Shelby County Schools

Substitute School Nutrition Technician I

6 months ago
Nutrition Services
# of Openings
Hidden (2140)
Close Date

Purpose and Scope

Assists the School Nutrition Supervisor in the efficient operation of the cafeteria by preparing and serving nutritious and attractive meals for students and staff in a pleasant environment while maintaining a clean and sanitary work area. 


Essential Job Functions

  1. Performs required duties involved in the preparation of food items for student and staff meals to include: checking menu and following work schedules; reading and following recipes and/or instructions for preparing pre-portioned items; assembling ingredients and utensils; cooking; serving; and clean up. Also includes assembling bag lunches and preparing snacks for school programs as required.
  2.  Monitors and records cooking times and temperatures to ensure thorough heating as required for consumer safety under HAACP regulations.
  3.  Sets up serving lines and maintains cleanliness of serving area; ensure the availability of necessary serving utensils; serve food in the appropriate quantity per customer.
  4.  Maintains cleanliness and sanitation of equipment, food preparation and serving areas, and storage areas, and safely handles and stores utensils, pans, serving ware and cookware.
  5.  Assists in stocking supplies and monitors inventory, rotates food products as scheduled.
  6.  May serve as cashier, operating a point-of-sale terminal and collecting monies.
  7. Performs all duties in compliance with school, District and Health Department policies, procedures and standards of quality and safety.
  8. Prepares accurate work records as required; may enter and retrieve computer data as needed.
  9. Attends training and meetings as necessary to maintain and enhance job knowledge and skills.
  10. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires High School diploma or GED plus an additional 6 months of quantity food preparation or related experience. Must test negative on TB (tuberculosis) skin test.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to work in areas which are often uncomfortable, wet, and slippery
  • Ability to work in the temperatures found in hot kitchens and the walk-in refrigerators and freezers
  • Ability to understand and adhere to safety procedures and take precautions required to avoid cuts, bruises, burns, scalds and falls
  • Ability to understand and follow directions in English, both oral and written, to ensure safety of food preparation and service
  • Ability to keep accurate records.

Physical Requirements and Working Environment

Physical Demands: Requires sedentary work involving standing or walking for brief periods, lifting up to 50 pounds on a regular basis; and some dexterity in operating office equipment.

Unavoidable Hazards:  The position is exposed to no unusual environmental hazards.

Sensory (ADA) Requirements:  The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilities.




Shelby County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  ADA requires the district to provide adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

Additional Job Details

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