Somerville Public Schools
Employment Opportunities

INTERMITTENT CAFETERIA HELPER


Somerville Public Schools
Somerville, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3165800 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: August 29, 2019 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
ANNOUNCEMENT OF VACANCY FOR THE
2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR

Intermittent Cafeteria Helpers
Food and Nutrition Services

Responsibilities:
• Performs tasks requiring an ordinary degree of skill in the preparation and serving of food as well as other tasks required for the operation and sanitary maintenance of a food service facility or area.
• Prepares vegetables and other foods for cooking.
• Makes soups and other simple hot foods, sandwich fillings, salad dressing, and simple desserts.
• Prepares sandwiches and salads.
• Operates electrical equipment such as mixers, potato peelers, slicing machines, dishwashers, and toasters.
• Sets up serving counters, dishes up and serves food from steam tables, and other foods, including such items as candy and fruit, from the counter.
• Responsible for maintaining general cleanliness of eating area.
• Collects and washes dishes, silver and cooking utensils, and puts them away.
• Sweeps floors, cleans counters and tables, and counter and kitchen equipment, such as food containers, trays, cooking ranges, garbage cans, and refrigerators.
• Receives and checks deliveries of food and other supplies.
• Stores foods properly in refrigerators and storeroom.
• Keeps stores in good order.
• Assists in the taking of inventories of supplies.
• Cashiering
• Keeps simple records.
• Performs tasks in the preparation and packaging of meals as well as other tasks required for the operation and sanitary maintenance of a food processing facility.
• Cleans all food processing equipment and processing areas.
• Performs related work as required by Director of Food and Nutrition Services or his/her designee.

Qualifications:
• A full time cafeteria helper works 6:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. with a ½ hour unpaid lunch period and one (1) morning coffee break of 15 minutes.
• Part-time helper works 3.5 hours/day schedule varies depending upon the worksite.

Terms of Employment:
• Employees working in the Somerville School Department Lunch Program must meet all requirements of good health and cleanliness, as specified in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Public Health’s Sanitary code, Article X, especially Regulations 4, 5, 11.6, 38.1 and 38.2
• Work in the cafeteria is all hard, physical work involving lifting of goods, direct food handling, working standing up and/or moving during all shifts (except for break time and lunch break.)
• Cafeteria work, especially in the main production kitchens at Lincoln Park,
• Winter Hill, and the High Schools requires good hand/eye coordination, the ability to work under constant time deadlines and the ability to work at a variety of tasks (as assigned by the Cafeteria Manager on site) on a daily basis.

Position Reports to: Director of Food Service or Designee

NOTE:
Applications are only accepted online through School Spring.

Please do not mail or email resumes. Only resumes that are submitted through School Spring will be considered.
Somerville Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Somerville Public Schools actively seeks applicants with diverse backgrounds.



Position Type: Part-time
Positions Available: 1


Welcome to Somerville Public Schools!

Education - Inspiration - Excellence are the themes that characterize the instructional services, departments and programs of the Somerville Public Schools.

Our Mission: The Somerville Public Schools is dedicated to the realization of the full intellectual, physical, social, and emotional potential of all students. Our talented team of teachers and other professionals provides every student with the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to be successful throughout their lives. This is accomplished through the delivery of innovative instruction guided by the Massachusetts Curriculum and Somerville Curriculum Frameworks, and supported through partnerships with organizations such as Primary Source, and the Center for Engineering Education and Outreach at Tufts University.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Somerville 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
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

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

    Contact Information
    Lauren Mancini
    115 Sycamore St
    Somerville, Massachusetts 02145
    Phone: (617) 625-6600
    Email: lmancini@k12.somerville.ma.us