Job opening: Food Service Worker
Salary: $21 - 24 per hour
Published at: Feb 12 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
This position is located in Nutrition and Food Service Division at the Hines VA Hospital and is responsible for providing food service assistance and food preparation.
Set up assigned station with the correct supplies and food items.
Serve food cafeteria style by placing uniform portions of food on customers'/patients'/residents' plates.
Break down and clean the station when assigned.
Set up dining room tables for service, place food and beverages on tables, and replenish items as necessary.
Return soiled trays and dishes to the dish room.
Deliver meal trays to the patients' bedsides and report the patients' comments and complaints to the supervisor or dietitian.
Prepare beverages according to the number of servings required.
Prepare fresh fruit/cold salads/dressings/sandwich fillings and cold sandwiches and simple cold desserts in specified quantities.
Sort, wash, peel and cut cold foods using knives or other equipment.
Provide assistance to cooks in the food preparation area, such as weigh, measure and assemble ingredients according to standardized recipes.
Prepare uncooked food items, such as sandwich spread and salad dressings.
Operate and break down and clean all equipment assigned to food service and related areas.
Portion food items into standard serving sizes using the proper utensils and specified dishware.
Prepare boxed/to go meals.
Select and place correct items on patient trays.
Read and interpret a regular or modified menu, individual diet cards, tray tickets or patient selections Identify obvious discrepancies between the prescribed diets and the food items designated by the menu.
Other duties as assigned to meet the needs of the Medical Center
Work Schedule: Multiple shifts
Compressed/Flexible Schedule: No
Position Description Title/PD#: Food Service Worker/99920S
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized
- You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this job
- Subject to a background/suitability investigation
- Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
- May serve a probationary period
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
- A complete application package; Resume, Transcripts, etc.
- Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
EXPERIENCE: A specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position. Evidence which demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position must be supported by detailed descriptions of such on your resume. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Federal Wage System Qualification Standards.
SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element, which usually appears as question 1 in the on-line questionnaire. Those applicants who appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated. The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the Job Elements:
Dexterity and SafetyInterpret Instructions, Specifications (other than blueprint reading)MaterialsTechnical PracticesUse and Maintain Tools and EquipmentWithout more than normal supervisionWork Practices
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
- Address Edward Hines Junior Hospital
5000 South 5th Avenue
Hines, IL 60141
- Name: Latasha Hill
- Phone: 708-539-6901
- Email: [email protected]