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7/19/2017
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Food Service Assistant, Seward
Minneapolis Public Schools | Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Job Title: Food Service Assistant, Seward and Requisition ID number: 50658

Close Date: 11:59 PM on 07/28/2017

Organizational Unit: Nutrition Center, School Based (10001075)

Site: Seward (0160)

FTE: .5; this is based on full-time equivalency with 1.0 being full time

Union: Food Service(27)

Functional Area: Food Service


Resume and Cover Letter are mandatory to apply for any position.

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Schedule: 4 hrs/day ~ 9 AM - 1 PM

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, completes a variety of tasks in the Food Service Department (FSD) Nutrition Center or MPS school kitchen; prepares and serves food, cleans work areas and equipment, operates a cash register/service terminal, and prepares and transports bulk food and supplies. Work is performed in a commercial food service and kitchen work environment; moderate physical requirements, with risk of burns and cuts; frequent lifting, carrying, and moving up to 50 pound containers of food preparation materials and equipment; may require working in a walk-in freezer.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

* Assists the Food Service Department (FSD) staff with basic food preparation, proper food storage, and maintaining the cleanliness of the food service, dining and storage areas.

* Performs work within scope of authority and training, and in compliance with MPS policies and quality standards; duties will vary according to job assignment.

* Cleans and maintains orderly, safe and sanitary conditions in FSD facility; cleans dishes, kitchen utensils and equipment; cleans tables, chairs, floors and surfaces.

* Receives, transports and stores food according to sanitary handling standards; scoops bulk foods into containers, makes and wraps food portions, packages food orders.

* Prepares the dining area for meal time; prepares and serves meals as directed.

* Counts products received and shipped; verifies that the quantity, quality and type of products match the daily summaries and work orders; provides accurate and timely numbers for production and inventory.

Knowledge of

Safety and sanitation practices for food preparation, distribution and storage.

Personal sanitation and hygiene regulations.

Principles of record keeping and records management.

Skill in

Following and maintaining safety standards.

Following verbal and written instructions and procedures.

Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers and clients.

LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Eligibility for position is based on passing the required pre-placement exam.

Education, Training and Experience Guidelines

High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Food handling experience is preferred.


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Final candidates may be invited to interview with a committee. Final appointment to this position will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check.

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:
Diversity is one of Minneapolis Public Schools core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first and making them college-ready. Diversity of our workforce provides us with a competitive advantage and allows us to better understand, communicate with and educate our diverse student body. Minneapolis Public Schools will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender or gender identity, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation, age, family care leave status, or veteran status.

Minneapolis Public Schools strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.

Posting Notes: | 12:01 AM On 07/28/2017 | Nutrition Center, School Based (10001075) | Seward (0160) | Food Service

About Minneapolis Public Schools

Since 1994, the Minneapolis Public Schools has operated under site-based decision making to move decision making closest to the students served. The goal of site-based management is to improve student achievement. Under site-based decision making, district and school efforts, theoretically, should complement each other. District offices set parameters, facilitate the sharing of information and best practices among schools, help evaluate progress, and give constructive feedback to both the schools and the Board. Schools have freedom (within approved decision-making parameters) to design site plans. Although what site-based decision making looks like at each school may vary, schools typically have a team of representatives from all areas to serve as a "site council," "education council" or "shared leadership team." This will include principals, parents, students, teachers, specialist teachers, clerical, other building staff, business partners, and the community/neighborhood. The councils meet monthly to make decisions and discuss long-range program goals for the school. Parents who are not on the council may attend and if they would like to have a subject discussed, may submit agenda items and talk to a member. Under the site-based decision making philosophy, these councils are to examine everything that might be standing in the way of student achievement-be it grade levels, student groupings, materials, or school policies and practice-and recommend keeping what is working and changing what is not.

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