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Job Title:Food Service Worker

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army Installation Management Command

Job Announcement Number:WENAFBW1382100902

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$8.30 to $9.68 / Per Hour


Tuesday, January 8, 2013 to Friday, January 25, 2013




Intermittent - Permanent




Many vacancies in the following location:
White Sands Missile Range, NM United StatesView Map


US Citizens and Non Citizens


U.S. Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (F&MWR) is committed to providing the WSMR community with quality of life programs to meet family, leisure and recreational needs.

White Sands Missile Range is known as the birthplace of America’s Missile and Space Activity and is located in the Tularosa Basin of south-central New Mexico at the base of the beautiful Organ Mountains. The Tularosa Basin is known for hot summers and mild winters. We have a wide variety of sporting activities; camping, fishing, boating, hiking, skiing, and hunting. Local wildlife includes oryx, deer, cougar, coyote, rattlesnake, tarantula, scorpion, elk, turkey, bear, and wild boar in the mountain areas.

This position will be located at any of our Food Service Facilities: Frontier Club, Italian Café, and/or Roadrunner Bowling Lanes. Duties will include accepting payments, preparing and serving customer meals, cleaning meal and service areas and assisting customers with any additional needs.


  • Direct Deposit is required.
  • Social Security card is required.
  • If claiming a Preference (Military Spouse Preference,
  • Involuntarily Separated Military, Current/Former NAF Employee,
  • or Outside Applicant Veteran), proof must be attached.


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Performs a variety of routine manual tasks in a kitchen or dining area following established procedures. Sets up glasses, silverware, dishes, trays, napkins, condiments, and cold menu items such as salads, desserts, bread, and cold beverages on a serving line or tables. Removes dishes and trays from tables after meals. Washes tables and counters. Prepares food by sorting, washing, peeling, and cutting fresh fruit and vegetables. Operates, break downs, and cleans all equipment assigned to the area for food preparation. Clean kitchen equipment such as worktables, sinks and refrigerators. Separates food waste and trash from dishes, glasses, and silverware. Loads and operate dishwashers. Stores cleaned dishes, glasses and silverware. Vacuums and shampoos carpets; sweeps and mops kitchen floors. Cleans windows and washes walls. Cleans and sanitizes trash cans; disposes of trash. 


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Qualification Requirements:
Possess working knowledge of sanitation standards.

Ability to read and understand written material and instructions.

Possess knowledge of basic arithmetic (such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, and decimals, such as counting the number of tables) in order to determine the number of portions or meals required, or, how many services a particular container will provide.

Physical ability to lift and move items up to 40 pounds.

Ability on a continuous basis to stand and walk, frequent stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling, and bending.

Conditions of employment:
1. You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
2. E-Verify: If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" system. Federal Law requires DHS to use the E-Verify system to verify the employment eligibility of all new hires, and obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system as a condition of continued employment.  The U.S. Department of Army is an E-Verify Participant.
3.  All required background check of AR 215-3 must be successfully completed and maintained.
4.  Satisfactory completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI) that will be initiated prior to appointment to a NAF position.
5. You will be required to show Social Security card upon appointment to a NAF position.
6. Incumbent may be required to work overtime, shift work, and/or work on rotating shifts to provide coverage on evenings, weekends, and holidays.
7. Conversion of employment category, from Flexible to regular part/full time, may be accomplished without further competition in accordance with AR 215-3.
8. Successful completion of prescribed training is required.
9. Must demonstrate the ability to speak, read, write, and understand English sufficiently to execute job requirements.


Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid experience or volunteer work.


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To successfully claim veteran's priority consideration, your resume/supplemental data must clearly show your entitlement. Please review the information listed under the Other Requirements link on this announcement or review our on-line Job Application Kit.  
The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis. 
Refusal of a military spouse to participate in established recruitment procedures (e.g. interview, KSA's, where required, etc.) is considered a declination of employment and is a basis for termination of SEP entitlement for the current PCS of the sponsor.  To claim Military Spouse Preference you must have been married to the sponsor prior to the reporting date on the orders.
Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.  
The Department of Army Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities are an equal opportunity employer.


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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: 
1. Your Résumé
2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire
3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)
The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date reflected on the announcement.
To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.  
Note: To return to a previously Saved or Incomplete application you may use the following link: After applying, return to Application Manager or your member account in USAJOBS to see the status of your application, including any messages that may have been sent to you. 
If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire TAG:Link to Full Questionnaire, 2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire, and 3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to (478)757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.
To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload:
1. Complete this cover page using the following TAG:VacancyID
2. Fax your documents to (478)757-3144.
PLEASE NOTE: The numbering on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire.   Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire restarts with number one, so when entering your responses please continue regardless on number sequence.   This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible.  Applicants are responsible for ensuring their responses are transferred accurately.
It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is received, accurate and submitted by the closing date.   You may verify your documents have been process by clicking
here .   Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.   Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process.


The following documents are required:
TAG:Accepted/Required Docs
Résumé or Optional Application for Nonappropriated Employment (DA 3433/DA3433-1). For Child and Youth Services positions the DA 3433-2 must be submitted as well. Unofficial college transcript must be submitted with application if there is an educational requirement.  If substituting college education for the experience requirement, unofficial transcripts must also be submitted. (An official college transcript will be required before being hired.) 
Foreign Education:   If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university.   For further information, visit:
Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience.   For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at –
Official transcripts (copy or original) will have to be provided to support meeting the positive education requirements outlined for this position. 
Assessment Questionnaire must be completed.
Veterans' and Involuntary Separated Military Preference documentation (DD-214 member 4 copy or equivalent) required.
PCS Orders or equivalent for Military Spouses requesting Spouse Employment Preference (SEP) required. 

Certificates, licenses and additional documentation as outlined in the qualifications of this announcement must be submitted.
Use this checklist to make sure you've submitted everything!


Sandra S. Ledford
Phone: (575)678-2930
Agency Information:
DA NAF White Sands Missile Range
White Sands Missile Range
Bldg 124 Room 227A
White Sands Missile Range, NM


After we receive your complete application package (including all required documents), your qualifications will be reviewed and assigned an initial rating. We will also review your application to make sure that your résumé supports the answers given in the questionnaire. If your résumé does not support your questionnaire answers, we will adjust your rating accordingly. Based on your ranking or numerical score, you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified when your rating is determined.  If a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for the position.  Please follow all instructions carefully; errors and omissions may affect your eligibility. 

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