Food Service Worker WG-7408-2 Full time and Part Time
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Hospitality, Facility, Environmental Support
Internal Number: 612707400
The Birmingham VA Medical Center is recruiting for full time and part time Food Service Workers WG-7408 Grade 2 to work in Nutrition and Food Service. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE OPEN CONTIUNALLY UNTIL ALL POSITIONS ARE FILLED. Which allows this office to accept applications/resumes as long as it is open. Announcement will remain open until 12/31/2021. Weekly review of all applicants who have applied. Eligible and qualified applicants will be referred for consideration as vacancies occur. The selectee will be responsible for, but not limited to performing the following duties: Using proper cleaning solutions to sanitize food preparation surfaces. 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. Portioning food items into standard serving sizes using the proper utensils and containers.Assembling and tossing fresh fruit or green salads in large quantities for public consumption. Brewing coffee in a restaurant/commercial size coffee maker. Setting up glasses, silverware, dishes, trays and condiments in dining areas. Scouring and scrubbing heavy cooking utensils such as mixing bowls and pots .Performing heavy duty cleaning tasks such as ceilings and/or exhaust hoods. Loading and operating a continuous conveyor belt feeding dishwasher. Setting up bulk food cart with hot and cold food items. Standing/walking to clear tables and carrying trays of heavy dishes for several hours or more at a time. Sweeping and mopping floors repetitively in high traffic areas such as corridors, entry ways, cafeterias and other areas. Moving kitchen equipment such as stand mixers, weight scales and meat slicers to clean spaces behind and under such equipment. Delivering meals, which may include hot foods and liquids, to patients' bedsides or patrons. Emptying trash cans containing food scraps and waste. Reading and understanding written material such as time and duty schedules. Reading and following instructions with regard to safety data sheets for hazardous chemicals. Reading and following instructions on menus, recipes, and/or basic work instructions. Following label directions in using cleaning or disinfecting/sanitizing agents. Applying sanitation principles to safeguard food against spoilage and waste. Adhering to safety policies and procedures when performing manual work involving lifting, carrying, transporting and delivering food or other items. Recognizing typical health and safety hazards for yourself and other workers around you. Working rapidly and accurately under the pressure of deadlines. Work Schedule: Both Full time and Part time positions Position Description Title/PD#: Food Service Worker WG-7408-2 PD#99921-A Physical Requirements:
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.