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The CYP Food Service Worker performs various tasks or a sequence of tasks in food service and preparation including peeling potatoes, cutting, sorting, and washing vegetables and fruits; assembling sandwiches and measuring and weighing ingredients. Stocks food service carts, wraps, arranges, and/or packages items for serving to children and youth. Transports food to and from kitchen to classrooms.
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The CYP Food Service Worker performs various tasks or a sequence of tasks in food service preparation. Tasks consist of several steps that require attention to work operations and follow and established sequence of work. These tasks, which are summarized into categories related to food preparation and service, kitchen maintenance, and food storage, are summarized below.
Food Preparation and Service
Assist in food preparation with tasks such as peeling potatoes; cutting, sorting and washing vegetables and fruits; assembling sandwiches; and measuring and weighing ingredients.
Stocks food service carts with appropriate utensils, plates, bowls, food and beverages, as required for family style dining in the classrooms or activity areas.
Wraps, arranges, and/or packages items for serving to children and youth.
Transports food from kitchen area to classrooms or activity areas.
Returns carts, dishes, and leftover food to the kitchen and disposes of all food waste and trash.
Pre-rinses and washes pots, pans, dishes, glasses and silverware in either a mechanical dishwasher or manually according to sanitation regulations.
Cleans serving carts, food preparation areas, cupboards, drawers, and dishwashing areas.
Sets up and operates a mechanical dishwasher.
Removes inspection doors, strainer pans, screens, and spray arms for preventative maintenance and cleaning.
Scrapes, soaks, scour, and scrubs the heavier cooking utensils such as mixing bowls and pots which, because of their large size and weight, are awkward to handle.
Performs heavy-duty cleaning tasks through the food service and related areas, such as cleaning ceilings; cleaning exhaust hoods; cleaning spaces under and behind kitchen equipment, including moving he equipment; washing floors and walls with powered cleaning equipment; cleaning walk-in refrigerators and freezers; and sanitizing garbage room.
Maintains work area in a clean and orderly manner, adhering to NAVMED P5010 and all local policies and procedures.
Operates, breaks down and cleans all electrical equipment assigned to the area for food preparation.
Stores sanitized dishes and silverware.
Labels and dates all items in refrigerators and freezers and stores leftovers in accordance with sanitation and health standards.
Stores canned, boxed, and/or frozen items in food storage area.
Unloads food and supplies from delivery trucks.
Moves heavy garbage cans when collecting and transferring trash from the work area to the disposal area.
Responsible for complying with security, fire and sanitation rules, policies, procedures, and regulations.
Ensures compliance with U.S. Agriculture (USDA) Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), and all pertaining standards, policies, and regulations.
Serves as a mandatory reporter to Family Advocacy and Child Protective Services as prescribed by local policy in the case of suspected incidences of child abuse and neglect.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Conditions Of Employment
- You must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent Unit
- You must go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9
- Must provide proof of U.S. Citizenship or U.S. National
- Must successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of employment
- Required to pass pre-employment examination, be free of communicable disease and current on immunizations
- Childcare security background check required
- Must have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer
Qualification Requirements: Understanding of food handling techniques, personal hygiene standards and safe work procedures. Basic understanding of recipe construction. Knowledge of techniques for measuring ingredients. Knowledge of basic arithmetic. Working knowledge of sanitation standards and procedures. Ability to obtain a food handler’s card. Must be 18 years of age and a high school graduate or equivalent. Ability to speak, read, and understand written material in English such as time and duty schedules, menus, recipes and work instructions. Ability to favorably pass a pre-employment physical, provide evidence of immunization and be free from communicable disease. Ability to satisfactorily complete all background checks to include National Agency check.
Other Information: Participation in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within 30 days of employment is required. We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee’s eligibility to work in the United States. The Department of the Navy (DON) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.
Some positions have special requirements. Selectee may be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period. Participation in Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of employment is required. We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee’s eligibility to work in the United States. Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.
DON is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. The DON provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities.
How You Will Be Evaluated
All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement, and will be rated based on the information provided in the resume to determine the level of KSAs related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of KSAs will be used for each resume. Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager.
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Background checks and security clearance
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from
schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
Comprehensive benefits package available (medical, dental, life insurance, spouse & dependent life insurance, long-term disability, retirement, and 401(k) savings plan, annual and sick leave, tuition reimbursement, etc.).
How to Apply
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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
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