Food Service Assistant Manager (FT), Taylor County Schools, Campbellsville KY

Taylor County Primary School in Campbellsville, KY is hiring for a Full-time Food Service Assistant Manager.

RESPONSIBLE TO: Director of Food Service; Principal

LENGTH OF WORK YEAR: 181 days (may vary according to position)

DIVISION: Food Service


Any combination equivalent to:   high school diploma, G.E.D. Certificate or demonstrated progress toward obtaining a G.E.D. as required by Kentucky law and one year experience in food service operations.


Must complete training course for certification of beginning school food service personnel as prescribed in 702 KAR 6:045.


Manage and coordinate the day-to-day food service operations of an assigned school site; assure compliance with District, State and federal requirements and laws regarding nutrition, sanitation, safety and record-keeping; supervise, direct and assigned food service personnel.


Food Service Assistant Manager manages and coordinate the day-to-day food service operations in an assigned school site under the direction of the site manager or Food Service Director.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES include but not limited to:

  • Assist the Manager: manage, coordinate and oversee the day-to-day food service operations at an assigned school site; analyze effectiveness, assure compliance with District, State and federal laws, regulations and safety and sanitation procedures.
  • Assist the Manager: Prepare meals, assuring compliance with regulations and requirements; estimate and order amount of food and supplies needed; monitor and control expenditures; maintain assigned budget.
  • Inspect lunchroom and kitchen area daily to assure compliance with health, safety and sanitation requirements and regulations.
  • Assist the Manager: Plan work schedules and coordinate daily work for efficient use of labor; receive calls from employees and call substitutes as necessary.
  • Train and assist employees in the proper handling of foods, correct use and care of equipment and in maintaining high standards of sanitation and safety.
  • Maintain, prepare and review a variety of menu production records, inventories, logs and reports; accumulate data and input information into a computer as appropriate and file documents as necessary.
  • Assist the Manager: Supervise and participate in food preparation and distribution to District students and staff; plan for catered events such as meetings, activities and parties; plan and coordinate food service operations with school activities to improve school and community relations and increase student participation.
  • Operate point of service system to ensure accurate meal counting and claiming of meals.



  • Meal production planning and scheduling.
  • Applicable District, federal and State laws, rules and regulations related to food service.
  • Quantity food preparation and food merchandising.
  • Nutrition, sanitation and operation regulations and requirements.
  • Use and care of institutional equipment and utensils.
  • Procedures used in ordering, receiving, storing and inventorying food and supplies.
  • Health and safety rules and regulations pertaining to food establishments, including sanitation and maintenance regulations.
  • Record keeping techniques.
  • Principles and practices of supervision and training.
  • Oral and written communications skills.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Inventory methods and practices.


  • Assist the Manager: Manage and coordinate the day-to-day food service operation at an assigned school site.
  • Assure compliance with District, State and federal requirements.
  • Assist the Manager: Plan well-balanced, nutritional and appetizing meals within a fixed budget.
  • Train others in the preparation and serving of food in large quantities.
  • Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
  • Meet schedules and time lines.
  • Operate a computer terminal as required.
  • Plan and organize work.
  • Maintain records and prepare reports.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Work independently with little direction.

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