Food Service Staff

Northwest Regional ESD | Hillsboro, OR

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Posted Date 5/09/2022

Position Title: Food Service Staff
Location: Nestucca Valley School District
Reports To: Food Service Coordinator
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
FTE: 0.9375 FTE
Salary Schedule: Classified Salary Schedule
Row: Head Cook
Contract Days: 183

Responsible for day to day performance of tasks required to provide Nutrition Services programs to a school population. Provide assistance in schools to plan, prepare and serve nutritious meals to students and staff in a sanitary, efficient and friendly environment. Assist in maintaining accurate accountability.

Receives supervision from Food Service Manager and the Food Service Coordinator when applicable. Exercises no supervision.

To perform successfully in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of two years of experience in food service
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs
  • Knowledge of methods of preparing, cooking, serving food and proper nutrition
  • Knowledge of procedures involved in managing a school meal operation
  • Knowledge of federal and state guidelines and requirements for a school meal program
  • Knowledge of and ability to operate equipment found in school kitchens
  • Ability to prepare food planned for the proper nutritional needs of students, and if needed, within the requirements of the National School Lunch and Breakfast Program
  • Ability to keep accurate records
  • Work well with and provide excellent customer service to students and staff
  • Comprehend and follow written and oral instructions and complete work within established timelines
  • Possess a valid Food Handlers' Card
  • Ability to perform basic technology skills

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Performs some or all of the following tasks. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Assist with orders, check in and proper storage of food and supplies
  • Maintain accounting of meals (and beverages) produced, served and leftover following the USDA guidelines for portion control and record keeping
  • Maintain clean, sanitized and orderly equipment, dishes and facility
  • Assist in routine preparation duties and food serving
  • Assist with inventory and inventory control standards
  • Assume Food Service Coordinator duties in his/her absence
  • Work cooperatively with and assist the Food Service Specialist and/or Food Service Coordinator in creating, implementing and evaluating program design and procedures
  • Maintain professional competence through participation in educational activities, workshops and seminars.

Salary and work year to be according to the current negotiated contract.

Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of Board policy.

  • Establish and maintain a positive and respectful working relationship with students, staff, administration, parents/guardians and community members.
  • Work collaboratively and communicate effectively with staff and customers at all organizational levels (listening to others without interrupting, keeping emotions under control, remaining open to others’ ideas and focusing on solving conflicts).
  • Maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about participants, families and staff.
  • Maintain dependable and consistent attendance and punctuality.
  • Follow all laws, District policies, rules, regulations, memos, announcements and reasonable requests by proper authority

The physical demands described here are representative of 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.
The employee is regularly required to talk or hear
The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, feel, slice, stir, and reach with hands and arms, climb up and down step stool, bend under tables, twist from the waist, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds
Specific vision abilities required by this job including close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

Note: This is not necessarily an exhaustive or all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, functions or working conditions associated with the job. This job description is not a contract of employment or a promise or guarantee of any specific terms or conditions of employment. The school district may add to, modify or delete any aspect of this job (or the position itself) at any time, as it deems advisable.

Nestucca Valley School District recognizes the diversity and worth of all individuals and groups. It is the policy of NVSD that there will be no discrimination or harassment of individuals or groups based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, marital status, age, veterans status, genetic information or disability in any educational programs, activities, or employment.

Reasonable accommodations for the application and interview process will be provided upon request and as required in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Individuals with disabilities may contact the Human Resources Officer at 503-392-3194 x403 for additional information or assistance. Speech/Hearing impaired persons may contact the district for assistance through the Oregon telecommunications Relay Service at 1-800-735-2900.

Listing Type
Education | Restaurant
Position Type
Full Time
Employer Type
Direct Employer

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