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Food Services/School Nutrition
Job Summary: To inspire and prepare each and every scholar with the confidence, courage and competence to achieve their dreams; contribute to community; and engage in a lifetime of learning by assisting in preparing and serving quality and nutritious meals to students and staff. Contribute to a positive kitchen team that builds relationships with students, building staff and community members while complying with health, safety and USDA-Child Nutrition Program Regulations.
Salary: $16.67/hr; Retirees $17.92/hr
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Putting students at the center of what we do through the implementation of the following high Accountability standards: Food Preparation and Equipment
Assists in preparing and serving all programs offered at site;
Assist in serving quality meals on time every day regardless of challenges with food, equipment or staffing;
Food Preparation and Equipment
Understands and follows proper safety and use of food service equipment;
May assist in calculating quantities of food to be prepared each day while minimizing food waste;
May assist in the preparation of standardized recipes to ensure serving of safe food and USDA requirements are met for all students;
May assist in the proper procedure for usage, sanitation and safety of kitchen equipment;
Supports individual site kitchen goals around team work and customer service;
Maintains a positive work environment where staff feel welcome and valued;
Attends in service meetings and trainings for the purpose of gathering information required to perform job functions;
Maintain temperature logs when necessary to ensure safety.
Assists with accurate daily menu and food production records.
Lives District 279 Core Values by building trustworthy relationships that contribute to a positive school community.
Supports the site by connecting the school district mission, core values and priority work into the site’s daily work;
Respond to all questions and concerns in a timely manner;
Uses creative ways to connect with students to seek their input and build positive relationships;
Communicates effectively with students and staff to maintain positive relationships;
Recognizes and acknowledges concerns and proactively works with others to find solutions.
Meets or exceeds all USDA, MDE, and local health department regulations:
Understands and follows USDA and MDE meal pattern regulations;
Follow all local and district health safety codes;
Complete annual health and safety training;
Follow all current uniform guidelines and Osseo Area Schools Food and Nutrition personal hygiene procedures
Performs other comparable duties of a life or similar nature as assigned.
Implements and complies by the standards set forth by the Foodservice Office;
Participates in daily rotation of site, performing all duties necessary to provide quality meals on time;
Properly uses commercial kitchen equipment to provide quality product;
Demonstrates proper use of commercial kitchen equipment to minimize accidents, safety, and sanitation concerns
Openly and positively accepts other duties as assigned, putting students and staff at the center of each task.
Flexibility in scheduling and sites
Interacting positively with all stakeholders;
Proper use of commercial kitchen equipment to minimize accidents, safety, and sanitation concerns;
Being agile and ability to move quickly;
Attention to detail;
Making quick, logical and decisive decisions as daily challenges occur;
Ability to develop positive relationships with students, staff and community;
Creating a safe and caring work environment where staff feel welcome and valued;
Communicating effectively using good interpersonal skills;
Problem solving and building positive relationships.
Osseo Area Schools offers:
Meaningful and impactful work
Opportunities to grow professionally
A variety of benefits
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Osseo Area School District ISD 279 is an Equal Opportunity, and veteran-friendly employer.
Osseo Area School District ISD 279 ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, gender, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or disability. Osseo Area School District is committed to a workforce that reflects the diversity of the district and strongly encourages persons to apply who can strengthen our diversity. For more information, view the District’s Equal Opportunity and Prohibition Against Discrimination, Harassment and Violence Policy.
Veteran’s Preference: If you are an eligible veteran, please submit a legible copy of your DD214 with your application.
Accommodation: If you have a disability that requires an accommodation during the selection process, please email Human Resources at [email protected] or call 763-391-7007.
Background Check Upon Conditional Offer:
Background checks are conducted upon receiving a conditional offer. Employees must complete a background check and are responsible for the background fee. A passing background is required. Criminal convictions are reviewed on a case-by-case ba
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