Employment

Join Us!

Do you (or someone you know):

  • Like to work with kids?
  • Enjoy a fast-paced, team oriented work place?
  • Want a part time job Monday-Friday earning more than minimum wage?
  • Like to be home when your kids are home?
  • Like your nights, weekends, holidays and summers off?

Then we have the perfect job for you! Come work in a school cafeteria as a food service worker.

Shifts are generally between four to six hours per day. Typical working hours range between 9:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m. on school days. Work alongside amazing dedicated professionals who take pride in serving nutritious meals with a smile.

  • Once you enter the system, you will see a list of all current job postings
  • New positions are posted every Tuesday
  • Click on the position title for more information about the specific position and to apply
  • Apply for each position you wish to be considered for

FoodZone Facts

  • The Department employs about 380 food service staff and 80 substitutes
  • Work school days only (180 days per year) – Pay is spread out over a 12 month period
  • Starting wage $13.65 per hour for food service worker and $11.84 for food service substitute
  • All Nutrition Services employees (with the exception of Substitute) are eligible to sign up for the District health insurance benefit
  • Job duties include food preparation, serving, cashiering, dishwashing and cleaning – with an emphasis on excellent customer service
  • Opportunities for advancement include Head Baker, Head Cook, Assistant Manager, Manager Trainee and Manager
  • Prep/Cook level Food Handlers Permit issued by the Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department is required
  • Food Service Worker may be assigned to one school or assigned as an Itinerant to cover long term assignments. Both positions receive the same benefits and pay
  • Dress code requires a Food Zone polo shirt, black pants, hair net and fully enclosed shoes
  • On-the-job training provided

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