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Head Start (learn more)

McDowell County Schools

Marion, North Carolina (map)

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 4120403
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: January 9, 2023
  • Starting Date: Immediately


Job Description

Length of Position: Permanent  


Type of Benefits:  Full


Months per year: 12


Number of hours per week: 37.50


Number of days per week: 5


State Salary Schedule: No



  • To assist in implementing the nutrition program. 
  • To maintain the cleanliness of the center’s food preparation and serving areas.
  • To promote the health and nutrition of the children. 
  • To meet health, nutrition, and safety requirements per Federal Head Start Performance Standards and any local, state and/or agency policies and procedures.


Essential Job Responsibilities: Performance Indicators


  1. Kitchen duties
  • Assist the nutrition coordinator in carrying out the nutritional program for the activities of the class day, field trips, parent training sessions, nutritional experiences, etc.
  • Serve food in a safe and sanitary method from catered containers to carts for each classroom, and deliver food from kitchen to classrooms.
  • Ensure that dishes and utensils are thoroughly cleaned and sanitized after use. 
  • Perform daily custodial maintenance of center facilities as assigned, including monitoring gauges and thermometers of equipment.
  • Assist in maintaining adequate kitchen and custodial supplies and equipment. 
  • Keep kitchen and custodial supplies in order.
  • Monitor menus and make adjustments as necessary for children with allergies and special diets.
  1. Written Documentation & Misc. 
  • Assure/assist in general maintenance and security of facility.
  • Attend meetings, trainings, and appropriate professional development activities.
  • Report meal counts and other documentation to appropriate persons.
  • Other duties as assigned. 



Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Intermediate computer skills, internet and e-mail
  • Ability to work as a team member collaborating with staff, parents and community resources
  • Ability to respond appropriately to an emergency or a crisis situation 
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds, stand for extended periods of time, walk up and down stairs, carrying items if necessary, sweep and mop floors and clean facilities on a daily basis




  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category: Support Staff > Food Service
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Brian Oliver, Executive Director of Administration
    • 334 South Main Street
    • Marion, North Carolina 28752-0130

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