Nutrition - Cook IB - Troutdale Elementary School (3 hours)

Fairview, OR, US
Jul 22, 2021
Grade Level
Elementary School
Recruiting for the 2021/22 school year. This position will start on September 2, 2021. There will be an opportunity to work in July and August to support the summer meal program.


Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Nutrition Services Coordinator, the job of "Cook" is done for the purpose of cooking, baking and preparing and distributing food service items for consumption by students and school personnel and maintaining facilities in a sanitary condition.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Prepares and serves food and beverage items for the purpose of meeting mandated nutritional requirements, projected meal requirements, planned menus and catering needs.

    Cleans and maintains utensils and equipment; and the areas used for storage, food preparation and serving for the purpose of maintaining safe and sanitary conditions.

    Prepares required documentation and necessary reports for the purpose of providing written support and/or conveying information.

    Requests food, equipment and supplies for the purpose of maintaining an adequate inventory to complete jobs efficiently.

    Maintains positive relations with students, staff and the community for the purpose of supporting positive interactions for the district and the food services program.

    Accounts for appropriate cash transactions for the purpose of maintaining accurate monetary records.

Other Job Functions:
  • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.Maintains prompt and regular attendance.


Experience Required: Bilingual/Bicultural Preferred

Prior job related experience in food preparation helpful, but not required

Skills, Knowledge and/or Abilities Required:
  • Skills to perform basic arithmetic calculations, operate and care for institutional kitchen equipment (including but not limited to industrial sized food slicer, mixers, ovens and dishwashers), use standard office equipment and computer.

    Knowledge of modern methods of food preparation, health codes and sanitation principles.

    Abilities to stand and walk for prolonged periods, provide direction to others and make independent judgments based on common sense, keep and maintain accurate records, understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Significant physical abilities include lifting/carrying/pushing/pulling, balancing, stooping, reaching/handling/manual dexterity, talking/hearing conversations and other sounds (potential hazards), visual acuity/depth perception with or without visual accommodation.

Education Required: High School diploma or equivalent.

Licenses, Certifications, Bonding, and/or Testing Required: Oregon Fingerprint and Criminal Check clearance, appropriate Food Handler Permit.

Schedule: School year Monday - Friday, 3.0 hours per day, 181-work day calendar, start date will be September 2, 2021. There will be an opportunity to work during summer 2021.

Bilingual/Bicultural preferred

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