Child & Youth Food Service Worker

Announcement Number:
D-0001-19
Department:
Child Care
Location:
Virginia
Position Status:
Flex
Salary:
$11.63 - $12.59
Areas of Consideration:
ALL SOURCES
Relocation Expenses:
n/a
Application Email:
n/a

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.

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.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment
You must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent Unit

Qualifications
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 handlers 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 PL 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.

Education
** Must submit High School Diploma (or equivalent documentation) AND higher level degree, if applicable, with your application packets for these positions. If submitting transcripts, they MUST be Official Transcripts, signed and sealed by the school.   Failure to provide educational documentation will prevent  your application from being considered.**

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