AISD Food & Nutrition Services Employment Opportunity Information

Permanently Assigned Positions
Permanently assigned Team members work daily during the school year at a designated school site cafeteria.  Permanent assigned positions are available from four and a half (4 1/2) hours up to seven and a half (7 1/2) hours per day.
Temporary Employees
The Arlington Independent School District uses a temporary service agency to staff substitutes for the FNS Department. AISD hires temporary employees, in good standing, after 30 days of substituting when positions become available.
AISD rate of pay for new employees is $13.25 to be paid bi-weekly.  Temporary agencies set their own rate of pay; it is not designated by Arlington ISD. As a Full time employee you can make an additional $1200 bonus per year through our attendance incentives.  There is also a potential bonus up to .40 cents per hour  for successfully passing our training courses.

Employees Must:

  • Pass a Criminal Background check to include fingerprinting.
  • Possess an approved food handlers’ permit.
  • High School diploma or approved equivalent is preferred.
  • Be able to read, write, and understand instructions in English.
  • Perform general cleaning assignments.
  • Have knowledge of the fundamentals of cooking & baking.
  • Be available to work at any location on an as needed basis.
  • Be able to relate effectively with staff, students and public for excellent customer service.
  • Be willing to learn and follow procedures, policies and requirements of the Food & Nutrition program.
  • Have the core values of trustworthiness, responsibility, respect, caring, citizenship and fairness.
  • Be able to support the District & Department vision, mission and goals.

Positions are available from August thru May, Monday thru Friday.  Temporary workers work from 4 1/2 to 7 1/2 hours per shift depending on the work location assignment. Temporary employees are expected to work in any school where needed within the district.

Applications and interviews are at the following locations:

731 N. Fielder Road
Suite 100
Arlington, TX, 76012
Phone: (817) 533-7025
Contact: William Booth

8585 N. Stemmons Freeway
Suite 140-M
Dallas, TX, 75247
Phone: (214) 689-3111
Fax: (214) 689-3113
Contact: Margarita Holland

2249 E. Division St.
Arlington, TX 76011
Phone: (817) 704-6092
Fax: (817) 704-6097
Contact: Julia Ruiz and Clarissa Valdespino


922 Belclaire
Cedar Hill, TX 76104
Phone: (469) 272-9700
Contact: Gwen Harris

1801 N. Hampton Rd. Suite 331
Desoto, TX, 75115
Phone: (972) 905-4640 x475
Fax: (972) 905-4644
Contact: Janelle Myrick

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. 

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.

Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

  1. mail:           U.S. Department of Agriculture
                        Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
                        1400 Independence Avenue, SW
                        Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
  2. fax:             (202) 690-7442
  3. email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.