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CYP Food Service Worker

Announcement Number:
VA-21-25896
Department:
NAVSTA Newport RI
Location:
n/a
Position Status:
Intermittent
Salary:
$15.13 - $15.13 Per Hour
Who May Apply:
n/a
Duty Stations:
NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND
Openings: 1
USA Jobs:
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/580551000
Opening Date:
10/01/2020
Cutoff Date:
11/08/2020
Closing Date:
11/08/2020

Job Summary

Food Service Worker

Duties and Responsibilities

Major Duties and Responsibilities

The CYP Food Service Worker performs various tasks or a sequence of tasks in food service preparation. Tasks consist of Several steps that require attention to work operations and follow and established sequence of work. These tasks, which are summarized into categories related to food preparation and service, kitchen maintenance, and food storage, are summarized below.

Food Preparation and Service

Assist in food preparation with tasks such as peeling potatoes; Cutting, Sorting and Washing vegetables and fruits; assembling Sandwiches; and measuring and weighing ingredients.

Stocks food Service carts with appropriate utensils, plates, bowls, food and beverages, as required for family style dining in the classrooms or activity areas.

Wraps, arranges, and/or packages items for serving to children and youth.

Transports food from kitchen area to classrooms or activity areas.

Return carts, dishes, and leftover food to the kitchen and disposes of all food waste and trash.

Kitchen Maintenance

Pre-rinses and washes pots, pans, dishes, glasses and silverware in either a mechanical dishwasher or manually according to sanitation regulations.

Cleans serving carts, food preparation areas, cupboards, drawers, and dishwashing areas.

Sets up and operates a mechanical dishwasher.

Removes inspection doors, strainer pans, screens, and spray arms for preventative maintenance and cleaning.

Scrapes, soaks, scour, and scrubs the heavier cooking utensils such as mixing bowls and pots which, because of their large size and weight, are awkward to handle.

Performs heavy-duty cleaning tasks through the food service and related areas, such as Cleaning ceilings; cleaning exhaust hoods; cleaning spaces under and behind kitchen equipment, including moving he equipment; washing floors and walls with powered cleaning equipment; cleaning walk-in refrigerators and freezers; and sanitizing garbage room.

Maintains work area in a clean and orderly manner, adhering to NAVMED P5010 and all local policies and procedures.

Operates, breaks down and cleans all electrical equipment assigned to the area for food preparation.

Stores sanitized dishes and silverware.

Food Storage

Labels and dates all items in refrigerators and freezers and Stores leftovers in accordance with sanitation and health Standards.

Stores canned, boxed, and/or frozen items in food storage area.

Unloads food and supplies from delivery trucks.

Moves heavy garbage cans when collecting and transferring trash from the work area to the disposal area.

Additional Responsibilities

Responsible for Complying with security, fire and sanitation rules, policies, procedures, and regulations.

Ensures compliance with U.S. Agriculture (USDA) Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), and all pertaining Standards, policies, and regulations .

Serves as a mandatory reporter to Family Advocacy and Child Protective Services as prescribed by local policy in the case of suspected incidences of child abuse and neglect.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Required

Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

Knowledge and understanding of food handling techniques, personal hygiene standards, and Safe work procedures.

Knowledge of techniques for measuring ingredients and basic understanding of recipe construction.

Knowledge of basic arithmetic in order to count the number of table and serving bowls required to determine the number of servings a container will yield.

Physical Effort

Primarily performs work requiring light to moderate physical effort. Incumbent is subject to continuous standing and walking, and frequent stooping, reaching, pushing, putting, and bending. Frequently lifts or stoves objects weighing up to 40 pounds. May be required to perform heavy work, such as scouring and Scrubbing large-size Cooking utensils and pushing heavy carts in unloading, storing, and delivering supplies. May be required to work on ladders and use powered cleaning equipment.

Working Conditions

The work is performed in kitchen areas where the steam and heat from cooking and dishwashing equipment often cause uncomfortably high temperatures and humidity. The work area is well lighted but usually noisy from food service activities, and there is a danger of slipping on floors where food or beverages have been dropped. Food service workers are regularly exposed to hot liquids, sharp Cutting blades, hot working services and extreme temperature changes when entering walk-in refrigeration or freezing units.

Conditions of Employment

Position is subject to special inoculation and immunization requirements as a condition of employment for working with children. Employee is required to obtain appropriate immunization against Communicable diseases in accordance with recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), which includes the influenza vaccine.

Must obtain and maintain a valid food handler card.

Must pass a pre-employment physical, provide evidence of immunization and be free from communicable disease.

Satisfactorily complete all background checks in accordance with PI, 101-647 to include National Agency Check with Written Inquiries (NACI).

Must satisfactorily obtain or complete required training Certificates and maintain certifications or credentials required by federal, state or National Accreditation institutions utilized as part of DOD’ s Child and Youth Programs.

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.

What to Expect Next

All applicants will be notified regarding their status by email.  Applicants will either be contacted for an interview or sent an email of non-selection 3-6 weeks after the announcement closing date.  Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement.  Also, note that if you provide an inaccurate email address or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.

Benefits

THIS IS A FLEXIBLE POSITION AND IS NOT ENTITLED TO ANY BENEFITS

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees.  Benefits you get to enjoy while working for our TEAM include but are not limited to:

Comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, life insurance, spouse & dependent life insurance, long-term disability, retirement, and 401(k) savings plan, annual and sick leave, tuition reimbursement, etc.).

Stability of Federal Civilian Service

People with passion for doing work that matters

Quality of Work Life Balance

How to Apply

To begin the process, click on the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.

Please see the "REQUIRED DOCUMENTS" section and review the applicant checklist link to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit.  You must submit all required documentation or you will not be considered for the position.

Other Information

We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee’s eligibility to work in the United States.

Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.

For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee may be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes.

The Department of the Navy (DON) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants with disabilities who believe they may require reasonable accommodations should email their request to nsapplications@nhr-ma.com to ensure proper consideration is given.  The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

This activity is a Drug-Free workplace.  The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated.  Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Sailors, their family members, and all other customers have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.  NOTE:  Marijuana is a Schedule I drug under the Controlled Substances Act and therefore use of marijuana is illegal under Federal law regardless of State laws. A positive drug test result for marijuana (or any other drug tested for) will result in withdrawal of the tentative job offer and ineligibility to apply for a position within the Department of Defense for 6 months from the date of the drug test.


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