Child Nutrition Assistant Manager at North Little Rock High School

North Little Rock, AR, US
Feb 28, 2019
Grade Level
High School


Assistant Cafeteria Manager - Elementary/ High School

Department: Child Nutrition

Job Status: Full Time

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Reports To: Director of Child Nutrition

Grade/Level: Secondary

Amount of Travel Required: No travel required

Work Schedule: 6-8 hours

Positions Supervised: Child Nutrition Assistants


Supervise workers engaged in preparing and serving food.


Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions Statement(s)

Be competent and effective.

Resolve customer complaints regarding food service.

Responsible for following all USDA regulations.

Develops forecast numbers, prepares collection, milk and production reports daily.

Record production and operational data on specified forms.

Train workers in food preparation, service, sanitation, and safety procedures.

Keep cooperative relationship with other staff members

Assign duties, responsibilities, and work stations to employees in accordance with work requirements.

Plan and order all food, supplies and small equipment.

Supervise the preparation of menu items according to production records, direction book and procedures manual.

Specify food portions and courses, production and time sequences, and workstation and equipment arrangements.

Responsible for accounting and collecting of meals based on eligibility status.

Check all incoming deliveries for accuracy and maintains the required system of accountability.

Assist in planning, preparing and serving meals for special functions.

Assist in evaluating new products for usefulness and suitability.

Analyze operational problems, such as theft and wastage, and establish procedures to alleviate these problems.

Inspect supplies, equipment and work areas to ensure efficient service and conformance to standards.

Inventory food and supplies monthly---inventory equipment twice a year.

Control the inventory of food, equipment, small-ware, and report shortages to designated personnel.

Responsible for issued keys and security of equipment.

Observe and evaluate workers and work procedures in order to ensure quality standards and service.

Recommend measures for improving work procedures and worker performance to increase service quality and enhance job safety.

Requisition supplies and equipment needed to ensure quality and timely delivery of services.

Recognize the chain of command, grievance procedures and levels of job responsibilities.

Any other duties assigned by Director and Nutrition Coordinator.


Competency Statement(s)

Assertiveness - Ability to act in a self-confident manner to facilitate completion of a work assignment or to defend a position or idea.

Change Management - Ability to encourage others to seek opportunities for different and innovative approaches to addressing problems and opportunities.

Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.

Customer Oriented - Ability to take care of the customers' needs while following company procedures.

Decision Making - Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures.

Regular attendance - Regular attendance to maximize student progress.

Diversity Oriented - Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.

Energetic - Ability to work at a sustained pace and produce quality work.

Friendly - Ability to exhibit a cheerful demeanor toward others.

Judgment - The ability to formulate a sound decision using the available information.

Loyal - The trait of feeling a duty to the employer.

Positive Attitude - optimistic, team-first attitude displayed at all times

Problem Solving - Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.

Punctual - on time

Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.

Team Builder - Ability to convince a group of people to work toward a goal.

Management Skills - Ability to organize and direct oneself and effectively supervise others.


Education: High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED) preferred.

Experience: Prior child nutrition experience necessary.

Computer Skills: Must be able to operate a computer.

Certificates & Licenses: Must be able to obtain an ADE Manager's Certificate and attend classes during the summer when necessary.

Other Requirements: Must obtain 10 hours annually of Child Nutrition training and successfully pass ADE/FBI/DHS background checks.

References should be available upon request.


Physical Demands



F (Frequently)


F (Frequently)


O (Occasionally)

Handling / Fingering

F (Frequently)

Reach Outward

F (Frequently)

Reach Above Shoulder

O (Occasionally)


O (Occasionally)


O (Occasionally)

Squat or Kneel

F (Frequently)


F (Frequently)

10 lbs or less

F (Frequently)

11-20 lbs

F (Frequently)

21-50 lbs

O (Occasionally)

51-100 lbs

O (Occasionally)

Over 100 lbs

N (Not Applicable)


12 lbs or less

F (Frequently)

13-25 lbs

F (Frequently)

26-40 lbs

O (Occasionally)

41-100 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

N (Not Applicable)

Activity is not applicable to this occupation.

O (Occasionally)

Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)

F (Frequently)

Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)

C (Constantly)

Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

Other Physical Requirements

Vision (Near, Color, Peripheral, Depth Perception)

Sense of Sound (Ability to converse with coworkers, students, and staff)

Sense of Smell

Sense of Taste

Sense of Touch

Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (hairnet, serving gloves, slip-resistant footwear, aprons, safety glasses)


Work is performed in a school kitchen environment where temperatures from hot ovens, steamers, and dishwashers can cause discomfort. Noise from students and kitchen equipment can be excessive. Injuries from kitchen equipment are possible; safety rules, training and protective equipment are required.

The North Little Rock School District Human Resources Office has reviewed this to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the North Little Rock School District reserves the right to change this and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the North Little Rock School District may deem appropriate.

Employee Signature: ____________________ Date: ______________

The North Little Rock School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer