Child Nutrition Services Careers

Child Nutrition Services Careers

Child Nutrition Services Cashier Assistant

  • Contribute to Wake County Public School students’ success by providing nutritious meals with a friendly smile! Child Nutrition Services is currently hiring cafeteria cashier assistants for the 2019-20 school year. The ideal candidate is customer-focused, works well in a team, and enjoys a dynamic work environment.


    Typical duties of a CNS Cashier Assistant include:

    • Food preparation (entrees, vegetables, salads, side dishes, and a-la-carte items)
    •  Accurate documentation of food counts
    • Collecting cash payments and completing point-of-sale transactions on cash register
    • Cleaning and sanitation of kitchen and cafeteria
    • Putting away deliveries and lifting/moving objects up to 50 lbs
    • Effective communication
    • Friendly interaction with students, faculty, school staff, and co-workers
    • Participating in regular job training



    • Must be 18 years old
    •  High school diploma or equivalent
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Ability to read and write in English and perform basic mathematical calculations
    • Ability to read and follow recipes and work in a time-efficient manner
    • Physically able to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects up to 50 lbs
    • Must be able to spend the majority of the work day standing and/or walking
    • Critical thinking and problem solving
    • Foodservice and money handling experience preferred but not required


    Benefits include:

    • A convenient schedule (work while your child is in school)
    • Lunch provided daily
    • Uniform provided after qualifying term
    • Full training
    • Vacation time
    • Holiday pay
    • Health insurance
    • NC Retirement for full-time employees (30 hours and up)
    • Opportunities for advancement
    • A great working environment!


    Application materials

    • Employment application
    • Provide a minimum of two supervisory references on your application. References are automatically sent an electronic survey to complete on your behalf upon submission of the online application.
    • Do not mail paper documents to Human Resources


    Salary Schedules (Classified Staff)

Job Fairs

Come to our CNS Cashier Assistant Job Fair on July 11 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Green Hope High (2500 Carpenter Upchurch Rd, Cary, NC 27519) to learn more about our positions, training and benefits. You will have the opportunity to meet with members of the CNS Team, hear more about the job responsibilities and ask questions. Please register to attend via this Google form.

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Positions Available:

Administrator - CNS Area Supervisor

CNS Manager

CNS Assistant Manager

CNS Cashier Assistant

Temporary/Part-time Cashier

Submit your application via Applitrack.