Job Opportunities

Food Service Openings

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Position TitleJob NumberJob DescriptionPay Scale
Food Service Helper / Substitute Food Service Helper 2022-2023
  1. Assists cooks in phases of food preparation involving lesser degrees of skill than those of Cook or Assistant Cook.
  2. Assists in the preparation of salads and desserts.
  3. Cleans, washes, and otherwise prepares vegetables and fruits for cooking.
  4. Washes dishes, pots and pans by hand or machine.
  5. Cleans kitchen or dining areas.
  6. Cleans work areas and equipment such as counters, trays, tray carts, hot food tables, coffee urns, toasters, etc.
  7. Handles food and equipment in accordance with sanitary practices.
  8. Fills sugar bowls and salt and pepper shakers.
  9. Attends inservice training sessions.
  10. May assemble items for bag lunches.
  11. May set tables and clear them after meals.
  12. May act as cashier.
  13. Does related work as required.    
Substitute Cook 2022-2023

1.    Prepares and cooks meat, fish, poultry, soups, vegetables, macaroni, desserts, salads and other foods. 
2.    Prepares cakes, pies, rolls and a variety of other desserts. 
3.    Supervises and participates in the cleaning of serving, storage and dining areas, and in the care of equipment. 
4.    May supervise the proper storing of food. 
5.    May keep simple related records. 
6.    Does related work as required.     


The Wappingers Central School District does not discriminate in offering employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, military/veteran status, genetic predisposition, marital status, and domestic violence victim status or any other basis prohibited by New York State and/or Federal non-discrimination laws. 

Inquiries should be directed to the District Compliance Officer for Employees: 

Renee Harris, Director of Human Resources
(845) 298-5000 extension 40115

Office Location / Mailing Address: 

Wappingers Central School District
25 Corporate Park Drive
PO Box 396
Hopewell Junction, NY 12533  

Inquiries may also be referred NYS Division for Human Rights: 

New York State Division of Human Rights 
One Fordham Plaza, 4th Floor, Bronx, NY 10458
Call: 1-888-392-3644. 
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