Kitchen Assistant (Positions Available for the 2018 - 2019 School Year)

Douglas County School District - Douglas County, CO3.8

Full-time$11 an hour
Responsible for providing assistance in the daily preparation of the school lunch program. Develops and promotes good community relations among various community and school clientele.

Position Specific Information (if Applicable):
High school graduate or equivalent; minimum job-related experience; knowledge of commercial food preparation equipment preferred; verbal and written communication skills in English and a demonstrated ability to read and comprehend written/graphic and oral instructions; is flexible; works cooperatively with supervisors and coworkers; this is an internal services self-funded program. Employees who work within these programs are subject to the wage and benefits standards established for each program.

Essential Physical Requirements:
  • Frequent lifting forty (40) pounds
  • Constant standing, walking
  • Frequent squatting, reaching, stooping
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.
  • Participates in training to include PGI Classes. May lead training for other kitchen staff members.
  • Pursues opportunities to create positive relationships with the surrounding community.
  • Operate Point of Sale system with accuracy and reconcile monies daily to ensure accuracy.
  • Serve meals daily while complying with all school food regulations and ensures health department sanitation standards. Actively pursues upcoming regulatory changes and provides sustainable solutions.
  • Assist in the set up and cleanup of serving areas for timely service to students.
  • Assist in the preparation, service and sale of meals ensuring compliance with department regulations. Independently follows menu and recipe instructions.
High School or Equivalent

Position Type:

Primary Location:
West Bldg E - Nutr Svcs and Security

One Year Only (Yes or No):

Minimum Starting Rate:
(Based off a full-time FTE; if applicable, part time salaries will be prorated)

$11.25 USD Hourly

Maximum Starting Rate:
(Based off a full-time FTE; if applicable, part time salaries will be prorated)

$14.06 USD Hourly

Scheduled Hours Per Week:


Approx Scheduled Days Per Year:
(260 days indicates a year-round position. Time off [or Off-Track Days] are then granted based on the position. Any exceptions to the normal off-track time will be noted in the Additional Position Details section above, as scheduled work days.)

Closing Date (Ongoing if No Date Specified):
Please note that the posting will be closed as of 12:01 am on the day specified (if applicable).