Child Nutrition Worker

Posted a month ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


Child Nutrition Worker

Position Purpose
Perform assigned job responsibilities in the kitchen, including food preparation, cashiering, serving, record keeping, cleaning and working in the dish room.  In addition, perform those assigned tasks with a positive and productive attitude that creates a safe environment for both students and staff.

Essential Job Functions

  • Follow procedures and instructions as assigned.
  • Assist in the preparation and serving of hot and cold food to students and staff, such as assembling various food items and ingredients for recipes, heating foods to proper temperatures, and packaging and serving food items according to established procedures and portion control standards.
  • Maintain food service facilities, equipment and utensils in a clean and sanitary condition;
  • such as sweeping and mopping floors, washing trays, and other serving equipment.
  • Assist in record keeping, i.e., completing production and meal quantity records.
  • Assist with inventory.
  • Perform routine cashiering duties as assigned.
  • Assist others when assigned tasks are completed.
  • Assist with other duties as assigned.
Operate standard food service equipment such as warmers, microwaves, ovens, combis,
steamers and dish machines.

Travel Requirements
Travel to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.

Pay Rate
$15.38 per hour

Work Schedule
4-7 hours per day
182 days per year
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of basic culinary and sanitation skills.
  • Knowledge of simple math (weights and measures).
  • Outstanding customer service and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Ability to work well with a wide diversity of individuals.
  • Ability to read and write.
  • Ability to maintain Professional Standards continuing education by attending conferences and workshops when requested.
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards

Seldom = Less than 25% Occasional = 26 to 50% Often = 51 to 75% Very Frequent = Greater than 75%
Physical Requirement Percentage of Time
Ability to stand for extended periods of time.  Very Frequent
Ability to lift 25 pounds.  Occasional
Ability to carry 25 pounds.  Occasional
Ability to work at a desk, conference table or in meetings of various configurations.  Seldom
Ability to see for the purpose of reading laws and codes, rules and policies and other printed matter.  Very Frequent
Ability to communicate so others will be able to clearly understand a normal conversation.  Very Frequent
Ability to operate job-related equipment.  Very Frequent
Ability to reach in all directions.  Very Frequent

License/ Registration/ Certification
  • N/A
  • Ability to read and write.
  • Previous experience is preferred.
FLSA Status:       Non-Exempt
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Perry Township School District

6548 Orinoco Avenue , Indianapolis, IN 46227

At the following locations

Homecroft Elementary

1551 East Southview Drive , Indianapolis, IN 46227