Food Service Worker(OC)




LOCATION OF POSITION:  Morale Welfare Recreation (MWR) Department, A&W, NAS Pensacola, FL


OPENING DATE:  01/08/2021                                                                            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 evening/rotating shifts. Group benefits not included.)


AREA OF CONSIDERATION:  Applications will be accepted from all sources.


DUTIES: Performs various tasks involved in the preparation of simple foods, serving/cooking foods, maintaining cooking equipment and areas are clean orderly condition. Prepares hot and cold sandwiches, and various other short order foods; slices meats, cheeses, and breads; prepares assorted alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Serves customers at counter; receives orders and serves food/beverages. As required, sets up serving counters by sorting and stacking such items as dishes and glasses, arranges silverware; arranges desserts, cold beverages, etc.; stocks condiment stands, and hot and cold drink dispensers. Removes soiled dishes from tables, washes and sterilizes flatware, glassware, dishes and cooking utensils by hand or machine, as required. Keeps counter and other equipment/appliances clean and sanitary. Operates cash register; computes charges, collects and accounts for cash. May requisition food items and receive merchandise, as required. Assists in taking inventory. May open and close the snack bar. 


 QUALIFICATIONS: Must have ability to follow recipes and combine ingredients to prepare a variety of sandwiches; must have ability to make coffee, tea, etc.; ability to use variety of kitchen equipment, and determine serving portions. Employee must know steps needed to complete work and have ability to follow specific oral/or written instructions regarding new assignments; must be able to use judgment regarding standards of sanitation, timing and courtesy in serving patrons. Must be able to compute charges and use cash register.   


PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work area is usually warm, uncomfortable and noisy. Incumbent is exposed to steam, fumes and odors, and to heat and cold due to refrigerators, freezers, oven, grills, etc. The danger exists of falling on floors that are wet and/or where food has been spilled; of receiving burns from steam, hot water or hot food; and of being cut by knives, slicers, etc. Incumbent is required to life and move objects weighing up to 30 pounds and may occasionally lift objects weight up to 50 pounds with assistance. The job requires constant standing and walking.