CYP Food Service Worker

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Norfolk, Virginia
Posted
May 24, 2022
Closes
May 25, 2022
Function
Food Service, Server
Hours
Full Time
Duties

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.

Returns 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.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent Unit
  • Must successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of employment
  • Must provide proof of U.S. Citizenship or U.S. National
  • Must have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer


Qualifications

Resumes must include information which demonstrates experience and knowledge, skills, and ability (KSAs) as they relate to this position. Applicants are encouraged to be clear and specific when describing their experience level and KSAs.

A qualified candidate possesses 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 sand serving bowls required to determine the number of servings a container will yield.
  • Working knowledge of diet principles.
  • Working knowledge of sanitation standards and procedures to prevent contamination, such as the need to clean equipment previously used for raw food before further use and the need to use a chemical sanitizer or maintain proper water temperature when cleaning dishes.
  • Skill to perform tasks involving several procedures.
  • Skill to overcome practical production problems, evaluate final food products, and initiate corrective action when an item does not meet established quality standards.
  • Skill to develop standardized recipes for quantity cooking; able to expand and modify recipes according to the capacity of the equipment in the kitchen as well and in response to adjustments in the number of servings required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing, and possess strong interpersonal communication skill.


Education

**A copy of your H.S. diploma, GED, or college transcripts (showing degree awarded/conferred) MUST be submitted when applying.**

A successful candidate must have one of the following:

**Must provide a copy of your H.S. Diploma, GED, or College Transcripts (showing degree awarded/conferred) when you apply.**

Note: If your degree has not been awarded and/or you possess certificates of completion for DoD approved competency-based training courses, and/or a valid CDA/MSA credential(s), you MUST also provide a copy of your HS Diploma or equivalent.
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Note: If your degree has not been awarded and your'e qualifying based on a combination of education credits, you MUST also provide a copy of your HS Diploma or equivalent.

How applicants will evaluated

All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. Resumes will be rated based on the information provided to determine the level of knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of KSAs will be used for each resume. Applicants will be referred to the hiring manager for the grade level they are qualified for. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews.

Additional information

Conditions of Employment Cont.:

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 handlers card. 05/20/2013 Must pass a pre-employment physical, provide evidence of immunization and be free from communicable disease.

"To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine."

Pass all applicable records and background checks.

Incumbents must satisfactorily complete all background checks for child care positions, including fingerprint checks, a Tier 1 with Child Care check, and a State Criminal History Repository (SCHR) check. All individuals involved in the provision of child care services on a Department of Navy (DON) installation or in a DON-sanctioned program must complete the Installation Records Check (IRC). The IRC includes a check of the Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Program (SARP) records in the Alcohol and Drug Management Information Tracking System (ADMITS) database, a check of the Family Advocacy Program (FAP) records in the Fleet and Family Support Management Information System (FFSMIS), and an installation security/base check via the Navy Justice Information System (NJIS) database and/or other law enforcement systems. This information will be used to determine suitability for the applicant in accordance with criteria for automatic and presumptive disqualifiers, per DoDI 1402.05.

Per Department of Defense Instruction (DoDI) 1402.05 Background Checks on Individuals in DoD Child Care Services Programs, incumbents will be automatically disqualified for a conviction in either civilian or military court (to include any general, special, or summary court-martial conviction or if they received non-judicial punishment [under Article 15 or chapter 47 of Title 10, U.S.C]) for any of the following: a sexual offense, any criminal offense involving a child victim, or a felony drug offense.

Some positions have special requirements. Selectee may be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period. Participation in Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of employment is required. We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee's eligibility to work in the United States.