Northborough Southborough - Food Services ( learn more )

The Public Schools of Northborough and Southborough

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 4034777
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : September 12, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

The Public Schools of Northborough-Southborough


Cook - Trottier Middle School (7 hours/day - 174 school days)



Food Services

Job Title:


FLSA Status:



Reports to:

Food Services (Cafeteria) Manager


Under the direction of the Food Services Manager, the job of Cook is done for the purpose of cooking, baking and preparing and distributing food service items for consumption by students and school personnel and maintaining facilities in a sanitary condition.



  • Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.  
  • Ability to work with students, staff and public.
  • Ability to solve challenging situations.
  • Ability to manage complex projects and multiple deadlines.


  • Prepares and serves food and beverage items for the purpose of meeting mandated nutritional requirements, projected meal requirements, planned menus and catering needs.
  • Cleans and maintains utensils and equipment; and the areas used for storage, food preparation and serving for the purpose of maintaining safe and sanitary conditions.
  • Prepares required documentation and necessary reports for the purpose of providing written support and/or conveying information.
  • Requests food, equipment and supplies for the purpose of maintaining an adequate inventory to complete jobs efficiently.
  • Maintains positive relations with students, staff and the community for the purpose of supporting positive interactions for the district and the food services program.
  • Accounts for appropriate cash transactions for the purpose of maintaining accurate monetary records.

Other Job Functions:

  • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.
  • Maintains prompt and regular attendance.
  • Completes all other job duties as needed.


Work Environment:  

Work is generally performed in a school environment during the school day.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to walk, climb, stoop, reach and bend.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds and occasionally move or lift up to 50 pounds.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


      Date Updated: 2/8/21


Northborough-Southborough Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Northborough-Southborough Public Schools ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other class as protected by law.  The Northborough-Southborough Public School places a high value on recruitment of diverse staff. Any individual needing assistance in making an application for any opening should contact the district human resources office.

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

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Heather Richards , Director of Human Resources
    • 79 Bartlett St
    • Northborough, Massachusetts 01532

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