Mesa County Valley School District 51

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Nutrition Services SUBSTITUTE Associate (pool for all schools)

at Mesa County Valley School District 51

Posted: 11/16/2018
Job Status: Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 4019

Job Description

Openings as of 12/9/2018
Nutrition Services

  • Nutrition Services SUBSTITUTE Associate (pool for all schools) JobID: 4019
  • Position Type:
    Nutrition Services/Nutrition Services Associate

  • Date Posted:
    6/25/2018

  • Location:
    Nutrition Services

  • Date Available:
    2018-19

  •   ***SUBSTITUTE NUTRITION SERVICES ASSOCIATE***
    Job Title: Nutrition Services Chef Associate – Certified
    Pay Program: Classified FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
    Reports to: Kitchen Manager, Nutrition Services Pay Range: SUB $11.20/hour
    Prepared/Revised Date: Mar 2013 / April 2014 Work Year: School year

    SUMMARY: Position works at school site assisting in the production and service of scratch produced meals to students. Performs scratch cooking food production per all components of the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act and the Live Well School Meal Initiative. Individual performs highly skilled culinary scratch cooking concepts on a daily basis; knife cutting of fresh fruits and vegetables, use of food processors, steamers, kettles, immersion blenders as part of the scratch cooking environment.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



    Job Responsibility Description
    1. Serve and provide great quality food while still providing excellent customer service. Provide customers with a well-balanced nutritious meals per approved USDA recipe & production records. School meal food service serves a high risk population which carries a significant heavier amount of regulations than the private sector.
    • Performs highly technical scratch meal production; knife cutting, food processors, steamers, kettles, immersion blenders to ensure quality scratch prepared meals for all food through the use of the USDA standardized recipes and production records and Live Well training tools.
    1. Assists in the serving of scratch meals daily complying with correct portion size and correct offer versus serve regulations, as part of the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act.
    4. Ensure that high food safety and sanitation standards are complied with in all scratch meal production activities to ensure the health and safety of both staff and customers. D51 uses scratch ingredients at each site which carries a much higher degree of food safety with raw proteins and produce products. Ensuring compliance with all County, HAACP, USDA, state and local laws.
    1. Performs cleaning tasks including, but not limited to, dishwashing, cleaning and sanitizing all food contact surfaces used for preparation, cleaning all non-food contact surfaces such as floors, shelving, walls, windows, kitchen restroom facilities, laundering of linens, towels etc.
    1. Responsible for monitoring proper food and equipment temperatures are taken to HAACP standards.
    1. Ability to cross-train rotate in all scratch meal production and serve stations within the kitchen. Including running a register. Responsible for daily deposits and cash handling as needed.
    1. Assist in rotating stock and putting away inventory per IFAS and FIFO guidelines.

    EDUCATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE:
    High School Diploma or equivalent (U.S.A. equivalency)
    Current Food Handlers Card or Serve Safe certification required with 6 months of employment
    Must successfully pass lifting evaluation of 50 pounds upon hiring

    LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS:
    Criminal background check required for hire

    TECHNICAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:
    Ability to learn and use knife skills, food processors, immersion blenders, steamers, ovens, and kettles
    Ability to learn and comply with many components of the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act
    A passion for developing and growing in their roles with the organization
    Exceptional oral and written communication skills, to include English language skills and the ability to learn and use Spanish
    Ability to work collaboratively with all levels of the organization as needed
    Ability to work independently as needed with minimal direction and/or supervision
    Ability to manage multiple tasks with numerous deadlines and frequent interruptions
    Ability to follow and comply with the current Colorado Dept. of Education and Institute of Medicine laws and guidelines

    MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT OPERATING KNOWLEDGE:Operrating knowledge of and experience with mechanical dishwasher and three compartment sinks
    Operating knowledge of and experience with personal computers and peripherals
    Operating knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, Outlook
    Operating knowledge of and experience with typical office equipment, such as telephones, copier, fax machine, E-mail, etc.