Essex Junction, VT, US
Sep 02, 2020
The Essex Westford School District is looking for part-time (5.75 hours/day) Cafeteria Coordinator to coordinate and supervise daily cafeteria operations at our Westford School (serving grades PreK-8), including service, cashier operations, and cleanup. Hours are expected to be from 7:15 AM-1:00 PM, Monday thru Friday. Position pays $16.07/hour.

Job duties shall include the following, other duties may be assigned::
- Assist with or perform a wide range of cooking tasks associated with the preparation of student meals.
- Ensure that foods are maintained at proper temperatures for storing and serving.
- Monitor all foods for quality of taste, texture and appearance.
- Plans following week's menu requirements and thaws food products accordingly.
- Verify nutritional values of meals served.
- Standardize portion sizes.
- Keep all food and supply storage area clean and organized.
- Maintain food service records.
- Plan menus and test new recipes.
- Plan, supervise and coordinate all daily cafeteria operations, including service, cashier operations, and cleanup.
- Supervise two cafeteria staff: train new employees; plan and issue daily work assignments; monitor work in progress and check completed work; assist with problems; evaluate job performance; assist in planning staffing needs, work and training schedules; maintain timesheets.
- Perform a variety of record keeping and bookkeeping tasks. Administer ledger work to record daily accounts for a breakfast/snack cart, snack drink and lunch program. Prepare reports for internal use and required by state agencies.
- Administer free and reduced-price food service programs.
- Assist in supervising students in the cafeteria, and enforcing established standards for conduct, when needed.
- Ensure that established health and safety standards are maintained. Keep abreast of changing requirements.
- Serve food and/or drinks on service lines, and assist with various food preparations and cleanup tasks as needed. Weekly ordering of food products.
- Responsible for verifying daily receipts, prepare deposits and bring them to the bank.
- Ability to comply with State Sanitation Guideline requirements stating that all employees shall keep clean and wear clean outer garments at all times while engaged in handling food, drink, utensils or equipment. The use of caps, hairnets, headbands, pins, or other hair restraints is required for all food handlers.
- Maintain open channels of communication with the principal, teachers, parents and students to guarantee a smooth and successful program. Create a partnership with building management.

We are seeking individuals with the following qualifications:
- Two to three years of relevant food service experience preferred.
- Broad base knowledge and skills on cafeteria operations, including handling, preparation, cooking, and serving of foods.
- Good communication and interpersonal skills.
- Able to effectively solve problems and resolve complaints.
- Good organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Good personal hygiene.

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For consideration, please apply electronically to this posting through or send cover letter and resume to:

EWSD Human Resources
Attn: Maxine Breuer
51 Park Street
Essex Jct., VT 05452

Selected candidates will be notified.

Position Type: Part-time
Positions Available: 1
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Job Requirements Reference Check Requirements - Candidates who pass the initial application screening will be sent an email with a link to enter your references: minimum if 3 total of which at least 2 must be from your most recent managers/supervisors. If you are a recent graduate, teachers, professors and instructors may qualify as manager references. This process should be completed within 24 hours of receiving the email. Once your references are entered, they will receive an email with the web link to complete the reference. Please be sure to gather the necessary contact information (contact phone number(s) and email address) for your references after you submit your application to avoid any unnecessary delays. It is also a good idea to contact your reference to let them know what to expect so they will watch for the web link via email. As a condition of employment, all selected applicants must complete the requirements for a criminal background check and registry checks. The cost of the checks shall be the responsibility of the applicant. All offers of employment (or continued employment) shall be conditioned upon satisfactory background check results. For more information about the background check requirements, please Click Here .
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
  • High School/Trade School degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Instructions Please answer the questions below relative to your candidacy for this position:
    Application Questions This employer has requested that all applicants answer the following questions. It is highly recommended that you type any essays in a word processing program, save them, and then paste them on the proceeding job application page. 1. Are you under contract or do you have a letter of intent from another school district or supervisory union that would conflict with this posted position?
    Multiple Choice / Single Answer
    - Yes
    - No
    2. Do we have your permission to contact all references, employers, educational institutions, and other individuals who may have knowledge of your employment and/or other pertinent information regarding your candidacy for this position?
    3. Please review the job description and answer the following question (a link to the job description has been provided in the posting): Are you able to complete the requirements of the job with or without accommodation?
    Contact Information Andrew Peet, Food Service Manager
    2 Educational Drive
    Essex Jct, Vermont 05452
    Phone: 802-857-7648
    Fax: 802-878-1370

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