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Posted: Thursday, June 29, 2017 3:48 PM


Lifecycle Kids is hiring for a kitchen assistant. This position is responsible for kitchen and cafeteria prep work, cooking and cleaning as assigned by the director. Duties include but are not limited to meal and snack preparation and cooking, food portioning and serving, food storage, kitchen and cafeteria cleaning, dish washing, food stocking, inventory and other duties as assigned.

Job Specifics:
This position will perform washing, peeling, chopping, cutting, measuring and cooking of food stuffs in the preparation of breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack for 50-60 people each meal period. This person must be able to follow instructions and recipes and communicate any problems that they may encounter. This position will at times need to prepare the entire meal and, at other times, prepare components of the meal. Meals must be ready at set times for children to eat. This position must follow set USDA food guidelines for early childhood education.
This position will be responsible for setting up the cafeteria for each meal and cleaning the cafeteria after each meal. This will include rinsing and washing dishes in accordance with the licensing guidelines required for daycare facilities. This person will maintain the necessary sanitary conditions in the kitchen and cafeteria, being familiar with safe food handling requirements.
Job Essentials:
The person in this role must be a minimum of 18 years old and a team player, capable of moving about the kitchen easily and quickly and must be able to stand for the majority of this shift. There is a need for frequent squatting and kneeling when cleaning the cafeteria tables and chairs, as well as when sweeping and cleaning cafeteria and kitchen floors and putting food and equipment into cupboards. In addition, this person will be required to stand on step stools to reach overhead for supplies stored in cupboards. This position may be required to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
It is essential for the person in this position to possess sufficient language skills to understand the tasks at hand, follow both written and verbal directions and communicate any problems. They must also unequivocally be able to lift, unload and move food and supplies, be able to lift dishes and portable appliances to storage location, be able to use kitchen equipment safely and be able to work in a fast paced environment. Due to the importance of meal timing, exceptional time management skills are required. The person in this position must possess knowledge of general kitchen operations including safe food handling, portioning and the use and care of basic kitchen equipment and utensils. Scheduled hours will be between 7:15am and 3:15 pm.

Interested candidates should submit your resume to and complete a job application available at Lifecycle Kids or via email. Visit us at

• Location: Madison, Mazomanie, WI

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