Job Code Pay Scale Group Pay Scale Type Bargaining Unit Civil Service or Non-Civil Service Last Executive Board Change Executive Board Change History
00900 05 ST A2 C 729-04 03/31/2017
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JOB CODE: 00900

SERIES NATURE OF WORK: The Summer Meals job series describes work in the coordination and regulation of a summer meals program for children.

DEFINITION: This is supervisory work coordinating a summer meals program for children consistent with summer food program laws and regulations.

An employee in this job is responsible for coordinating a summer meals program for children in a designated geographic area. Work includes ensuring that site and administrative reviews are completed annually in compliance with federal regulations and state policies; coordinating with department staff to interpret regulations and apply them to daily operations of the program sponsors; determining compliance with federal program regulations; assisting the sponsors with resolving problems; approving corrective action plans; coordinating regional office administrative activities; supervising field monitors and a regional assistant; and assisting non-seasonal summer meals staff with planning and implementing the summer meals program. Assignments are carried out under the supervision of an administrator, and work is reviewed through conferences, reports, and evaluation of results.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (NOTE: The examples of work are representative of the work, but every position classified to this job may not perform all examples of work listed. Conversely, this is not an all-inclusive list of work examples.):

• Supervises the regional summer meals staff in an assigned geographic area.

• Interprets summer food program regulations and policies.

• Trains sponsors and staff.

• Schedules site and administrative reviews.

• Answers questions relating to summer meal programs for staff and sponsors.

• Approves summer meals sponsor and site applications and changes.

• Provides suggestions for program improvements to non-seasonal department staff.

• Approves sponsor corrective action plans and determines compliance with federal program regulations.

• Assists sponsors with development of corrective action plans.

• Represents the department at bid openings for food service contracts, outreach events, and on-site volumetric inspections.

• Performs the full range of supervisory functions.

• Employees in this job may participate in the performance of subordinates’ work consistent with operational or organizational requirements.

• Performs related work as required.


• Knowledge of nutritional child food service programs.

• Knowledge of laws and regulations governing child nutrition programs.

• Knowledge of organized meal procedures and practices.

• Ability to analyze and interpret program policies and regulations.

• Ability to read and interpret written materials.

• Ability to communicate effectively orally.

• Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: (NOTE: Based on the Entry Level Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities):

• One season of experience as a Summer Meals Regional Assistant;


• Six months of experience monitoring a state or federal child food service program;


• An equivalent combination of experience and training.