Nutrition Services Assistant (3.5 hours)

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Mapleton Public Schools, Adams County District #1 does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, marital status, or disability in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its educational programs or activities.  Inquiries may be referred to the Executive Director of Human Resources, 591 East 80th Avenue, Denver, CO 80229. (303) 853-1000, or the US Dept. of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 1961 Stout Street, Denver, CO 80204.


  JOB TITLE:         Nutrition Services Assistant (3.5hrs/5days) LOCATION:        Adventure PAY RANGE:      CC-1 WORK YEAR:    170 days (+/-) August – May, student contact days only REPORTS TO:    Nutrition Supervisor, Director, and/or Nutrition Service Manager SUMMARY Support the District food service program by preparing and serving food, maintaining kitchen, receiving payment for meals, and/or delivering food throughout the District.

  ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

1.Prepare food using approved school recipes and safe food handling procedures.

2.Clean and maintain safe and sanitary kitchen.

3.Serve food to students, teachers, staff, and community.

4.Foster a team environment by assisting co-workers with scheduled work demands.

5.Label and prepare food for storage.

6.Maintain and care for kitchen equipment.

7.Interact positively with students, teachers, staff, parents, and community.

8.Operate cash register, computer, and/or utilize roster system.

9.Perform other duties as assigned.

  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.

  EDUCATION AND TRAINING High school diploma or general education degree (GED)  

  EXPERIENCE No experience required.

  SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, & EQUIPMENT Basic math, writing, and communication skills.  Operating knowledge of commercial slicer, dishwasher, ovens, and mixers within six months after hire.  Knowledge of good personal health/hygiene; safety; proper food handling, storage, and temperature; portion sizes; and food service regulations.


  SUPERVISION/TECHNICAL RESPONSIBILITY This job has no supervisory responsibilities.  Act a resource for new Food Service Workers, including training, demonstrating, and answering questions.



 JUDGMENT AND DECISION MAKING Work is assigned by Nutrition Service Manager.  This position requires application of position knowledge to determine most efficient means to complete assigned duties while meeting federal, state, department, and District guidelines. Work is guided by Health Department regulations, federal program requirements and procedures, and department and District policies and procedures. Decision making requires collaboration Food Service Manager and co-workers.  Errors in decision making or following food preparation guidelines could impact student/staff/public health and/or public image of the District's Nutrition Service program.  Supervisor is occasionally involved in decision making..

  DIVERSITY OF DUTIES Duties require cross-training in kitchen operations.  Duties and actions impact individuals within department and assigned school.

  The physical demands, work environment factors, and mental functions described below 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.

  PHYSICAL DEMANDS While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell.  The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

  WORK ENVIRONMENT While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; and extreme heat.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

  MENTAL FUNCTIONS  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to compare, analyze, communicate, copy, coordinate, compute, evaluate, use interpersonal skills, compile, and negotiate.  Occasionally required to instruct and synthesize.


1.Nine (9) month position (August – May)

  EVALUATION:    Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the Board’s policy on the District Classified Performance System.

  APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Internal applicants may send a current resume and letter of interest to, external applicants please complete online application at by 4:00 PM, Monday, September 19, 2016.



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Mapleton Public Schools

591 E. 80th Ave. , Denver, CO 80229

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Mapleton Public Schools

591 E. 80th Ave. , Denver, CO 80229

Compare with State

Amount per Student

State Average: $10,278

% ELL Students

State Average: 12%

Student Teacher Ratio

State Average: 17.36

% IEP Students

State Average: 11%


State Average: 415