Personnel Commission

CLASS TITLE: Food Service Funding Specialist


To provide planning, coordination and support to the food service meal program operated by the Santa Clara County Office of Education; to assist in the monitoring, preparation and submission of meal claims for student program operated by the County Office of Education; to assure the County Office of Education complies with related State and Federal guidelines as related to obtaining reimbursement for its student meal program; and performs related duties as assigned.


The job class of Food Service Funding Specialist maintains complex project records related to meal program for County Office student programs. Employees in this job classification receive limited supervision within the framework of defined rules and procedures. This job class exercises responsibility for the accurate maintenance of files, records, and administrative details in accordance with established laws, codes, regulations and standards.

TYPICAL DUTIES: The following duties are examples of assignments performed by incumbents in this classification. It is not a totally comprehensive list of duties, nor is it restrictive regarding job assignments.


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Generally, any combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities is considered qualifying. A typical method of demonstrating these qualifications would be possession of an Associates degree from an accredited college or university with coursework in accounting, budgeting, project management or a related field and two years of increasingly responsible experience in the coordination of grant funded programs.

BARGAINING UNIT: Office, Technical, and Business Services (OTBS) Unit

WORKING CONDITIONS: Generally, duties are primarily performed in an office environment while sitting at a desk and at various school or program sites; however, incumbents may be required to visit construction sites for planning activities. Incumbents are subject to contact with or constant interruptions by staff, parents, or external agencies, demanding compliance issues or established timelines.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Incumbents regularly sit for long periods of time, walk short distances on a regular basis and sometimes on uneven surfaces, use hands and fingers to operate desktop computer keyboard or other office equipment, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, or crouch to file, speak clearly and distinctly to answer telephones and to provide information; see to read fine print and operate computer; hear and understand voice over telephone and in person; and move and transport materials weighing up to 20 pounds.




Approved by the Personnel Commission: 4/14/11