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Kitchen Helper - RMS Kitchen Helper - 6.25 hr 7:30am-2:15pm

Millard Public Schools Omaha, NE

Job Description

Kitchen Helper for Russell Middle School - 6.25 hours per day!

Begin your career 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 a hard-working, reliable kitchen helper for Russell Middle School to assist with the preparation, serving, and clean-up of food for students, Monday - Friday, 7:30 AM - 2:15 PM.  Enjoy a rewarding position, providing nourishment for kids in a fun, dynamic environment!

Essential Functions:

  1. Perform assigned duties associated with the preparation of meals. Cook and bake food, prepare individual portions, and perform other food preparation duties as assigned. (45%)
  2. Clean and sanitize utensils, dishes, and appliances, machines, and other equipment. Perform general cleaning duties in kitchen. (25%)
  3. Perform miscellaneous food service duties as assigned including acting as a cashier for lunch. Assemble machines, count money, order and store supplies, and secure food in containers for shipment to other school kitchens. (20%)
  4. Serve prepared food to students. (10%)
  5. Adjust to change in a dynamic environment, maintaining productivity while handling other essential tasks as assigned.
  6. Interact positively with students, building staff, and supervisors.


  1. A high school diploma or equivalent is required.
  2. Experience in high volume food preparation and serving is desired. School kitchen experience is preferred.
  3. Required upon hire to take Food Handlers Class within 30 days of employment.
  4. Other requirements:
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with staff, students, and others.
  • Ability and willingness to follow work instructions in all areas of food service and maintain a positive attitude toward the food service program.
  • Ability to report to work on time and notify manager at the earliest possible time when unable to work.

Working Conditions: 

  • Work is performed in an area that is adequately lighted and ventilated.
  • Physical Demands:  Specific physical characteristics and abilities are required to perform the work, such as dexterity, long periods of standing, bending, carrying or lifting supplies and equipment weighing 40 pounds or more.

For immediate consideration, please complete our application from the MPS 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. 

Job Details

Date Posted February 22, 2019
Date Closes March 24, 2019
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Food Services
Function Food preparation and serving
Job Type Part-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, $13.36
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Hours 30 hours per week
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 35-3021.00 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
Zipcode 68137
Name Angela Freeman
Phone 4023507241

This job requires the following skills

  • Food Service
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Strong Time Management
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Kitchen / Food Service Worker
  • Food and Beverage Sales
  • Banquet Server
  • Dishwasher
  • Food and Beverage Operations
  • Food and Beverage Worker
  • Food Sales

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