Maxwell Elementary Lead Food Service Assistant 1.0 FTE

Location
Lexington, KY, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 18, 2019
Ref
7337
Grade Level
Elementary School
Job Type
Part-Time
  • Position Type:
    Food Service/ CLAS - 8231 - LEAD FOOD SERVICE ASSISTANT

  • Date Posted:
    6/17/2019

  • Location:
    MAXWELL ELEMENTARY

  • Date Available:
    19-20 School Year

  • Closing Date:
    07/02/2019

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    TITLE: Lead Food Service Assistant
    Grade 13

    REPORTS TO: Food Service Supervisor

    SUPERVISES: Food Service Assistants

    JOB FUNCTION: Plan, organize and lead the complex service operations and activities at a satellite kitchen involving food service to on-site students and staff; schedule food service transporting activities to assigned school; train, assign and provide work direction to assigned staff.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Plan, organize and lead the complex service operations and activities at a satellite kitchen involving food service to on-site students and staff; schedule food service transporting activities to assigned school; train, assign and provide work direction to assigned staff.
    • Plan the preparation of meals according to District menu guides; determine amount to be served; maintain standards of efficiency and sanitation related to large quantity food preparation, heating, serving and storage.
    • Monitor and control activities involved in food transport to serving kitchen to assure standards of quality and sanitation, health regulations and time lines are met.
    • Prepare work schedules and assign duties for assigned personnel; screen and recommend selection of new employees.
    • Assist in the inspection of the satellite kitchen to assure proper cleanliness and maintenance of equipment and supplies used in the cafeteria; assure compliance with safety and sanitation regulations.
    • Prepare and maintain a variety of reports and records including inventory, sales, requisitions, transportation records, daily reports of meals served and production sheets.
    • Estimate and requisition food quantities, equipment and supplies needed; receive, inspect, verify and accept delivery of food and supplies; oversee and assist with proper storage and efficient use of food and supplies.


    DUTIES AND OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES (CONT.):
    • Assist in coordinating food service operations with school activities to improve school and community public relations and increase student participation.
    • Assure accuracy of daily cash receipts; count and wrap money; prepare bank deposits and deposit moneys into appropriate account.
    • Confer with the Production Manager regarding cafeteria needs, conditions and menu changes.
    • Operate a variety of equipment and machines used in kitchens, including slicer, chopper, mixer, oven and others as required.
    • Attend in-service meetings and workshops related to food service operations and activities.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
    • Maintain regular attendance.

    KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

    KNOWLEDGE OF:
    • Planning, organization and operation of a large food service program.
    • Methods of calculating and estimating needed food and supplies.
    • Methods of preparing, cooking and serving food in large quantities.
    • Sanitation and safety practices related to cooking, serving and transporting food.
    • Standard kitchen equipment, utensils and measurements.
    • Storage and rotation of perishable food.
    • Principles of training and providing work direction.
    • Inventory methods and practices.
    • Health and safety regulations.
    • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
    • Record-keeping techniques.

    ABILITY TO:
    • Plan, organize and supervise the complex service operations and activities at a central kitchen or large school district involving food service to on-site students and staff.
    • Calculate, estimate and requisition food and supplies.
    • Train and provide work direction to others.
    • Maintain records and prepare reports.


    KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES (CONT.):

    ABILITY TO:
    • Assure food preparation, service, transport and storage are in accordance with health, sanitation and safety regulations.
    • Participate in and assure proper maintenance of food service equipment and serving areas are in a clean and sanitary condition.
    • Operate standard kitchen equipment safely and efficiently.
    • Lift heavy objects.
    • Meet schedules and time lines.
    • Work independently with little direction.
    • Complete work with many interruptions.
    • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
    • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.


    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    · 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.
    · Requires the ability to lift, carry, push or pull medium weights, one third of your body weight, not to exceed 50 pounds
    ·

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
    • High school diploma or G.E.D. Certificate and three years food service experience.


    LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

    Valid Food Service Permit issued by the Department of Health; must complete raining course for certification of begining school food service personnel as prescribed in 702 KAR 6:045.

    Contact Person: Michelle Coker (michelle.coker@fayette.kyschools.us)

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