Job Posting Description, Food Service Substitute
Contact Information
Human Resources - Sarah Painter
408 South Carroll Ave
Michigan City, IN 46360
Job Locations
Food Service
Application Open: 03/31/2017, Filing Deadline: (none)
Available Jobs
 Job # Description
186 Food Service - Substitute


Food Service Substitutes are used as needed to fill in for permanent employees who are absent. Substitutes are responsible for assisting in the preparation and service of school meals. The employee is responsible for strictly following all food safety procedures, practicing excellent customer service, understanding serving sizes and portion tools as specified in production records, general cleaning, dishwashing and other duties as assigned.

Reports to: Tech II, Team Leader, and/or Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Report to work on time.
  • Follow established rules and practices.
  • Responsible for completing duties in a timely manner according to production schedule.
  • Wash pots, pans, utensils and other equipment as directed.
  • Assist in preparing food according to food safety plan.
  • Serve and holds food as directed.
  • Set up and displays serving line in an attractive and efficient manner.
  • Assist with taking and logging accurate temperatures.
  • Maintain health, safety and sanitation standards for staff, students and equipment at all time.
  • Responsible for maintaining a professional and courteous attitude with fellow employees, building staff, students and parents.
  • Practice exceptional customer service.
  • Practice acceptable personal hygiene and department dress code.
  • Positively promote the child nutrition program and communicates well with parents, students, staff and the community.
  • Responsible for other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements

Lifting (up to 50 pounds), sitting, standing, walking, bending, reaching, grasping, ability to communicate with others (vocal or written), and visual acuity (ability to see at a level which allows reading of numbers and text, operation of equipment, inspection of machines, etc.).


Education Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent is required.


Salary and Benefits

Payment Type:  Hourly

Salary Scope:    $9.00

Benefits:           No Benefits


If I am applying for a substitute position:

1. I understand that this is a substitute position.  As a substitute, I understand that my employment is temporary and that hours and days of employment are decided based on the availability of substitute work to be performed.  As such, I have no expectations of a pre-determined number of days or hours I will work during the year.

2. I understand that I must renew my application annually.  If I renew my application and my services have been satisfactory, I have a reasonable assurance of continued work under the same terms as in #1 above.

3. If you have applied for your background check on line, you will be contacted by Michigan City Area Schools.  You will be required to visit the Personnel Office with additional documents once you are contacted.



The Michigan City Area Schools does not discriminate on the basis of the Protected Classes of race, color, national origin, sex (including transgender status, sexual orientation and gender identity), disability, age, religion, military status, ancestry, or genetic information, which are classes protected by Federal and/or State law (collectively, "Protected Classes"). This includes the Corporation's employment opportunities, programs, and/or activities, or, if initially occurring off Corporation grounds or outside the Corporation's employment opportunities, programs and activities, affecting the Corporation's environment. For further information, clarification, or complaint, please contact the MCAS School Administration, 408 S. Carroll Avenue, Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000 for Title IX (gender equity related issues); or Special Education Director , 408 S. Carroll Avenue, Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000 for Section 504 (non-discrimination/disability issues and Americans with Disabilities). Any other information concerning the above policies may be obtained by contacting the Superintendent, Dr. Barbara Eason-Watkins, 408 S. Carroll Ave., Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000.

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