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TENNESSEE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
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EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE CENTER FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED
2725 Island Home Boulevard
Knoxville, Tennessee  37920

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
FOOD SERVICE WORKER NE

SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Food Service Manager, the Food Service Worker performs a variety of routine duties in preparing and serving food at a residential school and does cleaning of the food service areas, equipment, and utensils.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES: (other duties will be discussed at the interview)

  1. Overtime will be required at times throughout the year as special events occur on campus.
  2. Performs a variety of set-up work such as cleaning, filling and maintaining steam tables with water, placing containers of food in steam tables, preparing coffee/tea.
  3. Sorts and washes/peels/chops vegetables; prepares salads and salad dressings; prepares toppings; grates/slices/dices/etc. food items; and does other work as assigned.
  4. Assists cooks and bakers by portioning ingredients according to written recipes.
  5. Assists in receipt, storing, rotation of food and in inventory process.
  6. Uses dishwashing machine and other equipment as needed in the food service area.
  7. Serves food on line; packs food for cottage program and other activities.
  8. As part of your duties, you may be required to mentor a TSD student in the TSD Work Based Learning Program.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
A valid State of Tenn. Driver's License is required when driving on campus in a personal vehicle or state vehicle. High School or GED diploma preferred. Applicant must become proficient in sign language at the level established for this position within the Tennessee School for the Deaf Sign Communication Program as demonstrated by an appropriate assessment tool. Training will be provided. The applicant selected for this position will be fingerprinted and required to have a TBI/FBI background check. In addition, background checks will be conducted through the Tenn. Registry of Sexual Offenders, the Tenn. Registry of Abuses, and the Tenn. Child Protective Services Background Check. Applicant should have knowledge of the following: 1. Routine food preparation and sanitary precautions for food service areas 2. Basic reading, writing, and math sufficient to follow recipes, and 3. Have the ability to perform routine food service duties.

SALARY: $1,330 - $2,131 per month. This is a 10 month position. The State makes available to the employee: medical insurance, retirement (401K availability), sick leave, annual leave.

APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SENT TO:
Betty Ann Brookshire
Tennessee School for the Deaf
2725 Island Home Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37920

The Tennessee School for the Deaf is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer.

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