Register Here to Apply for Jobs or Post Jobs. X

Food Service Cook

Job in PA Pennsylvania - USA , 19073
Company: Marple Newtown School District
Contract position
Listed on 2021-02-20
Job specializations:
  • Restaurant/Food Service
    Cook, Part Time Restaurant
  • Education
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Location: Newtown Square

Date of Posting: February 17, 2021

Applications are now being accepted for FOOD SERVICE COOK to assist in the production, set up and serving of meals for staff and activities in accordance with established safety and sanitary regulations and procedures. This is a part-time position and does not include benefits.

Primary Function: To prepare attractive, nutritious meals to students, staff, and activities in accordance with established safety and sanitary regulations and procedures.


* Knowledge and skills in large quantity food handling, preparation and cooking.
* Ability to read, to write, and to comprehend simple instructions.
* Ability to effectively present information to customers and other employees.
* Basic computer skills preferred.
* Knowledge and/or ability to learn "Point of Sale" system required.
* Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.
* Ability to resolve routine problems.
* Dependability, punctuality, and initiative are essential.
* Good personal hygiene.
* Familiarity of National School Lunch Program desirable.
* High School diploma with training in culinary arts a plus.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

(These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

* Sets up and prepares equipment in accordance with established production menus
* Sets up and prepares food products in accordance with established menu
* Cooks/prepares menu items as required
* Ensures high standard of service and food quality: serve students/staff appetizing food in adequate portions
* Monitors all hot foods for quality of taste, texture and appearance; tests new recipes
* Review and interpret recipes and measurement conversions
* Stock serving lines as needed
* Properly packages and stores unused and avoids excess food items
* Cleans, sanitizes, and restores work areas, equipment, and utensils
* Maintains and reports daily production records
* Monitors and records freezer and refrigerator temperatures
* Ensures storerooms, refrigerators and freezers are secure and locked at end of shift
* Wears and maintains, clean and sanitary clothing and footware
* Perform all other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor
* Demonstrates enthusiasm for cooking and foods

Other Job Duties:

* Assist on the serving line as needed
* May use computers, cash registers and other electronic equipment used in the food service operation for food preparation, serving and storage
* Perform other less-essential duties as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

* High school diploma or GED and experience working in food preparation.
* Must possess the temperament to work with students, adults, and co-workers exhibiting a wide range of emotions.
* Must have the physical ability to perform the essential duties.

Work Environment:

* Employee works primarily indoors in a climate controlled sanitary environment that can range from extreme heat from ovens, fryers and other heating equipment to extreme cold from freezers and other cooling equipment.
* Handles extremely hot and cold items as well as sharp instruments.
* Operates food and beverage preparation and dispensing equipment and utensils.
* Frequent standing, and walking, with occasional sitting.
* Lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs with occasional pushing/pulling, stooping, kneeling, using stairs, bending, reaching and twisting.

Application Procedure:

Interested internal and external candidates should submit an on-line application via the Marple Newtown Human Resources Employment Opportunities on the Marple Newtown School District website at (Please contact us using the "Apply for this Job Posting" box below)

If you are offered a position with Marple Newtown School District, please be advised that the following information will be required before you are able to begin working:

State Police Clearance (Act 34) - complete online and print your results immediately

Child Abuse Clearance (Act 151) - effective 12/31/14, submit electronically

FBI Fingerprints (Act 114) - register & pay online, then go to the fingerprint location of your choice to be printed

The Marple Newtown School District is an equal opportunity education institution and will not discriminate in its educational programs, activities or employment practices on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, ancestry, disability or other legally protected classification. This policy is in accordance with state and federal laws, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; and The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Inquiries may be directed to Human Resources .
Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
Search for further Jobs Here:
(Enter less keywords for more results. Suggestions may be selected)
Employment Category
Education (minimum level)
Education Level
Experience Level (years)
Posted in last:
LOGIN Area - Jobsite