Employment Opportunities

  • Applicants may contact the Department of Human Resources at 757-628-3905 or School Nutrition at 757-628-2760 for additional information.



    Join our team of School Nutrition Professionals that serve high quality nutritious meals to support academic achievement and promote lifelong healthy food choices to the students of Norfolk Public Schools!

    OPEN POSITIONS (click link to view job description and apply):

    Part-Time School Nutrition Assistant/Substitute School Nutrition Assistant

    • Part-Time; Non-Exempt
    • No experience required.
    • No high school diploma of GED required.

    Contract School Nutrition Assistant

    • Full-Time and Permanent; Non-Exempt; 5 Hours/Day; 186 Days/Year; 10 Months/Year; Grade: AA
    • Requires food service experience and customer service experience. Any equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Requires a high school diploma or GED

    Foodservice Mechanic

    • Full-Time and Permanent; Non-Exempt; 8 Hours/Day; 252 Days/Year; 12 Months/Year; Grade MM
    • Requires a high school diploma or GED. Completion of appropriate apprenticeship food service equipment training and considerable responsible experience in the trade, some of which shall have been at the masters level, or equivalent.; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that would provide the above noted knowledge, skill, and ability. 

    Cafeteria Monitor

    • Part-Time
    • No experience required.
    • No high school diploma of GED required.

    Application Process

    Complete an online application through the links above.

    School Nutrition will schedule interviews with selected applicants. Prior to any applicant being hired, the applicant must complete Norfolk Public Schools fingerprinting and criminal background check, tuberculosis screen, and obtain a Food Handler's Card from the Norfolk Health Department. 



    Norfolk Public Schools' department of School Nutrition is one of the state's premier school food service operations. Each day, School Nutrition serves more than 39,000 high-quality, nutritious meals to help improve student learning. By working in our kitchens you can help students form lifelong, healthy food choices as well as support student learning. The menu offers opportunities to bridge classroom lessons with the cafeteria by exploring flavors of different cultures as well as learning about seasonal fruits and vegetables. School Nutrition needs your help bridging these connections. Plus School Nutrition jobs work only during the school day meaning no weekends, evening, and off most holidays!

    We are an equal opportunity employer. For more information, call 628-2760.