Job Description

    2024-2025 SY Classified: Food Service II (Baker/Cook) JobID: 3853
  • Position Type:
    Food Services/Food Service II

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Verrado High School

  • Closing Date:
    Until filled

  •   Additional Information:

    JOB DESCRIPTION – Food Service II

    TITLE: Food Service II (Previously Baker) FTE: .875


    WORK CALENDAR: 195 days

    COMPENSATION: Classified Non Exempt Compensation Guide (Starting at $17.04/hour)


    1. The Baker/Cook will prepare and serve nutritious, cost-effective and high quality meals/baked items to students and staff in a clean environment. The Baker/Cook will support the National School Breakfast Program (SBP), National School Lunch Program (NSLP), catered events, and the AFUHSD Food Service Program

    2. Perform all duties of food service worker/baker/cook/cashier in a competent and efficient manner

    3. Attend additional training workshops as available

    4. Prepare a wide variety of hot dishes for students and faculty with attractive presentations.

    5. Adjust recipes as required

    6. Prepare baked goods

    7. Maintain an accurate inventory

    8. Assist manager in all catering events

    9. Knowledge and understanding of the National School Lunch Program, standardized recipes, production sheets and maintain portion control

    10. Comply with all Governing Board Policies and Regulations, Maricopa County Health Codes, National School Lunch Program guidelines, and Agua Fria Union High School District Food Service Policies

    11. Comply with School Safety Manual Rules and Regulations and OSHA requirements

    12. Maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, staff, parents and school issues

    13. Provide a welcoming atmosphere for students, staff, parents and community

    14. Perform responsibilities in an ethical and professional manner

    15. Maintain punctual and regular attendance

    16. Perform other related duties as assigned


    To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required

    Education / Certificate

    1. High school diploma or equivalent preferred

    2. Must have or be able to obtain within thirty days of employment start date a County Certification for food handler (renewed every 3 years)

    3. Must have and maintain a valid IVP Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card


    1. Must possess excellent customer service skills

    2. Must possess two years of experience assisting in a commercial cooking or baking operation

    3. Must have knowledge of cooking practices, methods, and food service equipment

    Communication Skills

    1. Must have the ability to read and write instructions, standardized recipes, and production sheets

    2. Must possess the ability to communicate effectively and work harmoniously with administration, staff, parents, and students

    Computer Skills

    1. Must possess general knowledge in the use of office machines and computers


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    1. Must be able to lift and carry materials and packages weighing up to 30 pounds

    2. Stand and or walk for long periods of time

    3. Use hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls

    4. Must be able to bend or twist their body

    5. Must be able to push, pull or otherwise move boxes and materials


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

    1. Able to perform multiple tasks and prioritize functions to meet constantly changing job conditions

    2. Must comply with Safety Rules and Regulations and OSHA requirements

    3. May be subject to odors, dust, poor ventilation, heat, workspace restrictions and loud noises


    The District provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the District complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. The District expressly prohibits any form of workplace discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

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