Nutrition Service Assistant - Kitchen Assistant (6 hours)

Henrico County Public Schools | Henrico, VA, United States

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Posted Date 2/27/2023

Job Title

Nutrition Service Assistant - Kitchen Assistant (6 hours)


Henrico, VA, US

Organization Name

HCPS - School Nutrition Services - Ward Elementary

About Us

Henrico County Public Schools is one of the six largest county public school divisions in Virginia with a nationally recognized educational program. Henrico County is a suburban community surrounding the city of Richmond, VA. We are 104 miles from the Atlantic Ocean to the east; 94 miles from the scenic Sky Line Drive to the west; 106 miles from Washington, D.C. to the north; and 75 miles from the North Carolina border to the south.

Our Mission:

Henrico County Public Schools, an innovative leader in educational excellence, will actively engage our students in diverse educational, social and civic learning experiences that inspire and empower them to become contributing citizens

General Statement of Duties

A six-hour Kitchen Assistant helps with the physical function of the kitchen which includes food preparation and related activities, meal service, cashiering, recordkeeping, and clean-up. This position is also responsible for maintaining kitchen during temporary absence of the SNS Assistant Manager or SNS Manager.

Essential Duties

  • Operates all kitchen equipment
  • Prepares and portions food
  • Prepares serving line
  • Serves food
  • Must be proficient in all aspects of the computer operation/register
  • Collects payment for meals
  • Assists with administration of prepays and student account maintenance
  • Assists in counting funds, making deposits
  • Assists with record keeping
  • Stocks pantry and cold storage with food and supplies
  • Assists in storeroom and stock management including ordering food and supplies
  • Participates in daily clean-up of kitchen, equipment, and utensils
  • Attends work daily and is engaged and on task
  • Assists with catering
  • Attends meetings as required
  • Attends training sessions as required
  • Fills in for Managers and Assistant Managers as directed
  • Assists in implementing and enforcing all policies and guidelines
  • Assists in maintaining standards in food quality, customer service, sanitation, safety, and professional appearance
  • ServSafe Certified
  • Performs related work as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Required to have a ServSafe certification or become certified within a period of time
  • High school diploma or GED and one year of experience in food service.
  • Experience in quality cooking and operation of commercial or institutional kitchen with knowledge of food service equipment.
  • Ability to do a variety of mathematical functions, keep records and handle currency. Ability to communicate and get along with people.
  • Must be able to be on your feet for long period of time, lift 50 pounds and work in a warm environment

Additional Information

Salary: $12.65 per hour - minumun. The salary for this position will be prorated based upon the official start date

Open until filled

How To Apply

To be considered for the listed vacancy, please mail, fax, or hand-deliver three (3) written references to:

Henrico County Public Schools
School Nutrition Services
3751A Nine Mile Rd
Henrico, VA 23223
Fax: (804) 226.5541
Phone: (804) 226.5522

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Main Organization

Public Schools

Public Schools

Employment Status

Permanent Part-Time

Permanent Part-Time

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