Cherokee County School District

School Nutrition Worker (Floater) (4034)

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Job Details

TitleSchool Nutrition Worker (Floater)
Posting ID4034

Job Description Code: 3D.051

Division/Department: Financial Management

Pay Grade: SN1

Pay Type: Salaried; Non-Exempt

Retirement: PSE

Contract Work Year: 185 Days

Reports To:  School Nutrition Manager and Principal

Evaluation Instrument: BEI


Standard high school diploma or satisfactory completion of state approved High School Equivalency (HSE) Testing Program. Food service experience preferred, but not mandatory. Completion of Orientation for Nutrition Employees (ONE) course within first year of employment. Ability to read and follow recipes and understand and follow directions. Must possess or be willing to learn skills needed to operate food preparation equipment and perform necessary cleaning.


Prepares, cooks, and serves nutritionally adequate meals to students, staff and visitors in an efficient and courteous manner in accordance with accepted food service procedures and Health Department requirements; adheres to all meal accountability procedures including cashiering.



  • Assist in the preparation of various foods for cooking and serving.

  • Follow daily production schedules, including preparing recipes as written

  • Use portion control to equally portion all foods.

  • Implement state/local health codes as they relate to food service.

  • Follow all safety regulations.

  • Wash dishes and store them properly.

  • Sweep and clean kitchen floors.

  • Serve on the serving line.

  • Adhere to all meal accountability procedures including cashiering

  • Follow appropriate dress codes to represent school nutrition in a professional manner.

  • Clean equipment, kitchen and dining tables, as needed.

  • Utilize and maintain equipment as trained and report faulty equipment to School Nutrition Manager.

  • Assist with receiving USDA commodities and purchased foods.

  • Assist with receiving, unloading and storage of all foods and supplies in cooler, freezer and dry storage areas.

  • Communicate effectively and promotes good public relations with students, teachers, administrators and the community.

  • Works with peers/supervisors in tactful, considerate and cooperative manner and assist others when needed

  • Participate in and attend all required training programs including yearly in-service training, ONE course within first year of employment and any additional training as scheduled through the School Nutrition Department

  • Perform necessary average lifting up to 50 pounds.

  • Possess and maintain valid and appropriate license, certificate and/or credential as may be required for this position.

  • Follow work scheduling and attendance requirements in a regular, predictable and punctual manner.

  • Participate in training programs to increase skills and proficiency related to the assignment. 

  • Review current developments, literature and technical source information related to job responsibilities.

  • Ensure adherence to good safety procedures including approved instructions for chemical use in the operation of the program.

  • Follow federal and state laws, as well as Board policies.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.



Job descriptions are designed and intended only to summarize the essential duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and requirements for the purpose of clarifying the general nature and scope of a position’s role as part of the overall organization. Job descriptions do not list all tasks an employee might be expected to perform, and they do not limit the right of the employer/supervisor to assign additional tasks or otherwise to modify duties to be performed – even if seemingly unrelated to the basic job. Every employee has a duty to perform all assigned tasks. (An employee who is assigned a duty or task believed to be unlawful should report the assignment to the Chief Human Resources Officer.) It should also be noted the order of duties/ responsibilities as listed in the job description is not designed or intended to rank the duties in any order of importance relative to each other.


In filling a vacant position, preferred or required credentials regarding education, training, experience, and other bona fide occupational qualifications may be established. The credentials shown in this job description may be interpreted only as the minimum criteria existing at the time the description was developed. Other bona fide occupational qualifications and criteria may be utilized as needed in the selection process.


Fringe Benefits
FICA is paid by the employee and matched by the School District. Temporary workers do not qualify for employee benefits.

Adopted: April 20, 2000
Revised: March 2005, July 2008, March 2010, August 2012, February 2017, July 2019, July 2023


Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangePer Year
LocationCherokee High School

Applications Accepted

Start Date02/05/2024

Job Contact

NameAndy HallTitlePrincipal