Substitute Cooks (S-19-20-50UF)

Job Posting

Job Details

TitleSubstitute Cooks
Posting IDS-19-20-50UF


Posting Dates:  October 09, 2019 - November 30, 2019



Shift:  Varies


Employment Term:  As needed for the 2019-20 school year


Salary Range:  Pay Grade B


To prepare and serve the meals for students in Preston County Schools.


The cook is directly accountable to the school principal.



  • Possess a valid food handler's card;
  • Passage of State Competency Test;
  • Must have attained a high school diploma or GED equivalent;
  • Be capable of lifting heavy loads which are present in school kitchens such as large pans and cases of food;
  • Be able to work with other cooks and staff cooperatively;
  • Have skills in cooking and/or baking;
  • Have the ability to interpret and follow menus;
  • A cook III and Cook III/Cafeteria Manager, in addition to the other abilities, must be capable of planning Type A lunches keeping accurate inventories, preparing accurate reports, ordering supplies and equipment.

Terms of Employment

Cooks and Cook/Cafeteria Managers will be employed for 200 days.  Salary will be based on the state pay scale.


Performance Standards/Indicators:


1.  Work Habits

  • Display a positive attitude;
  • Follow state and county policies;
  • Meet schedules;
  • Maintain a clean, uncluttered work area;
  • Manage stressful situations;
  • Require minimum supervision;
  • Be punctual;
  • Accept suggestions and constructive critism;
  • Be dependable.

2.  Work Duties and Performance

     Cook II

  • Prepare and serve meals;
  • Maintain a clean, healthy environment in kitchen and work area;
  • Maintain a relationship with students which encouragees them to eat;
  • Order supplies and prepare requisitions;
  • Do other duties assigned by principal and head cook;
  • Responsible for clean up and cleanliness of equipment and work area.

     Cook III

  • Prepare menus;
  • Maintain inventory;
  • Prepare reports;
  • Order supplies and prepare requisitions;
  • Assist in Cook II duties.

     Cook III/Cafeteria Manager

  • Prepare/approve menus;
  • Maintain inventory;
  • Prepare reports;
  • Maintain records;
  • Assist in preparation and serving of meals;
  • Assist principal in operation of food service program;
  • Assign duties to cooks;
  • Inspect area to maintain high standards of sanitation;
  • Work cooperatively with school secretary, as assigned by principal to prepare billing for lunches and to collect payment for lunches;
  • Approve requisitions for supplies and repairs;
  • Do point of service county if assigned by principal;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by principal.

Professional Development

  • Attend in-service and job-related tgraining.
  • Work toward lunch program improvement and efficiency.


Shift TypeSubstitute
Salary RangePay Grade B / Per Day

Applications Accepted

Start Date01/14/2020
End Date02/28/2020