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Job Opening Information Long-term Substitute Cook Manager

Job Number
Application Deadline
Position Start Date

Position Title
Long-term Substitute Cook Manager
Required Application Type
School Related Personnel
Salary/Pay Scale
$12.50 per hour
Job Description

The Niskayuna Central School District has an anticipated opening and is now accepting applications for a long-term Cook Manager Substitute from January 20, 2020 through a date to be determined.


  • Plans, supervises and assists in the preparation and serving of lunches;
  • Plans menus to meet nutritive requirements;
  • Purchases or requisitions food and supplies;
  • Maintains an inventory of food and supplies;
  • Supervises the kitchen, serving area, storage, and dining areas, and the care of equipment;
  • Plans the work schedule and makes employee assignments;
  • Assists in the selection and management of kitchen equipment;
  • Makes oral and written reports on activities, food and supplies received and used.


  • Thorough knowledge of the principals and practices of planning, preparing, cooking and serving food in large quantities;
  • Good knowledge of modern cooking utensils, appliances and equipment;
  • Good knowledge of the principals of nutrition;
  • Ability to plan and supervise the work of others in the cooking and serving of food and cleaning;
  • Ability to keep simple records and make reports;
  • Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
Civil Service Title
Job Qualifications
  1. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered two year college or university with an Associate’s Degree in institutional food administration, hotel technology or a related field; OR
  2. Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and two years of experience in the preparation of food on a large scale; OR
  3. An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B) above. 
Application Procedure

NOTE: Selected applicant will be subject to a fingerprint supported criminal history background check in accordance with SAVE Legislation effective July 1, 2001.

The Niskayuna Central School District is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting the principles of inclusion and diversity as integral to the education of all students. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, creed, handicapping conditions, marital status, veteran status, national origin, gender or sexual orientation in our educational programs or employment.

Job Category
Food Service
Job Location
Birchwood Elementary

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