Omaha Public Schools

Omaha, NE

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Job Description


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Demonstrate proficiency of the English language to read and communicate with others
  • Demonstrate proficiency of basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pound
  • Successful completion of the Douglas County Food Handlers Certification within the first 30 days of employment, scoring 80% or above. 


  • Previous food service experience  preferred
  • Excellent attendance and work record
  • Practical working knowledge of food safety practices and procedures
  • Ability to maintain current Douglas County Food Handler’s Certification
  • Sensitivity and ability to interact with students, co-workers, teachers, administrators, other staff, and parents of other cultures and backgrounds
  • Ability to serve as a positive role model for youth
  • Ability to apply simple understanding to carry out detailed but basic written and/or oral instruction
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule for
  • Ability to read and use information from written and quantitative materials, visual displays and measuring device
  • Ability to receive and process verbal information as well as respond to nonverbal sound
  • Ability to use hand-held tools, devices, instruments, and automatic equipment frequentl
  • Ability to bend, kneel, stoop and maintain balance while performing job related task
  • Ability to work in standing/walking positions on a constant basis throughout the work shif



Location:  Wakonda Elementary, 4845 Curtis Avenue, Omaha, NE 68104

Reports to:  Nutrition Services

Reporting Hours: 7:15am-1:15pm, Monday - Friday




Primary responsibilities include assisting with the preparation and serving of quality meals to students and staff, cleaning and sanitation of equipment, rotating food stock and supplies, and providing superior customer service.  


Specific Duties:

  • Follow oral and written directions accurately
  • Follow cleaning and sanitation procedures
  • Assist with the preparation of and storage of food
  • Follow Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP) procedures
  • Perform duties independently and as part of a team
  • Practice good personal hygiene habits and required safety procedures
  • Maintain required food safety and  sanitation practices
  • Operate food service equipment in a safe manner
  • Recognize a “reimbursable” meal
NOTE: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.



  • Job Category: Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
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