Works on tray line as assembler, beverage server, or loader at meal times, or as server on milk/juice station;
Sets-up and replenishes serving stations with supplied, food and beverages, dishware, and serving utensils; maintains cleanliness of assigned area;
Transports tray delivery carts to wards and serves patients'; collects patient trays after meals;
Washes, peels, slices, dices, shreds, and cuts fruit and vegetables by hand or machine for cooking and salad preparation; assembles and plates cold food and beverage items of correct portioning;
Performs general and heavy cleaning duties in kitchen (i.e., Dish machine area, pot and pan area, storerooms, refrigerators/freezers, dining rooms, trash/heavy garbage cans) using appropriate cleaning agents and cleaning equipment; and dismantles and cleans cleaning equipment;
Transports, unloads and rotates stock;
Performs other related duties assigned.
Full-Time, Monday - Friday - Shifts: 04:30 AM -1:00 PM; 05:00 AM -1:30 PM; 8:00 AM -04:30 PM; 11:30 AM -08:00 PM - includes weekends and holidays.
Recruitment & Relocation Incentives:
Not authorizedPHYSICAL EFFORT AND WORK CONDITIONS: Employee must be physically able to continuously walk and stand; Stooping, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling movements are very frequent. May lift/move objects weighing up to 40 pounds unassisted, and occasionally over 40 pounds with assistance of lifting devices or other workers. Some assignments may involve manipulation of cumbersome, heavy objects and utensils such as washing stainless steel mixing bowls. Significant physical effort may be necessary to unload, store and deliver supplies and to push/pull loaded tray carts and storage racks. Manual dexterity is necessary to operate equipment and when handling sharp knives. Eye-hand coordination and ability to concentrate and react quickly is necessary to serve tray line.
Work is carried out in kitchen/dish room areas which are often hot and uncomfortable requiring the employee to be able to tolerate extremes of temperature and noise. There is exposure to steam, cooking odors, and extremes of temperature as when entering walk-in refrigeration and freezing units. Potentials for accident/injuries include cuts, bruises, sprains, burns, scald, and falls on slippery floors. May be exposed to skin and respiratory irritants from frequent use of strong clean and sanitizing solutions. Work is often performed in a patient care setting and may be exposed to contagious disease.
Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C (****For this position, the job element method is used to match what you, the applicant, can do against what the work calls for. Your knowledge, skills and abilities will be compared to the knowledge, skills and abilities (called job elements) needed for success. Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element (WG-2 and higher only; screen-outs are not applicable to WG-1). Applicants who appear to meet the screen out element are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated from consideration. The potential eligibles are rated against the remainder of the job elements. While a specific length of training and experience is not required, your responses to the questionnaire must be supported by detailed descriptions of your experience on your resume.
You will be rated on the following Job Elements as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:
Dexterity and Safety
Interpret Instructions, Specifications (other than blueprint reading)
Special Aptitude - Food Service Work
A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. All experience listed on your resume must include the month and year start/end dates. 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.
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; religious; 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.
Please ensure your resume include up-to-date contact information (phone number(s), email address(s), etc.)
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's (current/former Federal employees), documentation to support Veterans Preference or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees).
Other Veterans Document
When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit ****