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School Nutrition Assistant

Title
School Nutrition Assistant
Location
Maxwell Elementary School
Description
QUALIFICATIONS:
High school diploma or G.E.D.
Ability to perform all duties assigned within the school nutrition program.
Knows basic food preparation and sanitation principles.

REPORTS TO: School Nutrition Program (SNP) Manager

SUPERVISES: NA

POSITION: Classified

WORK SCHEDULE: 186 days. Hourly wage in accordance to established position pay scale schedule.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:
1. Speaking-Talking to others to convey information effectively.
2. Active Listening-Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
3. Social Perceptiveness-Being aware and tolerant of others’ reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
4. Monitoring-Monitoring/Assessing performance of one’s self, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
5. Time Management-Managing one’s own time and the time of others.
6. Coordination-Adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions.
7. Getting Information-Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Reports for work neat and clean per established standard operating procedures.
2. Adheres to work schedule as prepared by the SNP Manager and/or Assistant SNP Manager.
3. Prepares food by following standardized recipes and cycle menus.
4. Operates and helps maintain daily all equipment in the kitchen under the direction of the SNP and/or Assistant Manager.
5. Follows sanitary rules for food handling and/or service, keeps work area clean and sanitary and does other cleaning duties as assigned.
6. Follows safety rules and regulations per standard operating procedures.
7. Relates effectively to children, adults, fellow employees, and patrons.
8. Serves food using portion control and sanitary techniques.
9. Participates in training sponsored by the County for School Community & Nutrition Service personnel.
10. Participates in other professional growth opportunities related to the SNP locally and/or statewide per request of the SNP manager and/or Assistant Manager.
11. Performs any other duties that may be assigned by the School Community & Nutrition SNP and/or Assistant Manager.
12. Presents a positive image of the school system to the public and conveys the system’s genuine concern with the education, growth, and development of the child as it relates to school nutrition.
13. Works cooperatively with colleagues.
14. Utilizes appropriate administrative channels
15. Maintains accurate records and files reports on a timely basis.
16. Maintains appropriate attendance.
17. Maintains required work schedules.
18. Participates in professional development activities.
19. Follows McDuffie County Policies & Procedures.
20. Exhibits ability to control emotions.
21. Performs other duties as assigned.


EVALUATION: The School Nutrition Manager will evaluate the performance of this position annually.


The McDuffie County School System does not discriminate with regard to sex, race, religion, color, natural origin, ancestry/ethnicity, marital or parental status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation or any other unlawful consideration.
Requirements
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following physical demands: lifting at least 40 pounds, carrying at least 40 pounds, pushing, and/or pulling, above head reaching, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity, movement, free standing and unassisted walking. Generally the job requires 90% moving/walking/standing.
Contact Cecil Strong
Phone: 706-986-4000
Fax: 706-986-4001
strongc@mcduffie.k12.ga.us
716 North Lee Street, Thomson, GA 30824