Job Description

Job Number:2017-2844

Camp Helper
Waskowitz Outdoor School

FTE: 0.000
Hours Per Day: 6.00
Position Type: Continuing

Start Time:
End Time:

Salary: $14.79 - $16.57

Closing Date: 02/28/2018 - To be considered for this position, please submit a completed
online application and upload required documents on or before this date.

Additional Information: This position is for a Camp Cook Helper. Food prep helper and clean up.
Support and assist campers in KP Duties. Accept the responsibilities and duties
of the next higher position in his/her absence. Work 1-7 PM. Days include
weekends and summers. Work will be from February 26- November 30.


GROUP: Teamsters II LEVEL: Appendix D

: Non-exempt

: 180 HOLIDAYS: 10

SUMMARY: The job of the Camp Helper assists in the preparation and serving of daily meals and assists in the
cleanup of the kitchen and service area.

CONTEXT AND MISSION: Highline Public Schools serves approximately 19,000 students in the communities of
Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, Boulevard Park and White Center in Washington State. Starting in
the fall of 2012, the Highline community came together to develop a four-year strategic plan outlining the
community’s bold goals and big dreams for its children. The plan’s promise is that every student in Highline
Public Schools is known by name, strength, and need, and graduates prepared for college, career, and citizenship.

The collective commitment embodied in the plan is grounded in the community’s deep belief that Highline
students are capable of reaching the plan’s ambitious goals and is driven by students’ aspirations for their future.

The instructional vision articulated in the plan is organized around Four Pillars that guide professional and
organizational practices:

* Equitable access to rigorous, standards-based instruction. High-quality instruction for all students.
* Results-focused professional learning and collaboration. Investing in our people so they continuously fine-

tune their craft and grow in their profession.
* Strong partnerships with families and community. Schools can’t do it alone. We are better when students,

families, community and educators work hand-in-hand.
* A culturally responsive organization. Our diversity is a strength and an asset. We are committed to equity,

excellent service for all, and continuous improvement.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. This list is meant to be representative, not
exhaustive. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also
be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions.

* Assist in the preparation and serving of food in a quick and pleasant manner.
* Assist in the daily cleanup of the kitchen and service areas.
* Support and assist campers in KP duties before and after meals.
* Accept the responsibilities and duties of the next higher position in his/her absence.
* Perform such other duties and assume such other responsibilities as may be assigned by the Camp

Kitchen Lead Person or Camp Waskowitz Site Director may assign from time to time.
Other Functions

* Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective
functioning of the work unit and supporting student learning objectives.

High school graduation or equivalent


Criminal background clearance
Valid Food Handler's Permit, health certificate and all other certificates, licenses, endorsements and permits as
required for this position by state and local authorities
Work occasional weekends and to be scheduled monthly
Post Hire, pre-employment physical assessment

Food preparation and use and care of institutional foodservice equipment
School board policies and procedures

Demonstrate exceptional attendance and punctuality
Communicate effectively verbally and in writing

Attend to detail and follow tasks through to completion
Organize and set priorities

Comply with school board policies and follow administrative procedures

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Reports to the Director of Camp Waskowitz or designee

EVALUATION: Camp Helper will be evaluated by the Camp Waskowitz Site Director based upon performance of
duties and responsibilities.

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 constantly required to stand/walk, bend neck and back,
use hands for repetitive grasping and fine manipulation. The employee frequently is required to use hands to,
squat, kneel, lift/carry, and push/pull. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb stairs/ladder reach/lift
overhead. The employee must constantly lift/carry up to 10 pounds. The employee must frequently lift/carry
up to 20 pounds. The employee must occasionally lift/carry a maximum of 40 pounds. The employee is required
to push/pull a maximum force of 10 pounds. Anything over the weight limits should be done as a two-person lift
or with a mechanical lift.

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor conditions and occasionally
works near video display. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. All Food and
Nutrition Service workers are required to wear all appropriate safety protection devices when using equipment.

Job descriptions are written as a representative list of the ADA essential duties performed by the entire classification. They cannot
include, and are not intended to include, every possible activity and task performed by every specific employee.


As outlined in the CBA effective 9/1/2016, title change from Camp Cook Helper to Camp Helper, 2017.03.20
Transferred to new format by Human Resources, 2014.10.08
Revised by Human Resources, 5/2012
Updated, 1/10/92
Revised and approved August 15, 1979

Highline Public Schools, District #401, complies with all federal rules and regulations and does not discriminate in
admission, access, treatment, or employment in education programs or hiring practices on the basis of race,
creed, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, marital
status, honorably-discharged veteran or military status, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability,
or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. This holds true for all students
who are interested in participating in educational programs and/or extracurricular activities. Any person having
inquiries should contact: Age Discrimination Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Affirmative Action, Civil Rights
Act (employees), and Title IX: Chief Talent Officer, 206.631.3121,; Civil Rights
Act: Executive Director of Student Support and Family Engagement, 206.631.3100, 206.631.3100,; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act- Director of Health and Social
Services, 206.631.3011,


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