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Food Service Worker Openings

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Position TitleJob NumberJob DescriptionPay Scale
Cook Manager2324-036

Applications are now being accepted for the following positions in the Binghamton City School District for the 2023-2024 school year:

COOK MANAGER

West Middle School

(7 hours per day/200 days per year)

APPLICANTS MUST MEET CIVIL SERVICE REQUIREMENTS

Applicants should be prepared to submit the following: 

  • resume
  • cover letter
  • current letters of recommendation
  • transcripts or diploma

Binghamton City School District seeks candidates for faculty and staff positions that are eager to make the district an even more diverse and inclusive district for its students to thrive within. A range of backgrounds and perspectives leads to a variety of ideas, knowledge, and approaches, and we believe that a deep understanding and valuing of differences is necessary to our overall mission.

Distinguishing Features of the Class: This is responsible work involving the preparation and cooking of food and supervision of personnel in a school lunch program. Work is performed under the general supervision of a School Lunch Director. Immediate supervision is exercised over the work of subordinate food service personnel. Does related work as required.

 

Typical Work Activities:

  • Supervision of total school lunch program personnel in assigned school; May serve lunch to students and teachers;
  • Supervises the storage and care of food and supplies;
  • Requisitions foods required to meet production requirements in assigned school;
  • Performs monthly inventory and controls the usage of all commodities;
  • Recommends changes in procedures and menus to upgrade the school lunch program;
  • Assigns work schedules and updates as needed;
  • Supervises and trains school lunch personnel and fills out personnel evaluation and rating sheets as required;
  • Calls in approved substitutes when needed;
  • Prepares payroll report and records;
  • Supervises the preparation of, and verifies, all department reports;
  • Maintains a filing system as directed by food service operating procedures;
  • Notifies the school principal of needed repairs or cleaning;
  • Maintains all sanitation and safety levels for compliance with requirements of State and local Board of Health Codes;
  • Supervises and participates in the cleaning of kitchen, serving, storing and dining areas and equipment;
  • Prepares all monies collected on a daily basis for transmittal to central office;
  • Prepares and maintains records and reports all of school lunch activities
$21,423.15
Food Service Helpers2223 - 64

Binghamton City School District seeks candidates for faculty and staff positions that are eager to make the district an even more diverse and inclusive district for its students to thrive within. A range of backgrounds and perspectives leads to a variety of ideas, knowledge, and approaches, and we believe that a deep understanding and valuing of differences is necessary to our overall mission of "Educating, empowering, and challenging all students to become productive, global citizens through innovative approaches to learning".

Job Description

This is routine work in preparing and serving food and in cleaning of kitchen equipment. The incumbent is expected to perform all duties needed in the support of a food service program. The work is performed under the immediate supervision of either the Cook Manager or form the Food Service Supervisor at the respective building. Does related work as required.

Typical Work Activities:

  • Serves food on a cafeteria line
  • Performs tasks to prepare food to be cooked
  • May operate some cooking machinery including mixers, stoves, and ovens under the direct supervision
  • Washes dishes and pots and other utensils either by hand or by machine
  • Sweeps, mops, and cleans all kitchen work areas and storage areas
  • May act as a cashier in the cafeteria
  • Cleans tables in the cafeteria
  • Collects and empties trash containers
  • Works on production line filling meal orders
  • Delivers trays, returns empty carts and trays to the kitchen
  • Assists in the preparation of salads and desserts

Full Performance Knowledges, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics:

  • Working knowledge of the proper methods of serving food and of the care of tableware, glassware, silver, and kitchen appliances
  • Skill in performance of simple food preparation and cooking tasks
  • Ability to follow oral and written directions
  • Dexterity
  • Cleanliness
  • Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position

Application Procedure

Candidates must be prepared to provide additional documents to complete a candidate folder.

  • Completed Support Staff Application 
  • Submit three letters of recommendation
  • High School diploma or GED preferred
Per Contract

  Binghamton City School District seeks candidates for faculty and staff positions that are eager to make the district an even more diverse and inclusive district for its students to thrive within. A range of backgrounds and perspectives leads to a variety of ideas, knowledge, and approaches, and we believe that a deep understanding and valuing of differences is necessary to our overall mission.