Snack Bar Operator

Naval Weapons Station, Virginia
Sep 16, 2020
Sep 19, 2020
Food Service, Server
Full Time


This position is located within Commander, Mid-Atlantic Region, Fleet and Family Readiness Program. The purpose of this position is to supervise and coordinate the operation of the snack bar on Naval Weapons Station, Yorktown, VA and perform food preparation and service as required.
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Supervises and coordinates the preparation and sale of food items. Ensures the proper preparation, display, and pricing of food items and adherence to correct cash handling procedures. Maintains sales records and accounting documents such as Daily Activity Records (DAR's), employee cash banks, etc. As needed, prepares or facilitates preparation of customer food orders to include preparation and cooking food, ensuring proper portion control and presentation, receipt of payment, etc. Ensures appropriate sanitation and cleanliness at all times.

Ensures adequate stock levels are maintained, requisitions merchandise in accordance with proper policy and performs periodic inventories. Assists with proper receipt and storage of requisitioned items and helps maintain established controls to prevent pilferage in the facility. Reports shortages promptly to manager and assists in investigations as requested. Maintains security of facility, cash and fixed assets. Assists with ensuring security measures are in place and followed. Assists with ensuring compliance with fire and safety regulations.

Assists manager in determining quantity and components of menu items and assists in the calculation of food cost. Ensures proper quality controls and service standards are maintained.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Leader duties: Personally observes food service operations to assure courteous and efficient service to patrons. Directs subordinate staff (Food Service Workers) to include scheduling employees, ensuring adequate staffing at all times, directs the flow of work, ensuring sanitation standards are met and employees maintain current health cards, and training. Provides input for evaluating performance, and counseling of employees and recommending disciplinary or corrective action. As directed, may interview and recommend applicants for selection. Incumbent must perform food service delivery as needed to cover staff shortages.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • Must obtain and maintain a current food handler's card.
  • Employment is conditional on the successful completion of a National Agency Check or equivalent background check(s) upon selection and periodically thereafter.
  • Some lifting may be required while performing physical inventories or in accepting/moving supplies and/or equipment, but none in excess of 40 lbs without assistance.
  • Work may be subject to an irregular tour of duty, to include nights, weekends and holidays


Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

Incumbent must possess food service delivery knowledge necessary to help operate and staff a food service function, train employees and meet minimum sanitation, cash handling and food preparation requirements with a minimum of supervision. Education, training and experience may be combined to fulfill the requirement.

Must have a minimum of 3 years food service experience. Good communication skills, the ability to provide a professional demeanor and the ability to deal with a variety of patrons with tact and diplomacy are necessary. Must obtain and maintain a current food handler's card.

You will receive creditfor all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.


Additional information

We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee's eligibility to work in the United States.

Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.

For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee may be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes.

The Department of the Navy (DON) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they may require reasonable accommodations should email their request to nsapplications@ to ensure proper consideration is given. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

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 Sailors, their family members, and all other customers have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement, and will be rated based on the information provided in the resume to determine the level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of knowledge, skills, and abilities will be used for each resume. Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews.

Click the following link to preview the applicant questionnaire: Preview Applicant Questionnaire .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Required Documents

USAJobs Resume

Proof of education (transcripts/copy of degree/high school diploma), if applicable to position requirements.

If claiming Veteran's Preference, a legible copy of DD-214 (page 4) as well as any other supporting documentation (disability, proof of service, SF-15, etc). is required.

If claiming Military Spouse Preference, a copy of sponsor's orders is required for NF-03 and below or equivalent.

If claiming Department of Defense (DOD) Non-appropriated Fund (NAF) Business Based Action (BBA) Priority consideration, submit a copy of the notice of separation.

If you are a current federal employee, submit your most recent Personnel Action Report (PAR) or SF-50.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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