Southern Seven Health Department
  • 05-Dec-2019 to 14-Aug-2020 (CST)
  • Head Start - Cairo
  • Cairo, IL, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time


This position is a full time (12 months/year) position and is based at the Cairo Head Start in Cairo, Illinois.  It does come with a benefit package (including vacation, personal and sick time accrual, holidays, health and life insurance, and an employer sponsored cafeteria plan).  This position is responsible for the safe preparation and delivery of CACFP (Child and Adult Care Food Program) approved meals to infants, toddlers, and children enrolled in the program.

 Qualifications:  At a minimum a High School Diploma or GED is required and the applicant must be at least 18 years of age WITH a current Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification; prefer experience related to food service work.

Job Duties:

  • Prepares meals for children enrolled in program using provided menus and recipes.
  • Completes and submits requisitions for all food and other supplies necessary for food preparation.
  • Drives their own vehicle to pick up local supplies as needed (mileage is reimbursed per agency policy).
  • Maintains accurate records of monthly food and non-food inventories.
  • Unloads food deliveries and stores supplies according to guidelines.
  • Submits required paperwork by set deadlines.
  • Maintains a clean and sanitary kitchen which meets food service sanitation guidelines.
  • Makes food substitutions that meets CACFP guidelines as necessary and maintains accurate meal substitution documentation.
  • Follows and makes accommodations for special diets and food allergies as needed.
  • Attends food service staff meetings and trainings as required.
  • Any other duties as requested or assigned to meet the requirements of the Head Start program.                                                       


Southern Seven Health Department is an "Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled"

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