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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3187579
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : October 17, 2019

Job Description

General Information


FTE: 1.0 8 Hrs/day - 6:00-2:00

Job Code: Cafeteria Manager


Job Description


Boston Public Schools Office of Food and Nutrition Services seeks a qualified Cafeteria Manager who will be responsible for the successful operation of a school cafeteria by encouraging maximum student participation and adhering to the regulations of the Child Nutrition Program.






  1. Provides supervision to cafeteria staff to maintain uniform standards and practices.
  2. Provides training to cafeteria staff in areas of food preparation, quality control, and sanitation.
  3. Supervises and participates in food preparation and service in order to maintain high standards of food flavor and appearance.
  4. Orders food and supplies in accordance with menu and volume requirements.
  5. Verifies deliveries and safeguards storage of food and supplies.
  6. Establishes daily and weekly work schedules for cafeteria personnel and delegates assignments as needed, to include plans for storage and use of leftovers.
  7. Instructs personnel in the proper use and care of equipment.
  8. Evaluates employees on an annual basis.
  9. Ensures the health and safety of students and personnel by instructions in adherence to The Massachusetts Sanitary Code.
  10. Assists Field Coordinator with corrective action procedures, as needed.
  11. Maintains careful and accurate records of income, food and supplies, and personnel.
  12. Maintains staffing levels as assigned by Field Coordinator.
  13. Submits all required reports including payroll, and requisitions in accordance with prescribed instruction.
  14. Promotes fair and harmonious working relationships to encourage and motivate personnel.
  15. Works cooperatively with students, school administrators, and school personnel.
  16. Records cash receipts, prepares bank deposits and monthly income reports.
  17. Participates in in-service training and other activities to stimulate professional growth.
  18. Reports to work as scheduled and signs the posted timesheet.
  19. Performs related work duties as requested by the Department of Food & Nutrition Services.


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Must be Food Safety certified (ServSafe)
  • Passing grade on Manager’s Proficiency Exam (administered by FNS)
  • Current authorization to work in the United States - Candidates must have such authorization by their first day of employment 

My Way Café is a new school meals program in Boston Public Schools, bringing fresh, whole, nutritious, delicious food to students every day. Meals are cooked in each school and served by our caring staff of food service professionals. After a successful pilot in four schools in East Boston in the 2017-2018 school year, My Way Café will expand throughout the district this school year.




Please refer to the Salary Information section on the Career Site for more information on compensation.  Salaries are listed by Union and Grade/Step. This position subject to the City of Boston residency requirement.


The Boston Public Schools, in accordance with its nondiscrimination policies, does not discriminate in its programs, facilities, or employment or educational opportunities on the basis of race, color, age, criminal record (inquiries only), disability, homelessness, sex/gender, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, genetics or military status, and does not tolerate any form of retaliation, or bias-based intimidation, threat or harassment that demeans individuals’ dignity or interferes with their ability to learn or work.

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

    Boston Public Schools Office of Human Capital 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

    • Boston Public Schools, Office of Human Capital
    • 2300 Washington Street
    • Roxbury, Massachusetts 02119

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