Food Service Assistant, Northeast

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Job Title: Food Service Assistant, Northeast and Requisition ID number: 56859

Close Date: 11:59 PM on

Organizational Unit: CWS, Site Group 5 (10001116)

Site: Northeast (0316)

FTE: 0.50; 20 hours/week; this is based on full-time equivalency with 1.0 being full time

Union: Food Service(27)

Functional Area: Food Service


Resume and Cover Letter are mandatory to apply for any position.

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Tentative Work Schedule: 10:00AM-2:00PM; 41 weeks

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, completes a variety of tasks in the Food Service Department (FSD) Nutrition Center or MPS school kitchen; prepares and serves food, cleans work areas and equipment, operates a cash register/service terminal, and prepares and transports bulk food and supplies. Work is performed in a commercial food service and kitchen work environment; moderate physical requirements, with risk of burns and cuts; frequent lifting, carrying, and moving up to 50 pound containers of food preparation materials and equipment; may require working in a walk-in freezer.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

* Assists the Food Service Department (FSD) staff with basic food preparation, proper food storage, and maintaining the cleanliness of the food service, dining and storage areas.

* Performs work within scope of authority and training, and in compliance with MPS policies and quality standards; duties will vary according to job assignment.

* Cleans and maintains orderly, safe and sanitary conditions in FSD facility; cleans dishes, kitchen utensils and equipment; cleans tables, chairs, floors and surfaces.

* Receives, transports and stores food according to sanitary handling standards; scoops bulk foods into containers, makes and wraps food portions, packages food orders.

* Prepares the dining area for meal time; prepares and serves meals as directed.

* Counts products received and shipped; verifies that the quantity, quality and type of products match the daily summaries and work orders; provides accurate and timely numbers for production and inventory.

Knowledge of

Safety and sanitation practices for food preparation, distribution and storage.

Personal sanitation and hygiene regulations.

Principles of record keeping and records management.

Skill in

Following and maintaining safety standards.

Following verbal and written instructions and procedures.

Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers and clients.

LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Eligibility for position is based on passing the required pre-placement exam.

Education, Training and Experience Guidelines

High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Food handling experience is preferred.


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Final candidates may be invited to interview with a committee. Final appointment to this position will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check.

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:
Diversity is one of Minneapolis Public Schools core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first and making them college-ready. Diversity of our workforce provides us with a competitive advantage and allows us to better understand, communicate with and educate our diverse student body. Minneapolis Public Schools will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender or gender identity, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation, age, family care leave status, or veteran status.

Minneapolis Public Schools strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.

Posting Notes: | 12:01 AM On | CWS, Site Group 5 (10001116) | Northeast (0316) | Food Service