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Southern Middle School Food Service Manager II 1.0 FTE

Fayette County Public Schools-1
Lexington, KY, US
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Position Type:

Date Posted:

District Offices

Date Available:
22/23 School Year

Closing Date:


Manage and coordinate the food service operations andactivities of a central kitchen; plan and organize food service transporting activities; assure compliance with District, State and Federal requirements and laws regarding nutrition, sanitation, safety and record-keeping; supervise and evaluate assigned food service personnel.

Job Summary:
  • Manage and coordinate the food service operations and activities of a central kitchen; analyze effectiveness, assure compliance with District, State and federal laws, regulations and safety and sanitation procedures.
  • Plan and organize food service transporting activities; set transportation schedules according to established time lines; assure guidelines for maintaining appropriate food temperatures and sanitation requirements are met.
  • Prepare menus, assuring compliance with regulations and requirements; estimate and order amount of food and supplies needed; monitor and control expenditures; maintain assigned budget.
  • Select food service employees; direct, assign, schedule and evaluate food service personnel; conduct training sessions for new employees.
  • Inspect lunchroom and kitchen area daily to assure compliance with health, safety and sanitation requirements and regulations.
  • Plan work schedules and coordinate daily work for efficient use of labor; receive calls from employees and call substitutes as required.
  • Train and assist employees in the proper handling of foods, correct use and care of equipment and in maintaining high standards of sanitation and safety.
  • Maintain, prepare and review a variety of menu production records, inventories, logs and reports; accumulate data and input information into a computer as appropriate and file documents as necessary.
  • Supervise and participate in food preparation and distribution to District students and staff; plan for catered events such as meetings, activities and parties; plan and coordinate food service operations with school activities to improve school and community relations and increase student participation.
  • Communicate with students, staff, faculty, and outside organizations to exchange information, receive suggestions, and resolve issues related to food service.
  • Participate in, schedule and attend in-service meetings and workshops.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Maintain regular attendance.
  • High school diploma or G.E.D. Certificate and three years experience in food service.
  • Valid Food Service Permit issued by the Department of Health; must complete training course for certification of beginning school food service personnel as prescribed in 702 KAR 6:045.


  • Meal production planning and scheduling.
  • Applicable District, federal and State laws, rules and regulations related to food service.
  • Food preparation for transportation to District sites.
  • Quantity food preparation and food merchandising.
  • Nutrition, sanitation and operation regulations and requirements.
  • Use and care of institutional equipment and utensils.
  • Procedures used in ordering, receiving, storing and inventorying food and supplies.
  • Health and safety rules and regulations pertaining to food establishments, including sanitation and maintenance regulations.
  • Budget preparation and control.
  • Record-keeping techniques.
  • Principles and practices of supervision and training.
  • Oral and written communications skills.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Inventory methods and practices.
  • Manage and coordinate the day-to-day food service operation at an assigned school site.
  • Assure compliance with District, State and federal requirements.
  • Plan and organize food service transporting activities.
  • Plan well-balanced, nutritional and appetizing menus within a fixed budget.
  • Train others in the preparation and serving of food in large quantities.
  • Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Schedule, supervise and evaluate staff.
  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
  • Meet schedules and time lines.
  • Operate a computer terminal as required.
  • Plan and organize work.
  • Maintain records and prepare reports.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Work independently with little direction.
Working Conditions:
  • Work is performed while standing, sitting and/or walking.
  • Requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision and hearing.
  • Requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations.
  • Requires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching.
  • Must be able to lift one-third of their body weight, not to exceed 50 pounds.
Application Procedure:
Apply online

Contact Person: Michelle Coker (
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