Food Service Position - Riverview Gardens School District
Position: Food Service Position
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Cook
Job Location: Riverview Gardens School District
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Riverview Gardens School District
St Louis, MO 63137
Telephone: 314-869-2505 EXT 2409
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Job Description:
SUMMARY: Reports directly to the Director of Food Service.  Performs kitchen duties at assigned school building, including working as a team member with one or more employees in the daily preparation of school breakfast, lunch and special school functions as required.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
  • Performs kitchen duties, as a team member, consisting of preparation of food and clean up of kitchen and equipment and operation of cash register, as assigned.
  • Prepares or assists in the preparation of a variety of foods to meet menu requirements.
  • Follows recipes and menus, price schedules and portion controls, sets up food on serving line and/or steam tables and serves meals or components, in accordance with department standards.
  • Follows established instructions for meal pattern requirements as they relate to portion sizes and the requirements for reimbursable meals.
  • Stores or disposes of leftovers properly (where applicable); maintains accurate records of food production, leftovers and meal counts.
  • Operates computerized system of accounting meals, pre-payments and other functions.
  • Washes, sanitizes and stores dishes, tableware and kitchen utensils and food serving surfaces and sweeps all debris from kitchen floors.
  • Stores food and supplies in accordance with health department regulations.
  • Performs assigned kitchen tasks in accordance with standard kitchen practices while following established District policies, safety and sanitation regulations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each of the essential duties listed above. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
  • Education:  Basic knowledge of arithmetic, spelling, English and grammar.  Accuracy in checking, posting, proofreading and counting, requiring a basic skills knowledge.  Equivalent to high school diploma.
  • Experience:  Requires a minimum of three months up to and including one year of experience in quantity food preparation and service or any equivalent combination of experience and training.
  • Skills and Abilities which may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position:Apply commonsense understanding to carry out one or two-step instructions.  Deal with standardized situations with occasional or no variables in or from these situations encountered on the job.
    • Add and subtract two digit numbers.  Perform the four basic arithmetic operations.
    • Reading, writing and speaking at a basic level.
 
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Year: 9  Month
Salary:  $11.17/hr Cook Range on the District Food Service Salary Schedule

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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