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Davenport Community Schools Food and Nutrition Services - 200 day Calendar in Davenport, Iowa

Food and Nutrition Services – 200 day Calendar JobID: 11050

  • Position Type:

    Food Service/ Manager III

  • Date Posted:


  • Location:

    Central High School

  • Date Available:


  • Closing Date:



The Davenport Community School District is an EEO/AA employer. Rate of pay: $21.18 minimum; depending on education/years of experience.

Duties & Responsibilities: Essential Functions of Position, Major Responsibilities, Summary of Key Duties, Special Assignments, Relationships) Basic Function: Plans, organizes, and directs the food service program in a high school building cafeteria/kitchen under the direction of the Supervisor of Food Service and Food & Nutrition Services Specialists in accordance with the objectives and policies established by the Food and Nutrition Services Department.

  • Orders food, supplies, and small equipment for operation. Inventories food and supplies.

  • Maintains proper storage conditions. Safeguards/Secures food and supplies.

  • Ensures adherence to proper safety and sanitation principles.

  • Control Food and Supply costs through menus, inventory, production schedules, waste reduction, storage, cost data, etc.

  • Completes and maintains Food Production Records as required by the Supervisor of Food Service, in compliance with federal standard

  • Ensures use of standard recipes and menus, meal components, requirements, proper portions, and principles of good nutrition.

  • Promotes good public relations with students, faculty, staff and parents.

  • Personnel -

  • Schedule and monitor labor time/cost based on production needs. Recommends major changes and needs to Food

  • Service Supervisor or Food & Nutrition Services Specialist.

  • Delegate/assign duties to staff as needed.

  • Assist in guiding, training, and instructing staff. Constructively influence morale and provide recognition when deserved.

  • Monitor and document employees' performance; complete employee evaluation

  • Monitor and enforce school district and department policies and procedures

  • Discipline staff as needed, in conjunction with Supervisor of Food Service or Food & Nutrition Services Specialist.

  • Provide instruction, direction, and support for Satellite food service operations.

  • Monitor employee absences. Coordinate substitutes as needed.

  • Manage/resolve employee conflicts; maintain positive working environment.

  • Prepare and submit payroll.

  • Ensures high quality food appearance and quality. Applies merchandising and marketing techniques appropriately for the

operation and service to customers.

  • Inspect equipment. Request maintenance (work request forms). Recommends changes/additions to equipment.

  • Assists in making the school food service program an integral part of the educational program.

  • Performs other duties as may be assigned.

    Physical Requirements of Position:(HBV ?Yes ?No)(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to-

  • Sit, stand, speak, hear, see, and walk to carry out routine duties.

  • Must be able to occasionally lift, move, or push items of 50 lbs.

  • Meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.

  • Must be able to implement Crisis Prevention Intervention strategies, including appropriate physical restraint procedures and escorting.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Noise level is quiet to loud.

  • Work may be indoors and/or outdoors.

  • Work may be in non-air-conditioned rooms.

  • Substance-free environment.

  • Fast-paced atmosphere with constant contact with students, staff, or the public.

  • Direct responsibility for the safety, well-being, and work output of student.

    Qualifications Required/Desired:(Personal Qualities, Education, Skills Needed, Experience, Etc.)

  • EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE - Manager III shall have had successful experience in the above stated areas of responsibility.

  • High school diploma or GED required. Associates degree preferred.

  • Advanced training in Food Production, Food Preparation, Nutrition, Safety and Sanitation, and Interpersonal Relationships is required.

  • Recommended certified at Level 2-3 by the School Nutrition Association.

  • Must maintain ServSafe Manager Certification.

  • Successful Candidate must possess strong interpersonal skills with a proven record of building rapport with culturally diverse students to ensure each child reaches his/her full potential