Posted: Sep 29, 2017
Department: Head Start & Children's Services
Responsible for the preparation, service and storage of nutritious meals and snacks for Head Start/Early Head Start Center. Establish and maintain standards of sanitation, safety and food preparation at all times. Follow menus planned by the Nutrition Component of Head Start in accordance with CACFP guidelines. Document any changes in substitutions to the menu on a daily basis. Order food and supplies from vendors or nutritionist according to a designated schedule. Check all incoming food orders against invoices for quantity and quality at the time of delivery. Maintain and prepare written reports pertaining to food services and operations. Participate in nutrition education activities for children, parents and staff. Attend component meetings and participate in in-service training. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.
Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent, with up to twelve months of relevant experience required. Must pass a food preparation certificate class within six months of hire. Demonstrated ability in quantity food preparation. Must be able to read, maintain records and prep simple written reports. Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds, stooping, bending, standing and reaching required. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.
Please note: full-time and part-time positions with various hours are available.
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