Md Valley- Asst. Cook

USD 506 Labette County

Job Posting for the 2019-20 School Year


POSITION TITLE: Assistant Cook


SCHOOL: Mound Valley


SALARY RANGE: $10.13/hr- as established by the Board of Education


POSITION SUMMARY: The Assistant Cook assists with food preparation and serving- and may supervise kitchen operations in the absence of the Head Cook.  To accomplish these tasks- the Assistant Cook must work closely with the staff and administration of USD 506.





  • Assist in preparing and serving food.
  • Assist the Head Cook in kitchen operations.
  • Assist in directing the activities of other employees.
  • Assist in cleaning kitchen equipment.
  • Maintain proper sanitary safety practices and standards.
  • See that district policies are observed during all activities.
  • Keep abreast of new information- regulations- innovative ideas and techniques.
  • Attend professional meetings as approved by the Superintendent.
  • Adhere to all district health and safety policies including all precautions of the Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan.
  • Supervise kitchen operations in the absence of the Head Cook.
  • Ensure that all activities conform to district guidelines.
  • Communicate effectively with members of the school district and community.
  • React to change productively and handle other tasks as assigned.
  • Appropriately operate all equipment as required.
  • Support the value of an education.
  • Support the philosophy and mission of USD 506.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head Cook or Administrative Staff.



  • Requires prolonged sitting or standing.
  • Requires physical exertion to manually move- lift- carry- pull- or push heavy objects or materials.
  • Requires stooping- bending- and reaching.
  • Must work in noisy and crowded environments.
  • Must work in and around fumes and odors.
  • Personal cleanliness and neatness.



  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Interested in good nutrition and willing to learn efficient methods of food preparation and service.
  • Annual health and Inoculation Certificate on file in the Central Office (after employment offer is made).
  • Desire to continue career improvement.
  • Must be able to attend a minimum of 6 hours staff training annually
  • Must have a current Food Safety Basic Certification- or be willing to attend training within 6 months of hiring date (this training will also count towards the 6 hours of staff training)



Applications are available online at  Applications are also available at the District Office- telephone 620-784-5321. 


CLOSING DATE: Until filled



If interested in this position or have questions- please contact Alicia Hill at 620-784-5326 or by email at














It is the policy of Labette County Unified School District No. 506 to follow employment practices which consider only qualifications of the applicant for a position- without regard to race- color- religion- age- sex- disability- ancestry- or national origin.
Job Start Date: NA
Applications Due By: 09/02/2019

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Employer Information

Labette County USD 506


Labette County USD 506 encompasses 500 square miles of Labette County.  The district serves over 1,600 students enrolled in a K-12 system, which is housed in five kindergarten through eighth grade elementary schools and one comprehensive high school serving grades nine through twelve.  Administrative offices are located in the Curran Administrative Center, Altamont, KS.  The district is a member of the Southeast Kansas Education Service Center and of the Southeast Kansas Interlocal #637. Communities served by the district are Altamont, Angola, Bartlett, Dennis, Edna, Valeda, Labette, Mound Valley, and a large portion of the west side of Parsons.  Cities in the immediate area include Parsons, Coffeyville, and Independence. Larger cities nearby include Pittsburg, KS, Joplin, MO, and Bartlesville, OK. Agriculture and agriculture related business are primary sources of income in the district. The communities in the district are served by three area hospitals. Recreation is readily accessible through area golf courses, Big Hill Lake, and Lake Parsons.

Employer Address: P. O. Box 189 Altamont, Kansas

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