Job Title: Food and Nutrition Services Vending Technician

Reports to:FNS Specialist
Typical Schedule:245 days/8 hours
Bargaining Unit:USEP SRP


Job Code:5196
Salary Schedule:SRP S13


Responsible for performing maintenance, delivery, diagnostics, and repair of Food and Nutrition Services electronic vending machines to provide an environment that supports healthy food habits while maintaining program integrity and customer satisfaction.


The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.
  1. Trouble-shoot and perform diagnostics on electronic vending machines to ensure they are programmed correctly and are in proper working order.
  2. Assist FNS Specialist in identifying ideal locations for new or relocated vending machines considering walking/traffic patterns, health and safety rules, existing electric and data, accessibility etc.
  3. Perform installations and relocations for new and existing electronic vending machines, ensuring they are clean and in proper working order.
  4. Review automated service help desk requests to plan the most efficient and cost effective route.
  5. Maintain parts inventory to ensure timely repair of equipment and complete appropriate paperwork related to ordering and maintaining stock.
  6. Assist in the training of school based FNS staff on maintenance, cleaning and troubleshooting of electronic vending machines.
  7. Practice safe handling of FNS vending machines during stocking and transportation.
  8. Clean and care for assigned vending service truck and replenish fuel as needed.
  9. Perform other duties as assigned


Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Knowledge of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP), food safety and sanitization principles.
  • Knowledge of computing systems, electronics, networks, and software required to manage, and troubleshoot electronic vending machines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences, orally and in writing, including electronic media
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, manage and carry out duties efficiently and within established timeframes
  • Ability to apply basic math skills.
  • Must meet physical requirements of the District’s Post Offer Employment Testing (POET)


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Two years of experience servicing vending machines, in operations, diagnostics, and repairs.
  • OR
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position


  • Must maintain a driving record that meets the standards of the District Safe Driver II Plan. Driver license must be maintained as a condition of continued employment.


  • Successful completion of an accredited vending machine repair training program.
  • Five years of vending route sales, and or repair work.
  • Valid FLCDL-B driver license.




Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk, and hear. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 100 pounds. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.


General office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc. Repair equipment including power drills, screwdrivers, wrenches, ladders, and hand trucks.


Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Food and Nutrition Services Vending Technician;   EST: June 5, 2013;   REV: February 7, 2017;   Board Approved: February 7, 2017