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Function / Position Summary

Responsible for all duties related to the receiving, storage (food & supplies) and preparation of meal/snacks daily. Adheres to the National School Breakfast, Lunch, Snack and Supper program guidelines and requirements in accordance with Federal, State and Local regulations. Provides excellent customer service to all stakeholders. May be required to leave the main work site on occasion for meetings & training. Maintain confidentiality within the school, district and community.

Job Duties / Responsibilities

  • Maintains a clean, sanitary, and organized workspace at all times.
  • Responsible for the proper handling of all food and supplies.
  • Maintains a required system of accountability.
  • Performs and documents temperature and sanitation checks as required by law.
  • Prepares weekly projections to order food and supplies for menus.
  • Utilizes correct measuring and serving utensils to ensure accurate meal portioning as specified by district policy.
  • Ensures dishwashing is ongoing and completed to meet district sanitation expectations at all times.
  • Ability to operate a cash register, make change accurately, balance and close in a timely matter (when assigned).
  • Ability to work independently all positions as assigned.
  • Exemplify leadership attitude ensuring that all meals are served in a timely manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must possess a valid Certified Professional Food Manager Certification, previously known as sanitation certificate. Certificate shall be obtained by the start of the second school term of employment.
  • Bilingual-Spanish/English (written & verbal) preferred.

Experience / Knowledge

  • Hold a State of Illinois Food Handler card and demonstrate specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job which includes. If Certification is not current, must be able to obtain within 30 days of employment
  • Minimum of one (1) years’ experience cashiering, customer service, cafeteria line server or related field, preferred.
  • Ability to successfully complete required written documentation.
  • Ability to verbally communicate.
  • Responsible for checking and responding to work related emails in a timely manner.



  • 185 Calendar Days
  • 10:15 - 2:00 (3.75 Hrs)
  • $15.00 Per Hour
  • Pension Eligible

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