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Quantico, Virginia
Closing date
Oct 8, 2023

MAJOR DUTIES: Prepares a limited variety of simple foods from prepared ingredients selecting correct amount of each ingredient. Cooks and prepares a variety of grilled or fried food, placing prepared items on counters, steam tables and dining room tables. Operates a variety of kitchen equipment, such as oven, grill, broiler, deep fat fryer, slicing machine, etc. Assembles sandwiches and other food products according to specific guidelines and is aware of holding times/temperatures. May be required to package prepared food for off-premise consumption. May be required to serve food cafeteria-style to patrons or serve tables' family-style by placing dishes of food on tables and refilling as necessary. May unload food from delivery trucks and move heavy garbage cans. May operate cash register and be responsible for own change fund. Counts and turns in change funds and daily receipts. Cleans and maintains a neat and orderly work area. May assist in requisitioning food supplies from various sources. Maintains accurate food inventories and rotates stock items to prevent spoilage. Covers, dates and stores leftovers according to established procedures. Complies with fire, safety, sanitation and security regulations. Informs supervisor of equipment problems and other related items.

May train new employees in food preparation, on job safety practices, operation of cash register and sanitation regulations regarding food storage and sanitation. Cleans equipment in kitchen and dining areas. Washes dishes, pots, pans, coffee urn, glasses, and flatware. Operates mechanical dishwasher. Maintains water and detergent levels in dishwasher; removes strainer pans, inspection doors, etc., for proper cleaning of dishwasher, inside and out; removes calcium deposits as required; and restores room to orderliness. May assist lower graded food service workers.

Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner. Takes action to solve problems quickly. Alerts the higher-level supervisor, or proper point of contact for help when problems arise.

Adheres to safety regulations and standards. Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor.

Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment.

Performs other related duties as required.


Conditions of Employment

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SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: Must be skilled in various phases of food service operations with specialized experience and training in food preparation. Knowledge of the operation of kitchen equipment. Ability to operate a cash register. Simple arithmetic and the ability to read instructions are required. Working knowledge of common sanitation procedures to prevent contamination of food products and maintain clean equipment. Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Must be able to obtain ServSafe Food-Handler Certification within 30 days of hire, and prior to handling food.

RESPONSIBILITY: Receives assignments in oral or written form. Routine work is performed with general instructions; special circumstances occurring periodically require complete and specific instructions. The supervisor periodically checks to see that work is done on time and according to instructions. Responsible for the proper use and cleaning of equipment, safety practices, personal hygiene and conformance with sanitation requirements.

PHYSICAL EFFORT: Work involves light to moderate physical effort such as continuous standing, walking, frequent stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling, and bending. Lifts and carries objects up to 45 lbs independently and objects over 45 lbs with assistance. May be required to perform heavy work such as scouring and scrubbing equipment/floors, pushing heavy carts and trucks in unloading, storing and delivering supplies.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Work areas are often uncomfortably warm and noisy. Workers are exposed to minor cuts, bruises, burns, scalds and the possibility of slipping on wet floors. Some workers are exposed to extreme temperatures of hot kitchens, walk-in refrigerators and freezing units.

Additional information

GENERAL INFORMATION: Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review:

As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division may obtain a Criminal Record Check and/or an Investigative Consumer Report. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI). For all positions requiring access to firearms or ammunition, the Federal Government is prohibited from employing individuals in these positions who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectees for such positions must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made.

Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.

Required Documents:

*Education/certification certificate(s), if applicable.

*If prior military, DD214 Member Copy

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 Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.

Involuntarily separated members of the armed forces and eligible family members applying through the Transition Assistance Program must submit a written request/statement (may be obtained from the MCCS Human Resources Office) and present ID card with "TA" stamped in red on front of card.



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