Nutritional (Lunch) Assistant
Prospect Ridge Academy Creating Academic, Social, and Ethical Leaders Nutrition Services Assistant Job Description All employees at Prospect Ridge Academy work together to create academic, social, and ethical leaders. Every employee at Prospect Ridge Academy is expected to deliver exceptional customer service skills to our students, parents, and PRA community. Prospect Ridge Academy is a dynamic school, subject to changing work environments, adaptation of new educational principles and values, and evolving culture. Adaptability to change is essential. This job description is an overview of duties and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed. The Nutrition Services Assistant is responsible for serving food items to students and/or school personnel, as well as maintaining food service facilities in a safe and sanitary condition. This position requires a high level of physical activity including transportation of materials up/down stairs and to various parts of 2 buildings. The Nutrition Services Assistant will accomplish these duties while working with students, parents, other teachers and staff toward achieving the goals set forth in the Prospect Ridge Academy Mission Statements. The Nutritional Services Assistant at PRA will: Assist in maintaining a safe and sanitary food service facility. Stock and inventory beverages, Emergency Lunches, cutlery, napkins and supplies. Ensure facilities are ready for lunch periods. Receive food and beverages from vendors. Temperature check and log to ensure food safety and quality. Monitor equipment temperatures and take appropriate corrective actions. Monitor food temperatures while holding in between lunches, and log. Ensure Colorado Retail Food Establishments guidelines are being followed. Assist day porter with clean up after final lunch service. Enforce PRA Character expectations Serve lunch which includes: Distribute lunch to named student Log any issues with accuracy or quality of order Provide emergency lunches to students without a lunch and log Assist with distribution of late lunch drop-offs Complete other duties as assigned. Reporting This position reports to the Nutritional Services Lead. Working Conditions Work is occasionally regularly performed inside and outside with occasional exposure to extreme temperatures. Work is performed in all weather conditions and includes exposure to moderate and sometimes loud noise. This is a highly public position that includes contact with students, staff, Administrators, Prospect Ridge Academy Board of Directors and parents. Occasionally work may consist of ten (10) plus hour days with weekend work as needed.