Child Nutrition Assistant

in Pulaski - Little Rock County, AR

Job Description

JOB GOAL:  The Child Nutrition Worker follows the Child Nutrition Department state and federal guidelines and procedures to provide nutritious reimbursable meals to the students of the Little Rock School District. Reports directly to the Child Nutrition Manager.


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Food Handling certificate or ServSafe certification preferred
  • A minimum of 2 years of food service experience is preferred. Preference given to K-12 related experience
  • Dedicated to providing customer service to students, co-workers, and customers
  • Must be a team player and follow rules and policies as directed
  • Must process the skills and ability to read and follow standardized recipes
  • Proficiency in the use of institutional food-service equipment
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and meal accountability software programs preferred
  • Ability to understand and apply instructions
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating maintenance instructions, and recipes and procedure manuals
  • Ability to understand food preparation and safety instructions
  • Ability to perform basic arithmetic operations
  • Ability to lift 25lbs; up to 50lbs utilizing the team lift method
  • Must have a SSN card, Birth certificate and Driver's License or Picture ID
  • Must pass an extensive criminal background check including child maltreatment


  • Maintains personal appearance and hygiene practices required
  • Reports to work on time every day
  • Complies with all safety and sanitation regulations per standard operating procedures guidelines
  • Preparation and service of food according to the menu of the day, using acceptable HACCP child nutrition techniques to provide the highest quality of food possible
  • Reads and follows recipe instructions
  • Proper portion control is to be used at all times to meet meal requirements
  • Proper storage and handling of foods to meet sanitation requirements
  • Cleaning and sanitizing all equipment, serving pieces, dishes, utensils, and cooking items
  • Cleaning and sanitizing the preparation, service, storage, employee facilities, and dining areas
  • Operates equipment safely per instructions
  • Communicates with coworkers, customers, and staff about meal times
  • Performs all other tasks and duties as assigned
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Job Posting: 3430791

Posted On: Jun 21, 2022

Updated On: Jun 21, 2022