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Nutrition Services | Prospective Employees

Substitute Nutrition WorkersApply for positions online

Application Process:
Apply Online. A notification e-mail will be sent to you with your application status. You must attend a pre-screening at the Nutrition Services Office, details will follow by e-mail.

Substitute, part-time nutrition workers are needed in the Nutrition Department. The hourly rate for this position is $12.00 per hour. These positions require a high school diploma or equivalent and candidate must have a current food handler’s permit. Health Regulation #5. Any person, before entering or engaging in the manufacturing, preparation or handling of food or drink, or being employed in or around food in a restaurant, hotel, beer parlor, delicatessen or other food service establishment shall obtain a food handler permit. Reimbursement for your food handler's permit and non slip shoes can be obtained from Nutrition Services after completing the hiring process. As of Aug. 5, 2010, all new hires, including substitute nutrition workers require a background check with the District for a $34 dollar fee. As required by the FBI and BCI, employees who have a break in service (resignation, inactivity, etc.) longer than five days will be required to complete a new background check and pay the associated fingerprint fee. We recommend Substitute Nutrition workers work once a month. However, it is necessary that Substitute Nutrition workers, work once every 3 months to remain in an active status and eligible to work.  See below for information.

Current Sub Nutrition Workers:
Sub Orientation Checklist 
Sub Orientation Video Link
Slicer Training Video Link
Child Abuse Prevention Training

Food Handler Permit Class Schedule

You may get your food handler permit online at for a $25.00 charge. The permit is valid for three years. If you have questions about this website you can call the health department at (385)-468-3845.

For a current class schedule, call the phone recording: 385-468-3865
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Must bring photo I.D.  All classes are $30.00 CASH and must be renewed every three years.  Classes will not be held during holidays.   Classes are approximately 1-1/2 hours long.Please come 15 minutes early to register. Doors are closed 5 minutes after starting or sooner if class is full.  Please do not be late. Children are not allowed.  No exceptions!

There are food handler classes being offered in South Jordan every Thursday from 9:00 am - 11:30am:
Mountain Mikes Pizza

3785 West South Jordan Pkwy. (10400 south and west of Bangeter Hwy.)

The cost is $30.00 CASH ONLY
Take a photo I.D. and pencil or pen
1 free refillable soft drink/water provided

ServSafe Certification must be renewed every 3 years.

In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture Policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.  To file a complaint of discrimination, write to USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call 800-795-3272 (voice) or 202-720-6382 (TTY).  USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.