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Food Service Worker – Hampton, Virginia
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 36512Start Date: 01/17/2019End Date: 07/31/2019
Work Schedule: Tour of duties include: 5:30AM – 2:00PM and 10:00AM – 6:30PM, two days off per week with some weekend and holiday work.
Position Description Title/PD#: Food Service Worker/PD# 1204A
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Telework: Not Available
Compressed/Flexible: Not Available
Virtual: Not Available
Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 07/31/2019. EXPERIENCE: A specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position. Evidence which demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position must be supported by detailed descriptions of such on your resume. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C. SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element, which usually appears as question 1 in the on-line questionnaire. Those applicants who appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated. The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the Job Elements: ?JOB ELEMENTS: Those who meet the minimum level of experience and training for the screen-out element will then be evaluated in each of the following job elements: *ELEMENT NO. 25A- Work practices. ELEMENT NO. 25E- Technical practices. ELEMENT NO. 75B- Ability to interpret instruction, specifications, etc. ELEMENT NO. 81- Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment. ELEMENT NO. 82A- Knowledge of materials. ELEMENT NO. 86- Dexterity and safety. **This is the screen-out element. If you do not possess sufficient competence in the Job Element to perform at the indicated level, you will be rated ineligible. 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; religions; 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. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. 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. PHYSICAL EFFORT/REQUIREMENTS: Incumbent is subject to continuous standing and walking, and frequent stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling, and bending. Frequently lifts or moves objects weighing up to 40 pounds. May be required to perform heavy work, such as scouring and scrubbing large-size cooking utensils and pushing heavy carts and trucks in unloading, storing, and delivering supplies. May also be required to work on ladders and use powered cleaning equipment. Incumbent is required to push AMOS food cart which weighs approximately 500 pounds, and will require 12-pounds of force to initiate movement and also 7-pounds of constant force to keep the food cart rolling.
Working Conditions: The work is performed in kitchen areas where the steam and heat from cooking and dish washing equipment often cause uncomfortably high temperatures and humidity. The work area is well lighted but usually noisy from food service activities, and there is danger of slipping on floors where food or beverages have been dropped. Incumbent is regularly exposed to hot liquids, sharp cutting blades, hot working surfaces and extreme temperature changes when entering walk-in refrigeration or freezing units. You may qualify based on your experience as described below: Specialized Experience: Food Service Experience in a Medical Facility.
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