Kitchen Staff

Company/Organization: Joy Child Development Center

Location: Eagle River, AK

Application Dates: Mar 21 - Jun 1, 2022


Job Description

Job Summary: Responsible for meal and snack planning, preparation, service, ordering, storing, clean-up and record keeping for participation in USDA food program

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snack-ensure that all meals are correctly portioned for each classroom.
  • Prepare grocery list based on menus
  • Shop for groceries and supplies
  • Responsible for monthly inventory
  • Responsible for daily/weekly/monthly cleaning of kitchen
  • Responsible for record keeping necessary for CACFP food program
  • Compete weekly menus
  • Provide for health and safety of children
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding child and family matters
  • Respond appropriately in emergency situations
  • Attend monthly staff meeting and in-service training
  • Participate in center-sponsored child-family activities which occasionally fall outside of the normal work day
  • Other duties as assigned
  • While a teacher in classrooms: model family style dining to all ages, help children to wash hands appropriately, call roll for meal counts, use correct serving utensils for the correct portions of each age group,
  • Have read, understand, and agree to abide by the personnel policies and procedures of this agency


  • High school Diploma or equivalent
  • Food handling certification (or be willing to obtain)
  • 6 months of food service preferred
  • Positive security clearance based on result of state and federal fingerprint check
  • Current First aid and CPR certification

Interpersonal Skills: Ability to work positively with parents, children and staff

Mathematical skills: Ability to perform elementary math functions

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 35lbs
  • Ability to stay awake at all times while on the job
  • Ability to shop and carry supplies
  • Position entails exposure to a wide range of children illnesses

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