Commander, Navy Installations CYP Food Service Worker in Chesapeake, Virginia
Summary This position is located at Northwest Annex Youth Center, Morale Welfare and Recreation (MWR), Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads, Chesapeake, VA. A High School diploma is required for this position, and need to be uploaded with application. Responsibilities 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. Kitchen Maintenance 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. Food Storage 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. Additional Responsibilities 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. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Resumes must include information which demonstrates experience, knowledge, skills, and ability (KSAs) as they relate to this position. Applicants are encouraged to be clear and specific when describing their experience level and KSAs. A qualified candidate possess the following: Knowledge and understanding of food handling techniques, personal hygiene standards, and Safe work procedures. Knowledge of techniques for measuring ingredients and basic understanding of recipe construction. Knowledge of basic arithmetic in order to count the number of table and serving bowls required to determine the number of servings a container will yield. Education High School Diploma or equivalent Additional Information Position is subject to special inoculation and immunization requirements as a condition of employment for working with children. Employee is required to obtain appropriate immunization against Communicable diseases in accordance with recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), which includes the influenza vaccine. Must obtain and maintain a valid food handler card. Must pass a pre-employment physical, provide evidence of immunization and be free from communicable disease. Satisfactorily complete all background checks in accordance with PI, 101-647 to include National Agency Check with Written Inquiries (NACI). Must satisfactorily obtain or complete required training Certificates and maintain certifications or credentials required by federal, state or National Accreditation institutions utilized as part of DOD’ s Child and Youth Programs. Salary is dependent on experience and/or education. 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. This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies within 60 days of issuance of selection certificate. For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee may be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes. Executive Order 12564 requires a Federal workplace free of illegal drugs. According to the Executive Order, all Federal employees are required to remain drug free throughout their employment. Commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic Command is a Drug-Free Federal Workplace. The use of illegal drugs will not be tolerated, and use of or intoxication by illegal drugs will result in penalties up to and including removal from Federal Service. The Department of the Navy (DON) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of 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. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. 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