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Food Service Worker WG-02

Company: VA Central Western Massachusetts
Location: Leeds
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

VA Central Western Massachusetts in Northampton, MA has multiple full-time and part-time openings for the position of Wage Grade 2 Food Service Worker. WG-02 Food Service Workers perform tasks with several steps or a sequence of tasks that requires attention to work operations. They follow set procedures in accomplishing repetitive assignments and follow an established sequence of work such as working in the dish room, passing meal trays, and portioning cold foods and hot foods.

Applications must be submitted on www.usajobs.gov

Open & continuous announcements (OCAs) are posted for both full-time and part-time positions:

Full-time announcement number: CBTD-11681103-23-DML

Part-time announcement number: CBTD-11681305-23-DML

Major duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

* Set up cafeteria lines, steam tables, dining room tables, and side service stands with hot and cold food items
* Serve food cafeteria style by placing uniform portions of food on customers'/patients' plates
* Break down and clean assigned area when the meal is finished and return food to the kitchen
* 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 after meals
* Deliver meal trays to the patients' bedsides
* Brew coffee according to the number of servings required
* Assemble and toss fresh fruit or green salads in quantity using prepared dressings and portions into standard serving sizes
* Apportion other food items into standard serving sizes using the proper utensils and containers
* Make cold sandwiches using prepared ingredients and pack box lunches
* Work in one or more functional areas of the kitchen such as food preparation, dish and pot washing, dry and refrigerated storage and receiving, and the serving line
* Sort, wash, peel and cut fresh fruits and vegetables
* Operate and break down equipment
* Perform heavy-duty cleaning tasks throughout the food service and related areas
* Separate food waste and trash from dishes, glasses and silverware in the dish washing area
* Remove inspection doors, strainer pans, screens and spray arms for preventive maintenance of the dish machine
* Unload delivery trucks
* Store sanitized dishes, glasses and silverware
* Scrape, soak, scour, and scrub the heavier cooking utensils
* Move heavy garbage cans when collecting and transferring trash from the work area to the disposal area
* Performing other duties as assigned.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $16.84 - $19.64 per hour

* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid sick time
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Evening shift
* Holidays
* Weekend availability
Supplemental pay types:
* Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations:
All employees are required to wear masks. In addition, participation in the vaccination programs for seasonal influenza and COVID-19 is required.

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Leeds, MA 01053: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: VA Central Western Massachusetts, Springfield , Food Service Worker WG-02, Other , Leeds, Massachusetts

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