or conveying information.
Prepares food and beverage items for the purpose of meeting mandated nutritional requirements and projected meal requirements.
Responds to inquiries of staff and families for the purpose of providing information regarding the type and/or cost of meals.
Stocks food, condiments, and supplies for the purpose of maintaining adequate quantities and security of items.
Trains employees and evaluates job performance for the purpose of achieving success in the child nutrition program.
Is Responsible for all state reporting, and compliance with USDA food service regulations.
Collaborates with state directors to maintain a high-quality school food service program that meets the needs of all students.

May occasionally supervise students.


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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Have essential physical and mental capabilities in the following: Interpersonal skills, memory, attention to detail, following directions, comprehension, calculating, reading, writing, speaking, evaluating, mathematics, organizing, and innovation. Attend to emergencies when necessary. Attend safety meetings and other related meetings. Take classes as required in cleaning methods and techniques, new products, First Aid, CPR, and working relationships. Assist in the instruction and supervision of student help. Manage inventory control and security. Understand and comply with all USDA child nutrition programs and the State of Idaho Department of Education Requirements for child nutrition.

Education required

High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

Experience required

Previous experience preferred.

Skills required

Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence and routine reports. Ability to present information and respond to questions from administrators, teachers, students, parents, and secretaries. Ability to communicate using correct grammar. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in both oral and written form. Prefer that applicant is proficient in English and Spanish.

Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers and common fractions.

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written and/or oral instructions.

Ability to operate personal and mainframe computers and related software. Ability to develop effective working relationships with students, staff, and the school community. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all related corporation policies and state requirements. Ability to pass state-mandated exams that relate to operating USDA food service programs.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to lift and pull or push articles up to 50 pounds. He/she is constantly working to meet deadlines with severe time restraints.


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. The noise level in the work environment is acceptable to this environment. The noise level can vary depending upon the daily activity but will still remain within the acceptable noise level range. He/she is frequently exposed to infection (germs, bacteria, viruses). The employee continuously interacts with the public, staff, and students. The employee must frequently meet multiple demands from several people. The work environment includes inside and outside areas. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.


Salary Range: 15.00-17.00 per hour during the training period, 17.00-20.00 per hour upon completion of training

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Elevate Academy 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.