Jackson-Madison County School System
  • Jackson, TN, USA
  • Full Time


Jackson Madison County School System

Deadline: Until Filled

TITLE: Cafeteria Staff Assistant

REPORTS TO: Cafeteria Manager


TERM: 10 months (188-day calendar), Non-exempt

JOB GOAL: To provide support to the schools food service operation with specific responsibilities for food preparation, serving food and maintaining high standards of food quality, customer service, sanitation and safety.


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to operate large and small kitchen equipment and tools
  • Ability to perform basic arithmetic functions
  • Meet health, mental, and physical requirements
  • FBI/TBI Fingerprint/Background Clearance every five (5) years

Alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent might find appropriate and acceptable

EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on evaluation of personnel.


  1. Prepare quality food, according to a planned menu of tested, uniform recipes
  2. Serve food according to meal schedules, departmental polices and procedures
  3. Operate tools and equipment according to prescribed safety standards
  4. Assist with stocking food and non-food items
  5. Follows established procedure to meet high standards of cleanliness, health and safety
  6. Maintains personal appearance and hygiene suited for the school cafeteria
  7. Maintains positive interactions with staff members, students, parents, teachers and visitors
  8. Performs functions of other school nutritional service positions as required by the cafeteria manager for the purpose of maintaining adequate staff coverage
  9. Attends professional development meetings to improve knowledge and skills
  10. Performs all other duties as assigned by the field supervisor, cafe manager and / or building administrator

The Jackson-Madison County School System (JMCSS) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics

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