Food Service Worker




LOCATION OF POSITION: Morale Welfare and Recreation Department (MWR), Food & Beverage Dept.(Various Locations), NAS Pensacola, Fl.


OPENING DATE: 07/23/2021                                                                CLOSING DATE: Open Continuous


POSITION: Food Service Worker/NA-7408-03                                         SALARY:  $10.08- $11.77/ PH


EMPLOYMENT CATEGORY: Flexible (May be scheduled to work up to 40 hours weekly, May be required to work weekends, holidays, and evenings. No Group Benefits Included)


AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Applications will be accepted from local commuting area only.


DUTIES: Sets up food service counters, steam tables, table arrangements for banquets and side service stands with hot and cold foods. Serves food in standard portions, cafeteria style, to diners. Sets up glasses, silverware, butter, condiments, salads, desserts, bread and beverages on serving counter, Removes or washes tables and chairs. Performs as a short-order cook operating the grill and deep fat fryer and other related equipment under close supervision following specific instructions. Cooks and prepares hot and cold sandwiches, breakfast foods, and a variety of fruit and vegetable salads. Makes coffee and tea according to the number of servings required. Places standard portions of food in uniform, amounts on plates, in small dishes or glasses. Cuts, scrapes, chops, dices and peels fruits and vegetables. Cleans, scrubs, wipes, washes cooking and service equipment and assists in maintaining the overall cleanliness and orderliness of kitchen equipment and utensils. Cleans tables, chairs, and furniture in dining room, fills and cleans condiment utensils and keeps dining area clean at all times, reporting any unsatisfactory sanitary conditions. Exercises good sanitary habits in the performance of duties. Operates cash register. Performs other related duties as assigned.



WORKING CONDITIONS: The incumbent is frequently lifting objects weighing up to 30 pounds, constant standing and walking, and occasionally over 50 pounds. Works in warm and noisy kitchens. Exposed to steam, fumes and odors. Danger of falling, burns and cuts. Exposed to extreme temperatures when entering walk-in refrigerators.



QUALIFICATIONS: Must have the ability to perform all tasks and duties of a food service worker. Ability to follow written and oral instructions. Skill to work quickly, efficiently and neatly in tasks involving several steps. Ability to follow recipes, and combine ingredients for salads and other food products. Ability to operate kitchen and service equipment under close supervision. Knowledge of proper food handling techniques in accordance with sanitary requirements.



NOTE:  As a condition of employment, selectee(s) will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer within the first 60 days of employment. This is the DOD standard method of payment of personnel. Employees will be subject to administrative action for failure to enroll unless a waiver has been obtained. Must meet requirements for local & national background check investigations (NACI). Drug testing is a requirement for positions deemed a Test Designated Position (TDP).