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 Danville, Illinois Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Food Service Worker – Danville, Illinois
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 451832Start Date: 05/07/2021End Date: 05/27/2021
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 05/27/2021. Your background should demonstrate experience in variety Food Service Worker duties such as nutrition care service operations to plan, organize and complete food services to patients according to established schedules, working with sanitation and food safety regulations. Experience weighing and measuring and making arithmetical computations in order to increase, decrease or convert ingredients used in food preparation, operating and cleaning steam and electrical equipment used in food service, working with regular, modified and special diets in order to recognize and check menu items for compliance with prescribed diets, reading and understanding standard recipes in order to assist the cook or independently prepare simple menu items, and utilizing a personal computer, keyboard, and printer, This is a screen-out element. 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. 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 supervision 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 Food Service Worker may be required to and must be physically able to perform work involving constant standing, walking, frequent bending, stooping, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds. Work requires lifting, carrying, and exertion to push heavy items routinely. Incumbent sweeps and spot mops floors as required. The employee must possess sufficient physical stamina to report for duty regularly and perform full range of required duties. Work is performed in the kitchen, dish room, pot machine room, storage areas and offices where steam and heat from cooking, tray assembly line and dish washing often cause high temperatures and high humidity. The work areas are generally well lighted, but usually noisy from food service activities. There is a danger of slipping on wet floors. Food service workers are regularly exposed to hot liquids, sharp cutting blades, hot working surfaces, and extreme temperature changes when entering walk-in refrigeration or freezing units. The employee must work efficiently to meet meal hour schedules and established time schedules, and employee must be clean and neat at all times and in proper uniform using personal protective equipment per procedure.
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