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Job Title:

Nutrition Services Assistant (Cook)

Job Post ID:


Posted Until:



$13.20 /hr. to start




1st Shift


Part Time



Job Description:

Function: Under the supervision of the Unit Lead and /or Assistant Unit Lead, the Nutrition Services Assistant must be efficient in the preparation of high-quality meals for District #86 students and staff and affiliated organizations. This will include preparation and cooking of meals, packing meals for transport, serving meals to junior high school students and staff, cashier duty, dishwashing, sweeping, mopping and catering as required.

The information contained in this job description is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties performed by the individual holding this position may be assigned.

Job Requirements:

Position Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED program.
Must have a minimum of one-year production experience in a high volume institutional or commercial nutrition service operation.
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of high volume Institutional nutrition service recipes and production methods.
Understanding of and ability to properly operate all appropriate kitchen equipment.
Fluent in Reading, Writing and Speaking English.
Must either hold a current Will County sanitation certificate or be able to obtain such, within one year of employment.
Must be able to physically perform all duties associated with the position.
Must be able to work efficiently and cooperatively with a wide variety of people.

Exposed to heat from ovens, burners and steam trays; exposed to cutting and slicing equipment and machines with moving parts; required to stand for prolonged periods; required to move heavy supplies and full pans of food weighing up to fifty (50) pounds; exposed to high noise levels from kitchen equipment and students at meals; required to wear protective clothing; may need to take precautions to avoid exposure to cleaners and fumes; potentially exposed to ordinary infectious diseases carried by students.


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Application Instructions:

Applications are considered complete when all required materials are submitted including 1) an online application, 2) unofficial copies of all college and/or university transcripts, and 3) list three recent references with an email address from past or current professional employment. The District uses an on-line application that will be available at All required documents should be attached to your on-line application.

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