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Kitchen Assistant

Morning Star Preschool & Child Care Center Omaha, NE

Cook Job Description

The Kitchen Assistant will work cooperatively with administrators and teachers to carry out Morning Star Preschool & Child Care Center’s philosophy and mission.  Due to the Kitchen Assistant's job responsibilities, it is imperative that this person is here when all 3 meals are served.  The Kitchen Assistant is required to work from 7:30 to 4:30 with a one-hour break.


Responsibilities, Skills, Knowledge, Abilities:

  • Wear proper attire such as food service gloves, apron, hair net when necessary
  • Make sure that food is stored properly and securely
  • Serve breakfast, lunch, and snack to the children in the center
  • Ensure that all dining tables, chairs, cooking related areas and equipment are always clean and in good working order
  • Make sure that the floors in the dining area are mopped daily after lunch
  • Clean kitchen countertops after each meal is served
  • Monitor all refrigerators and freezers & make sure they are always at the correct temperature
  • Ensure that the kitchen floor is mopped daily
  • Wash all dishes after each meal.
  • Must have good time management skills
  • Must have effective communication skills
  • Always maintain a professional attitude with coworkers and parents/families.
  • Problem solves with coworkers when necessary.
  • Must maintain Food Handlers Certification
  • Attend mandatory staff meetings
  • Complete a minimum of 12 in-service hours each year, 4 of which must be food service related
  • Complete any other duties assigned by the Director or other Adminstrator


Physical Demands

  • Must be able to walk climb, bend, and kneel frequently.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift, pull, and push frequently
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.



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Full-time Employee
Date Posted September 27, 2022
Date Closes October 27, 2022
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Shift Custom
SOC Category 35-9099.00 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other
Zipcode 68114

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