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Job Details

  • Job ID: 2867781
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : November 14, 2017

Job Description

Date Available:
   Application deadline: November 27, 2017

   Monday - Friday  
   9:15 am - 1:30 pm

  Unit E Contract salary scale

Job Summary:
  Required to perform all aspects of meal production, serving, computerizied cash register operation,
  and clean-up within the school kitchen and cafeteria as assigned by the school Nutriiton Services Manager.

Qualifications: Ability to:
  • prepare food in large quantities as well as safe and accurate operation of all kitchen, storage, serving, and cleaning equipment and supplies
  • perform all duties while following National Restaurant Association standards for sanitation and safety
  • perform simple math functions and to operate a computerized cash register and make accurate change
  • lift 50 lbs.
  • walk and stand for duration of work schedule
  • work safely and accurately under a deadline
  • learn and follow food safety procedures (annual ServSafe training is provided; required to pass certification exam following training)
  • follow direction and work independently
  • work cooperatively with co-workers and contribute to a positive working environment
  • safely tolerate exposure to heat, humidity, steam, cooking odors, refrigerator and freezer temperatures, and cleaning solutions
  • have fun at work
  • Food Service experience as substitute in Needham Public Schools required

Working Conditions:
  Ability to work on feet all day in non-air conditioned kitchen. 
  Need to keep hair restrained and wear vinyl or plastic gloves while handling food.

Application Procedure:
  Internal candidates (existing cafeteria workers (permanent or subs) only.
  Internal Candidates apply online at

Selection Procedure:

All resumes will be screened and selected candidates will participate in a thorough interview process

Candidates are encouraged to review the working conditions, wages and benefits in the collective bargaining agreement located at

Posted vacancies in the Needham Public Schools have been approved by the School Committee and are subject to appropriation at Town Meeting.

It is the policy of the Needham Public Schools not to discriminate on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, color, homelessness, sexual orientation, age, or disability in its education programs, services, activities or employment practices.  The Needham Public School System is a member of METCO, Developing Equity and Achievement for Students (IDEAS) and the Greater Boston School Human Resources Network.  Candidates who have a strong commitment to active anti-racism are encouraged to apply.

  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Job Category : Support Staff > Food Service
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Needham Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Contact Information

    • Lisa Tedeschi , Assistant to the Director of Human Resources
    • 1330 Highland Avenue
    • Needham, Massachusetts 02492

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