School Nutrition Assistant Manager

Alexandria, Virginia
Mar 31, 2022
Oct 18, 2022
Career Level
Entry Level
Full Time
Job Description:

This position is responsible to assist in the day to day management of an individual school or kitchen in the ACPS School District. This job reports to the school Food Service Manager.


Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Certificates & Licenses: Food Safety and Sanitation Certificate

  • Demonstrated ability to manage a school food service operation and the ability to exercise good judgment at all times
  • Knowledge and experience in quantity cookery
  • The ability to maintain good working relationships with administration, staff, and students
  • Desire to continue career improvement
  • Willingness to work in a team environment
  • Completion of management training or equivalent
  • General knowledge of computers

Essential Functions

Financial Management:
  • Complete daily accountability reports and submits by established deadlines
  • Follow established price list for all sales to students, staff, and patrons
  • Work with foodservice associate to assure accurate and timely daily reporting
  • Strive to achieve established goals for food and labor by utilizing labor and resources efficiently
  • Merchandise and market the school food service program as directed by the Nutrition Services Administration

Material and Facilities Management:
  • Assist manager in ordering weekly supplies by established due dates based on resources on hand and forecast production requirements
  • Assist manager in forecasting and setting production needs and plan employee work schedules to assure each meal meets requirements as established by USDA and ACPS Nutrition Services
  • Organize the preparation of food for the assigned department and needing time schedules for that department
  • Oversee as needed that other departments are on target for the time
  • Maintain an accurate inventory of all kitchen supplies
  • Follow all established guidelines as identified in the Nutrition Service employee handbook
  • Perform other duties as needed to accomplish department goals

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:
  • Requires prolonged standing and working near and around mechanical parts
  • Requires physical exertion to manually move, lift (to 40+ lbs.), carry, pull, or push heavy objects or materials
  • Requires stooping, bending, and reaching
  • Must work in a noisy and crowded environment with various climate temperatures
  • Must work in and around fumes, chemicals, and odors

  • Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background
  • Tuberculosis Skin Test

Public Health Compliance
  • Proof of COVID vaccination. Exemptions for religious/medical will be reviewed.
  • Must follow safety and health protocols.


Primary Location:
ACHS King Street Campus
Salary Range:
$16.81 - $20.68 / Support SUP-12
Shift Type:

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