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 Montrose, New York Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Food Service Worker – Montrose, New York
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 361731Start Date: 11/13/2020End Date: 12/04/2020
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement,12/04/2020 . 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 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:
Dexterity and SafetyInterpret Instructions, Specifications (other than blueprint reading)Special Aptitude – Food Service WorkUse and Maintain Tools and EquipmentWork 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: Incumbent must be able to adjust to alternative shifts. Work requires lifting and carrying heavy items on a recurring basis. During a large part of tour, work is either standing or moving about on tile floors. Must possess sufficient physical stamina to report for duty regularly and perform a full range of required duties. Responsibility may require shift changes on short notice and at any hour. Working Conditions: Work requires adherence to defined safety rules to avoid hazards associated with the operation and cleaning of steam and electrical equipment used in Nutrition and Food Service. Incumbent must use proper procedures in lifting and moving heavy objects to avoid bruises, strains and other injury. He/she must be alert and cautious to avoid falls on wet floors, burns and scalds from hot foods and equipment, cuts from knives and other equipment and injury from improper use of chemicals. Incumbent must have the ability to work rapidly, yet efficiently to meet meal schedules and time frames. Incumbent works in areas subject to change in temperature when required to enter refrigerators or freezer. He/she is required to wear protective clothing provided when entering freezer. Must be clean and neat at all times and set the standard for proper uniform compliance. May be exposed to contagious disease while in patient care units to solicit customer feedback, investigate employee issues and/or attend team meetings. Must exercise proper handling procedures and caution when dealing with medical waste inappropriately returned to Nutrition and Food Service on soiled trays.
If you’d like to submit a resume or apply for this position, please contact Premier Veterans at firstname.lastname@example.org. All are free to apply!