Supervisory Aide I - Elementary Meal Program Lunch Aide

Pittsburgh, PA, US
Nov 20, 2017
Grade Level
Elementary School
The Supervisory Aide I works under the supervision of the Supervisory Aide II serving meals to students at the assigned school. Supervisory Aides I also set up and clean up the serving lines and cafeteria tables as well as assist with the meal accountability based on the guidelines set by USDA, PA Department of Education, PA Department of Agriculture, Allegheny Health Department and Food Service.

Salary: $8.88/hour 3-4 hours per day

10 Month Position, Part Time

Contact: Food Service Coordinator

Communication Requirements:
Strong oral and written communication and moderate computer skills required.

Education/Vocational Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED required.

Must be able to read and comprehend written and oral instructions as well as perform moderate computer functions.

Act 168 Misconduct Disclosure, Act 34 Background Check, Act 151 Child Abuse Background Check, and FBI clearances required. Health Appraisal including TB test must be submitted.

Required to complete the ServSafe certification class and take the exam.

Residency Requirements: City of Pittsburgh Residency Required

Essential Job Functions:
1. Sets up the serving lines and lunch tables according to the schools line system
2. Accounts for students and the number of meals served by using a clicker or by
marking the students off on the rosters at the point of service
3. Tally's the daily meal counts from the clickers gives the totals to the Supervisory Aide II
4. Reports any discipline problems to the Supervisory Aide II
5. Directs students in the disposal of trash after meal periods
6. Replenishes can liners when needed
7. Cleans all tables and chair surfaces as well as minor spills and large items that fall on the floor before, during and after meal periods

Additional Job Information:
Physical Demands:
1. Standing: Supervisory Aides I are required to stand approximately 60-80% of the day on flat surfaces. Periods of continual standing can be up to 30 minutes at one time and are performed while preparing and serving meals. May also serve hot and cold foods, wipe tables and chairs. Standing is performed intermittently with sitting and walking.
2. Walking: Food Service Workers walk approximately 50-80% of the workday. Continual walking is performed for periods up to 20 minutes at one time. Supervisory Aides I are able to change positions at their own discretion. He/she walks while performing duties in the kitchen and cafeteria areas. Walking is performed intermittently with standing and sitting.
3. Sitting: Supervisory Aides I sit 10-20% of the workday during meal periods. Sitting is performed intermittently with standing and walking.
4. Lifting: The lifting requirements of Food Service Workers fall within a 20 -pound weight limit. This would involve lifting of a case of milk in completion of job duties. These items would be lifted on an occasional basis (11-33%). Lifting is performed primarily from floor to shoulder level.
5. Carrying: The above listed items, weighing less than 20 pounds, are carried on an occasional basis (11-33%) throughout the day over distances approximately 10-15 feet at one time. The typical carrying requirements of this position do not exceed 20 pounds.
6. Pushing/Pulling: Supervisory Aides I occasionally push and pull 4-wheeled dollies containing various food items that are wheeled within the cafeteria for distribution. Each dolly (full) weighs 50-70 pounds and is on a 4-wheeled cart for pushing/pulling purposes.
7. Climbing: No significant amount of climbing is required of this position.
8. Balancing: No significant amount balancing is required

Hazards: None observed.

Environmental Exposure:
1. Inside: 100% Outside: 0%
2. Extreme Cold: Coolers/Freezer
Extreme Heat: Ovens
3. Extreme Humidity: N/A
Extreme Dryness: N/A
4. Extreme Noise: N/A
Extreme Quiet: N/A
5. Dust: N/A
Odors: Cooking
Fumes/Gases: N/A
Chemicals: N/A

The Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs, activities, career and technical education programs or employment and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. It is the policy of the Pittsburgh School District to make all services, programs and activities available and to provide reasonable accommodations to persons with disabilities. Please make requests for accommodations at least 72 hours before the scheduled event. For more information regarding accommodations, civil rights grievance procedures, please contact: Office of Employee Relations, 341 S. Bellefield Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 or 412-529-HELP (4357).

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