USD 473 often needs assistance in the kitchens of our various schools. By applying, you will be placed on our Sub Kitchen Staff list and will receive a call from our Food Service Director, Tifiani Leachman.  Sub Kitchen Staff will be called on an "as needed bases."


Sub Kitchen Staff will paid at the hourly rate of $11.07.



Assist in food preparation, cooking and serving.

Wash dishes, pots and pans required for preparation of breakfast and lunches


Essential Functions
1. Wash dishes, pots, pans and other kitchen equipment by hand or with dishwashing machines.
2. Clean and maintain equipment in dishwashing area.
3. Monitor chemical usage in dishwashing area
4. Remove clean dishes from machine and places them in serving areas.
5. Keep work area neat, clean, and organized.
6. Operate slicers, mixers, grinders and other equipment with proper certification, as required.
7. Keep work area neat, clean and organized.
8. Restock items as needed.
9. Assist in some of the preparation of foods for meal service or preparation of menu items in strict compliance with Opaa! recipes.
10. Serve individual portions of food to customers, as required.
11. Keep serving lines/condiments supplied with food items, napkins, silverware and dishes.

12. Demonstrate and promote Opaa!’s Core Values of “Always Act in the Best Interest of the Client, Demonstrate Integrity to Earn Trust, Provide Hospitality, Accept Accountability”.
13. Assist in keeping and maintaining accurate production records.
14. Follow HACCP processes and procedures and properly record temperatures of all hot and cold food.
15. Obey safety rules as outlined in Opaa’s “Safety Procedure Manual” and exercise caution in all work activities.
16. Report any unsafe working conditions to the appropriate supervisor. Participates in the safety incentive
17. program.
18. Attend all required meetings and in-services.
19. Other duties as assigned.

Physical/Visual Activities or Demands
Physical/visual activities or demands that are commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.
1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, climb, balance, kneel, crawl, push, pull, grasp, feel, taste, smell, talk, hear, and reach with hands and arms.
2. The employee must exert over 60 pounds of force occasionally and/or be able to frequently lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects up to 25 pounds.
3. Specific vision abilities required by this job include concentrated attention, depth perception, ability to bring objects into sharp focus, color vision.

Working Conditions
Working conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.
1. Inside and outside working conditions.
2. Frequently works around moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and extreme heat.
3. Occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and extreme cold.
4. Noise level is usually loud.

Education: High School Diploma or GED, preferred; or up to one month related experience, training or equivalent combination of education and experience
Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, commons fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Machines, Tools, Equipment and Work Aids that may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position:
Dishwasher, Steamer/Kettle, Mixer, Oven, Stove, Fryers, Slicer, Thermometers, Gauges, Knives, Box Cutters, Meal Counting Software, Desktop PCs, Calculator, Telephone, Fax, Scanner, Copier, Printer.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable state and federal laws.

Certain job functions described herein may be subject to possible modification in accordance with applicable state and federal laws.
"Commonly associated" is not intended to mean always or only. There are different experiences that suggest other ways or circumstances where reasonable changes or accommodations are appropriate.

All activities, Demands, Conditions and Requirements are linked to Essential Job Functions unless marked with an asterisk, which denotes linkage only to marginal function(s).