Waiter (Trainee) NA-01/02/03

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Meade, Maryland
Posted
Oct 10, 2019
Closes
Oct 17, 2019
Function
Food Service, Server
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is within the Fort Meade local commuting area. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)

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1st Application/Referral Cutoff Deadline = 22 May 2019
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Responsibilities

  • This a developmental position to a Waiter NA-7420-02 (PD# 1262) and Waiter NA-7420-03 (PD# AK079). As a trainee, develops skills and knowledge to perform duties of a Waiter.
  • Assigned progressively more responsible and detailed tasks in food and beverage service in the Club or other facilities, which provide dining room and/or cocktail service.
  • Assigned tasks and instructions including setting up work area with required place settings, silverware and condiments; receiving patrons and taking food and alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverage menu orders; providing table service in bar or dining room.
  • Participate in preparation of dining area for formal or banquet table arrangement; cleaning area after the function, disposing of soiled linens, china and glassware, etc.
  • Prepares sales checks and receipt of cash, or charge card; registering sales manually, or in cash register; and tallying cash receipts at end of shift.


Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
3

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required
  • Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position.
  • In accordance with Army Regulation (AR) 215-3, 2-15j(1): Incumbent may also be required to complete a Tier 1 background investigation for a Common Access Card for physical access to federally controlled facilities.
  • A one year probationary period may be required
  • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check
  • Completed and signed DA Form 3433 is required prior to entrance on duty
  • Age Requirement: Must meet state/local age requirements of twenty-one (21) at the time of appointment if serving alcoholic beverages.
  • Appointment is subject to successful completion and favorable results of fingerprints, health assessment (physical), and Installation Record Checks to determine suitability for this position.
  • Physical Effort: Stands, walks, and stoops and stretches, usually for long periods of time, handling food and beverage trays and food containers, seldom weighing over ten (10) pounds.
  • Working Conditions: Work primarily indoors in areas that usually have adequate light and heat. Exposed to possible cuts, bruises, minor burns from ovens, hot liquids and food container. There is danger of slipping on wet or polished floors.
  • Mandatory Training: Satisfactory completion of a minimum of 4 hours initial food sanitation and safety training within 30 days of employment and a minimum of 4 hours annual refresher training.


Qualifications

NOTE: Applicants who qualify for the highest level (NA-03) will be referred to the selecting officials first for consideration. Those who qualify for the lower levels (NA-02 and NA-01) will be referred to the selecting officials to follow accordingly.

Select to view the full position description of a Waiter (Trainee) NA-7420-01
Minimum Qualifications for the Waiter (Trainee) (NA-01):
  • No prior training or work experience required.
  • Applicant must meet state/local age requirements of twenty-one (21) for the servicing of alcoholic beverage at the time of appointment.
  • Applicant must be able to follow simple oral and/or written instructions, and, prepare checks for patrons.Demonstration of the following work behaviors is desirable:
    • a. Courtesy and tact in serving patrons
    • b. Neatness and good grooming
    • c. Dependability
    • d. Clear speaking voice
  • SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: Ability to follow simple oral and written instructions, and, an understanding of sanitary food and beverage handling techniques, and, an understanding of food preparation methods of menu items.
Select to view the full position description of a Waiter NA-7420-02
Minimum Qualifications for the Waiter (NA-02):
  • Possess basic math skills necessary to compute patron bills and make change.
  • Applicant must meet state/local age requirements of twenty-one (21) for the servicing of alcoholic beverage at the time of appointment.
  • Be able to communicate effectively in English.
  • SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: Ability to follow oral and written instructions and prepare guest checks.
Select to view the full position description of a Waiter NA-7420-03
Minimum Qualifications for the Waiter (NA-03):
  • Possess basic math skills necessary to compute patron bills and make change.
  • Possess work experience performing the duties identified (i.e. set tables, taking food orders from patrons, placing food order with kitchen, receiving and delivering food and beverage orders from kitchen and bar, collect payment, clean tables, etc.)
  • Applicant must meet state/local age requirements of twenty-one (21) for the servicing of alcoholic beverage at the time of appointment.
  • Be able to communicate effectively in English.
  • SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of sanitary food handling and serving techniques. Math ability to compute checks and make
    change. Ability to recognize the signs of intoxication.
Reminder to Applicants: Your experience has to be clearly identified in your application package/resume in order to receive consideration. If your resume does not provide enough information regarding your work history for us to make a creditable qualification determination, your application package may be rendered disqualified and you will no longer be considered for this position.
( Format example: Employer name, position title, beginning and ending dates of employment, with summary of duties, etc. )

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

  • Manual Application: If you are unable to apply online, you may submit your application package using a manual application method. Please contact the NAF Human Resources Office or representative listed on this job announcement to request a copy of the manual application form. All completed manual application forms (along with resume and other supporting documentation) must be received no later than 3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the closing date of the announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner. Please note that neglecting to respond to the job related questions may result in an ineligible rating.
  • Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.
  • Payment Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.
  • Please check out our Applicant Information Kit to view additional information you may find useful when applying for our jobs. (Click here to view kit or copy this URL: https://acpol2.army.mil/chra_dodea/NAF_applicant_info_kit.pdf
  • Applications are valid for 90 days after submission date. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as additional vacancies occur.


How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Applicants can claim the following eligibilities:
  • NAF Preference - Involuntarily Separated From the Military
  • NAF Preference - Spouse Employment Preference (SEP)
  • NAF Priority Consideration - Business Based Action
  • NAF Priority Consideration - Current Appropriated Funds Employee CNE (APF)
  • NAF Priority Consideration - Current/Former NAF Employee (CNE/FNE)
  • NAF Priority Consideration - Outside Applicant Veteran (OAV)
  • NAF Priority Consideration - Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran (OAV)


Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

Trust determination process
Suitability/Fitness

Required Documents

The following documents must be submitted with your application:
  • Resume

Optional: Job Application (DA Form 3433) will be accepted in place of a Resume.

The below items are accepted and may be needed to support a qualification and/or a claimed priority/preference:
  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214/ Statement of Service
  • DA Form 3434 or equivalent Agency Notification of Personnel Action, DA Form 3433, PCS Orders/Marriage Certificate if claiming Military Spouse Employment Preference (SEP), Professional References, etc.
  • Resume
  • SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action

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