Food Service Worker
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement. EXPERIENCE: A specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position. Evidence which demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position must be supported by detailed descriptions of such on your resume. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Federal Wage System Qualification Standards. SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element, which usually appears as question 1 in the on-line questionnaire. Those applicants who appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated. To meet minimum qualifications, your resume must reflect experience which demonstrates you possess the experience, education, and/or training to perform the duties of a Food Service Worker without more than normal supervision. Examples include, but are not limited to providing food service in a hospital, long term care, clinical, or similar setting; experience interacting with customers and/or patients; the ability to perform tasks in a specific sequence to ensure quality and meet time requirements; understanding and following verbal and written instructions such as bi-weekly schedules, daily work assignments, MSDS information, food product labelling, etc.; possessing knowledge of regular diets, and of the most common diet modifications; basic principles of workplace and food safety and sanitation; procedures to protect the health and safety of patients, and fellow employees; ability to maintain and operate food service equipment, such as ware-washing machines, beverage dispensers, and food service steam tables. The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the Job Elements: Production Support Service Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment Work Practices 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; religions; 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. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. 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.