Manager - Food and Nutrition Services 2023-2024

Chesterfield County Public Schools
Chesterfield, VA, US
General Description

Responsible for planning, managing, monitoring, supervising and providing assistance in the operations of the assigned school cafeteria. Assists in performing food preparation duties. Independent judgment is required.

Essential Job Functions
  • Plan, coordinate, assign and participate as required in the pre preparation of food; organize and/or assist with special catering functions and the administration of the vending program if applicable.
  • Accurately maintain a variety of records and accounts, including free, reduced, paid and reimbursable lunches and/or breakfasts where applicable, food production reports, employee timesheet and payroll records, etc.
  • Train, supervise and resolve personnel problems for assigned workers.
  • Process prepayments and customer's account management, deposit, prepare daily and monthly reports. Count and balance cash received, prepare deposits and make bank deposits.
  • Maintain inventory; order supplies.
  • Develop, plan and assign work schedules.
  • Open kitchen, set up equipment, prepare cafeteria for serving, set up monies for cash registers with cashiers.
  • Supervise cleaning and sanitizing of eating utensils, counters and equipment.
  • Ensure appropriate (proper) equipment maintenance.
  • Receive, verify quantity received and sign for food delivered to school. Resolve any differences.
  • Work with other food service workers, school officials and staff to identify and correct problems.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


Considerable knowledge of the managing of the food preparation operation; of operating modern food service equipment, federal and state health and nutrition requirements and sanitation practices.

Working knowledge of the preparation and merchandising of nutritious meals; of federal and/or nonfederal school lunch and breakfast program requirements and regulations. Some knowledge of administrative and office procedures including record keeping, record preparation, inventory control, basic bookkeeping and personnel management. Demonstrated ability to prepare and merchandise food and work safely with equipment; to manage cafeteria functions and personnel, train others, prioritize work, and identify and correct problems.

Demonstrated ability to perform mathematical calculations with speed and accuracy and reconcile accounts. Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with students, parents, staff, coworkers, vendors and the public with courtesy, tact, patience and consistency.


**Successful completion of manager's training course(s), ServSafe classes and related computer training. High school degree or equivalent or related work experience. Experience and training which would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Some local travel is required.

**Wearing a uniform is also required. In accordance with Policy 5431, an employee who occupies the position and is assigned a district-owned or leased motor vehicle will be subject to annual driving checks and must maintain acceptable records pursuant to the standards set forth in the policy.

**The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl. The employee is frequently required to stand for long periods of time and is regularly required to walk, sit and balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

**Work is performed on school property. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to objects that are hot and cold. The employee is exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work area is moderate. Hazards may include working areas that are uncomfortable and warm. Duties may require exposure to extreme temperatures, hot kitchens and walk-in refrigerators and freezers. Must follow safety precautions to avoid injuries, minor cuts and bruises, burns and scalds.

Applicants considered for employment must successfully complete the following background investigations/tests:
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Criminal History Investigation
  • State Police Criminal History Investigation
  • Child Protective Services ( CPS) Investigation
  • Tuberculosis Screening/Test
Chesterfield County Public Schools assures Equal Employment Opportunities for employees as required by Federal and State Orders and Laws. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks. This job description is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements. However, administration reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary. It is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with the position and does not imply an employment contract.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert