2017-18 Position Opening
In-district Transfer Only


Jemtegaard Middle School

7.25 hours per day (6:15 am – 2:00 pm) Monday-Friday

180 days p/year (student attendance days only)

Probationary rate of pay:  $13.24   (60 work days probation for new employees)
Permanent rate of pay:  $14.29 –  $16.41


Purpose Statement:

The job of Server I is done for the purpose/s of assisting in directing the participating in all phases of kitchen operations; assists in directing food service personnel in performing their functions in a safe and efficient manner; cooking and preparing food items that meet mandated nutritional requirements; maintaining facilities in a sanitary condition; and complying with mandated health requirements.

This job reports to the Food Service Supervisor

Essential Functions

  • Arranges food and beverage items (e.g. displaying, filling racks, etc.) for the purpose of making them available to students and staff.
  • Cleans utensils, equipment and the storage, food preparation, serving and eating areas for the purpose of maintaining sanitary conditions and meeting health and safety requirements.
  • Conducts physical inventories for the purpose of verifying stock and identifying losses.
  • Directs other food services personnel and student workers/volunteers for the purpose of guiding them in performing their function in a safe and efficient manner and maximizing the efficiency of the workforce and/or meeting shift requirements.
  • Inspects food items and/or supplies received for the purpose of verifying quantity and specifications of orders and/or complying with mandated health requirements.
  • Monitors students in the lunchroom/cafeteria for the purpose of providing a safe and supportive environment.
  • Orders equipment and supplies (e.g. standard items stocked in warehouse, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining an adequate inventory to complete jobs efficiently and within budget guidelines.
  • Prepares food and beverage items for consumption for the purpose of meeting mandated nutritional requirements and projected meal requirements.
  • 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.
  • Serves one or more items of food for the purpose of meeting mandated nutritional requirements and/or requests of student and school personnel.
  • Stocks food, condiments and supplies for the purpose of maintaining adequate quantities and security of items.
  • Tests prepared food for flavor, appearance and temperature for the purpose of ensuring the acceptance of items by students and staff.

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 with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions.  Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adhering to safety practices; preparing and maintaining accurate records; utilizing industrial grade food service equipment; and using pertinent software applications.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations, using fractions, percents. and/or rations; understand written procedures, write routine documents, and speak clearly; and understand multi-step written and oral instructions.  Specific knowledge required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job includes: methods of quantity cooking; health standards and hazards; and food safe handling procedures.

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


Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision and using standardized practices and/or methods; directing other persons within a small work unit; and operating within a defined budget.  There is a continual opportunity to impact the Organization’s services.

Working Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following physical demands: significant lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some climbing and balancing; frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching and/or crawling, and significant fine finger dexterity.  Generally the job requires 0% sitting, 50% walking, and 50% standing.  The job is performed under some temperature extremes 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 Handlers/SafeServe Certificate
Valid First Aid Certificate

Continuing Educ./Training                                Clearances
                                                                           WA State Misconduct Clearance
Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance

FLSA Status                                                     Salary Grade
Non Exempt                                                       Sch A Food Service – Server I

POSTED:  July 31, 2017


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:  Marian Young, 4855 Evergreen Way, Washougal WA 98671(360) 954-3050; Title IX Officer:  Marian Young, 4855 Evergreen Way, Washougal WA 98671(360) 954-3050; Section 504 Coordinator:  Rebecca von Duering, 4855 Evergreen Way, Washougal WA 98671(360) 954-3020.