Wednesday , April 17 2024

Jobs at the Veterans Affairs – Food Service Worker

Website U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Job Description:

This is an open continuous announcement; applicants will be reviewed and referred on a bi-weekly basis; the announcement will remain open until the position is filled. The first cut-off for consideration will be April 29, 2021.

Job Responsibilities:

The incumbent functions as a Food Service Worker in the Nutrition and Food Services Department (NFS). The purpose of the position is to perform a variety of duties that are primarily concerned with food service or food preparation, or a combination of both.

  • Using proper cleaning solutions to sanitize food preparation surfaces.
  • Cleaning walk-in refrigerators and freezers in a food service or food handling organization.
  • Handling and storing sanitized dishes, glasses and silverware for public use.
  • Making sandwiches using prepared ingredients.
  • Portioning food items into standard serving sizes using the proper utensils and containers.
  • Assembling and tossing fresh fruit or green salads in large quantities for public consumption.
  • Brewing coffee in a restaurant/commercial size coffee maker.
  • Setting up glasses, silverware, dishes, trays, and condiments in dining areas.
  • Scouring and scrubbing heavy cooking utensils such as mixing bowls and pots.
  • Performing heavy duty cleaning tasks such as ceilings and/or exhaust hoods.
  • Loading and operating a continuous conveyor belt feeding dishwasher.
  • Setting up bulk food cart with hot and cold food items.
  • Standing/walking to clear tables and carrying trays of heavy dishes for several hours or more at a time.
  • Sweeping and mopping floors repetitively in high traffic areas such as corridors, entry ways, cafeterias, and other areas.
  • Moving kitchen equipment such as stand mixers, weight scales and meat slicers to clean spaces behind and under such equipment.
  • Delivering meals, which may include hot foods and liquids, to patients’ bedsides or patrons.
  • Emptying trash cans containing food scraps and waste.
  • Reading and understanding written material such as time and duty schedules.
  • Reading and following instructions regarding safety data sheets for hazardous chemicals.
  • Reading and following instructions on menus, recipes, and/or basic work instructions.

Job Requirements:

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
  • You may be required to serve a probationary period
  • Subject to a background/security investigation
  • Pre-employment physical required
  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process

Job Details:

Company: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Augusta, GA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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