Food Service Worker Substitute

Job | Posted 2 days ago
Position Areas
Business Education


TITLE: Food Service Worker
Position works 4 -5  hours per day. 

1. High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
2. Valid DOE fingerprinting certification.
REPORTS TO: Kitchen Manager

Food Service Workers:
1. Prepare foods as directed by either the Kitchen Manager or Cook.
2. Clean all work areas when tasks are completed.
3. Must possess strength to lift and carry food items or objects weighing up to twenty pounds.
4. Serve lunches in the serving line.
5. Prepare items for the next days meals as needed by 1st cook.
6. Must be able to help lift in/out, oven, stove and warmer.

1. Collect money from students either in line or in the classrooms.
2. Record all money received. Count and stack money to ready for deposit.
3. Record all changes in status as the Food Service Director determines them.
4. Record accurately the students’ names as they go through the lunch line.
5. Total all students into categories (free, reduces, or paid).
6. Notify managers when student account is in arrears
7. Responsible for learning software program (currently PCS).

1. Scrape all trays, pans, and pots ready for dishwasher.
2. Maintain the dishwasher in good working order.
3. Drain and clean the dishwasher and dish room at the end of the day.
4. See to it that all items used that day are returned to their original place for the next day’s use.

All Positions:
1. Must possess manual dexterity to shred, chop, assemble, and mix foods.
2. Must possess stamina to stand and walk on hard flooring for long periods of time.
3. Must possess ability to withstand a wide range of temperatures.
4. Must possess ability to work with chemical agents.
5. Must communicate effectively with co-workers.
6. Must possess excellent team building skills.
7. Other job-related duties as assigned by the Food Service Supervisor.

EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Committee’s policy on Evaluation of Support Services Personnel.

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Equal Opportunity
The School Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The district shall actively work to have the teacher and administrator workforce reflect the student body's diversity.
The selection of all employees by the School Department will be based on those with the highest capabilities, the strongest commitment to quality education, and the greatest probability of effectively implementing the learning program. Selections will be made without consideration on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, marital status, disability or genetic information, and any other state or federal prohibitions. For the purpose of this policy, "sexual orientation" means a person's actual or perceived heterosexuality, bisexuality, homosexuality, or gender identity or expression.

Criminal Background Check
All employees of Maine schools must be fingerprinted for a criminal history background check. Please create a log-in and create an account and make an appointment for a fingerprinting appointment at

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Posted By

Biddeford School Department


At the following locations

District Wide

18 Maplewood Avenue 18 Maplewood Avenue, Biddeford, ME 04005