Job Description / Essential Elements:
Alum Rock Union Elementary School District
CHILD NUTRITION ASSISTANT I
Under supervision, to assist in the quantity food preparation and service of foods in the school cafeteria; to assist in maintaining food service equipment, utensils and facilities in a clean and sanitary condition; and to do related work as required.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
Prepares or assist in the preparation of a wide variety of foods, such as sweet rolls, buns, breads, cakes, pies, cookies, eggs, cereal, spaghetti, hamburgers, tacos, burritos, pizzas, and main course meats; selects, measures, and prepares ingredients for recipes; serves food in cafeteria; assists in the maintenance of records on the number of items sold; cleans and maintains food service facilities, equipment and utensils; operates dishwashing machine and other kitchen appliances such as grills, ovens steamers, stoves and mixers; stores supplies; may direct the work of student assistants; may collect money and tickets received from sale of food and beverages.
Basic Food serving utensils and equipment;
Methods of cleaning and preparing vegetables, fruits, and other foods for cooking;
Methods of preparing, cooking, baking, and serving foods in large quantity;
Kitchen sanitation and safety precautions;
Care and use of standard food service equipment;
Methods of cleaning and maintaining food service areas, utensils, and equipment;
Sanitary and safety requirements of food preparation.
Operate various food service equipment and appliances;
Prepare meats and baked goods in large quantities;
Understand and carry out oral and written directions;
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted during the course of work.
Training and Experience: One year of experience in quantity food preparation including experience in cooking and/or baking a wide variety of food items; or any combination of training and/or experience that could likely provide the desired knowledges and abilities.
Salary Range: 4.5
Work Year: 9.5, 12
Bargaining Unit: Teamsters