City of Tucson


$15.75-$23.63 Hourly / $32,760.00-$49,150.40 Yearly
Salary Grade: 1017

General Description

Provides and manages the service to the Senior Nutrition Program while maintaining high standards of sanitation and safety. Plans and facilitates daily meals to older adults; organizes social activities for nutrition site participants. This classification works under general supervision of the Senior Services Supervisor.

Essential Functions

Occasionally directs helpers, assistants, seasonal employees, interns, volunteers or temporary employees and may temporarily act in a higher capacity. Responsible for the training of volunteers

Maintains appropriate communication and works effectively with senior citizens; provides participants with social services information and referrals. Publicizes programs and services

Plans, organizes, schedules, and facilitates meal planning

Coordinates with food caterer and contracted caterer to ensure participants meet basic daily nutritional requirements, which may include prepping and assisting with cooking of meals

Orders meals and necessary supplies

Maintain and provide accurate records and reports as required by the City and Area Agency on Aging (PCOA)

Attends meetings as required

Responsible for ensuring the program maintains high standards of sanitation and safety; oversees the cleanliness of kitchen, monitors the correct temperature for food being transported and maintaining proper food portion control. Assists with emergencies in a calm and effective manner 

Assist with the serving of meals

Ensure all volunteers meet the food handler’s standards and certification program with Pima County

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: High School or equivalency

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 6 months experience in food service and handling

Special Job Requirements

At least 18 years of age at the time of application

Other Information

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 24 

Occupational Group Description: Recreation

EEO Job Category Code: H

EEO Job Category Description: Service Maintenance 

Organizational Level: First Level Employee, Occasionally directs

NCCI: 8810

Bargaining Unit: No Representation

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Secondary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted D - Driver

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 3324; EST: 5/29/2018; REV: 5/29/2018;