Kitchen Helper (2.5 hours/day; Approx. 11:15 am to 1:45 pm)

Job | Posted 11 days ago
Start Date
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


Starting Wage:  $14.40/hour

Description:  The Kitchen Helper assists the Cooks in serving school lunches and maintaining a safe and sanitary kitchen area.

Job Summary:

1.         Serve school lunches according to established standard proportions in a nutritious and timely manner.
2.         Cleans counters, dishes, stoves, equipment, and other kitchen and lunchroom areas so that kitchen is clean and prepared for the next day.
3.         Washes trays, dishes, and cooking pans so that utensils, serving trays, and dishes are ready for the next day.
4.         Acts as cashier.
5.         May assist with grocery delivery/stocking.
6.         Other job related duties as assigned.


1.         High school degree, GED, or equivalent experience.
2.         Demonstrated knowledge of proper method of serving food, care and use of kitchen appliances, and proper sanitation methods and procedures.
3.         Ability to work with others.
4.         Ability to maintain good public relations with student and staff.
5.         General math/cashier skills in order to cashier or measure food.
6.         Regularly able to lift heavy objects in excess of fifty (50) pounds.
7.         No allergies to kitchen and cleaning chemicals.
8.         May be asked to work caterings and extra hours if necessary.
9.         Entry level position, no experience required.

Application Procedure:
Apply online

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Equity is one of ISD728's core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first to ensure college and career readiness. A diverse workforce fuels innovation and allows us to better understand, communicate with, and educate our students. ISD728 will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of sex, race, religion, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, sexual preference, disability, or status with regard to public assistance.


Posted By

Elk River Public School District

District Office 327 King Avenue, Elk River, MN 55330

At the following locations

Lincoln Elementary School

600 School Street Northwest , Elk River, MN 55330