Website M19supt Mascoutah CUSD 19

Job Title: Head Cook

Position Available – 2024-2025 School Year

Job ID 1029 – Apply through Applitrack link found on MCUSD19 Vacancies Page

Reports To: Director of Food Services
FLSA Status: Hourly
7.0 HOURS/DAY
WOrk Days: 184 a school year (anticipated work hours from 6:30am-1:45pm – 7.0 hour days) 
Rate of pay determined based on experience. Range from $19.35-$20.95/hour plus $0.10/hour per part-time employee on the kitchen staff. Board paid IMRF.
Position available for the 2024-2025 school year.

JOB SUMMARY
Manage food services staff while guiding them through the sanitary preparation of nutritious food in an efficient manner.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the school building’s food service program.
  • Responsible for training and management of cooks.
  • Prepare food according to menus and nutritional requirements.
  • Standardize and control portion size.
  • Inform the patrons and community of menus and services offered by the cafeteria and of health and educational benefits gained by children through the participation in the school food service program.
  • Responsible for the inventory of food, supplies, and equipment.
  • Notify the Food Service Director when food, supplies and equipment are needed.
  • Receive food, supplies and equipment.
  • Reconcile and post receipts daily.
  • Inspect school lunch facilities to ensure that adequate sanitation practices are being observed.
  • Maintain records as requested by the Food Service Director.
  • Make suggestions for improvement to the supervisor.
  • Work cooperatively with the principal and assistant principal.
  • Follow Office Of Civil Rights Food Service Guidelines
  • Other such duties as assigned by the supervisor.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in food preparation and service is preferred.
  • Experience in food preparation and service.
  • Illinois Department of Public Health Food Service Sanitation Certificate.
  • Ability to supervise cooks.
  • Ability to work with children.
  • Ability to work in the kitchen and dish room.
  • Proficiency with using computers and other technology.
  • Proficiency with using Google Suite of Workplace Applications.

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.

  • Works in school building environments.
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds to shoulder level.
  • Exposure to cleaning materials and trash..

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Occasionally perform work beyond a standard work week when workload requires.  The work environment is generally inside and outside on a school building campus

OTHER
Note: This is not necessarily an exhaustive or all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, functions or working conditions associated with the job.  This job description is not a contract of employment or a promise or guarantee of any specific terms or conditions of employment.  The school district may add to, modify or delete any aspect of this job (or the position itself) at any time as it deems advisable.

To apply for this job email your details to woodromeb@msd19.org