Job Title:Food Service Worker Supervisor
Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:VHA-664-13-CUS-960363
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/ Per Hour|
|Monday, September 16, 2013 to
Thursday, September 26, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time -
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
San Diego County, CA United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Status Candidates only. See "How To Apply Section"|
VACANCY IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (VIN): 960363
Our mission: To fulfill President Lincolns promise To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan by serving and honoring the men and women who are Americas Veterans.
VHA provides patient centered care, delivered by engaged, collaborative teams in an integrated environment that supports learning and continuous improvement. The Veterans experience and health outcomes are improved with an emphasis on prevention through healing relationships in an optimal healing environment.
We are seeking new team members interested in working in this environment. We are looking for team members that possess high energy, a strong work ethic, integrity, who are kind and empathetic, have a sense of humor, and who enjoy working for a collaborative, team-oriented system. The team member must be willing to build customer confidence by professional dress (uniforms) and demeanor.
We invite you to apply to become part of a team of professionals engaged in promoting positive organizational change to improve business outcomes and create a positive healthcare experience for patients, families, and caregivers.
Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those
eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons
with disabilities [i.e., intellectual
disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities],
and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable
service-connected disability of 30% or more.
- You must be a US citizen to apply for this job
- Subject to a background/suitability investigation.
- You must be a Status Candidate (see "How to Apply" section)
- Designated and/or random drug testing may be required.
DUTIES:Back to top
Position is located in the Nutrition and Food Service at the VA San Diego Healthcare System. Incumbent supervises approximately 15-20 employees on the shift. Coordinates and monitors all functions of patient cold food preparation and meal service. Checks work of employees while in progress and when finished to ensure all policies/procedures are correctly followed. Ensures food safety and sanitation by enforcing the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point Program (HACCP) program. Prepares daily work assignment sheets for Food Service Workers grades WG-01 to WG-04, to determine best utilization of staff to accomplish required tasks. Responsible for leave management so as to maintain proper shift staffing and is able to coordinate meal service when there is an unexpected staff shortage. Responsible for the proper care and operation of equipment, tools and supplies. Participates in NFS committees as required, checks and evaluates work performance of subordinates, prepares formal evaluations, notes daily performance and reports to higher level supervision as necessary. Responsible for on-the-job instruction to new and present Food Service Workers as well as gives formal classroom instruction in subjects such as Safety, Sanitation, Operation and Care of Equipment, work Simplification, etc. Assists with the education and training of Dietetic Interns by conducting on-the-job instruction and/or formal classroom training. Must be able to perform all duties of the food service worker and assist when needed to complete these duties.
WORK SCHEDULE: Full-time, 40 hours per week. Must be able to work on a rotational shift basis, to be determined when hired. Overtime/shift/weekend/holiday work will be required.
Position Description Title/PD#: Food Service Supervisor 9677-A
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
Your background must demonstrate experience in food preparation, understanding food terminology, measurements, and serving information in standardized recipes and regular and modified menus. Apply knowledge of general sanitation principles to safeguard food against spoilage and waste.
PHYSICAL EFFORT: Work requires light to heavy work, such as scouring and scrubbing large-size cooking utensils and pushing heavy carts and trucks in unloading, storing deliveries and supplies. The employee is subject to continuous standing and walking, and frequent stooping, reaching, pushing, stretching, pulling and bending. The employee may be required to work on ladders and use powered cleaning equipment. Frequently lifts or moves objects weighing up to 50 pounds; push food carts weighing up to 800 pounds. Work is subject to some pressure to complete assignments with close time schedules.
WORKING CONDITIONS: The work is performed in kitchen areas where the steam and heat from cooking and dishwashing regularly exposed to hot liquids, sharp cutting blades, hot working surfaces and extreme temperature changes when entering walk-in refrigeration or freezing units.
equipment often cause uncomfortably high temperatures and humidity. The work area is well lighted but usually noisy from food service activities, and there is danger of slipping on floors where food or beverages have been dropped. The incumbent is
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 Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C ( www.opm.gov/qualifications/x-118c ).
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 questions. The screen-out element for this position is "Ability to lead or supervise."
JOB ELEMENTS: Those who meet the minimum level of experience and training for the screen-out element will then be evaluated in each of the following job elements:
1. Work Practices-including keeping things neat, clean and in order.
2. Technical practices.
3. Knowledge of materials.
4. Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS. IF YOUR RESUME DOES NOT SUPPORT YOUR QUESTIONNAIRE ANSWERS, WE WILL NOT ALLOW CREDIT FOR YOU RESPONSES.
When applying for
Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on the Occupational
Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of your
DD214(s) and/or documentation related to your active duty service which shows
dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of
Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible
for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must
also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veterans Preference"
with required proof as stated on the form. For more information, please
review the information for disabled Veterans in the application checklist or visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your résumé and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.