Food Service Worker- CC-DE

Washington D.C.
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 25, 2017
Food Service, Server
Full Time

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The Nutrition Department is committed to providing the best possible nutrition services and research support for patients. The Nutrition Department prepares and delivers high quality food to inpatients and day hospital patients.


If you have experience with industrial or hospital food preparation and service and you want to play a significant role in a dynamic organization, then consider joining the Nutrition Department. The Nutrition Department is committed to providing excellent service. Clinical Center patients are offered meals and nourishments to meet specific nutritional and research needs. Service includes meals to inpatient units, day hospitals, and outpatient clinics. As a mid-level Food Service Worker, you will perform a variety of food service tasks in the Main Kitchen and/or Metabolic Kitchen in the areas of meal set-up, assembly and delivery/pick-up. You will also provide assistance to cooks.


This position is located in the Clinical Center.

  • Not Required

  • No

  • U.S. Citizenship requirement met by closing date.
  • Position is subject to a background investigation.
  • Pre-employment medical screening may be required.
  • Emergency Essential Employee.
  • Weekend/Shift work may be required
  • Bargaining Unit Position.
  • Lift/move objects up to 40lbs.
  • Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most blue-collar positions, you must meet any screen-out element listed, and show through experience and training that you possess the level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; social).  Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.  You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. The approved job elements for this occupation are listed as follows:

       (1) Ability to do food service work without more than normal supervision (Screen-out element).

       (2) Work practices including cleanliness, neatness and sanitation in food service work.

       (3) Technical practices in food service work.

       (4) Ability to read, understand and follow preparation and serving instructions, manuals, etc.

       (5) Ability to use and care for food preparation and serving tools, utensils and equipment.

       (6) Knowledge of food preparation serving ingredients.

       (7) Dexterity and safety in food service work.

       (8) Ability to work as a member of a team.

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    Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with Selective Service.

    Q - Nonsensitive

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