Omaha Public Schools

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 2898241
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : February 28, 2018

Job Description


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • One or more years of job-related experience or training in food services
  • Excellent attendance and work record
  • Evidence of sensitivity and respect for others and the ability to serve as a positive role model for youth
  • Successful completion of orientation and training for Nutrition Services employees, including the Douglas County Food Handlers course and test (80%), ServSafe course and test (75%), physical examination
  • Successful completion of  the Kitchen Assistant Training and Management Techniques courses
  • Valid Douglas County Food Handlers Card and ServSafe Certified
  • Attendance at additional internal training courses at the direction of management
  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills and abilities required of all other kitchen positions (non-managerial)



  • Ability to read and use information from written and quantitative materials, visual displays and measuring devices
  • Ability to receive and process verbal information as well as respond to nonverbal sounds
  • Ability to frequently use hand-held tools, devices, instruments and automatic equipment
  • Ability to bend, kneel, stoop and maintain balance while performing job related tasks
  • Ability to work in standing/walking positions on a constant basis throughout the work shift
  • Ability to lift, move and reposition objects and materials – frequently exerting force equal to lifting twenty-five (25) to fifty (50) pounds
  • A working knowledge of all facets of food production
  • Demonstrated leadership/management skills including problem solving and decision making.  Provides consistent feedback to staff regarding job performance
  • Ability to assign tasks to meet schedule requirements
  • Ability to present information effectively to employees and others
  • Ability to organize, schedule and complete tasks and activities
  • Ability to maintain thorough and detailed records on food and supplies
  • Ability to maintain accurate production records conforming to Federal/division guidelines
  • Ability and knowledge to inspect equipment safely
  • Working knowledge and ability to utilize on-line computer programs and technological devices



Location:  Highland Elementary School, 2625 Jefferson Street, 68107                                

Reports to: Nutrition Services                    

Work Schedule:  186 duty days (10-month)                    

Hours to Work: 7.5 hours per day, 6:30am - 2:30pm,  Monday - Friday



  • Meets regular and predictable attendance requirements, including scheduled manager’s meetings
  • Makes complex plans, schedules and decisions independently
  • Inspects and monitors the quality and aesthetic appeal of product output
  • Follows all Federal, state and district regulations and procedures regarding Child Nutrition Programs
  • Models high personal and professional standards
  • Orders product needs based on projected meal counts
  • Maintains records on inventory, production control and completes daily accounting and deposit records and other required reports
  • Plans and directs the preparation and serving of all food in the cafeteria
  • Oversees and directs sanitation procedures
  • Follows HAACP procedures
  • Identifies training needs of staff
  • Trains new kitchen staff
  • Inspects and maintains the kitchen, cooking and mixing utensils and employees for cleanliness and sanitation standards
  • Has knowledge of the use and maintenance of all food service related equipment
  • Ensures work processes are completed at scheduled times
  • Interacts with customers, staff and coworkers in a courteous and professional manner
  • Annually completes job performance appraisal for all staff

NOTE: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.



  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
    Administrator > Food Services
    Support Staff > Food Service
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    Contact Information

    • OPS Human Resources
    • 3215 Cuming Street
    • Omaha, Nebraska 68131-2021

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