Food Service ( learn more )

Dorchester County Public Schools

Cambridge, Maryland ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3757133
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : January 15, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Dorchester County Public Schools is currently accepting applications for Food Service Assistant and Substitute Food Service Assistants.  The Food Service Assistant performs assigned tasks in designated areas related to the operation of a successful food service program within the school. Food Service Assistants directly report to the Cafeteria Manager.



  • Performs assigned tasks in designated areas related to the operation of successful food service program within the school.
  • Prepares or assists in the preparation of a variety of foods using standardized recipes and menus, portion controls, and in accordance with work production standards.
  • Sets up food on serving lines and/or steam tables, serve meals or meal components.
  • Washes, sanitizes, and stores equipment and supplies; scrubs tables, counters, chairs, small wares, and disposes of waste properly.
  • Operates and cleans all food service equipment.
  • Stores food and supplies in accordance with instructions, and assists with ordering and taking inventory.
  • Perform other duties as required by the Cafeteria Manager.


  • Education requirement: high school diploma or GED.
  • A minimum of one (1) year of food service experience; school based experience preferred.
  • Completion of a sanitation course in food service preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of recipes and food service equipment.
  • Ability to comprehend and follow written and verbal direction.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrates a positive, cooperative attitude.
  • Able to lift minimum of 35 lbs..
  • Ability to withstand variations in temperature (0 degrees in walk-in freezers to 85 degrees in cooking area).
  • Ability to climb a small ladder or step stool as well as stand for extended periods of time.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Instructional Support > Substitute
    Support Staff > Food Service
  • Employer Description

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    Dorchester County, Maryland, with a population of 29,300, is the Eastern Shore's largest county with 593 square miles of land and 108 square miles of water. The Dorchester County Public School system provides the educational foundation for the county's children.

    Highlights of the DCPS System are:

    There are 12 schools: two high schools, a career and technology center, two middle schools, six elementary schools and a pre-kindergarten through 8th grade school.

    There are approximately 5000 students in the district.

    High schools offer a full College preparatory curriculum as well as options in occupational skills.

    The Dorchester Career and Technology Center receives students from both high schools and offers programs in Culinary Arts , Masonry, Carpentry, Electricity, HVAC, Collision Repair and Refinishing, Welding, Agriculture, Medium and Heavy Truck, Auto Technology, Cosmetology, Homeland Security, Cisco Academy, Interactive Media Production, Teacher Academy and Medical Services.

    IBM-compatible computers are used throughout the system in individual classrooms as well as strategically placed computer labs. There are courses in Technology Simulations, Keyboarding, Computer Applications, and Computerized Accounting.

    Every classroom has access to the Microsoft Office Products as well as to the Internet.

    The Dual Enrollment Program with Chesapeake College and University of Maryland Eastern Shore offers the opportunity for the students who wish to get started on their college credits.

    Family Support Services Resource Center for Families and Schools is designed to support children with disabilities from birth to 21. The center provides the skills and knowledge to enable families and children to understand the Special Education process. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer


    Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Jeff Grafton , Human Resources Administrator
    • 700 Glasgow Street
    • Cambridge, Maryland 21613
    • Phone: (410) 228-4747
    • Fax: 410-221-5269
    • Email: click here

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