COOK [ESP2400] (#ESP2400)

Shadow Valley Elementary ( learn more )

Ogden City School District

Ogden, Utah ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3894818
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : May 19, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Title: Food Service Worker I

Classification Title: Cook

Calendar: F, School Days

ESP Salary Schedule: Range 20 Step 1
Hours: 4.5/Day 22.5/Week

Location: Shadow Valley


Experienced kitchen substitute worker preferre


    General Purpose


    Responsible for assisting in the preparation and serving of food to students and staff; the cleaning of equipment, utensils, and preparation and serving areas; and the accurate accounting and reporting of federally required measures.   


    Main Tasks and Responsibilities


    • Prepare food daily; on a rotating basis, cook the main dishes, bake bread, prepare desserts, salads, etc. using standardized recipes.
    • Prepare counters and bars for serving including food trays, dressing for sandwiches and other necessary items.
    • Between meal times, refill and refresh condiment bars, serving lines, etc.; weigh and dispose of leftovers, clean and sanitize service areas in preparation for the arrival of the next group of students.
    • Follows all sanitation and safe handling procedures including the use of hairnets, gloves and other required coverings. 
    • Set up plates and utensils for students.
    • Assist in recording the commodities used, production records and other federally required reporting measures.
    • Operate various types of institutional food preparation equipment such as slicers, pressure cookers, and other kitchen equipment.
    • Track and record the type of meals served to each student and staff, and the amount paid, if appropriate, as they go through the services lines.
    • Orient student lunch helpers, as needed. 
    • Provide exceptional appropriate customer service in the serving of food.
    • Operate the dishwasher and maintain the dishwasher area.
    • Clean kitchen equipment and entire kitchen and serving area.
    • Sweep and mop floors.
    • Put away pots, pans, trays and utensils after washing is complete.
    • Perform preparation as needed for future meals.
    • Perform other duties as assigned, which may include data entry at the Point of Sale.
    • Survey student preferences for a la carte sales.
    • Reconcile a la carte sales with money received and food items sold.
    • Where applicable, prepare food for transport and safe delivery and service of perishable food items.
    • Remove kitchen area trash.
    • Put away supplies.
    • Assist in taking food inventory.
    • Perform or assist with major cleaning or seasonal cleaning activities.
    • Attend area and district training sessions and meetings.
    • Cleans sinks.
    • May assist with equipment inventory at the end of the school year.
    • May wash laundry (towels, clothes).
    • Orient student lunch helpers.
    • Assist in taking food inventory.
    • Attend area and district training sessions and meetings.
    • May inspect and accept produce and other food items when delivered.


    Education and Experience


    • A High School Diploma or equivalent. 
    • Some experience in food preparation.
    • Food Handler Permit.


    Working Conditions and Physical Requirements


    • This position requires arduous physical effort with moderate hazards and discomforts.  
    • The physical effort is strenuous and continuous, and the work involves the operation of potentially hazardous equipment as fryers, slicers and pressure cookers.  
    • The position requires constant standing or walking and requires lifting objects up to 50 pounds.  
    • On warm days, the cooking equipment heats the work area to uncomfortably high temperatures.
    • Requires moderate mental concentration in preparing foods, adjusting recipes, and in determining preparation times and amounts of food required.  
    • Timing of preparation steps is extremely important; cooks experience considerable pressure in meeting required times, in avoiding mistakes, and in working at the pace required.
    • Involves routine contact with other cooks and with students; interaction with the students requires understanding and interpersonal skills.


    • Position Type: Part-time
    • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Support Staff > Food Service
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Jessica Bennington
    • 1950 Monroe Blvd
    • Ogden, Utah 84401

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