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Position TitleJob NumberJob DescriptionPay Scale
Food Service Helper Substitutes-Continuous Recruitment2024-4

Position:      Food Service Helper Substitutes 

Location:     Management Services - Shared Food Service Program (various school districts) 

Schedule:     M-F (days and hours will vary depending on location and need)

Basic Function:

Assists in the preparation and service of food and in the cleaning of kitchen equipment. This is routine manual work performed under immediate supervision in connection with the preparation and service of food. On occasion Food Service Helpers may perform cooking duties involving lesser degrees of skill than regularly required of employees in the classification of Cook.  Does related work as required.

Responsibilities:

1. Sets tables and cleans them after meals.
2. Fills sugar bowls and salt and pepper shakers.
3. Works on the tray lines serving designated portions per menus.
4. Fills food carts and delivers foods to designated areas.
5. Polishes silverware, tables and chairs.
6. Cleans dining rooms and dish and linen closets.
7. Cleans, washes and otherwise prepares vegetables and fruit for cooking.
8. Assists in the preparation of salads and desserts.
9. Helps cooks in any phases of their duties.
10. Washes dishes, pots and pans by hand or machine.
11. Sweeps, mops and cleans kitchen.
12. May act as cashier.
13. Working knowledge of the proper methods of serving food and of the care of tableware, glassware, silver, and kitchen appliances.
14. Ability to follow oral and written directions.
15. Good physical condition.

$16.25 per hour
Food Service Helper-Troy CSD (FT/10M)2024-26A5

Location:     Management Services - Troy City School District

Schedule:      M–F / FT hours will vary

Basic Function:

Assists in the preparation and service of food and in the cleaning of kitchen equipment. This is routine manual work performed under immediate supervision in connection with the preparation and service of food. On occasion Food Service Helpers may perform cooking duties involving lesser degrees of skill than regularly required of employees in the classification of Cook.  Does related work as required.

Responsibilities:

1. Sets tables and cleans them after meals.
2. Fills sugar bowls and salt and pepper shakers.
3. Works on the tray lines serving designated portions per menus.
4. Fills food carts and delivers foods to designated areas.
5. Polishes silverware, tables and chairs.
6. Cleans dining rooms and dish and linen closets.
7. Cleans, washes and otherwise prepares vegetables and fruit for cooking.
8. Assists in the preparation of salads and desserts.
9. Helps cooks in any phases of their duties.
10. Washes dishes, pots and pans by hand or machine.
11. Sweeps, mops and cleans kitchen.
12. May act as cashier.
13. Working knowledge of the proper methods of serving food and of the care of tableware, glassware, silver, and kitchen appliances.
14. Ability to follow oral and written directions.
15. Good physical condition.

$17.15 per hour
Food Service Helper-Johnstown SD (FT/10M)2024-160A2

Location:     Management Services - Greater Johnstown School District

Schedule:      M–F / FT hours will vary

Basic Function:

Assists in the preparation and service of food and in the cleaning of kitchen equipment. This is routine manual work performed under immediate supervision in connection with the preparation and service of food. On occasion Food Service Helpers may perform cooking duties involving lesser degrees of skill than regularly required of employees in the classification of Cook.  Does related work as required.

Responsibilities:

1. Sets tables and cleans them after meals.
2. Fills sugar bowls and salt and pepper shakers.
3. Works on the tray lines serving designated portions per menus.
4. Fills food carts and delivers foods to designated areas.
5. Polishes silverware, tables and chairs.
6. Cleans dining rooms and dish and linen closets.
7. Cleans, washes and otherwise prepares vegetables and fruit for cooking.
8. Assists in the preparation of salads and desserts.
9. Helps cooks in any phases of their duties.
10. Washes dishes, pots and pans by hand or machine.
11. Sweeps, mops and cleans kitchen.
12. May act as cashier.
13. Working knowledge of the proper methods of serving food and of the care of tableware, glassware, silver, and kitchen appliances.
14. Ability to follow oral and written directions.
15. Good physical condition.

$17.15 per hour
Cook Manager I (FT/10M)2024-159A2

Location:      Management Services - CTE Albany Campus

Basic Function:

This work involves the preparation and cooking of food on a large scale and the supervision of the food preparation staff in an institution or facility with a large population.  The work is performed under the general supervision of a superintendent or dietary manager.  Supervision is exercised over the cooks, assistant cooks and food service helpers.  Does related work as required.

Responsibilities:

1. Supervises and participates in the preparation of and serving of food.
2. Supervises the storage and care of food and supplies.
3. Supervises and participates in the cleaning of the kitchen and care of the equipment.
4. Keeps records of food and supplies received and used.
5. Keeps employee time records.
6. Plans work schedules.
7. Plans menus with attention to nutritional value, acceptability and budgetary limitations.
8. Determines requirements and submits requisitions for food and supplies.
9. Good knowledge of the principals and practices of large quantity food preparation.
10. Good knowledge of menu planning.
11. Good knowledge of the purchasing of food in large quantities and the sanitary handling and storage of such food.
12. Good knowledge of the fundamentals of nutrition principals and their applications to the health of clients.
13. Good knowledge of modern food preparation including the utensils, appliances and equipment used for such preparation.
14. Ability to plan and supervise the work of others.
15. Ability to keep records and prepare reports.
16. Ability to get along well with other employees and the clientele of the facility.
17. Ability to accurately communicate verbal and written directions.
18. Tact.
19. Good judgment.
20. Resourcefulness.
21. Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

$19.16 per hour

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activities, employment, and admissions; and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The
following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Director of Human Resources,
at hrdirector@neric.org, (518) 862-4910 or 900 Watervliet Shaker Road, Albany, NY 12205. Inquiries concerning the application of
the Capital Region BOCES nondiscrimination policies may also be referred to the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of
Education, 32 Old Slip, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005-2500, telephone: 646-428-3900, FAX: 646-428-3843, TDD: 800-877-
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