JobID 1750 : Nutrition Assistant (5 hours) (#1545348)

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AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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 Assistant Superintendent of Talent Recruitment and Development, 7350 N. Broadway, Denver, CO 80221. (303) 853-1000, or the US Dept. of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 1961 Stout Street, Denver, CO 80204.
CLASSIFIED VACANCY
 
JOB TITLE:        Nutrition Services Assistant (5hrs per day /5days per week)

LOCATION:        Achieve

PAY RANGE:      CC-1

WORK YEAR:    174 days (+/-) August – June, student contact days only

REPORTS TO:    Director of Nutrition Services

 
SUMMARY:

Responsible for supporting the District food service program by preparing meals according to planned menus and recipes, serving meals, cleaning and maintaining the kitchen, labeling and preparing food for storage, and operating the cash register.

 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be 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. The frequency and percentage of time of duties may vary based on building assignment or department.

  1. Prepare food according to planned menus, using approved school recipes and safe food handling procedures.
  2. Serve food to students, teachers, staff, and community.
  3. Clean and maintain a safe and sanitary kitchen.
  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. Communicate and interact positively with students, teachers, staff, parents, and community.
  8. Operate cash register, computer, and/or utilize roster system.
  9. May fill in for absent manager as needed.
  10. Perform other duties as assigned.
  
EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

High school diploma or equivalent.
 
EXPERIENCE:

No experience required; experience with food service and/or school nutrition programs preferred.
 
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, & REGISTRATIONS:

Criminal background check required for hire.
Valid Colorado drivers’ license preferred but not required
 
TECHNICAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:

Oral and written communication skills. English language skills. Basic math skills. Customer service and public relations skills. Personal computer and keyboarding skills preferred. Knowledge of personal hygiene/health. Knowledge of nutrition services, child nutrition, and Health Department guidelines preferred. Ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job. Ability to manage multiple tasks with frequent interruptions, use time efficiently, demonstrate attention to detail, follow instructions, and respond to management direction. Ability to work with students with diverse backgrounds and abilities. Ability to promote and follow Board of Education policies, Superintendent policies, and building and department procedures. Ability to communicate, interact, and work effectively and cooperatively with all people, including those from diverse ethnic and educational backgrounds. Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriate safety equipment, and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administrator.
 
SUPERVISION/TECHNICAL RESPONSIBILITY:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.  Act a resource for new Food Service Workers, including training, demonstrating, and answering questions.
 
MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT OPERATING KNOWLEDGE:

Operating knowledge of mixer, dishwasher, slicer, computer, and adding machine preferred at hire; required within one month after hire. Operating knowledge of and experience with personal computers and peripherals preferred. Operating knowledge of and experience with typical office equipment, such as telephones, copier, fax machine, E-mail, etc. preferred.
 
REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS & DIRECTION/GUIDANCE:

Reports to Nutrition Services Manager, Supervisor or Director. This job has no direct supervisory responsibilities.
  
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORKING CONDITIONS:

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; reach with hands and arms; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; 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 frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and regularly lift and/or move up to 25 - 40 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to extreme heat, moving mechanical parts, and risk of electrical shock.  The employee is frequently exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and extreme cold.  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 communicate, compare, copy, and use interpersonal skills.  Frequently required to analyze, coordinate, and compile.  Occasionally required to compute, negotiate, evaluate, and instruct.
 
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
  1. Nine (9) month position (August – June)
  2. 5 hours/day
 
EVALUATION: 

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

Out of District applicants must fill out a District application at: www.mapleton.us. Current employees may e-mail a letter of interest and resume to: Erica Branscum, Executive Director of Talent, Recruitment and Development at HR@mapleton.us  
 
SMOKING IS NOT PERMITTED IN SCHOOL DISTRICT BUILDINGS OR ON SCHOOL GROUNDS

 

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Mapleton School District No. 1

7350 N. BROADWAY, DENVER, CO 80221
 
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Compare with State

Amount per Student

$8,513 (USD)

State Average: $10,278 (USD)

% ELL Students

22%

State Average: 12%

Student Teacher Ratio

20.66

State Average: 17.36

% IEP Students

State Average: 11%

FTE

831

State Average: 415