CHILD NUTRITION EMPLOYEE (#Child Nutrition Employee)

Davidson Elementary School ( learn more )

Water Valley School District

Water Valley, Mississippi ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3432707
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : June 15, 2022


Job Description



POSITION: Child Nutrition Employee

REPORTS TO: Child Nutrition Manager and Assistant Manager

CONTRACT DAYS: 183 Days (at will)



The child nutrition employee contributes to the learning of students by providing healthful school meals.



Demonstrates leadership in taking responsibility in one’s job assignments.



Reports directly to child nutrition manager; works under direct supervision and specific instructions.



  1. Follows HACCP standard operating procedures (SOPs) contained in the HACCP manual.


  1. Takes primary responsibility for the preparation of one or more assigned dishes; obtains and measures ingredients; follows approved recipe; assists in the preparation of other dishes.


  1. Cleans work surfaces, utensils, pots and pans as used; may wash dishes, trays, and silver using the dishwasher; helps to clean walls, floors, tables, windows, and all kitchen areas; may launder towels.


  1. Assists in the preparation and serving of food in a quick and pleasant manner.


  1. Serves food at serving line; may store leftovers; may take out garbage and clean garbage containers; cleans serving tables after meals.


  1. Assumes responsibility for seeing to it that during meal service periods the supply of food offered is replenished regularly.


  1. Helps to store groceries and supplies in freezer, refrigerator, and storeroom; keeps storage areas orderly; helps to conduct required inventories.


  1. Uses a variety of institutional kitchen equipment, including slicer, mixer, can opener, scale, steamer, deep fryer, stove, and oven; cleans equipment as needed after use.


  1. Performs major cleaning of refrigerators, freezer, stoves, and other major appliances along with the storerooms at regularly scheduled intervals as designated by the child nutrition manager.


  1. Performs jobs designated within required time frame.


  1. Other duties as assigned by manager.



Direction from child nutrition manager, cafeteria operating procedures, state health regulations, weekly menu, recipes, in-service training.



Prolonged standing, crowded quarters, frequent deadlines, hazards of wet floors, potentially dangerous equipment, warm temperatures, climbing ladder, and some heavy lifting (~ 40 lbs).




Attendance at all staff development workshops. Must be able to read and perform some math skills. Good health and hygiene, cooking ability, positive attitude toward children, willingness to work as a member of a team, reasoning ability, measurement skills, patience, and courtesy.  Each employee shall be willing to follow instructions and abide by the requirements as stated in the handbook.  Basic knowledge of computers.



Program full-time employees must obtain a minimum of six (6) hours per year of professional development continuing education. Part-time employees must obtain a minimum of four (4) hours per year. This is a state requirement and non-negotiable.



Salary and work year to be established by the Board.



Performance of this job will be evaluated at minimum one (1) time annually. See the Employee Evaluation section.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1

Job Requirements

  • No experience required

Contact Information

  • Dwayne Bratcher , Technology Coordinator
  • 544 Market Street
  • Water Valley, Mississippi 38965

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