2019-20 Position Opening
Open to the Public


Washougal High School
3 hours per day (7:00 am – 8:00 am and 11:00 am -1:00 pm) Monday-Friday

Start and end times are subject to variation based upon changing needs
180 days per year (student attendance days)

Rate of pay:    $19.39 – $22.26

Purpose Statement:
The job of Cashier is done for the purpose/s of collecting funds for daily meal transaction; balancing accounts and depositing funds utilizing established accounting practices.  Assist students with meal transactions.
This job reports to Food Service Supervisor

Essential Functions

  • Assists with physical inventories for the purpose of verifying stock and ensuring availability of supplies as needed.
  • Collects payments for food items from students and/or staff (e.g. cash, meal tickets, etc.) for the purpose of securing funds for reimbursement of costs for providing nutritional services.
  • Maintains accurate student accounts (e.g. free and reduced meal status, meal count, etc.) for the purpose of providing documentation to meet federal, state and/or administrative requirements.
  • Monitors mandated nutritional requirements for reimbursable meals for the purpose of meeting state requirements of a school lunch.
  • Monitors students in the lunchroom/cafeteria or line for the purpose of providing a safe and supporting environment.
  • Prepares a variety of documents (e.g. meal counts, bank deposits, etc.) for the purpose of providing documentation and/or conveying information for planning purposes to supervisory and management personnel.
  • Reconciles transactions (e.g. counting receipts, completing documentation, etc.) for the purpose of balancing accounts and adhering to established accounting practices.
  • Responds to inquiries of students, staff, and the public for the purpose of providing information and/or direction regarding the selection and price of meal items.
  • Stocks food, condiments, and supplies for snack bar for the purpose of maintaining adequate quantities and security of items.
  • Working knowledge of computers and related computer programs, including Skyward.
  • Monitors students for food allergy/intolerance.

Other Functions

  • Assists other personnel as may be required, for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.

Job Requirements:  Minimum Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

SKILLS are required to perform multiple, non-technical tasks using existing skills.  Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include:  adhering to safety practices; preparing and maintaining accurate records; and using pertinent software applications.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; understand written procedures, write routing documents, and speak clearly; and understand multi-step written and oral instructions. Specific knowledge required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job includes:  health standards and hazards; accounting/bookkeeping principles; concepts of grammar and punctuation; and safety practices and procedures.

ABILITY is required to schedule activities; gather and/or collate data; and use job-related equipment.  Flexibility is required to work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined and similar processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods.  Ability is also required to work with a diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with similar types of data; and utilize job-related equipment.  In working with others, problem solving is required to identify issues and create action plans.  Problem solving with data may require independent interpretation; and problem solving with equipment is limited.   Specific abilities required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include:  working with children; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships and working as part of a team.


Responsibilities include:  working under direct supervision using standardized procedures; providing information and/or advising others; and operating within a defined budget.  There is a continual opportunity to have some impact on the Organization’s services.

Working Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following physical demands:  occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some climbing and balancing; some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity.  Generally the job requires 10% sitting, 10% walking, and 80% standing.  The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and some hazardous conditions.


Experience        Job related experience is desired.
Education       High School diploma or equivalent.

Required Testing                                               Certificates & Licenses
Pre-employment Proficiency Test                       Food Handler’s Certificate (at time of employment)                                                                            Valid First Aid Certificate

Continuing Educ./Training                               Clearances
                                                                            WA State Misconduct Clearance
Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance
FLSA Status                             Approval Date                      Salary Grade

Non Exempt                                                                            Sch A. Food Service – Cashier

POSTED: August 28, 2019



The Washougal School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employee(s) has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator:  Aaron Hansen, 4855 Evergreen Way, Washougal WA 98671(360) 954-3050; Title IX Officer:  Gary McGarvie, 1201 39th Street, Washougal WA 98671(360) 954-3104; Section 504 Coordinator:  Aaron Hansen, 4855 Evergreen Way, Washougal WA 98671(360) 954-3050.


Revised: Jan 2017