The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for a Food Service Worker in San Antonio, Texas Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Food Service Worker – San Antonio, Texas
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 206185Start Date: 01/31/2020End Date: 02/24/2020
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 02/24/2020. 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 Federal Wage System Qualification Standards. Your experience must demonstrate experience in reading, writing and following oral and/or written instructions; sanitation and safety procedures; following simple food handling techniques; performing routine tasks without repeated instructions; properly operating and maintaining equipment and maintaining high standards for safety and sanitation; and using a computer for email, training, accident reports and additional administrative tasks as needed. 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:
Dexterity and SafetyInterpret Instructions, Specifications (other than blueprint reading)MaterialsTechnical PracticesUse and Maintain Tools and EquipmentWithout more than normal supervisionWork Practices 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 Requirements/Working Conditions: The work requires light to moderate physical effort, walking, and frequently stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling, and bending. Lifting heavy objects such as bags of trash that may weigh in excess of 30 pounds. Moderate lifting (15-44 pounds), moderate carrying (15-44 pounds), pushing (8 hours), reaching above shoulder, use of fingers, both hands required, walking (8 hours), standing (8 hours), climbing-legs only (0.5 hours), both legs required, stooping, pulling, bending, near vision correctable at 13″ to 16″ to jaeger 1 to 4, specific visual requirement (20/40 both eyes), hearing (aid permitted), mental and emotional stability, hearing with or without hearing aids to normal conversation level without visual cues, excessive heat, cold and humidity, solvents (degreasing agents), slippery or uneven walking surfaces, working around machinery with moving parts, working around moving objects or vehicles, working with hands in water, working closely with others, exposure to TB and other disease.
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