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Food Service Associate

Cedar Rapids, IA

Job Information

** New applicants to the District must fill out the general application on-line at **

** If you are "Food Service ServSafe" certified, please be sure to list it in the "additional information" section of the application. **


Nine (9) months


Hourly - $11.79- $16.79 (based on position)


General work connected with the operation of food service, which includes food preparation, handling and serving

Follow department procedures

Comply with standard health regulations

Assist with washing pots, pans, dishes, trays, and silverware by approved methods

Participate in serving good quality food

Available to work flexible hours for on-call needs

Assist with general clean up duties

Maintain open, positive communication

Represent the department in a positive, professional manner

Participate in short courses, meetings, and in-service training, as requested

Other duties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to handle and/or feel objects, tools or controls; talk and hear. The employee frequently must squat, stoop or kneel, reach above the head and forward 0 to 24 inches and on occasion up to 36 inches. The employee continuously uses hand strength to grasp items. The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and trunk more than the average person while performing the duties of this job. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds 0 to 12 feet and occasionally up to 20 feet, such as food trays, canned goods and frozen food packages. The employee will sometimes push/pull items such as carts and food preparation equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus while preparing food.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is consistently above average. The employee will frequently work in different areas of the kitchen and cafeteria performing their duties. Temperatures in the work area are consistently higher than the average found in the building. The employee will frequently stand or move on floors that are damp. Employee must be able to work with known food allergens.

The information contained in this job description is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individual holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

The Cedar Rapids Community School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The district does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability.

Contact: Diana Nissen

Title: Food & Nutrition Supervisor


Phone: 319-558-2305

Posted 10/19/16

Job ID: 20500180
Mactive ID: 37152