Food Services Substitutes (Hourly)

Arlington Public Schools | Arlington, VA

Posted Date 8/05/2022
Food Services Substitutes (Hourly)
POSTING DATE: 07/12/2022
POSTING NUMBER: 2022-2023-CSubs
LOCATION: To Be Determined
POSITION TITLE: Food Services Substitutes (Hourly)

Arlington Public Schools (APS) requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen (i.e. Pfizer, Moderna, and/or Johnson and Johnson). As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination.


Human Resources is accepting applications for the Hourly Food Services Substitutes applicant pool; Substitutes may work as food line servers, cashiers, and/or cooks (these are hourly-at-will positions with not benefits). Incumbents hired may work from 2 to 6 hours per day, between 7:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., depending on work location assignment. Interviews will be conducted on an as needed basis during the 2022-2023 School Year.


Substitutes are at-will-employees and only work on as needed basis. The following may not include all the requirements or duties performed:  Knowledge of foods and their preparation and service;  Knowledge of food sanitation; Ability to serve as the cashier in the school cafeteria; Knowledge of the operation and care of kitchen equipment.  Ability to lift heavy objects (35 pounds), including standing for long periods of time; Ability to read, write, and follow directions; Must be reliable, dependable and flexible; Abiliity to collect moneys. serve as line server; Ability to operate and clean a variety of kitchen equipment, such as an oven, grill, deep-fat fryer, industrial dishwasher, etc.

Application Procedures: Outside applicants must submit an online “Classified” application.  Application Status is as follows: all applications will be reviewed for the specific skills & experience required for the job. Due to a high volume of interest, not all applicants can expect a phone call. Thank you for your interest in Arlington Public Schools.  Note:  It is the policy of the Arlington School Board, as stated in Policy G-2.30, Employee Relations – Equal Employment Opportunity - that “Employment opportunities shall not be restricted, abridged or otherwise adversely affected on the basis of race, national origin, creed, color, religion, gender, age, economic status, sexual orientation, pregnancy status, veteran status, national origin, marital status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and/or disability.” 

Online application steps:

  1. Log in to your application and select the appropriate application (Current APS employees interested in transferring must select the Employee Transfer Application). If you are a new online application user, please register with the online system, then proceed to Step 2.
  2.  Login to your application, select the appropriate application, click the Start Application button at the bottom of the page.
  3. Click the Continue/Save button at the bottom of each web page until you reach the Employment Openings page of the application.
  4. On the Employment Openings page, click the Add Job button.
  5. Select the position you would like to apply for from the drop-down list.
  6. Click the Add Another button to add a different position to your application or if you have finished click the Continue button and proceed to Step 7.
  7. Once you have finished selecting the job(s) click the Continue button at the bottom of each web page and submit the application. (You will need to complete the Applicant Testimony and Applicant's Authorization Statement every time you re-submit your application).
  8. Click the Submit button on the left.
  9. Click the Submit Application button to finish applying for an APS position(s).
  10. APPLICATION STATUS NOTE:  Your application will be reviewed for the specific skills & experience required for the job.  Due to a high volume of interest, not all applicants can expect a phone call.  Thank you for your interest in Arlington Public Schools.
Applicants must follow instructions listed above.

Hourly rate of $16.12

Salary16.12 Hour
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