Cascade School District #422
209 N. School Street, Cascade, Idaho 83611
Phone: 208-630-6057 Fax: 208-382-3797
Engaging every student, every day in character development and rigorous education.

Food Service Kitchen Assistant

Head Cook

Cascade School District is seeking a part-time assistant cook. The Assistant cook works with the Head Cook to prepare and serve nutritious breakfasts & lunches for the K-12 students in the Cascade School District.


  1. Help prepare daily school meals on time and according to a planned menu and to standards set forth by the appropriate state and federal agencies and the District's food service department.
  2. Maintain the highest standard of safety and cleanliness in the kitchen and cafeteria
  3. Prepare food according to a planned menu and tested, uniform recipes and determine if the finished product is of high quality both in flavor and appearance before it is served
  4. Assist in the proper storage of all food items, keeping frozen and refrigerated items at the required temperatures
  5. Help determine the quantities of each food to be prepared daily and the size of serving to meet the necessary age requirements as requested
  6. Assist in the serving of food, and be responsible of replenishing the supply of foods during serving periods
  7. Assist in the daily clean-up of the kitchen and service areas
  8. Keep the refrigerators and storerooms clean
  9. Help process all delivery receipts, bank deposits, payrolls, and daily sales records as directed
  10. Assist in ordering necessary supplies
  11. Report to the head cook any faulty or inferior quality food that is received
  12. Assist in maintaining storeroom inventory by helping to check in shipments and order supplies as needed
  13. Assist in the disposal of unused food
  14. Assist in requisitioning food stuffs and verifying receipt of food shipments
  15. Report immediately to the building principal any problem or accident occurring in the kitchen or cafeteria area
  16. Maintain friendly relations with other school staff and with lunchroom customers
  17. Prepare all reports as directed by the Food Service Supervisor
  18. Assume responsibility for his or her continuing professional growth and development through such efforts as attendance at in-services
  19. Seek assistance should emergencies arise
  20. Represent the school district in a positive manner
  21. Know and follow school district policy and chain of command
  22. Perform other duties as assigned

Performance of this position will be evaluated annually by the head cook and/or food service supervisor in conformance with federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy.

This position shall be considered in all respects “employment at will”. The “employment period” and other descriptions and terms set forth in this job description shall not create a property right for the employee. These are set forth only to advise the employee of when and what type of services will be required by the district so long as the employment continues.

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All certificated and non-certificated employees and other individuals are required to undergo a criminal history check and submit to fingerprinting. Any applicant convicted of any of the felony crimes enumerated in Section 33-1208, Idaho Code may not be hired, and any applicant convicted of any felony offense listed in Section 33-1208(2), Idaho Code shall not be hired.

Legal Reference:
I.C. § 33-512 Governance of Schools
I.C. § 33-1210 Information on Past Job Performance