Food Service Coordinator (part-time)

Arlington, Virginia
$19.14 - $29.25 Hourly
Jul 12, 2019
Jul 26, 2019
Full Time
Position Information

The Arlington County's Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court is seeking a Food Service Coordinator to manage all aspects of food preparation and services at Argus House, a residential facility for at-risk boys ages 13 - 17.

Specific duties include:
  • Coordinating all kitchen operations;
  • Preparing menus for all meals and preparing food;
  • Ordering and maintaining food inventory;
  • Completing required state and federal paper work and reports using Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • Supervising residents working in the kitchen;
  • Operating standard cooking equipment; and
  • Ensuring that the kitchen meets County health standards.

The successful employee must have an understanding of the USDA school lunch program requirements.

Selection Criteria

Minimum: High school diploma or equivalent and two years' experience in the preparation and cooking of food.

Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may substitute for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:
  • Experience working with adolescents;
  • Experience working in a group home licensed by the Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice;
  • Experience using Microsoft Word and Excel; and/or
  • Certification as a Food Manager.

Special Requirements

Applicant must possess, or obtain by time of appointment, a valid motor vehicle operator's license from the applicant's place of residence. The applicant must authorize Arlington County to obtain, or the applicant must provide, a copy of the applicant's official state/district driving record. Any offer of employment may be contingent upon a favorable review of the applicant's driving record.

Additional Information

A pre-employment criminal records check will be conducted. You will be required to provide police clearance records upon final consideration for employment.

Clearance by the Virginia Department of Social Services Child Protective Services Central Registry must be obtained.

May be required to operate a 15 passenger van to attend meetings, trainings, or to shop for food or equipment.

The employee may be required to complete training in First Aid/CPR, Handle with Care (non-violent crisis intervention), and suicide prevention and other trainings required by the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ).

Work hours: Monday through Friday 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Arlington County Government employee benefits depend on whether a position is permanent, the number of hours worked, and the number of months the position is scheduled.

Specific information on benefits and conditions of employment can be found on the Arlington County Human Resources Department website:

Permanent, Full-Time Appointments
All jobs are permanent, full-time appointments unless otherwise stated in the announcement. The following benefits are available:

Paid Leave : Vacation leave is earned at the rate of four hours biweekly. Leave accrual increases every three years until eight hours of leave are earned biweekly for twelve or more years of service. Sick leave is earned at the rate of four hours biweekly. There are eleven paid holidays each year.

Health and Dental Insurance : Three group health insurance plans are offered - a network open access plan, a point-of-service plan, and a health maintenance organization. A group dental insurance plan is also offered. The County pays a significant portion of the premium for these plans for employees and their dependents. A discount vision plan is provided for eye care needs.

Life Insurance : A group term policy of basic life insurance is provided at no cost to employees. The benefit is one times annual salary. Additional life insurance is available with rates based on the employee's age and smoker/non-smoker status.

Retirement : The County offers three vehicles to help you prepare for retirement: a defined benefit plan, a defined contribution plan (401(a)), and a deferred compensation plan (457). The defined benefit plan provides a monthly retirement benefit based on your final average salary and years of service with the County. You contribute a portion of your salary on a pre-tax basis to this plan. General employees contribute 4% of pay; uniformed public safety employees contribute 7.5% of pay. Employees become vested in the plan at five years of service. The County also contributes to this plan.

For general employees, the County also contributes 4.2% of pay to a defined contribution plan (401(a)) . The County also matches your 457 contribution, up to $20 per pay period, in this plan. The 457 deferred compensation plan allows you to set aside money on either a pre-tax (457b) or post-tax (457 Roth) basis up to the IRS annual limit. New employees are automatically enrolled with a pre-tax contribution equal to 2% of your base pay.

Other Benefits: The County also offers health, dependent care, and parking flexible spending accounts; long-term care insurance; tuition assistance; transit and walk/bike to work subsidies; a college savings plan; wellness programs; training opportunities; and a variety of other employee benefits.

Permanent, Part-Time Appointments:
Part time employees who work ten or more hours per week receive paid leave and benefits in proportion to the number of hours worked per week.

Limited Term Appointments:
Benefits are the same as permanent appointments except that the employees do not achieve permanent status.

Temporary Regular Appointments:
Temporary regular employees who work 30 hours or more per week are eligible for health, dental, and basic life insurance as described above. They are also eligible for vacation, sick leave, and paid holidays.

Temporary Seasonal and Occasional Appointments:
Temporary employees who work on a seasonal basis or variable hours receive sick leave, but do not normally receive other paid leave or benefits. Exceptions are noted in individual announcements.

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