• Kitchen Manager/Cook

    Spring Lake Park School District 16
    Job Description
        About Spring Lake Park Schools
     Welcome to Spring Lake Park Schools! We are a vibrant school community serving about 5,800 students from the suburbs of Blaine, Fridley and Spring Lake Park, in the northern Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area. Our district purpose -- “High expectations, high achievement for all. No excuses” – provides our focus to meet the unique and varied needs of each student. 
      Spring Lake Park Schools is recognized for our commitment to personalized learning, creating a culture of innovation and creativity through human-centered design thinking. We are working to create a system – a culture with a methodology and set of processes – where teachers and staff have the freedom, flexibility and invitation to design new ways of learning
    centered around deepening student engagement to continuously improve student success.

    Position Overview;
    The successful candidate will be an individual who is committed to our district's values by......
    • Providing exceptional customer service to our students, staff and guests who dine in our cafeterias
    • Following food safety and sanitation regulations to ensure the safety for our guests
    • Working well with others on a team
    • Providing effective leadership
    • Having a positive attitude
    • Being a dependable team member
    • Being an ongoing learner

    Position Description;
    TITLE: Elementary Kitchen manager/cook
    LOCATION:  Park Terrace Elementary  (job id# 4049)
    HOURS: 7.5 hours with 1/2 hour unpaid break
    PAY RATE: Up to $22.80 based on qualifications this includes $1.00/hour Food Manager’s License (current)
    DUTY DAYS: 181 Days - according to the school year calendar
    • Supervise  daily production, planning and services.
    • Perform daily production tasks as in cook, steam, bake all other techniques as needed
    • Weekly - order, receive and store foods
    • Provide direction and training to food service staff in assigned building (monthly staff meetings)
    • Monitor revenues and maintain required system accountability through daily record keeping and reports
    • Implementation of new products and/or procedures to encourage and increase participation
    • Develop and maintain cooperative, productive workplace relationships in a manner which creates a pleasant environment for all those serving and those being served
    • Ensure proper sanitation and safety standards and regulations are in place and followed (HACCP)
    • Resolve conflict in a timely and professional manner
    • Ability to continuously move/lift up to 50 lbs, such as milk crates, frozen food boxes, canned foods etc.
    • Daily use of computer software program to manage student's meal accounts
    • Attend professional learning development
    • Perform all duties in a safe manner to avoid injury to oneself and/or to others
    • Perform other related duties as assigned

    • High school diploma
    • 3-5 years management experience - prefer
    • Working knowledge of computer software program Campus - prefer
    • Food manager license - current
    • Level 3 certified with the School Nutrition Association - current (or ability to attain within one year of employment)
    • Supervision, time management and organization as related to quantity food service operations
    • Ability to communicate effectively and follow through with staff to ensure direction is followed
    • Knowledge and understanding of USDA Child Nutrition Program regulations
    • Computer skills to include email, order entry, forms and spread sheets - prefer
    • The successful candidate must complete and pass a background check and a pre-work physical

    Personal computer, calculator, large and small kitchen equipment to include but not limited to; combi oven, rotating oven,
    steam kettle, sharp cutting tools, dishwasher, rolling racks and utility cart


    • Maintain emotional control under stress
    • Continual standing, walking, pushing/pulling, frequent stooping, bending, kneeling, climbing on ladder, heavy lifting and carrying
    • Moderate exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures

    Individuals who wish to be considered for this position must apply online at http://www.applitrak.com/district16/onlineapp/.
    Select job ID #4049


    Applicants who meet the qualifications will be considered for interviews.

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