Food Service Worker
- Announcement Number:
- Food and Beverage
- Position Status:
- $8.12 - $8.81 Hourly
- Areas of Consideration:
- ALL SOURCES
- Relocation Expenses:
- Application Email:
NON-APPROPRIATED FUND (NAF) POSITION
ANNOUNCEMENT NO: MER1034- 01-016A
POSITION TITLE: FOOD SERVICE WORKER
SERIES & GRADE: NA-7408-02
SALARY: $8.12 - $8.81 PER HOUR (STEPS 1-3) / PLUS NIGHT DIFFERENTIAL AND SUNDAY PREMIUM
EMPLOYEMENT CATEGORY: FLEXIBLE 0-40 HOURS WEEKLY *NO BENEFITS (varying hours and shifts) INCLUDING WEEKENDS & HOLIDAYS
LOCATION: MORALE, WELFARE, AND RECREATION, MWR FOOD OPERATIONS, NAVAL AIR STATION, MERIDIAN, MS
AREA OF CONSIDERATION: ALL SOURCES
RELOCATION EXPENSES: NOT INCLUDED
CLOSING DATE: OPEN CONTINUOUSLY
. Perform tasks with several steps such as: sets up food service counters, steam tables, dining room tables and side service stands with hot and cold food including meats, hamburgers, hotdogs, subs, vegetables, salads, desserts, bread, butter and beverages. Make coffee and tea. Make a variety of salads. Serve food in standard portions. Operate cash register and responsible for change fund. May unload delivery trucks and move and empty heavy garbage cans. Wash dishes and clean kitchen equipment and work area.
Skill to perform tasks with several steps and use judgment in the performance of sequential tasks. Concentration is required to serve uniform individual portions and to avoid distractions, such as when several people ask for different items at the same time. Simple arithmetic and the ability to read instructions is required. Working knowledge of common sanitation procedures to prevent contamination. Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time. Ability to lift 45 pounds.
Some positions have special requirements. Selection may be tentative pending the completion of the satisfactory employment reference checks and receipt of proof of education (where applicable). Selectee may be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period. Participation in the 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. For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee will be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED
All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement, and will be rated based on the information provided in the resume to determine the level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of knowledge, skills, and abilities will be used for each resume. Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews. It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify all the information in their resume and documents; Human Resources will not modify documents submitted by an applicant. All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement and clearly documented in the resume. Please ensure that your resume or application contains all the information requested in the vacancy announcement along with any supporting documents, or your application may not be considered. Where a first cut-off date is indicated, a selection may be made from the resumes/applications received as of the specified first cut-off date. Completed applications (resume, supporting documentation, etc.) must be received by 11:59pm Central Time on the cut-off/closing date. If more than one resume is received, only the last resume received will be reviewed. If more than one resume is received, only the last resume received will be reviewed.
The time period of eligibility for spousal preference begins 30 days before the military member's reporting date at a new duty station outside of the current duty station's commuting area and applies without time restriction except that spouses seeking preference with less than six months’ time remaining in the area may be non-selected. You MUST attach spouse preference application for each position you are applying for. Attach a copy of spouse's PCS orders and copy of marriage license/certificate.
VETERAN'S PREFERENCE/GOLD STAR VETERAN'S PREFERENCE
Qualifying military veterans and spouses/parents of deceased veterans shall be given employment preference over non-preference applicants if they are equally qualified. Preference applicable for positions open to external candidates.
To claim Veteran's preference, you MUST:
-Submit a copy of your DD-214 (member 4 copy); AND
-Submit completed SF15 from the Veterans Administration (VA); AND
-Submit any other supporting documentation (disability, official statements, proof of service, etc.).
To claim Gold Star Veteran's preference, you MUST:
-Submit completed SF-15 from the Veterans Administration (VA); AND
-Submit a legible copy of DD-1300; AND
-Submit any other supporting documentation (official statements, document of service, court decree, etc.).
WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT
Please ensure that your application/resume contains all the information requested in the vacancy announcement. If your resume or application does not provide all the information requested on this form and in the job vacancy announcement, you may lose consideration for the job. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. If selected for an interview, applicants can expect to be contacted 1-3 weeks after their interview with a position offer or notification of non-selection. Due to the large volume of applications we receive, we regret we are not able to respond individually in writing to all applicants who are not selected for interviews for our positions.
Flexible employees are not eligible to participate in the CNIC benefit programs, nor are they entitled to earn or use leave including military leave, court leave, sick or annual leave. A flex employee is one who serves in either a continuing or temporary (time limited) position, on a scheduled or unscheduled (as needed or intermittent) basis, up to 40 hours per week.
HOW TO APPLY
All interested applicants should submit their NAF Employment Application or resume to MWR Personnel Office or by mail or fax to: Morale, Welfare and Recreation, 255 Rosenbaum Ave. Suite 238, Naval Air Station Meridian, MS 39309. Tel: (601) 679-2467; fax: (601) 679-2640. Apply in person Monday - Friday at NAS Meridian Pass & Tag Office, 6:00AM- 3:30PM *Self-service (Drop off application/resume, pick up NAF Employment Application, review job announcements). Applications or resumes may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org . EMAILS MUST HAVE JOB ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER IN THE SUBJECT LINE-Failure to do so will result in your email being considered SPAM.
NAF Employment Application or Resume
Include name and contact information for at least three (3) professional references in your resume or NAF employment application
- Proof of education (transcripts/copy of degree/high school diploma), if applicable to position requirements.
If claiming Veteran's Preference, completed SF-15 and a legible copy of DD-214 (page 4) as well as any other supporting documentation (disability, official statements, proof of service, etc) is required.
If claiming Gold Star Veteran's Preference, completed SF-15 and a legible copy of DD-1300 as well as any other supporting documentation (official statements, document of service, court decree, etc) is required.
If claiming Military Spouse Preference, a copy of sponsor's orders (applicable for NF-03 and below or equivalent).
If claiming Department of Defense (DOD) Non-appropriated Fund (NAF) Business Based Action (BBA) Priority consideration, submit a copy of the notice of separation.
If you are a current federal employee, submit your most recent Personnel Action Report (PAR) or SF-50.
If you are a current federal employee, submit your last three evaluations.
NAVPERS 1336/3 if you are military personnel applying for employment
Some positions have special requirements. In these cases selection is tentative pending satisfactory completion of these requirements. Applicants may be required to provide proof of education, etc. All selections are contingent upon the obtaining satisfactory employment reference checks.
We are an E-Verify participant.
Employment subject to successful National Agency Background Check. Must have or be eligible for secret clearance.
As a condition of employment, the selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of employment.
Occupants of this position must maintain the privacy of official work information and data and demonstrate the highest level of ethical conduct.
The Department of Navy is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.