Job Description

Position Type: Campus Operations - CNP, Custodial, etc
Location: Uplift Luna Preparatory, 75202
Date Posted: 7/18/2023
Date Available: 07/26/2023

Mission Statement:
Uplift's mission is to create and sustain public schools of excellence that empower each student to reach their highest potential in college and the global marketplace and that inspire in students a life-long love of learning, achievement, and service in order to positively change their world.

Equity Vision Statement:
Uplift Education proactively engages scholars, families, and staff members to thrive as their authentic selves and partner in the journey required to identify, address, and correct existing and potential inequities.
Primary Purpose:
Assist in preparation and serving the appropriate quantities of food to meet planned menu requirements. Maintain high standards of quality in food production, sanitation, safety practices, and customer service.

  • Assist with general kitchen tasks
  • Cook and prepare meals according to the menu
  • Serve food according to meal schedules and procedures
  • Ensure portion control
  • Maintain order and cleanliness of the kitchen
  • Follow Safety guidelines when operating equipment
  • Follow all industry standard guidelines for food safety and sanitation
  • Ensure counting and claiming process are followed according to USDA/TDA guidelines
  • If assigned, carry out other specific kitchen roles (e.g. dishwasher, cashier, push meals to other areas of school etc.)
  • Provide good customer service to maintain good customer relationships
  • Process cash handlings accurate and in timely fashion
  • Education Requirements: High School diploma or general education diploma (GED) preferred; may substitute equivalent work experience for diploma preference.
  • Experience Requirements: Experience in school food service/food service.
  • Special Skills/Certifications: Possess current Food Handler Permit (or the ability to obtain within the first 20 days of hire), Ability to understand food preparation and safety instructions. Knowledge of kitchen equipment and food production procedures. Capable of operating small and large kitchen equipment and tools.

  Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Communication Skills: Ability to communicate with all levels of personnel, students, and parents.
  • Bi-lingual Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and apply understand and to carry out instructions in written or oral English.
  • Technology: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have the ability to learn and use software as necessary (POS, clock in and out etc.). Ability to use basic office equipment. Ability to perform basic arithmetic operations.

Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:  

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Child Nutrition workers are regularly required to stand and walk for the entire shift.
  • Required to reach, balance, stoop, kneel, twist and bend often
  • Employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds
  • Frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts
  • Occasional exposure to fumes or airborne particles; extreme cold and extreme heat
Other Qualification: Criminal records check, pre-hire and annually thereafter, if applicable. Must be eligible to work in the United States and provide work authorization.
Work Environment: The work environment is representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The environment requires proximity to other employees, frequent interruptions, extended periods of time viewing a computer screen and standing, and noise levels from moderate to high. There may be activity from other employees and students of a distracting nature.
Modification of Duties & Essential Functions: Uplift Education retains the right to change and/or modify the duties and essential functions of this position at any time. This job description is not intended to cover or contain a comprehensive listingof activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee.

Starting pay: $15.00/hr 

Application Procedure:
     Apply online
     Include filled out and signed affidavit (does not need to be notarized)
     All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Uplift Education is an equal employment opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state or local law.

Application Instructions

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