Nutrition Site Worker Casual

Walworth County   Elkhorn, WI   Full-time     Food Service
Posted on February 5, 2024
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An Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Summary


This position is responsible for completing the duties necessary for providing lunch service to seniors and other eligible participants and creating a clean and orderly dining area.

Location: Various
Days: Monday - Friday as needed
Work Hours:  9:30 am to 1:00 pm
Hours Per Shift:  3.50
Shifts Per Pay Period:  varies
Position FTE:  0.20
Applications are being accepted from current County employees as well as members of the public.  


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions: it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. 
Sanitize and set tables.  Wash tables.
Check food to ensure the proper temperature and quantity.   Serve food following specific meal portioning guidelines.
Provide entertainment for eligible participants; bingo, pokeno, monthly nutrition speakers.
Answer the phone, make reservations, and verify participant attendance.
Provide direction to volunteers on food prep, service and clean up.
Assist participants with carrying trays, cutting up meat, opening milk cartons, etc.
Report subsequent day’s meal count and report shortages as directed.
Ensure that supplies and forms are kept stocked.
Compile all daily and monthly paperwork.
Daily deposit of participant donations at designated bank.
Complete congregate meal site assessment forms each year.
Demonstrate a commitment to county safety and risk management efforts.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience 
High school diploma or equivalent competencies, and zero to six months of relevant prior experience.  Proven basic arithmetic skills with ability to count and look-up numbered items, or sort times in numerical order.

Interactions & Communication 
Responds to the requests of others for basic and general information.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations and other Requirements 
Food Safety & Sanitation license. If not held at time of hire, candidate will be required to obtain within 6 months of hire.
Valid Wisconsin driver’s license.
Proof of minimum liability auto insurance.
Decision Making 
This position has authority to make decisions that are within detailed procedures and protocols and under close supervision.  These decisions directly impact performance in the job and/or work unit within the department and information is provided to others for their decision-making.
Thinking & Problem Solving 
In relation to established procedures, protocols and policies of the County, the complexity of this job is low and challenges are relatively minimal.
Tools and Equipment Used 
Kitchen Equipment
Laptop Computer
WORK ENVIRONMENT  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear and taste or smell.  The employee frequently is required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to walk and sit.   The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


Selection Process


Formal Walworth County Electronic Application
Employment History Review
Oral Department Interview
Reference Check
Background Check
Post Offer Physical Exam
Drug Screen

 Other job related tests may be required.