Food Service Assistant (Part-Time)

Other Atlanta, Georgia


Position:               Food Service Assistant (Part-Time)      

Supervisor:          Principal

Work Site:           The Main Street Academy; College Park, GA


Job Summary:

The Main Street Academy (TMSA) is seeking an experienced Food Service Assistant. The successful candidate should have the ability to work well with others and have excellent customer service skills. Applicant must show evidence of following and understanding a standardized recipe for preparing high quality food, and must follow established sanitation and safety procedures.

 Required Qualifications:

  • HS Diploma or GED equivalent required
  • Minimum of 1 year closely related experience is preferred
  • Experience in institutional food service is preferred
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Prepare and serve breakfast and lunch for TMSA students and staff
  • Implement sanitation and safety procedures in receiving, preparing, storing, and serving food while maintaining cleanliness of work area and equipment
  • Work with Food Service team and Food Service Coordinator to ensure the meal management is accurate and supply maintenance orders for the food service meals
  • Serve as cashier; enter meal purchases into the system; calculate total payments received during shift and reconcile with total sales
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Must possess a demonstrated knowledge on nutrition; safe food handling; preparation; service and sanitation; and all related food policies and procedures
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in inventory management and ordering food service supplies
  • Ability to identify equipment problems and expediting service requests
  • Ability to establish and/or implement sanitary practices for food handling; general cleanliness; and maintenance of kitchen and dining areas 

Physical/Job Requirements:

  • Must have the ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time
  • Exhibit manual dexterity to dial a telephone, to enter data into a computer
  • Physical agility to lift up to 50 pounds; bend, stoop, sit on the floor, climb stairs, walk and to reach overhead
  • Orientation for Nutrition Employees training must be successfully completed in accordance with Georgia Department of Education requirements

Shift Schedule: Position is active during the 10 month school year; required shifts are 4-6 hours per day during school week


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