Cottonwood High School Assistant Food Service Manager

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Granite School District

If you have questions regarding this position, please contact Bobbie Beach, Operations Manager, at 385-646-6887 or at

Job Title  Secondary Assistant Food Service   Manager
Department   Bates Central Kitchen
Supervisor  Manager / Director
Salary Schedule  Classified
Lane Placement  G
Contract Length  9 months
FLSA Classification  Non-exempt
Last Review Date  July 2018

Job Summary
Maintains continuity of kitchen activities.  Prepares and assist in the preparation of food items for menu.  Assists in accounting for supplies used and meals served each day.  Assists Food Service Manager with assigned tasks in the preparation and service of meals.  Attendance, physical presence, and timeliness are required and are essential functions of this position.
Essential Functions
  • Monitors the preparation, cooking, and serving of food for main and specialty lines/bars and a’ la carte items according to established policies and/or procedures
  • Observes and enforces practices of proper food safety and sanitation; ensures cleanliness of Food Service areas and equipment used
  • Inspects food items and/or supplies to verify quantity, quality, and specifications of orders and/or complying with current health standards
  • Inventories food, condiments, and supplies; ensures availability of items required to meet projected menu requirements; coordinates food, condiments, and supply ordering with manager
  • Maintains equipment, storage, food preparation and serving areas in a sanitary condition to comply with current health standards
  • Reports equipment malfunctions and requests work order repairs
  • Prepares and serves food; may perform cook rotational tasks.
  • Assists manager with performing lunch clerk tasks (e.g., student meal account activities, point-of-service and/or cashiering activities, reconciling and daily deposit activities, delinquent notices, Free/Reduced Meal application activities, etc.
  • Performs task of other Food Service positions as requested by manager to ensure adequate staff coverage
  • Reviews and completes daily work production records that reflect accurate reports of food produced, served, and discarded
  • Substitutes and/or assists manager when need to ensure Food Service are is running efficiently
  • Assists with training employees; provides assistance to staff in food preparation, serving and/or cleaning activities as needed
  • Responds to inquiries from parents, students, school and district personnel, etc. to provide information regarding meal account balances and/or accounting issues, meal costs, Food Services information, etc.
  • Sets up Food Services area at the beginning of the school year (e.g., deep cleans kitchen, organizes, completes preparation work, etc.)
  • Deep cleans Food Services areas as required (e.g., troughs, ovens, walk-ins, vents, refrigerators, freezers, dishwasher vents, etc.)
  • Must be willing to work at different Food Service locations throughout the school district as needed
  • Ensures safe working conditions exist and are practiced in the Food Services operation
  • Conforms to safety standards as prescribed
  • Participates in required department meetings, trainings and/or functions
  • Performs other tasks related to the position as assigned
Non-Essential Functions
  • Other duties as assigned*
*This description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an employee assigned to this position.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of education, knowledge, and experience requirements; the machines, tools and equipment used; background; and any licenses or certifications required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Required Education and Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent
Must have ServSafe Food Safety Manager certification from a Utah Department of Health approved entity within 60 days.
One year of job-related experience.
Required Prior Experience
One year of job-related experience in a production kitchen.
One year of supervisory experience preferred.

Required Knowledge and Skills
  • Must be skilled and organized in training, organizing, and monitoring supervised workers.
  • Basic reading and math skills.
  • Ability to write reports, order, and track inventory.
  • Positive public relationship skills.
  • Must understand and follow federal lunch program guidelines.
Assigned Decision Making
Makes decisions concerning the best way to accomplish tasks assigned.  Needs to be able to motivate people to work cooperatively and efficiently as a team.  Must be able to handle emergencies as they arise.
Interactions with Others
Interacts positively with students, staff, managers, directors, vendors, and other district personnel. May also interact appropriately with police and other emergency agencies. 
Supervisory Responsibility
Supervise and provide assistance to hourly nutrition service employees.
Budget Responsibility
Financially responsible to maintain and track inventory for food and supplies.
Responsible for daily account of cash transactions and deposits.
Working Environment
Standard commercial kitchen conditions including walk-in freezers and refrigeration rooms.  There is daily exposure to heat, cold, and humidity. Steady flow of work required but in voluntary interruptions are common.  Constant pressure to complete tasks and meet deadlines causes stress.
Physical Requirements – Not limited to the following:
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to speak and/or hear.  Frequently required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, and crouch.  Occasionally required to use hands to handle or feel and must occasionally climb or balance.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.
Note:  The list of essential and marginal functions and of physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented in accordance with the requirements of the job.


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Granite School District

2500 South State Street , Salt Lake City, UT 84115

At the following locations


4161 WEST 2200 SOUTH , SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84104