Job Posting Description, Food Service Tech 3
Contact Information
Human Resources - Sarah Painter
408 South Carroll Ave
Michigan City, IN 46360
Job Locations
Joy Elementary
Application Open: 09/16/2019, Filing Deadline: 10/04/2019
Available Jobs
 Job # Description
155 Food Service Tech 3

Reports To:                                       Food Service Manager and Director of Food Service

Work Schedule:                               hours per day vary (between 4 to 5.75 hours per day; times vary

                                                              dependent upon location), school calendar year


Serves as team leader and responsible for directing all food preparation of the team.   Responsible for forecasting production using data history and for accurate completion of the daily production record.  Provides Manager with grocery and supply order needs.  Performs on site preparation, cooking and serving of meals.  Maintains kitchen area in a safe and sanitary condition, practices excellent customer service and is responsible for understanding federal and state procedures for claiming meals, including operation of the point of sale system.  Provides instruction and training to other food service employees.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Reports to work on time and is not absent frequently
  • Directs the production of the team’s menu responsibilities and ensures work is completed in an efficient and safe manner producing high quality results
  • Reads and understands how to follow recipes and adjust yield amounts
  • Follows established rules and policies
  • Cashier, serve or cook during meal service as directed by the Manager
  • Prepares food according to food safety plan and manufacturer’s instructions
  • Trains other staff on equipment, weights and measure and/or point of sale system
  • Sets up and displays serving line in an attractive and efficient manner
  • Washes pots, pans, utensils and other equipment as directed.  Establishes cleaning schedule for the team.
  • Maintains health, safety and sanitation standards for staff, students and equipment at all times.  Required to obtain ServSafe® certification.
  • Responsible for understanding the basic principles by which the School Breakfast and Lunch Programs are operated and keeps up to date on current issues and trends by attending mandatory meetings
  • Responsible to ensure that meals are ready to serve at the time(s) established by the building administrator.  Develops excellent organizational skills.
  • Responsible for maintaining a professional and courteous attitude with fellow employees, building staff and students.
  • Practices exceptional customer service, including marketing and promotions
  • Accurately completes forecast for menu items and submits to Supervisor
  • Accurately completes daily production records
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to become ServSafe® certified
  • Be able to communicate effectively
  • Must be able to perform basic math functions
  • Must be able to perform operations using units of money, weight and volume
  • Must be able to effectively communicate in one-on-one and small group situations with customers and employees
  • Must be able to follow instructions accordingly
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to meet specific deadlines with time constraints

Salary and Benefits

 Payment Type:                  Hourly rate per contract

 Benefits:                               Per Agreement with MCAS and MCCA


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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