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School Nutrition Technician-5.5 hours
Arlington Community Schools Arlington, VA

School Nutrition Technician-5.5 hours

Arlington Community Schools
Arlington, VA
Expired: November 22, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $14 to $16 Hourly
  • Full-Time

Classified - Position - Child Nutrition/Food Service/Monitor

Job Number 4600291199

Start Date

Open Date 11/20/2023

Closing Date

To assist the School Nutrition Manager 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.

Reports To Nutrition Manager/Principal

Salary Range: From/To
$14.49 - $15.68 per hour based on previous and similar experience for position

Additional Job Information

High school diploma or equivalent

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 read and write at a fifth grade level.

Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations at a fifth grade level.

Ability to keep accurate records.

Experience in commercial food service preferred

Ability to communicate effectively and work well with other employees

Ability to follow standardized recipes

Ability lift a minimum of 50 pounds.


Performs required duties involved in the preparation of food items for students 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 bag lunches and preparing snacks for school programs as required.

Monitors and records cooking times and temperatures to ensure thorough heating as required for consumer safety under HACCP regulations.

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.

Maintains cleanliness and sanitization of equipment, food preparation and serving areas, and storage areas, and safely handles and stores utensils, pans, serving ware and cookware.

Assists in stocking supplies and monitors inventory, rotates food products as scheduled.

May serve as cashier, operating a point-of-sale terminal and collecting monies.

Performs all duties in compliance with school, District and Health Department policies, procedures, and standards of quality and care.

Prepares accurate work records as required; may enter and retrieve computer data as needed.

Attends training and meetings as necessary to maintain and enhance job knowledge and skills.

Physical Effort: Regular period during which there is continuous physical exertion required, e.g., walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting material or equipment, some of which may be heavy or awkward.

Performs such other duties as assigned or directed.

The school nutrition technician's performance of this job will be evaluated according to procedures established by the Human Resources Department. This is a ten-month work year.

FLSA: Non-Exempt


Arlington Community Schools

Arlington, VA
22204 USA



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