Kitchen Assistant

Beaufort | Part-time


JOB TITLE: Kitchen Assistant



  • General knowledge or experience with food preparation and service;
  • Physically able to stand long periods of time;
  • Physically fit for strenuous activity of lifting and moving items up to 30lbs;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills including child friendly nature;
  • Acts with integrity, fairness, trust, respect, and professionalism.



  • Assists in food preparation and service, as needed, for Breakfast, Lunch and Snack, using proper USDA portion control standards;
  • Completes morning set up procedures to include:  sinks, silverware, napkins, sanitizer bottles, water cart, washing fruit, snack cart, breakfast restock, and Tidewatch snacks;
  • Maintains dish room and floors; washing dishes and sweeping as needed;
  • Assists with receipt of deliveries and proper stocking procedures;
  • Ensures productivity levels are high at all times to achieve daily goals in a timely manner;
  • Completes breakdown and clean-up duties to include:  storage of foods,  dishwashing, sanitizing wipe down, sweep floor, dressings restocked and Tidewatch set-up;
  • Reports food supply needs to the Executive Chef;
  • Assists with cafeteria set up or clean up;
  • Assists with chalkboard education and/or cafeteria interaction;
  • Follows proper food handling to maintain food quality and ensure food safety.
  • Responsible for the preparation and serving of food and beverages in accordance with all federal, state, and local policies.
  • Adheres to all health and safety policies.
  • Operates equipment in properly to assure safety and to avoid damage to the equipment.
  • Maintains clean and safe work environment; performs job safely.
  • Adheres to policies and procedures as outlined in the Riverview Employee Handbook.
    • Responsible for maintaining the highest standards of personal hygiene and appearance.
    • Establishes effective working relationships with other members of the school staff.
    • Promotes the overall effectiveness by performing tasks and sharing responsibilities with members of the department during peak periods or when there is an overload of duties.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by the Executive Chef.
  • Maintains job skills and participate in available training programs.

Terms of Employment:
Part Time as needed.  Approximately 15 hours per week.