Food Service Aide
Company: SOS Group Inc.
Posted on: October 11, 2020
POSITION: Food Service Aide, Part Time -Elementary School
(This position is scheduled from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM -Monday -
Mount Penn Elementary School, Reading
REPORTS TO: Head Cook, Kitchen Manager &
PURPOSE: The primary role of a Food Service Aide is to assist in
the kitchen in all facets of daily food preparation, serving and
clean-up. This can vary between Head Cooks, schools and districts.
Food handling safety and personal safety are critical in the roll
of the Food Service Aide position.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Hours per day/week as assigned
PERFORMANCE FEEDBACK: Head Cook, Kitchen Manager, Food Service
Manager, and District Staff
SUPERVISES: No one.
JOB SUMMARY: The Food Service Aide will work in preparing and
distributing food items; providing complete and accurate
documentation and audit trail for meals served; and maintaining
facilities in a sanitary condition.
Minimum of high school diploma.
Ability to work effectively with students and adults in a school
Adequate visual and auditory acuity to work in a kitchen
Ability to follow a schedule.
Ability to be adaptable and flexible with daily routines.
Ability to record data utilizing various data collection tools.
Personality traits that are conducive to a harmonious relationship
with students, school district personnel, and the public.
Requires a medical examination as per Pennsylvania law; valid
criminal history check; child abuse clearance; and Federal Bureau
of Investigation criminal history investigation.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reads and abides by the Pennsylvania School laws and regulations,
Federal and State laws, and regulations governing educational and
civil rights of students and others, Child Protective Services Act,
the policies of the Board of Education, and administrative
Communicates clearly, concisely, and effectively, both orally and
in writing, with the administrative staff, professional and support
staff, students, parents, and community.
Prepares fruits and/or vegetables for daily use, including but not
limited to, slicing, cupping and otherwise preparing according to
Assists in the preparation of any menu items as directed by the
Serves meals on line during lunch shifts as directed.
Cleans work areas and ensures leftovers are properly put away for
the next day's use.
Assists in wiping tables and chairs in cafeteria.
Clean and sanitize serving areas each day.
Follow food preparation instructions and serve all food and
beverages according to cafeteria safety and sanitary policies.
Assists with sweeping and mopping floors.
Arranges food and beverage items (e.g. placing in steam tables, a
la carte trays, filling racks, mobile carts, etc.) for the purpose
of making items available to students and staff.
Cleans utensils, equipment, and the storage, food preparation and
serving areas for the purpose of maintaining sanitary
Collects payments for food items from students and staff.
Uses proper body mechanics and cleaning procedures for the purpose
of preventing accidental injuries to self and others.
Completes necessary Professional Standards Training annually.
Performs other duties as assigned by the site supervisor.
Ability to reach above and below the waist.
Ability to to lift up to 25 pounds to shoulder height and 50 pounds
to waist height.
Ability to sit and/or standfor extended periods of time.
Ability to use fingers to pick, feel, and grasp objects.
Ability to climb stairs.
Ability to bend and stoop.
Ability to use both hands for repetitive motion.
Some bending and twisting of the body required.
Ability to hear and understand speech at normal commercial kitchen
Ability to stand for long periods of time along with sitting and
walking/moving throughout the work environment.
Ability to see and read a computer screen and printed material with
or without vision aids.
Ability to speak in audible tones so that others may understand
clearly in a commercial kitchen environment.
Typical commercial kitchen environment.
Subject to inside kitchen environmental conditions.
Must possess excellent interpersonal skills.
Must be cooperative, congenial, and service oriented.
Must be able to work in a production oriented environment.
Ability to follow written and verbal directions
Ability to read and write and communicate effectively
Ability to organize tasks, to handle multiple tasks, and to
exercise good judgment.
Information listed above is subject to change.
This is not necessarily an exhaustive or all-inclusive list of
responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, functions
or working conditions associated with the job.
This position description is not a contract of employment or a
promise or guarantee of any specific terms or conditions of
employment. School Operation Services (SOS) Group Inc. may add to,
modify or delete any aspect of this position (or the position
itself) at any time as it deems necessary. The employee in this
position will be required to perform any other duties requested by
The position holder must be able to perform the essential job
functions with or without reasonable accommodation. It is the
responsibility of the employee to inform the company of any and all
reasonable accommodations that will be required.
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Keywords: SOS Group Inc., Reading , Food Service Aide, Hospitality & Tourism , Reading, Pennsylvania
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