Somerville Public Schools
Employment Opportunities


Food and Nutrition Services
Somerville Public Schools
Somerville, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3739370 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: December 10, 2021 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR

Intermittent Cafeteria Helpers
Food and Nutrition Services
District Wide

Job Goal:
Under the direct supervision of the School Principal and/or Assistant Principal, the Intermittent Cafeteria Helper will provide supervision to students, assistance to students and staff in the cafeteria as appropriate.

Intermittent Cafeteria Helpers report to the School Principal and Assistant Principal of the assigned school. All Cafeteria helpers will take direction from the Food Service Director, Assistant Director or designee.

All Intermittent Cafeteria Helpers work on an as needed basis and may be needed for one day, one week or one month. The need for an Intermittent Cafeteria Helper will vary from day-to-day and week-to-week and, as such, we cannot guarantee work each day.

•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.
•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.

Position Reports to: Director of Food Service or designee

•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.

Position Type: Part-time
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Food and Nutrition Services!

If students are hungry or unhealthy, they are not able to learn. Somerville Food and Nutrition Services is committed to providing high quality, nutritious, and innovative meals for students and staff throughout the school year and the summer. The Food Service Director and Assistant Food Service Director are responsible for making sure school breakfast, lunch and snack programs are compliant with the regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and offer the best nutrition in the most appealing way to the more than 3,000 students and staff who eat breakfast and lunch in the Somerville Public Schools every day.
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
    Pauline Uccello, Assistant Director of Food and Nurtrition Services
    115 Sycamore St
    Somerville, Massachusetts 02145
    Phone: (617) 625-6600