School Food Cook

Job | Posted 3 years ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:  Shall have a minimum of a high school diploma. Shall have the ability to perform task and skills directly related to the performance responsibilities. 
QUALIFICATIONS:  The incumbent must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential function of the position.   The incumbent must have the ability to effectively communicate with students, staff, parents and the public.
Incumbent must be able to provide a Criminal Background Check with results that adhere to Emanuel County Board of Education Policy GAK(1).
PERFORMANCE FUNCTIONS:   Demonstrates the ability to:
Participates in implementing cost containment measures while maintaining quality.
Follows manager's directions and schedules in the production and service of food, including following written standardized recipes and instructions.
Practices safe and sanitary procedures in food preparation, storage, service and equipment operations.  This includes wearing a hair net at all times and taking out the garbage as needed.
Requires standing and walking 95% of the work day.
Operates a variety of equipment, including but not limited to:  slicer, food chopper, mixer, steam kettle, etc.
Locates and removes cases of food or heavy packages during the receipt of food or from either dry, frozen or refrigerator storage; such activity may mean lifting from a bent position or from above the shoulders.
Must work in varying temperature environments.
Carry out all other duties which may be assigned by the  manager, principal, or director.
Medium Work:  Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Interaction with Others:  Ability to maintain, on a regular and consistent basis, relationships that are not characterized by high levels of hostility, social withdrawal or failure to communicate.  Ability to be flexible relative to daily routines.  Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to the differences among diverse populations.
Concentration:  Ability to maintain workflow and thought processes in the presence of frequent distractions.  Ability to ignore irrelevant sights or sounds and intrusive thoughts or stimuli.  Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously with only few or no errors.
Stressful Circumstances:  Ability to produce quality work when short or unexpected deadlines are presented.  Ability to adjust work processes without incident when new and unexpected directions are given relative to a project that may be in process.  Ability to maintain composure and not compound a situation when interacting with persons who may be angry, demanding or otherwise less than polite.
Independent Judgment:  Ability to complete work tasks without being given precise directions relative to work steps or the final project.
Organizational Skills:  Ability to establish priorities, simultaneously manage multiple tasks; and deliver a quality work product by a designated deadline.
Public Contact:  Ability to communicate professionally and effectively, both verbally and in writing, with superiors, colleagues, and other individuals within and external to the school system.  Ability to demonstrate professionalism while interacting with others and to maintain constructive working relationships.
Attendance and Dependability:  Ability to be depended on to report to work at the scheduled time and to seldom be absent from work.  Ability to complete work in a timely, accurate manner and to be conscientious about work performance.
EVALUATION:  Performance will be evaluated annually by the School Nutrition Manager or designated Supervisor in accordance with Policy GBI - Evaluation of Personnel.

Posted By

Emanuel County Public Schools

201 South Main Street , Swainsboro, GA 30401

At the following locations

Emanuel County Board of Education

201 South Main Street , Swainsboro, GA 30401

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $10,179

% ELL Students


State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.55

% IEP Students


State Average: 12%



State Average: 968