Position: 6 Hour-Cook
Department: Ozark School District Food Services
Reports To: Kitchen Manager
The Cook is responsible for preparing and serving attractive, nutritionally balanced meals for the children. This
position is responsible for maintaining high standards of quality food production and portion control using
standard recipes and for appropriate quantities of food needed to meet menu requirements. The Cook is also
responsible; including but not limited to cleaning, sanitizing and heavy lifting. This position also performs a
variety of tasks such as sweeping, mopping, and maintaining refrigerators, freezers and storerooms in a neat
and clean order.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Food Preparation and Serving
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
• School lunch experience desirable.
• Any food service experience is a plus
Knowledge, Skills and Other Abilities:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands and talk or
hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally
required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must
occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.