CTE Shop-Farm, Assistant Cook, Bus Driver

Thorp School District #400
Thorp, WA Full-time
Posted on May 2, 2019

Thorp School District #400

Position Open Announcement

Position: Classified

Hours Per Day: 7.5 hours Year Round

  • CTE Shop-Farm (.3 FTE)
  • Assistant Cook (.6 FTE)
  • Bus Driver (.1 FTE)

Position Description Classified

This description describes duties and responsibilities that are representative of the nature and level of work assigned to the position. The principle activities are
representative and not necessarily all inclusive.


  • Assist the head cook in preparation of meals, ordering, and all USDA paperwork.
  • Assist the CTE director in all duties as they relate to the safe operation of the CTE department's shop facility and assist the Facilities and Transportation Directors.
  • Service CTE shop equipment and make sure all repairs are made and safety guidelines for shop equipment are kept.
  • Operate and maintain grounds maintenance equipment; i.e. tractors, lawn mowers, and farm implements.
  • Assist ground crew with irrigating school grounds.
  • Maintain CTE shop and grounds in a clean and orderly fashion.
  • Uses a variety of testing equipment such as ammeters, voltmeters and gauges to determine malfunctions and the need for repair.
  • Fill in as a substitute bus driver on trips and routes when assigned.
  • Help to maintain CTE shop parts inventory, equipment and supply inventory.
  • Assist grounds crew in the summer to keep farm maintained.
  • Manage Free & Reduced Applications
  • File monthly state reimbursement claims and funds
  • Implement National Breakfast and Lunch program including meal patterns and reimbursable meal components.
  • Ability to follow standardized recipes and production records.
  • Prepare, cook, and serve meals.
  • Manage school garden/farm.
  • Work with Food Services Director in planning and growing fruits and vegetables to be used in school lunches.
  • Assist teachers with classroom curriculum pertaining to the garden and nutrition.
  • Other tasks as may be assigned by Facilities Director, Transportation Director, and the CTE Director.


Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Valid driver's license with CDL Class B endorsement or willingness to obtain endorsement, S endorsement and Washington State authorization for transporting students.
  • Experience with basic computer programs (Word, Excel, etc.).
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts, such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Ability to stand, stoop, kneel, crouch and/or crawl.
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to seventy-five (75) pounds.Must be able to perform tasks requiring moderate to heavy physical exertion.
  • Obtain Master Gardener certification
  • Obtain a Washington State Food Worker card
  • Obtain a Washington State Department of Ecology Commercial Pesticide applicator license