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Substitute Kitchen Helpers

Millard Public Schools Omaha, NE

Job Description

Food Service Substitute Kitchen Helpers at Millard Public Schools!

Get your foot in the door with Millard Public Schools, renowned for providing outstanding education and a fantastic place to work!  If you are good-natured, detail-oriented, and strive for excellence every day, apply now to join our team!

Millard Public Schools is searching for hard-working, reliable substitute kitchen helpers for schools throughout the district.  Our kitchen helpers assist with the preparation, serving, and cleanup of food for students. Work in various schools in the MPS district; daytime hours will vary.

Essential Job Functions 

  • Perform assigned duties associated with meal preparation:  cook food, prepare individual portions, and perform other duties as assigned
  • Clean equipment, utensils, dishes, mixers, and machines.  Perform general cleaning duties in the kitchen.
  • Perform miscellaneous food service duties as assigned, including but not limited to, acting as cashier for lunch or breakfast serivce, assembling machines, counting money, storing supplies, and securing food in containers for shipment to other school kitchens
  • Serve prepared food to students
  • Willingness to follow instructions, work in all areas of food service, and maintain a positive attitude
  • Respond to frequent change and be willing to take on additional tasks as assigned
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with peers, staff, students, and others
  • Ability to report to work on time and notify managers when not available to work


  • High school diploma or equivalent is required
  • Food service experience is preferred
  • School kitchen experience is desired
  • Experience cooking for large groups is desired

Certification or Licensure

Douglas County Food Handler’s Certification (required within 30 days of hire)

To apply, please visit our website:  Highly qualified applicants providing at least two references (one supervisory reference) will receive priority consideration.  All applicants will receive notifications by email, but only the most qualified will be called for interviews.  Please check your email for status updates.  

We are also looking for individuals who will have a dual function:  catering assistant and kitchen helper.  Primary responsibility is to assist with all aspects of catered events within the district, but you may also be called to help in school kitchens.  If interested in this role, please indicate that on your application.  

Job Details

Date Posted October 13, 2017
Date Closes November 12, 2017
Address Millard Public Schools
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Food Service
Function Food preparation and serving
Job Type Part-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, $11.00
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Mon: 8 am to 4 pm
Tue: 8 am to 4 pm
Wed: 8 am to 4 pm
Thu: 8 am to 4 pm
Fri: 8 am to 4 pm
Hours Varied hours per week; Must be able to accept assignments with little notice
Start Date Immediately
SOC Category 35-2012.00 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria
Zipcode 68137
Name Angela Freeman
Phone 4023507241

This job requires the following skills

  • Customer Service
  • Food Service
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Strong Time Management
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Kitchen / Food Service Worker
  • Food and Beverage Sales
  • Retail Customer Service
  • Banquet Server
  • Cook
  • Dishwasher
  • Food and Beverage Operations
  • Food and Beverage Worker
  • Food Service Worker
  • Restaurant Server

Course(s) relevant to the skills listed for this position