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Food Handler/Cook

Food Handler/Cook

Job Description



Food Handler:

A Food Handler at The Goddard School is responsible for the food management as delegated by the Director and Owner. The Food Handler must have an attention to detail and organizational skills. This is a part-time position (approximately 25 hours per week).




The Food Handler is responsible for duties as outlined by the hiring manager including, but not limited to the following:

  • Ÿ   Managing the food budget.
  • Ÿ   Ensuring the safe handling and preparation of all food.
  • Ÿ   Preparing a menu that includes healthy lunch and snack selections.
  • Ÿ   Ensuring that menus are in compliance with state and federal regulations at all times.
  • Ÿ   Maintaining appropriate portion sizes.
  • Ÿ   Ordering food and paper products.
  •    Managing time when preparing and serving meals.


Job Requirements



A Food Handler must have a Food Handler Certificate and meet the qualifications of his/her state and those set forth in the National Standards for Hiring (see, including the following:

  • Ÿ   Ability to hear the conversational voice, with or without a hearing aid
  • Ÿ   Ability to see and read newsprint, with or without corrective lenses
  • Ÿ   Ability to speak and be understood under normal circumstances
  • Ÿ   Ability to use arms, hands, legs, and feet, with or without corrective devices; this includes the ability to evacuate the building during emergencies
  • Ÿ   Ability to handle crisis situations, especially where children are involved
  • Ÿ   Ability to respond immediately to emergency situations
  • Ÿ  An offer of employment may be extended contingent upon the Food Handler candidate producing the following:
  • Ÿ   A current physical examination by a physician. The exam must include a current tuberculin test or chest x-ray.
  • Ÿ   Approved state clearance forms for child abuse.
  • Ÿ   Certificate demonstrating an approved criminal record/background check.


Job Snapshot

Other Pay Competitive Pay
Employment Type Part-Time
Job Type Education, Restaurant - Food Service
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others No
Industry Education - Teaching - Administration
Required Travel Not Specified
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Food Handler/Cook

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