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Roster Food Service Worker - Various Locations (N183-2324) - REVISED

Roster Food Service Worker - Various Locations (N183-2324) - REVISED

locationWethersfield, CT 06109, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Tourism / Hospitality / Leisure
Full Time


POSTING DATE:    September 22, 2023

CLOSING DATE:    May 31, 2024

POSITION:              Roster Food Service Worker – Various Locations

REPORTS TO:        Cook Manager


Under general supervision of school-based Cook Manager, performs duties involved in the safe preparation, serving, and storage of food. Participates in the cleaning and sanitizing of equipment and facilities, meal service, record keeping, and other related duties as required or assigned.


·        Performs food preparation tasks as assigned.

·        Operates various kitchen equipment including, but not limited to, steamer, kettle, slicer, and dishwasher.

·        Assists in receiving and storing of food items.

·        Follows proper sanitary and health practices for food receiving, storage, preparation and serving.

·        Assists in the service of meals to students and adults.

·        Assists in cleaning and sanitizing all work areas and surfaces including equipment, pots, pans, and utensils used during workday.

·        Assists in properly storing leftover foods.

·        Assists in preparation of daily food production records for food items prepared.

·        Assists school-based cook manager in maintaining proper accountability records as needed.

·        Maintains good public relations with students, parents, faculty, and staff.

·        Performs related work as assigned.


·        High School Diploma or equivalent. May consider a candidate currently enrolled in an alternative pathway to high school diploma.

·        Possess ability to follow directions in English, both written and oral, to ensure safety of food preparation and services.

·        Demonstrate a general knowledge of safe food handling principles as well as personal hygiene.

·        Demonstrate a general knowledge of quantity food production.

·        Knowledge in the use of food service equipment in a safe and efficient manner.

·        Competent in basic computation such as weights, measures, adding, subtracting, division, and multiplication.

·        Proficient in the use of a calculator and computer.

·        Demonstrate the ability to deal effectively and courteously with students, food service department staff and school personnel.


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 these essential functions. The individual must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time, engage in repetitive motion, and be able to lift 40 pounds. Must be able to tolerate extreme temperature changes from freezer to oven area (0-90 degrees F).


A Food Protection Certification Program


10 Month Work Year. 6 hrs. per day. In Accordance with Local 566-AFL-CIO, Schedule

71A, REVISED SALARY(2023-2024 $15.91 – $16.81)


Successful completion of a probationary work period. After which an annual, in writing evaluation is completed by the designated Cook Manager / Field Operations Manager.


Local 566 of Council 4

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: All current internaland externalapplicants must submit an online application. To apply, please visit follow the appropriate link.

HPS recruits and selects diverse professionals, who are committed to developing students’ individual, academic, social, and emotional capacities and growth within the classroom and beyond. Highly talented and qualified candidates with a passion for urban education, a commitment to our Hartford students, families, and community are strongly encouraged to apply immediately!

Why Should You Choose Hartford Public Schools?

Hartford Public Schools is seeking excellent candidates and wants to provide the best experience for you. We have put together a comprehensive package of benefits and incentives, including:

●       Competitive salary

●       Career growth opportunities

●       Tuition reimbursement

●       Rich health care plan

●       Professional development

Diversity Among Us

Hartford Public Schools is a diverse community of scholars and educators. Among our 18,000 students, there are 90 languages spoken; 22% of our student population are English Learners. Over 85% of the population are students of color. At Hartford Public Schools, we are well above the national average for diverse teachers and administrators. Among our teachers and administrators, 27% and 47%, respectively, identify as people of color. 

Hartford is the Place for You

The state of Connecticut is seated on the northeastern seaboard. Hartford is within an hour’s drive of the coastline and is centrally located between New York City and Boston. Hartford is one of America’s oldest and most historic cities, made up of 17 unique neighborhoods rich in history and diversity. It is commonly known as the “insurance capital” due to its prominence beginning in the 19th century as home to many of the most prestigious insurance companies in the U.S., many of which still call Hartford home today. The city features world-class museums, entertainment, and sports venues and is home to several major companies. An array of restaurants reflecting cuisines from all over the world attract people from far and wide, and more than 200 arts, heritage, and cultural organizations in the Hartford region provide hundreds of events year-round. In addition, several universities and colleges are in Hartford and the surrounding towns, allowing easy access to advanced degree programs.

Position Subject to Available Funding

An Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/V/D