Cafeteria Worker - Posted To Create a Candidate Pool
Baltimore, MD 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description

REPORTS TO: Cafeteria Manager/PIC, Food and Nutrition Services

DEFINITION: Performs daily production, serving, and cleaning duties for the school foodservice program. Meets and greets students and assists them with making healthy menu selections. Performs other duties as assigned.


Performs food service production and operational tasks as assigned by the school's site manager.

Assists in the preparation of foods using standardized recipes and menus, and portion controls in accordance with work production standards.

Sets up food on serving lines and/or steam tables and serves meals or meal components.

Conducts the cashiering function in accordance with established financial and accountability procedures.

Cleans and sanitizes all equipment and work areas including the kitchen floors, walk-in refrigerators, and storage areas. Follows established Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) procedures and food safety standards.

Assists with maintaining production records, HACCP logs, and satellite control sheets.

Properly stores food and supplies.

Transports food from the base complex to the receiving school, if required.

Reports to any site in the complex as assigned.


Education, Training, and Experience:
High school diploma or appropriate equivalent is preferred.
One (1) year experience in the field of food service is preferred.

Licenses and Certificates:
Possession of a valid class C Maryland driver's license or an equivalent preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of school system's safety, procedural, and policy guidelines, and applicable safety regulations.
Ability to understand and speak English.
Ability to maintain good relationships with teachers, students, and other employees.
Good human relations and communications skills.

The work of this class is performed in a kitchen and cafeteria environment. Duties require frequent lifting and carrying including objects up to 50 pounds, the ability to bend and kneel on a regular basis, and the ability to stand for three hours or more consecutively. Also requires the ability to withstand extreme temperatures of hot and cold.

Annual completion of continuing education/training in accordance with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Professional Standards for School Nutrition Employees.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Substitute Rate: $11.00 per hour
Regular Rate: Grade 02 on the OFNS Pay Scale $11.37 to $16.64 (10-month position)

Regular positions are eligible for the Baltimore County Employees' Retirement System

Application Instructions
Please read and carefully follow the instructions provided below.
  • Applicants are required to have a completed application on file for employment with Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS). Each time an applicant applies to a job with BCPS, the application must be resubmitted. If an applicant started an application with BCPS in the past and at a later date decides to apply for additional positions, it is the applicant's responsibility to review the entire application and ensure that all data is up to date (for example, the applicant may need to add additional schooling or certifications, an additional work experience, or provide updated references). The applicant must remember to review the entire application each time for accuracy and submit each time for a new or different vacancy.
  • Professional references must be submitted to complete your application. Examples of professional references include current and former principals, supervisors, managers, mentor teachers and university/college supervisors. Personal references from colleagues, friends, community members, etc. will not be accepted. Applicants should notify their reference proactively to inform them they will receive a form via email through a MAILBOT email address from Baltimore County Public Schools. Applicants should also inform their reference(s) of the job they are applying to.
  • Be sure to account for all periods of employment and unemployment, including student teaching and internship experience, and include names, addresses, and telephone numbers of employers.
  • Be sure to answer all criminal background questions. If you answer "yes" to any of the criminal background questions you must provide a written explanation. A criminal offense does not necessarily exclude an applicant from employment with BCPS. Factors such as passage of time since the offense, the nature of the violation, and the extent of rehabilitation will be taken into consideration.

Pre-Employment Requirements:
  • All persons employed by the Baltimore County Public Schools, regular and temporary, are required to be fingerprinted and have a criminal background investigation (State of Maryland, Senate Bill 315, effective October 1, 1986) completed. The fee charged for fingerprinting is $81.00. An identification card will be issued which must be shown prior to employment.
  • Anyone offered employment is required to provide proper identification and documentation of eligibility for employment in the US.
  • If you have military experience you will be asked to provide a copy of DD214.
  • Official transcripts for all higher education must be received prior to contract signing.
  • Some positions will require employees to undergo a physical examination and/or drug testing.
  • All newly hired personnel must attend a Badges and Benefitssession.
  • Additional job verification will be required for salary credit.

Non-Discrimination Statement

The Board of Education of Baltimore County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or veteran status in matters affecting employment or in providing access to educational programs or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries regarding the Board's nondiscrimination policies should be directed to: EEO Officer, Office of Equal Employment Opportunity, Baltimore County Public Schools, 6901 Charles Street, Building B, Towson, Maryland 21204 (443-809-8937). There is a compliance officer responsible for identifying, preventing, and remedying prohibited harassment concerning students. Complaints of harassment should be directed to the executive director, Department of School Safety and Security, 9610 Pulaski Park Drive, Suite 219, Baltimore, Maryland 21220 (443-809-4360).

Contact Information
Katie Griss
HR Associate, Office of Staffing
6901 Charles Street, E Building
Towson, Maryland 21204
Phone: 443-809-7872


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1 year
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