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Westminster School District: Lead Food Service Worker

The following information was provided by Westminster School District


$20.66/hour to $25.10/hour in five annual steps


Part-time position -- approximately 2.25 to 5.75 hours per day/ 10 months per year hours may vary according to site requirements (current positions are 10 hours/week 6:45 am – 8:45 am).


Under general supervision, leads and participates in the work of Food Service Workers in preparing, setting up and serving food to students and staff at a school site kitchen. Oversees and participates in maintaining food service areas, facilities and equipment in a neat, clean, safe and sanitary manner; responsible for ordering food or supplies, resolving problems and answering questions regarding the food service program at the site. Maintains cash drawer and makes change; operates computerized point of sale equipment; prepares daily cash and sales reports; performs other related work as required. The class of Lead Food Service Worker is generally assigned to work at school site kitchens with food preparation capabilities: performing the more specialized cooking and food preparation functions under the direction of a Lead Cook or Cook.


Education: High school graduation or equivalency. Experience: One year experience in food services. Some experience working with computers (computerized point of sale is desirable). Work history which indicates an ability to be at work regularly, on time and perform effectively.


The ideal candidate is capable of delivering efficient, courteous service to students and school staff; supervising and training Food Service Workers; working cooperatively with coworkers, staff, administration and community members, and a work history which indicates an ability to be at work regularly, on time and perform effectively. Personal hygiene and motivation are important in these positions.


Candidates may be examined on their abilities to follow both oral instructions and written directions; basic principles of sanitation and safety, personal and institutional hygiene; computer operation at the intermediate skill level; use and care of basic kitchen equipment and utensils; fundamentals of basic food preparation; cash accounting and record-keeping systems; basic arithmetic including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in all units of measure; fundamentals of employee motivation and supervision. Reasonable accommodations will be provided to enable applicants with protected disabilities to participate in the employment selection process. Requests for accommodation must be received by the Personnel Commission Office three (3) business days before the accommodation is needed. You may be asked to provide verification of your disability.


Valid California Drivers License and a reliable vehicle for use in the performance of the duties and responsibilities assigned to this classification. Within the first year of employment, must obtain Food Safety Certification from a recognized provider approved by the Department of Health Services.


Applications must be submitted on A current resume and a letter of recommendation are required. A letter of recommendation from your current supervisor is desired.

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