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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? This position is located at the William S. Middleton Memorial Hospital and is organizationally aligned under Nutrition and Food Services. The purpose of the position is to provide food service assistance in the Nutrition and Food Services Department.Major Duties: - 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. - Scouring and scrubbing heavy cooking utensils such as mixing bowls and pots. - Performing heavy duty cleaning tasks such as ceilings and/or exhaust hoods. - Assembling and tossing fresh fruit or green salads in large quantities for public consumption. - Setting up cafeteria lines and/or steam-tables with hot and cold food items. - Setting up glasses, silverware, dishes, trays and condiments in communal dining areas. - Loading and operating a continuous conveyor belt feeding dishwasher. - Carrying out preventative maintenance and cleaning by removing inspection doors, strainer pans, and spray arms of a dish machine. - Using proper cleaning solutions to sanitize food preparation surfaces. - Portioning food items into standard serving sizes using the proper utensils and containers. - Brewing coffee in a restaurant/commercial size coffee maker. - Moving kitchen equipment such as stand mixers, weight scales and meat slicers to clean spaces behind and under such equipment. Work Schedule: Sunday-Saturday 6:00am-2:30pm or 11:30am-8:00pm Position Description Title/PD#: Food Service Worker/PD99921A Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: May be authorized for qualified candidate Physical Effort: Wage Grade 2 Food Service Workers perform work requiring light to moderate physical effort. They may be required to perform heavy work, such as scouring and scrubbing large size cooking utensils and pushing heavy carts and trucks in unloading, storing, and delivering supplies. They are subject to continuous standing and walking, and frequent stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling, and bending. They frequently lift or move objects weighing up to 20 pounds unassisted and occasionally lift or move objects weighing more than 40 pounds with the assistance of others. Working Conditions: The work is performed in kitchen areas where the steam and heat from cooking and dishwashing equipment often cause uncomfortably high temperatures and humidity. The work area is well-lighted but usually noisy from food service activities, and there is danger of slipping on floors where food or beverages have been dropped. Food service workers are regularly exposed to hot liquids, sharp cutting blades, hot working surfaces, and extreme temperature changes when entering walk-in refrigeration or freezing units.
Internal Number: 600251600
About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.