Food Service Worker

Washington D.C.
Oct 16, 2018
Oct 16, 2018
Food Service, Server
Full Time

Not required

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • U.S. Citizenship requirement or proof of being a U.S. National must be met by closing date.
  • Position is subject to a background investigation.
  • This position requires weekend hours, night shifts, regular shifts, rotational shifts, and holiday hours.
  • You must be able to lift and move heavy items weighing 40 lbs.
  • Physical Requirements (if applicable)
  • Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
  • Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with the Selective Service.
  • This position is designated as an "emergency essential" position and the selected candidate will be considered an "emergency essential" employee.
  • If selected, you will be covered by a bargaining unit (union).
  • If selected, you must pass a pre-employment medical examination.
  • You must be able to stand and walk for prolonged periods. The selectee must be able to reach, push, pull, and bend.
  • 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.

    Preview assessment questionnaire before you apply:

    Not applicable to this position.

    If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.

    • - This position is designated as an "emergency essential" position and the selected candidate will be considered an "emergency essential" employee and will be required to be available, ready, willing, and able to report for duty under all circumstances (e.g., inclement weather, government closings and holidays, lapses in appropriations, non-emergency and emergency situations) for operation 24 hours a day and 365 days per year coverage.
    • - A one-year probationary period may be required upon selection/placement.
    • - If selected, you must pass a pre-employment medical examination.
    • -You must be able to lift and move heavy items weighing 40 lbs.
    • -This position requires weekend hours, night shifts, and holiday hours.
    • -If selected, you will be covered by a bargaining unit (union).
    • - We may make additional selections for similar positions within the commuting area(s) of the locations listed through this vacancy announcement.
    • - The National Institutes of Health participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify). E-Verify helps employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their Social Security numbers.
    • - The NIH maintains a tobacco free work environment and campus.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    If you meet the minimum qualifications for this position, your application and responses to the online questionnaire will be evaluated under Category Rating and Selection procedures for placement in one of the following categories:

    • - Best Qualified - for those who are superior in the evaluation criteria
    • - Well Qualified - for those who excel in the evaluation criteria
    • - Qualified - for those who only meet the minimum qualification requirements
    The Category Rating Process does not add veterans' preference points, but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. Applicants determined to be Best Qualified will be referred for further consideration. Preference eligibles in the Best Qualified category are referred before all other applicants. As part of the process, you may be asked to provide more detailed information about your experience and/or capabilities.

    To be considered well qualified for the purposes of the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), you must substantively exceed the basic qualifications by scoring at least an 85 on the assessment and meet all eligibility, physical, medical, suitability, and any other requirements.

    Read more Security clearance Other

    Drug test required No

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