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Job Details

  • Job ID: 2889989
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : February 6, 2018

Job Description


Purpose Statement

The job of Student Nutrition Operator was established for the purpose/s of preparing and distributing food items for consumption by students and school personnel; and maintaining facilities in a sanitary condition.

This job reports to Cafeteria Manager/Director of Student Nutrition Services

Essential Functions

  • Arranges food and beverage items for the purpose of making them available to students and staff.
  • Assists other personnel for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.
  • Cleans utensils, equipment, and the storage, food preparation and serving areas for the purpose of maintaining sanitary conditions.
  • Inspects food items and/or supplies for the purpose of verifying quantity and specifications of orders and/or complying with mandated health requirements.
  • Monitors kitchen and cafeteria areas for the purpose of ensuring a safe working environment.
  • Prepares daily item counts and associated reports for the purpose of providing documentation for items served.
  • Prepares food and beverage items for the purpose of meeting mandated nutritional requirements and projected meal requirements.
  • Responds to inquiries of students, staff and the public for the purpose of providing information and/or direction regarding the type and/or cost of meals.
  • Serves one or more items of food for the purpose of meeting mandated nutritional requirements and/or requests of students and school personnel.
  • Stocks food, condiments and supplies for the purpose of maintaining adequate quantities and security of items.

Job Requirements:  Minimum Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

SKILLS are required to perform multiple tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adhering to safety practices and utilizing equipment used in profession.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read and follow instructions; and understand multi-step written and oral instructions. Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: health standards and hazards.

ABILITY is required to schedule activities; collate data; and use basic, job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with data utilizing specific, defined processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with others; work with specific, job-related data; and utilize a variety of job-related equipment. Problem solving with data requires following prescribed guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is limited to moderate. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: working as part of a team; communicating with diverse groups; and working with children.



Responsibilities include: working with immediate supervision; providing information and/or advising others; and operating within a defined budget. Utilization of some resources from other work units may be required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to have some impact on the organization’s services.

Working Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: significant lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 05% sitting, 15% walking, and 80% standing. The job is performed under some temperature extremes and in a generally hazard free environment.

Experience     Job related experience is desired.

Education       Less than high school.

Equivalency None Specified


Required Testing                                        Certificates & Licenses

None Specified                                                    


Continuing Educ. / Training                            Clearances

Annual Bloodborne Pathogen and Safety Training       Background Check 


FLSA Status                                                         Non Exempt

  • Position Type: Part-time

Contact Information

  • Wendell Sumter
  • 509 District Office Drive
  • Chester, South Carolina 29706

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