Food Service Worker

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Chesapeake County, Virginia
Posted
Jul 04, 2022
Closes
Jul 11, 2022
Function
Food Service, Server
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Performs all or a variety of the following duties, either regularly or on a rotating basis:

Prepares and assembles food products in accordance with computerized or other basic recipes for quick service carryout area of the dining room and in support of addition food services, which includes, but not limited to, preparation of hot items, sandwiches, fruits, vegetables, salads, other side dishes, and beverages.

Requisitions needed food and non-food items from the Subsistence/Supply Section in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Prepares foods in accordance with forecasted demand or other established standards. Packages food in individual containers and stores food properly. Complies with HACCP procedures during food preparation, storage, and service, including documentation of proper food temperatures.

Operates cash registers, changes printer paper for cash registers, and counts/verifies cash.

Demonstrates professionalism through continued courtesy, customer service, and employee teamwork. Accounts for left-overs and complete cook worksheets, as appropriate.

Stocks, organizes, sets up, cleans, and maintains the work area prior to, during, and after scheduled hours of operation.

Ensures equipment is properly sanitized and operational, and food and nonfood supplies are available. Properly stores unused food. Minimizes unnecessary waste of food and nonfood items. Markets and publicizes special meals or food items.

Supports catering and other food service activities by requisitioning needed food and nonfood items; preparing food, beverages, equipment, and supplies; and setting up and cleaning all necessary equipment.

Performs a variety of maintenance and cleaning duties in the dish room, pot and pan, and server areas.

Manually or using mechanical equipment, washes heavy pots, pans, dishes, trays and service ware from the kitchen, dining room, catering functions and patient care units.

Operates rotating tray return.

Disassembles trays returned from dining areas.

Disposes of waste IAW established safety and sanitation procedures. Loads dish machine and unloads clean dishes. Stores clean dishes and sanitized items in designated areas.

Empties garbage disposal after each meal. Sets up and maintains proper manual dishwashing sinks IAW established procedures and temperatures.

Cleans and sanitizes dish room, pot and pan areas to include countertops, tray return, dishwashing machine, dish rack, tray return, scrapping sinks, and pot and pan machines.

Empties trash to trash dumpster as needed.

Mops dish room, kitchen and pot and pan area after each meal.

Sets up and replenishes condiments, silverware, trays, glassware, plates, disposable plates and cups in server area.

Replenishes disposable containers and plastic ware.

Cleans up spills in the server.

Sets up, serves food and breaks down cafeteria serving line.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of employment
  • 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, 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 possess the following:

Knowledge of the principles of basic food preparation and safety, cash collection, sanitation, and customer courtesy and hospitality.

Ability to follow basic recipes, combine ingredients, and prepare all assigned foods.

Knowledge of proper techniques for measuring the volume of dry, liquid, and fat ingredients.

A basic understanding of recipe construction.

Skill in measuring and weighing ingredients to adjust recipe yields according to standard procedures.

Ability to comply with proper safety and sanitation procedures, work independently and as a team member, and operate a computerized cash register system and other foodservice equipment.

Education

This position does not have a positive education requirement.

Additional information

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. 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.

As a condition of employment, the selected individual will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer program.

This position is required to do considerable standing, reaching, lifting, and walking when performing assigned duties.

Must have the ability to lift or move objects up to 30 pounds.

Must possess strong customer relation skills due to working directly with customers for several hours.

Personal protection equipment must be worn at all times when employee are exposed to hazardous conditions.