Food Service Worker Wg2 Continuous Open Job in PRESCOTT, AZ

Vacancy No. MS-18-VEK-2023596-BU Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $11.06 to $12.91 Grade 02 to 02
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 11/10/2017 Close Date 9/30/2018
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public

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  • Open & closing dates

    11/10/2017 to 09/30/2018

  • Salary

    $11.06 to $12.91 per hour

  • Pay scale & grade

    WG 02

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type



1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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  • Duties



    OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise – “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?


    Special Employment Consideration:  VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. Contact the Agency Contact on the last page of the JOA for information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator.

    For more information on the “Who may apply” eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.

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    These positions are located in Nutrition and Food Service at the Northern Arizona VA Health Care System in Prescott, Arizona.

    Duties and Major Responsibilities: 


    ·         Using proper cleaning solutions to sanitize food preparation surfaces. 

    ·         Cleaning walk-in refrigerators and freezers in a food service or food handling organization. 

    ·         Handling and storing sanitized dishes, glasses and silverware for public use. 

    ·         Making sandwiches using prepared ingredients for cafeteria or buffet lines.

    ·         Portioning food items into standard serving sizes using the proper utensils and containers.

    ·         Assembling and tossing fresh fruit or green salads in large quantities for public consumption.  

    ·         Brewing coffee in a restaurant/commercial size coffee maker. 

    ·         Setting up glasses, silverware, dishes, trays and condiments in communal dining areas. 

    ·         Scouring and scrubbing heavy cooking utensils such as mixing bowls and pots.

    ·         Performing heavy duty cleaning tasks such as ceilings and/or exhaust hoods. 

    ·         Loading and operating a continuous conveyor belt feeding dishwasher. 

    ·         Setting up cafeteria lines and/or steam-tables with hot and cold food items. 

    ·         Carrying out preventive maintenance and cleaning by removing inspection doors, strainer pans, and spray arms of a dish machine. 

    ·         Standing/walking to clear tables and carrying trays of heavy dishes for several hours or more at a time. 

    ·         Sweeping and mopping floors repetitively in high traffic areas such as corridors, entryways, cafeterias and other areas. 

    ·         Moving kitchen equipment such as stand mixers, weight scales and meat slicers to clean spaces behind and under such equipment. 

    ·         Delivering meals, which may include hot foods and liquids, to patients' bedsides or patrons. 

    ·         Emptying trashcans containing food scraps and waste. 

    ·         Reading and understanding written material such as time and duty schedules. 

    ·         Reading and following instructions with regard to safety data sheets for hazardous chemicals. 

    ·         Reading and following instructions on menus, recipes, and/or basic work instructions. 

    ·         Following label directions in using cleaning or disinfecting/sanitizing agents. 

    ·         Applying sanitation principles to safeguard food against spoilage and waste. 

    ·         Adhering to safety policies and procedures when performing manual work involving lifting, carrying, transporting and delivering food or other items. 

    ·         Working quickly without accidents while at the same time being attentive to the quality of your work.

    ·         Recognizing typical health and safety hazards for yourself and other workers around you. 

    ·         Working rapidly and accurately under the pressure of deadlines. 

    Work Schedule: Rotating tours of duty between the hours of 5:30 am - 7:30 pm, with rotating days off, Holidays and weekends included.

    Bargaining Unit Position: Yes

    Position Description: Food Service Worker, WG-7408-02, PD#10311A

    A relocation incentive is not authorized for this position.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Open Continuous.

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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