Food Service Worker

Langley AFB, Virginia
Nov 28, 2021
Dec 05, 2021
Food Service, Server
Full Time

  • Maintains kitchen and kitchen equipment in compliance with established health and sanitation regulations to include cleaning appliances, counters, sinks, walls and floors. Breaks down food service carts and disposes of waste and non-storable food items after each meal, or as needed during preparation. Washes dishes, silverware, cooking utensils, glasses and pans after each meal using both manual methods and an automatic dishwasher/sanitizer. Utilizes proper methods for refrigeration, freezing, defrosting and general storage of all food items. Cleaning inside/outside of cabinets, ovens, refrigerators and other large appliances according to established schedules and health/sanitation methods.
  • Provides assistance to the Cook and Cook Supervisor regarding food preparation by peeling, chopping, grinding, paring, cutting, slicing, dicing, pureeing, dredging, flouring or breading; weighs, measures and assembles ingredients for regular and Special dietary menu items. On a regular basis, prepares uncooked food items. Using correct measuring utensils and/or portion control scales, po1tions foods IA W USDA Food Program for distribution and meal service, and covers, dates und stores leftovers according to established procedures. Places cooked food in serving dishes and sets up food service trays, to include required service items, for delivery to rooms. Delivers and retrieves food for proper family-style dining service to each classroom, to include any special dietary requirements,
  • Ensures kitchens are adequately stocked and equipped with the necessary food and equipment. lnforms supervisor if ingredients for menu items are not available to allow adequate time for items to be procured for use.
  • Prepares baby formula, in compliance with USDA food requirements for children ages 6 weeks to 11 months. Ensures correct proportions, as governed by the USDA food programs, are provided at the center(s) on a daily basis. Receives and inventory food deliveries. Ensures that all food is of top quality and freshness before receiving and/or preparation,
  • In the absence of the Cook, may perform a variety of cooking tasks with direct supervision and direction. Follows posted USDA approved menus. If changes are necessary, notifies supervisor prior to making the change.- Follows standardized recipes in preparing meals for the children.
  • Ensures compliance with standards as set by the USDA Food Program, base Public Health, Safety and meets all DoD standards for Food Health & Safety.
  • Performs other related duties ns assigned.


Conditions of Employment

  • If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before appointment or onboarding with the agency, if after November 22.
  • This position requires incumbent to be at least 18 years of age.
  • This position requires shift work to provide coverage on evenings, weekends, holidays, or special situations.
  • This position requires satisfactory completion of pre-employment checks in accordance with Air Force and DoD policy, and a Child Care Tier 1 background investigation.
  • This position has physical lifting requirement which requires the incumbent to complete a favorable pre-employment physical.
  • This position requires the incumbent to be able to obtain, maintain, and provide evidence of current immunizations this includes annual influenza vaccinations and be free of all communicable diseases.
  • This position requires the incumbent to complete assigned training, to include Food Handlers certification, within specified time from date hire or assignment to position.
  • Per Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee?s duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law.


Who May Apply: Open to everyone. Applicants will be categorized by preference(s) and/or priority consideration eligibilities. An applicant's eligibility will be determined based on eligibility claimed in the questionnaire and proof of eligibility MUST be provided with application by the closing date, 12/06/2021

Business Based Action, Military Spouse Preference, Outside Applicant Veteran, Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran, and Transition Hiring Preference

In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. 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; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if the position allows for qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.

Qualifying Experience:
Must have experience in and knowledge of methods and procedures relating to food preparation, portioning and presentation gained in
a grill, snack bar, restaurant, club or similar food activity. Skill in organizing work assignments in order to meet strict meal schedules. Must be able to read and understand menu cards and special dietary requirements. Experience in general sanitation principles to properly store food to safeguard against spoilage and waste. Must be able to read, speak and write English. Ability to follow oral and written instructions, work safely, and do simple arithmetic. Knowledge of operating and cleaning food service equipment, characteristics of various foods, and the ability to season food and decide when foods are done is required. Must be physically able to frequently lift objects weighing up to 40 pounds. Must be able to continuously stand, walk, stoop, reach, push, pull and bend for long periods of time. Must be able to pass physical, obtain a Health Card, food Handler's Certificate, and/or complete food handler's training. Must be at least 18 years of age. Must hold a high school diploma or equivalent. Successfully pass a pre-employment physical, maintain current immunizations and be physically and behaviorally capable of performing the duties of the job.


Must be a high school graduate, or equivalent; and be able to provide proof (i.e., diploma or equivalent) for verification.
Must be a dependent of a Service Member or a DoD Civilian who is 17 years of age and pursuing a High School Diploma.

Additional information

  • Individual must fully meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Direct deposit is required
  • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check
  • A probationary period may be required
  • Pre-employment requirements must be satisfactorily met prior to Entrance on Duty (EOD)
  • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this job opportunity announcement. And additional selections may also be made from this job opportunity announcement.
  • Selection(s) are subject to restrictions resulting from hiring preferences and priority consideration eligible.