South Burlington School District Employment Opportunities


SBSD Nutritional Services
South Burlington School District
South Burlington, Vermont

Job Details
Job ID: 3937319 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: June 20, 2022 Starting Date: July 1, 2022

Job Description
South Burlington School District
Position Description
Job Title: Kitchen Coordinator
Location: District Schools
Job Group: Non-Certified, Non-Union Support Staff
Reports To: Nutrition Service Director
Summary: Coordinates and assists in the preparation and serving of quality food to students,
faculty, and staff in an efficient and professional manner. Ensures that safe and efficient food
preparation, service, and clean up processes are followed.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Responsible for ensuring proper food preparation for meals, including, but not limited to
Breakfast and Lunch.
2. Orders food as directed by supervisor and/or department guidelines.
3. Maintains daily and monthly logs, including but not limited to: Hazard Analysis and Critical
Control Point (HAACP), refrigeration, receiving, cooking, and temperature.
4. Maintains kitchen and food in accordance with local and state health department rules and
school policies. Observes and ensures all staff follow proper hygiene and sanitation
procedures in all aspects of daily duties.
5. Works safely within established guidelines for lifting techniques and knife safety; keeps
facility picked up and hazard free, and cooperates to keep co-workers safe.
6. Remains current on job related knowledge, including but not limited to: sanitation, food
borne illness, food contamination, cooking and holding temperatures (safe food handling).
May attend trainings.
7. Performs other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities: The ability to cultivate and lead a collaborative team
environment is essential to the employee's successful job performance. This position may assist
the Director in employment processes, including but not limited to: selection, performance
management, and training. Assists administration in establishing and maintaining school-based
discipline and a positive learning environment for students.
Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are typical of the
knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience: Must be a High School graduate or have a General Educational
Development Diploma (GED). One year or more experience with large-scale cooking, food
preparation, and serving.
Licenses and/or Certificates: Must hold a ServeSafe Certificate or the equivalent or must be
certified within a requested period of time. Valid Vermont Driver’s License.
Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, memos, and
documents such as: recipes, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure
manuals. Ability to develop and write routine correspondence. Ability to speak effectively to
individuals, small groups, or before others from the greater school community. Ability to
communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing is essential
Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply basic addition, subtraction, and multiplication skills and
to calculate figures and amounts such as: weight, proportions, percentages, area, circumference,
distance, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra. Ability to perform these
operations using units of American money.
Reasoning Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions
furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Demonstrated ability to deal with problems
involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Other Skills and Abilities: Personal computer and spreadsheet experience. Effective
organization skills and the demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously is
required. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and School Board
policies as they relate to the job responsibilities is essential. Ability to work in a friendly manner
with co-workers and students. Basic knowledge of nutritional values in food served, food
allergies, and diet restrictions.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are typical of those that must be met
by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations as defined by the district may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk talk, see, hear
and stand. The employee is sometimes required to sit and crouch. The employee will frequently
bend and/or twist at the neck and trunk while performing the duties of this job. The employee is
occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The incumbent must demonstrate manual
dexterity to operate a computer, adding machine, phone, and other office machinery. Regular
repetitive motion for hand/arm/finger movement is required. The employee must occasionally
lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, such as milk crates, frozen food and canned foods. Specific
vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, peripheral vision, and
color vision. The employee may occasionally be asked to travel to other work locations.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of
those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in temperatures above
80 degrees and will walk on slippery surfaces. The employee must be able to meet deadlines
with severe time constraints and must interact with others. The noise level in the work
environment is usually loud. The incumbent will be subjected to sharp objects, hot ovens and
surfaces while performing the duties of this job.
Terms of Employment: School year or as specified on the Memorandum of Agreement.
Evaluation: According to established guidelines.
Approved Dated: January, 2008/ D. Young
Approved Revision Date: November 11, 2013
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and the ADA Amendments
Act of 2008 (P.L. 110-325), which became effective on January 1, 2009 is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.
Additional duties are performed by the individual(s) currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned. The Board reserves
the right to waive the essential requirements contained in this job description.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

Equal Opportunity Employer
South Burlington School District 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
  • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
  • High School/Trade School degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
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    Contact Information
    Rhonda Ketner
    500 Dorset Street
    South Burlington, Vermont 05403
    Phone: 802-652-7100
    Fax: 802-652-7152