Cumberland County Schools

Child Nutrition Food Service Assistant/Bus Driver-Open Recruitment (4207)

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Job Details

TitleChild Nutrition Food Service Assistant/Bus Driver-Open Recruitment
Posting ID4207

TITLE:   Open Recruitment Child Nutrition Food Service Assistant / Bus Driver

(applies to all positions in the cafeteria except managers and assistant managers)                  


FLSA STATUS:                        Non-Exempt                                        



Ability to read and write, make simple calculations and follow oral and written directions. Ability to learn and follow prescribed preparation methods of handling food and supplies. Emotional stability and physical fitness to perform duties assigned. Interest in food preparation and meal service. Interest in working with children. Personal standards of appearance and dress compatible with those required by Child Nutrition Services. Ability to communicate, read and interpret recipes, work with others and independently. Must be able to speak and comprehend the English language.


REPORTS TO:              Child Nutrition Cafeteria Manager


JOB GOAL:                             

To provide direct services to the Child Nutrition Program according to established procedures and guidelines.  The employee is responsible for carrying out the duties assigned by the Child Nutrition Cafeteria Manager.



  • Follows written and oral instructions issued by management in a timely manner.
  • Follows standardized recipes for all preparation.
  • Practices sound sanitation and safety methods.
  • Attends training meetings as instructed.
  • Reports to work at designated time and remains on the job until dismissed by the Manager.
  • Performs duties involved in the safe preparation and handling of food, cleaning and sanitizing of equipment and facilities, serving of food, and record keeping.
  • Follows all policies of the Board of Education and instructions of the Manager relating to safety measures, sanitation practices, work techniques, and methods of performing other duties.
  • Notifies the Manager at the earliest possible time when unable to work.
  • Assures a positive atmosphere and image of the Child Nutrition Program.
  • Attends and successfully completes all training activities as required to improve ability and knowledge in performance of work duties.
  • Serves as team player and role model for other employees in the organization; demonstrates a commitment to continuous quality improvement; supports and exhibits organizational core values of caring, respect, integrity, responsibility, high expectations, being customer driven, and valuing diversity.
  • Performs other duties and accepts responsibilities as assigned by the management.


  • Must have finger dexterity and be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of kneeling, sitting, walking, stooping, reaching, lifting, pushing, pulling, talking, seeing, hearing, and repetitive motion and stand for entire work day.
  • Must be able to climb ladder.
  • Must possess the visual acuity to work with data and figures, distinguish colors, and operate various kitchen equipment.
  • Must possess hand and finger dexterity for efficient food production. 
  • Auditory acuity at a level to hear telephone conversations, customer questions and concerns, and supervisor vocalized instructions. 
  • Must be able to clearly express and exchange ideas by means of spoken word to customers and co-workers. 
  • Must be able to perform medium lifting exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


Must have and maintain a valid North Carolina driver’s license.


Must be able to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) when requested, for purposes of driving a school bus.

Shift TypePart-Time
Salary RangePer Hour
Location209 Child Nutrition

Applications Accepted

Start Date09/12/2023

Job Contact

NameShelia StevensonTitleChild Nutrition