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Food Service Substitute (Cook) San Antonio ISD

Job Status:

Part Time

Posting Date:


Posting Closing Date:


Job Location:

San Antonio ISD

Reports To:

Cafeteria Manager


Wage/Hour Status: $9.25 per hour / Non-Exempt

Work Days:

The Food Service Substitute is part-time, on-call as needed

Purpose / Job Description:

Primary Purpose:

To assist in the attainment of District goals by enhancing the learning and health of students by nourishing their bodies and minds through healthy, nutritious meals that are prepared and served in appropriate portions and that meet USDA menu requirements and maintain high standards of quality in food production, sanitation and safety practices.


Minimum Qualifications:


Must have satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background check. Non-refundable fee (approximately $50.00) paid by candidate
Must obtain Food Handlers Certification from an (ANSI) American National Institute Standards accredited program. Non-refundable fee of approximately $10.00 paid by the candidate. Certifications not accredited by ANSI must be registered with the Texas Department of State Health Services

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Ability to read and follow recipes
Ability to understand food preparation and safety instructions
Working knowledge of kitchen equipment and food production principles and procedures
Have the manual skill necessary to perform food service work to include the ability to operate large and small kitchen equipment and tools
Ability to perform basic math calculations and have working knowledge of basic measurements for dry and liquid ingredients
Ability to follow written and verbal instructions


Food service experience to include cooking, serving, cleaning, and sanitation preferred

Working Conditions:


Large and small kitchen equipment and tools including (but not limited to) electric slicer, mixer, steamer, sharp cutting tools, ovens, dishwasher and food and utility cart
Office equipment and tools: personal computer, cash register, printer, copier, multi-line phone system

Working Conditions:

Mental Demands:

Ability to communicate with and understand students regarding food allergies
Ability to communicate and understand verbal directions
Ability to read and understand written instructions
Ability to maintain emotional control under stress
Ability to work with frequent interruptions and deadlines

Physical Demands:

Frequent sitting, standing, walking, climbing (stairs or ramps), balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, pulling, pushing, reaching repetitive hand , wrist and elbow motions, hearing, speaking clearly, visual acuity, distinguishing colors
Intermittent: lifting, carrying, lowering of 0 to 50 pounds, work on slippery surfaces and work with hands in hot soapy water
Ability to work appropriately with others in close proximity

Environmental Factors:

Exposure to temperature extremes (hot, cold and humidity), noise, low or intense illumination, vibration, biological hazards (communicable diseases, bacteria, insects, mold, fungi, etc); approved chemicals; work around moving objects or vehicles.

To Apply:

SAISD Human Resources
141 Lavaca
San Antonio, TX 78210

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SAISD Human Resources

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