Burlington School District

Food Services Substitute (3223136)

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Job Details

TitleFood Services Substitute
Posting ID3223136





Food Service Employee - Substitute


Food Services


Director of Food Services






Non-Exempt/Hourly, Eligible for Overtime

Benefit Eligible





A.   A. SCOPE OF WORK: To safely and efficiently provide nutritious meals to Burlington School Students in all aspects of food preparation, production, service and clean-up.


B. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: This section outlines the fundamental job functions that must be performed in this position.  This includes:

?      Qualifications/Basic Job Requirements

?      Physical and Mental/Reasoning Requirements

?      Work Environment

These areas state the underlying requirements that an employee must meet in order to perform these essential functions.  In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodations may be made to qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

  1. Performs daily duties to include preparing food items, washing, chopping, mixing, cooking, and assembling of recipe items.
  2. Works with direction from the site supervisor to prepare various fruits and vegetables for all meals.
  3. Prepares for serving meals to customers, cleaning of kitchen and equipment, and washing dishes, pots, utensils, etc.
  4. Creates and prepares menu and other items that reflect both a variety and an understanding of nutritious meals for kids.
  5. Prepares food by following proper food safety and sanitation procedures.
  6. Engages in cafeteria and/or classroom taste tests to introduce new menu items.
  7. Operates a point of sale system as required.
  8. Provides a high level of customer service.
  9. Attends scheduled staff/faculty meetings.
  10. Prepares/completes appropriate reports/paperwork as necessary.
  11. Performs all other duties as assigned.




  1. Education:
    1. Minimum Required: High School diploma or equivalent
    2. Preferred: Some college preferred
    3. Certification Preferred: Not Applicable


  1. Experience: 
    1. Minimum Required: A minimum of five (5) years experience in food service or related industry 


  1. Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities:[Check only 1 box below]
  •   General knowledge: Sufficient knowledge of a field to perform most work in normal situations. The work calls for comprehension of standard situations and includes knowledge of most of the significant aspects of the subject.


4. List Specific Skills And/Or Abilities Required:

      1. Ability to communicate courteously, efficiently, and effectively with a variety of individuals, including students, faculty, administrators, parents, and representatives of outside organizations.
  • Ability to work well in a team setting.
  • Ability to demonstrate positive customer service skills.
  • Ability to use kitchen equipment and small wares to prepare and serve food in a safe and sanitary manner.
  • Ability to count money.       
  • Familiar with Federal and State laws and regulations regarding health and safety, including food handling and safety laws and regulations.


5.  Preferred Qualifications: Not Applicable



D. WORKING CONDITIONS: These are the physical and mental/reasoning requirements of the position as it is typically performed.  The inability to meet one or more of these physical or mental/reasoning requirements will not automatically disqualify a candidate or employee from the position.




Equal Opportunity: The Burlington School District provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


Shift TypeSubstitute
Salary Range$15.23 - $18.00 / Per Hour
LocationFood Services - Burlington High School

Applications Accepted

Start Date11/12/2021

Job Contact

NameDoug DavisTitleDirector of Food Services