0 suggestions are available, use up and down arrow to navigate them
What job do you want?

Cook job in Pittsburg at Pittsburg Community Schools

Create Job Alert.

Get similar jobs sent to your email

List of Jobs

Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Cook at Pittsburg Community Schools


Pittsburg Community Schools Pittsburg, KS (On Site) Full-Time
Position: Cook (Multiple Positions)

Purpose: Preparation, serving and clean-up as required to serve meals and snacks to students and staff in assigned school kitchen.

Reports to: Kitchen Manager and Nutrition Services Director

Pay Rate: According to Nutrition Services pay scale for this job classification.

Term of Employment: Contract calculated on number of hours assigned per day x number of work days x hourly pay rate.


Educational Requirements:
  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED.
  • Experience and skills in Quantity Food Operations, preferred.
  • Reading and math skills for recipe and menu use calculations and adjustments.
  • Good personal hygiene and sanitary work habits.
  • Willingness to work cooperatively and follow directions.
General Expectations:
  • Ability to work cooperatively with supervisors and co-workers.
  • Ability to understand and follow complex oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to perform responsibilities independently with limited supervision.
  • Ability to pleasantly and effectively communicate with the school district community.
  • Ability to meet attendance standards to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Ability to maintain a generally positive attitude.
Functions and Responsibilities:

Universal USD 250 Classified Standards:
  • Support the philosophy and mission of USD 250 and the value of education.
  • Comply with the privacy rights of students.
  • Safeguard confidential and/or sensitive information.
  • Communicate pleasantly and effectively with all the members of the school district and community.
  • Provide excellence in customer service both internally and externally.
  • Maintain a clean and organized workspace to insure a safe and efficient working environment.
  • Ensure that all activities conform to district, state, and federal guidelines.
  • React to change positively and productively.
  • Keep abreast of new information, innovative ideas and techniques.
  • Adhere to all district health and safety policies, including all precautions of the Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan.
Specific Functions and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for food preparation duties as assigned, which may include: Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks and Special Meals.
  • Assists in serving line set-up, meal service, and line break-down as assigned.
  • Responsible for handling storage of supplies when received and reports supply needs and problems to the Kitchen Manager.
  • Assists in the clean-up of all work areas in cooking, serving, and dishwashing areas.
  • Responsible for proper preparation and service of food items to students and adults.
  • Responsible for proper operation of equipment to insure individual safety and proper use to avoid damage to equipment and reports any problems with the equipment to the Kitchen Manager.
  • Responsible for proper handling of food items to maintain quality and safety.
  • Responsible for reporting absences as soon as feasible to Kitchen Manager.
  • Assists Kitchen Manager as time and need dictates to insure that nutrition services goals and standards are maintained.
  • Responsible for keeping of accurate time sheets and reports absences as soon as is feasibly possible to the Kitchen Manager.
  • Responsible for maintaining and developing his/her job skills, by taking advantage of training programs on a regular basis.
  • Responsible for attending all monthly In-Service meetings with the Nutrition Services Director as often as once per month.
  • Responsible for making mealtime as pleasant for students and staff.
  • Takes the initiative to do whatever needs to be done to insure the efficient operation of the kitchen with limited supervision.
  • Responsible to learn all jobs and duties within the kitchen and willing to cover for others as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:
  • Physical stamina to work full shift, requires standing and walking.
  • Heavy lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs.
  • Capacity to perform duties in work areas that are both hot and/or cold.
  • Ability to work with presence of noise and in situations that are rushed and stressful in order to meet required timelines.

*Position will remain open until filled.

Recommended Skills

  • Calculations
  • Communication
  • Cooking
  • Customer Service
  • Handling And Load Carrying
  • Innovation
Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?

Help us improve CareerBuilder by providing feedback about this job:

Job ID: g35vfih

CareerBuilder TIP

For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.

By applying to a job using CareerBuilder you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the CareerBuilder Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.