Food Service Worker Job in Marion, Indiana – Department of Veterans Affairs



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Food Service Worker – Marion, Indiana
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 14848
Start Date: 11/07/2018
End Date: 11/15/2018

Qualification Summary
PHYSICAL EFFORT : Employees are required to perform heavy work such as scouring and scrubbing large-size cooking pots and utensils, pushing heavy carts and trucks in unloading, storing and delivering food and supplies. Subject to continuous standing and walking, frequent stooping, reaching, pushing, and bending. Required to work on ladders and use powered cleaning equipment. Frequently lift or move objects weighing up to 40 pounds.
WORK CONDITIONS: Performs in food service areas where steam and heat from dishwashing equipment often causes uncomfortably high temperature and humidity. The work areas are well lighted but usually noisy from food service activities, and there is danger of slipping on floors. Employees are regularly exposed to hot liquids, sharp cutting blades, hot working surfaces and extreme temperature changes when entering walk-In refrigeration or freezing units. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C ( For this position, the job element method is used to match what you, the applicant, can do against what the work calls for. Your knowledge, skills and abilities will be compared to the knowledge, skills and abilities (called job elements) needed for success. Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element (WG-2 and higher only; screen-outs are not applicable to WG-1). Applicants who appear to meet the screen out element are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated from consideration. The potential eligibles are rated against the remainder of the job elements. While a specific length of training and experience is not required, your responses to the questionnaire must be supported by detailed descriptions of your experience on your resume. You will be rated on the following Job Elements as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:
Dexterity and SafetyFollow DirectionsHandle Weights and LoadsReliability And DependabilitySpecial Aptitude – Food Service WorkWork Practices IMPORTANT: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. All experience listed on your resume must include the month and year start/end dates. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. 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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

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