Judson ISD

Child Nutrition General Worker/Cook - District Wide (17675)

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TitleChild Nutrition General Worker/Cook - District Wide
Posting ID17675



Child Nutrition General Worker/Cook


Child Nutrition

Reports to

Cafeteria Manager


ACP 202



Revised: 07/16/2018



Assist with food preparation, serves appropriate quantities of food to meet menu requirements, and maintains high standards of quality in food production, sanitation, and safety practices 



Education and Certification Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • Food Handlers Certificate required (certificate to be obtained within 7 days of employment)
  • Candidate must have satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background check

Special Knowledge and Skills

  • Ability to understand food preparation, cleaning, and safety procedures
  • Working knowledge of kitchen equipment and food production procedures
  • Ability to operate large and small kitchen equipment, tools and cleaning equipment
  • Ability to perform basic arithmetic operations
  • Ability to understand instructions and communicate in basic English
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating maintenance instructions, recipes, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to properly handle cleaning supplies
  • Ability to perform manual skills necessary for food service work


  • Experience in food service work preferred


(The following statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions that may be assigned or skills that may be required.)

  • Assist in preparing food according to a planned menu of tested, uniform recipes
  • Assist in preparing food according to a planned menu of tested, uniform recipes
  • Prepare and serve food as directed by kitchen work schedule
  • Prepare snack food items as directed by kitchen work schedule
  • Rotate into all positions (meat, vegetable, salads, pastry, cash register, etc.) as required by kitchen work schedule
  • Help serve food according to production sheet and manager instructions and in accordance with meal schedules, departmental policies, and procedures
  • Assist with cleaning kitchen and food preparation area after meals have been served
  • Follow and comply with safety and sanitation rules and regulations
  • Store and handle food items and supplies safely and in accordance with established procedures
  • Keep kitchen and cafeteria areas clean and sanitary, as assigned
  • Wash pots and pans, operate dishwasher, clean equipment, clean work surfaces, sweep and mop
  • Maintain a clean and organized storage area and garbage collection area
  • Moves tables, chairs and kitchen equipment for cleaning purposes, as required               
  • Report any unsafe conditions in a timely to your immediate supervisor to ensure a safe working environment for all personnel
  • Work cooperatively with all personnel and students
  • Maintain a consistent professional demeanor and appearance
  • Ensure compliance with the Texas Educator’s Code of Ethics
  • Daily attendance and punctuality at work are essential functions of the job

Supervisory Responsibilities:



Equipment Used: 

  • Office equipment – personal computer, printer, calculator, multi-line telephone, software programs and peripherals, copier, fax, and other equipment applicable to position
  • Large and small kitchen equipment and tools including electric slicer, mixer, pressure steamer, deep-fat fryer
  • Sharp cutting tools, ovens, dishwasher, food, utility cart, buffer, stripper, wet and dry vacuum cleaner, washing machine, clothes dryer


Mental Demands:

  • Ability to read, concentrate, communicate effectively (verbally and written), interpret, reason, understand verbal instructions, memorize, coordinate, compile, compute, analyze, differentiate
  • Work with frequent interruptions and maintain emotional control under stress

Physical Demands:

  • Frequent: Sitting, standing, walking, climbing stairs and/or ramps, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, pulling, pushing, reaching, repetitive hand motions, hearing, speaking clearly, visual acuity, distinguishing colors, driving, traveling
  • Occasional: Lifting, moderate, 15-44 pounds

Environmental Factors:

  • Frequent exposure to: temperature extremes (hot and cold), humidity extremes, noise, low or intense illumination, vibration
  • Occasional exposure to: biological hazards (communicable diseases, bacteria, insects, mold, fungi, etc.)
  • Work around moving objects or vehicles, work on uneven surfaces
  • Work alone, work prolonged or irregular hours

Nondiscrimination Statement:

The Judson School District considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, marital or veteran status, the presence of a medical condition, disability, or any other legally protected status. 


Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$11.13 / Funding - Child Nutrition
LocationDistrict Wide

Applications Accepted

Start Date01/06/2020