Child Nutrition

CNS Assistant/Bus Driver Position

POSITION TITLE  –   Child Nutrition Assistant/Bus Driver


SCHOOL/DEPARTMENT  –  Child Nutrition Services

LOCATION  – Various School Locations

RATE OF PAY  –  Starting at 11.43 Per Hour

REPORTS TO  –  Cafeteria Manager

WORK WEEK SCHEDULE  – Monday-Friday ( 10 months per school year)

WORK HOURS  –  20 to 27 hours per week Varies  (6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.)



To assist in the daily preparation and service of appealing, nutritious meals to students; in an efficient, clean, and welcoming environment.



  • Ability to read, write, and make simple calculations and follow oral and written directions.
  • Ability to learn and follow prescribed preparation methods of handling food and supplies.
  • Ability to communicate, read, and interpret recipes, work with others and independently.
  • Personal standards of appearance and dress compatible with those required by Child Nutrition Services.
  • Interest in working in an environment with school-aged children.
  • Emotional stability and physical fitness to perform duties assigned.
  • Must be able to speak and comprehend the English language.



  • Preferred experience in quantity, food preparation, and service.
  • Preferred experience in operating and maintaining commercial kitchen equipment.
  • Preferred experience in operating a cash register.
  • Must be ServSafe certified or have the ability to obtain upon hiring.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.



  • Follows written and oral instructions issued by Manager in a timely manner.
  • Follows standardized recipes for all preparation.
  • Practices sound sanitation and safety methods.
  • Attends training meeting as instructed.
  • Reports to work at the designated time and remains on the job until dismissed by the manager.
  • Performs duties involved in the safe preparation and handling of food, cleaning, and sanitizing of equipment and facilities, serving of food and record keeping.
  • Follows all policies of the Board of Education and instructions of the Manager relating to safety measures, sanitation practices, work techniques, and methods of performing other duties.
  • Notifies Manager at least one hour before report time if unable to work.
  • Assures a positive atmosphere and image of the Child Nutrition Program.
  • Any other duties as assigned.




  • Must be able to perform medium lifting exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Must be able to perform basic life operational functioning of lifting, climbing, reaching, standing, fingering, talking, hearing, and repetitive motion.
  • Must have hand and finger dexterity for accurate computer functions.
  • Auditory acuity at a level to communicate effectively with customers and employees in direct conversation as well as by telephone.
  • Visual acuity to read and analyze information in hard copy or on computer screens.
  • Must be able to express and exchange ideas effectively by spoken word.
  • Must be able to become a licensed school bus driver and could be called on to drive a school bus if required by the principal of the school.




DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this position. They are not intended to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and skills that may be required of the employees assigned to this position. This description may be revised by the supervisor, with HR review and approval, at any time.

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: How to File a Complaint, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.  Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1)        mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2)        fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3)        email: [email protected].

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Published by Jennifer Rozier on July 22, 2020

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