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Commander, Navy Installations CYP Food Service Worker - $2,250 in Sign-on and Retention Incentives Available in Oak Harbor, Washington

Summary The CYP Food Service Worker performs various tasks or a sequence of tasks in food service and preparation including peeling potatoes, cutting, sorting, and washing vegetables and fruits; assembling sandwiches and measuring and weighing ingredients. 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. Food Preparation and Service 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. Kitchen Maintenance 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. Food Storage 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. Additional Responsibilities Responsible for complying with security, fire and sanitation rules, policies, procedures, and regulations. Ensures compliance with U.S. Agriculture (USDA) Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), and all pertaining standards, policies, and regulations. Serves as a mandatory reporter to Family Advocacy and Child Protective Services as prescribed by local policy in the case of suspected incidences of child abuse and neglect. Performs other duties as assigned. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Qualification Requirements: Understanding of food handling techniques, personal hygiene standards and safe work procedures. Basic understanding of recipe construction. Knowledge of techniques for measuring ingredients. Knowledge of basic arithmetic. Working knowledge of sanitation standards and procedures. Ability to obtain a food handler’s card. Must be 18 years of age and a high school graduate or equivalent. Ability to speak, read, and understand written material in English such as time and duty schedules, menus, recipes and work instructions. Ability to favorably pass a pre-employment physical, provide evidence of immunization and be free from communicable disease. Ability to satisfactorily complete all background checks to include National Agency check. Conditions of Employment: Work schedule may be a rotating schedule, which covers early mornings, late evenings and split shifts. These positions are subject to background check and pre-employment medical screenings in accordance with federal regulations. Incumbent may be assigned to work at various Child & Youth Centers as needed within Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. The work requires considerable walking, standing, bending, stooping and lifting up to 40 pounds. Must obtain and maintain valid food handlers card. Ability to favorably pass pre-employment physical, provide evidence of immunization and be free from communicable disease. To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine. Other Information: Participation in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within 30 days of employment is required. We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee’s eligibility to work in the United States. The Department of the Navy (DON) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. Education Additional Information Some positions have special requirements. Selectee may be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period. Participation in Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of employment is required. We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee’s eligibility to work in the United States. Salary is dependent on experience and/or education. DON is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. The DON provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities.

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