Company: State of Ohio Jobs
Location: Columbus, OH


Primary Location: United States of America-OHIO-Franklin County

: Ohio School for the Blind

Classified Indicator
: Classified

Bargaining Unit / Exempt
: Bargaining Unit

: Full-time

Work Hours
: See below

: $14.82

Unposting Date
: Feb 24, 2020, 10:59:00 PM

Job Function
: Food Services

Agency Contact Name
: Kimberly Basil

Agency Contact Information

Food Service Worker – Student Support Services


Job Duties

Purpose: Serve clients, prepare food and maintain a clean and sanitary work area.
Prepares and maintains food line:

  • Places and displays food in serving containers;
  • Sets up and disassembles service lines;
  • Replenishes food, condiments, etc.;
  • Cleans and prepares vegetables and fruit for cooking and/or serving;
  • Prepares special diet orders as prescribed;
  • Makes sandwiches, salads, gelatins and/or beverages;
  • Removes food stuffs from coolers, freezers and storerooms, accessing floor to ceiling in all areas.

Fills customer requests:

  • Serves proportions of food to customers;
  • Arranges chosen food items;
  • Hands meal to customers;
  • Prepares food items for dormitory or field trip use.

Contributes to team effort and clean work environment:

  • Assists customers, co-workers and other staff;
  • Cleans work and service areas (e.g., mop floors, wipe off tables, empty trash), equipment and cooking utensils (e.g., pots, pans, spoons, deep fryers);
  • Operates dish washing machine;
  • Receives food deliveries;
  • Stocks and stores food according to best practices (e.g., FIFO and shelf placement), accessing floor to ceiling shelving (may involve lifting over shoulder height, bending and squatting, lifts up to 50 lbs.);
  • Directs student workers in the kitchen.

Maintains a safe and clean working environment:

  • Adheres to sanitation policies and procedures;
  • Operates equipment according to manufacturer’s instructions and established procedures.


Formal education in reading & speaking common English vocabulary & formal education in arithmetic that includes addition & subtraction of whole numbers. In accordance with Section 124.11(B)(2) of Revised Code, Director of Administrative Services has determined this classification to be unskilled labor class & therefore exempt from written examination.

  • Or equivalent of the Minimum Class Qualifications for Employment noted above.

Knowledge of food service procedures*; addition & subtraction of whole numbers. Skill in operation of kitchen equipment. Ability to carry out simple instructions; recognize safety warnings; read short sentences with concrete vocabulary; lift up to 50 lbs.; move limbs/fingers easily to perform manual functions repeatedly; stand, walk &/or bend continuously. (*)Developed after employment.

Supplemental Information

  • Monday – Friday: 5:30am – 2:00pm.
  • Possibility for working alternate shift as needed.
  • This position works according to the school year calendar.
  • Occasional mandatory weekend overtime.
  • The final candidate selected for the position will be required to submit a urinalysis to test for illegal drug use prior to an appointment. The State will decline to extend a final offer of employment to any applicant with a verified positive test result. Also, an applicant with a positive test result will not be considered for a position with the State of Ohio for a period of one year.

Background Check Information

The final candidate selected for the position will be required to undergo a criminal background check. Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude an applicant from consideration for a position. An individual assessment of an applicant’s prior criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration.