Food Service Assistant - Full Time

Job | Posted 23 days ago


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Food Service Assistants assist staff as directed by Cafeteria Managers. 
  • 40 Weeks Per Year
  • 6.5 Hours per day, five days per week; 6:30am - 1pm
  • $8.75/hr; Annual, incremental pay increases are given for each year of service with the EVSC in this role. 
  • Summers off! 
  • No experience required!
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   Other duties may be assigned.
Assists with quantity food preparation and inventory maintenance.
Assists with service to students and staff.
Assists with the daily cleaning of work area and all kitchen equipment to ensure cleanliness and sanitary conditions are met.
Sets up breaks down serving lines (salad bar, hot food, ala carte etc).
Operates kitchen equipment.
Counts money, makes change, completes related reports.
Maintains regular attendance.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty as assigned.  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.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED).  Experience with quantity food preparation and service.  Participation in sanitation workshop when offered is expected.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide accurately.  Ability to perform these operations using units of money, weight measurement, and volume.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but basic written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Ability to satisfactorily complete the sanitation workshop presented by the E-VSC Food and Nutrition Department.  Ability to work in a friendly manner with co-workers and students.    Ability to perform job and  communicate in a noisy environment.   Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of School Trustees policies.
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.
To perform the duties of this job, the employee is required to talk, hear, walk and continuously required to stand.  The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and trunk and is often required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl while performing the duties of this job.  The employee is required to reach with hands and arms and repeat the same hand/arm/finger motion many times as in operating a cash register.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds such as milk crates, frozen foods, canned food, etc.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include depth perception, close, color, distance and peripheral vision.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: 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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in temperatures above 100E and is often required to go in and out of refrigerators and/or freezers with temperatures ranging from 37E to -10E.  The employee will occasionally  walk on slippery surfaces.  The employee must be able to meet deadlines with severe time constraints and interact with public and other workers.   The noise level in the work environment is frequently loud to where you have to raise your voice to be heard.  The employee has a greater than average risk of getting a minor injury such as cut or burn while performing the duties of this job.
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.

It is the policy of the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, veteran status, national origin, age, limited English proficiency, or disability in its programs or employment policies as required by the Indiana Civil Rights Law (I.C. 22-9-1), Title IV and Title VI (Civil Rights Act of 1964), the Equal Pay Act of 1973, Title IX (Educational Amendments), and Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973).

Questions concerning compliance with these laws should be directed to the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation,
951 Walnut Street, Evansville, IN 47713, phone number 435-0963.

The interview committee will give preference to candidates who, through the interview process, past experience, and references have demonstrated the ability to interact with students, staff, and the community.

The Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans and veterans with service connected disabilities, are encouraged to apply.


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Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation

951 Walnut Street, Evansville, IN 47713
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Amount per Student


State Average: $11,520

% ELL Students


State Average: 5%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 18.15

% IEP Students


State Average: 16%



State Average: 351