New Bedford Public Schools
Employment Opportunities


New Bedford, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3156561 Application Deadline: June 30, 2020
Re-posted: January 1, 2020 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
Job Goal:
To serve the students and staff of the New Bedford School District, nutritious, safe and attractive meals in a friendly and efficient manner. Substitute cashiers will be deployed to various sites in the District as needed.


• Mathematical and clerical ability to record meals, inventory and to operate a computer for lunch charges
• Able to work in an efficient, courteous, and cooperative manner with the staff and student population
• Able to communicate positively in a team environment
• Able to follow written and verbal instructions
• Maintain the ability to stand, reach, lift, carry, bend, kneel, climb, push, and pull items weighing up to 40 lbs. Able to stand or walk
95% of the workday
• Maintain the minimum training requirements under the Professional Standards Final Rule
• Cashiering and basic computer knowledge preferred
• Food safety and sanitation certificate preferred
• High school diploma or GED preferred

Performance Responsibilities:

• Able to operate Point of Sale System to process meal charges
• Receive payments for all meals and a la carte items and enter accordingly
• Monitor all student meals and ensure the required components are on tray
• Set up and manage cash drawer. Accurately count and record cash total each day
• Bring all monies to head cashier/ manager for reconcile and deposit
• Maintain all cash receipts and reports required by food service department

• Responsibly manage snack station and accompanying cash box or drawer
• Use proper food handling techniques (hand washing methods, gloves, and hair restraints) as needed
• Perform any and all other tasks as assigned by Cafeteria Manager
• Interact in a professional and courteous way with students and staff. Report any problems to the Cafeteria Manager
• Follow all cash handling procedures in the department


Reports To: Cafeteria Manager
Hours: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM Monday- Friday

Position Type: Part-time
Positions Available: 20
Salary: $12.30 to $12.30 Per Hour

Equal Opportunity Employer
New Bedford Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
The New Bedford Public Schools do not discriminate on account of age, race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, genetics, or disability that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions in employment for potential employees. New Bedford Public Schools encourages people with multilingual skills, particularly in Cape Verdean Creole, Portuguese and/or Spanish, to apply. Every available opportunity will be taken in order to assure that each applicant is selected on the basis of qualifications, merit and ability.

  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Robert Shaheen, Food Service Director
    455 County Street
    New Bedford, Massachusetts 02740
    Phone: (508) 997-4511