C N Cafeteria Worker

Job | Posted 4 days ago
Start Date
Position Areas
Public School


Job title:

Cafeteria Worker

Reports to:

Cafeteria Manager

Receives guidance from:

Cafeteria Manager and/or Director of Child Nutrition and/or Principal

Overtime Status:

Compliant with position, salary and FLSA regulations 


Job purpose:

  • In keeping a tradition of excellence, the purpose of the Cafeteria Worker is to serve the students attractive and nutritious meals in an atmosphere of efficiency, cleanliness, and friendliness. 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.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Perform efficiently and to the best of his/her ability the duties assigned in relation to preparation of food, serving food, cleaning all areas of the kitchen or other assigned duties in the time allotted

  • Attend training meetings as required

  • Report to work at designated time and remain on the job until dismissed by the manager

  • Notify the manager by 6:00 a.m. on the day to be missed due to illness

  • Maintain pleasant working relations with fellow employees by showing consideration for others, patience, respect, self-control and other desirable character traits

  • Maintain desirable relations between school and community

  • Follow instructions of the manager relating to safety measures, sanitation practices, personal standards, work techniques and methods of performing duties

  • Perform duties involved in the safe preparation and handling of food, cleaning and sanitizing of equipment and facilities and serving of food

  • Maintain the trash and garbage collection area in a neat and sanitary fashion

  • Lead and attend staff meetings/trainings as applicable; serve on staff committees

  • Assume responsibility for own professional growth and development, for keeping current with literature, new research findings, for attending appropriate professional meetings and conferences, and to maintain any credits and/or continued education for maintenance of licensure/qualifications required for the position

  • Maintain and accept responsibility for any district owned fixed asset item assigned to employee and ensure appropriate use by following district policies for acceptable use

  • Undergo periodic evaluations according to state and board policy procedures

  • Maintain confidentiality

  • Regular, dependable, in person, and punctual attendance is an essential function of this position

  • Perform such other and not specifically enumerated duties as may be requested by the Board of Education, superintendent, administrator, director or established by district policy

  • Read, understand, and abide by Employee Conduct Policy, GAB, all other district, state and federal policies, and procedures and protocols as established by RCSD and the Mississippi Educator Code of Conduct


  • Education Level: High school degree or GED

  • Certification:  

  • Other Requirements: any additional qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. 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 regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands for fine manipulation, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms using equipment such as a keyboard and video display terminal. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, reach, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and move up to 35 pounds and occasionally up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close 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. The work environment is not a standard office setting; but rather encompasses the entire active school campus both inside and outside the facilities. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate and occasionally high.


Note: This is not necessarily an all-inclusive or exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, functions or working conditions associated with the job. The job description is not a contract of employment or a promise or guarantee of any specific terms or conditions of employment. The school district may add to, modify or delete any aspect of this job (or the position itself) at any time as it deems advisable.


Terms of Employment:

  • Salary, days and work year as established by the Rankin County Board of Education 


  • Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions of the Rankin County School Board policy on Evaluation of Employees. 

Posted By

Rankin County School District

1220 Apple Park Place , Brandon, MS 39042

At the following locations

Flowood Elementary School

102 Winner's Circle , Flowood, MS 39232