Part Time Food Service Worker - Cedar High School - 3 hours per day

Posted 8 days ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support




Department: Child Nutrition Program             Date Prepared: 01/05/2021


Job Title: Food Service Worker


Classification (FLSA Status): Non Exempt


Lane/Salary Grade: Grade 2


Location: Cedar High School

Expected Work Hours:

  •  3 Hours/day 15 hrs/week

  • During regular school hours



General Function:

Performs a variety of duties related to the day-to-day preparation and delivery of school food service to students.


Organizational Structure:


Job Title: Food Service Worker


Supervisor’s Title:  Food Service Manager


Jobs Reporting to this Title: None


Summary and Overall Objective:

Performs a variety of duties related to the day-to-day preparation and delivery of school food service to students.


Essential Functions Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Completes assignments given in coordination with the Food Service Manager and in cooperation with CNP District Supervisor. 

  • Prepares and serves food daily in the cafeteria. 

  • Utilizes various recipes, proportions, and recipe contents according to estimated serving needs. 

  • Operates various types of commercial kitchen equipment such as mixers, slicers, graters, choppers, steam tables, ovens, etc. as needed to prepare, cook, and serve meals. 

  • Washes dishes and equipment and assists in work area clean-up. 

  • Prepares food according to planned menu, uniform recipes, and determines quality of product served. 

  • Prepares a variety of meals under the direction of the Food Service Manager. 

  • Sets up food serving lines. 

  • Serves food and controls food line activity to assure orderly and efficient meal service. 

  • Stores and cares for food in accordance with health guidelines. 

  • May accept money, tickets, etc. for food and beverage service as assigned. 

  • Performs all necessary cleaning for operation of the lunch program. 

  • Taking and recording of food temperatures daily


Competencies (Knowledge, skills, abilities):

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, school staff, and students. 

  • Ability to remain calm, patient and focused on your job during meal time in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to be respectful and kind when greeting students each day.

  • Knowledge of various nutrition standards, and procedures associated with meal components. 

  • Knowledge of various types of kitchen equipment and their uses. 

  • Knowledge of safety standards, sanitation and health standards, and observe all rules of sanitation. 

  • Knowledge of food borne diseases. 

  • Ability to assist children as necessary. 

  • Ability to read, write, and communicate effectively in English at a level required for successful job performance. 

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. 

  • Ability to write simple correspondence. 

  • Ability to work with applicable mathematical concepts. 

  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. 

  • Ability to perform mathematical operations using units of American money. 

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out essential duties of this position. 

  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. 

  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems involving concrete variables situations. 

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions


This description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an incumbent in this job. Incumbents are required to perform other related functions as 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 education, knowledge and experience requirements; the machines, tools and equipment used; and any licenses or certifications required. 


Required Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); 


Preferred Education and Experience: 

  • Have one or more years of experience in institutional, restaurant, or school kitchen environments.


Job Related Experience:


Required Licenses and Certifications: 

  • Valid Food Handlers Permit/License or  a valid ServSafe permit/license or obtain within 6 months of being hired. 

  • Effective July 1, 2015, must complete annual continuing education/training hours required by the Professional Standards for State and Local School Nutrition Programs Personnel Rule as required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (HHFKA).



  • Iron County School District expects all employees to practice high standards of moral and ethical conduct which are consistent with the values taught in our schools. 

  • All employees are expected to be law abiding, ethical and honest; and demonstrate respect for the dignity of all students, colleagues, parents and members of the community. 

  • All employees are expected to adhere to all district policies while employed. 


Working Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Work Environment: 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. 

  • The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock and vibration. 

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. 

  • The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 

  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move items up to 10 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally list and/or move up to 50 pounds. 

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision. 


Machines, Tools, Equipment Used: 

  • Large gas and/or electric ovens (convection or regular cooking ovens), slicing machines, blenders, salad makers, large mixers, graters, grinders, steamers, and other hazardous equipment.


Possible Hazards: 

  • Subject to heat from ovens. 

  • Exposure to very hot foods, equipment, and metal objects. 

  • Working around knives, slicers or other sharp objects. 

  • Exposure to cleaning chemicals and fumes.

  • Contact with dissatisfied individuals


Expected Work Hours:

  •  3 Hours/day 15 hrs/week

  • During regular school hours


Travel Requirements: 

  • Some local travel may be required

  • Personal transportation to and from work is required


Terms of Employment: 


Job Evaluation: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the board’s policy on Evaluation of Classified Personnel.


The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A) and is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.


Iron County School District is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate in the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on account of race, age, color, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, religion, or otherwise as may be prohibited by federal and state law. 



Posted By

Iron County School District

2077 W Royal Hunte Dr , Cedar City, UT 84720

At the following locations

Cedar High School

703 W 600 S , CEDAR CITY, UT 84720