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    Navy Child and Youth Programs (CYP) offers high quality early care and youth services in center-based (birth - five), facility-based (age 5-12), and recreational environments (teen; youth sports and fitness). CYP Food Service Workers support the CYP food service team to ensure nutritious and healthy meals and snacks for children/youth. They assist with food preparation, transport food to classrooms, and perform other kitchen duties. Learn more about us at: https://www.navycyp.org.

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    The CYP Food Service Worker performs various tasks or a sequence of tasks in food service preparation. Tasks consist of several steps that require attention to work operations and follow and established sequence of work. These tasks, which are summarized into categories related to food preparation and service, kitchen maintenance, and food storage, are summarized below.

    Food Preparation and Service

    Assist in food preparation with tasks such as peeling potatoes; cutting, sorting and washing vegetables and fruits; assembling sandwiches; and measuring and weighing ingredients.

    Stocks food service carts with appropriate utensils, plates, bowls, food and beverages, as required for family style dining in the classrooms or activity areas.

    Wraps, arranges, and/or packages items for serving to children and youth.

    Transports food from kitchen area to classrooms or activity areas.

    Returns carts, dishes, and leftover food to the kitchen and disposes of all food waste and trash.

    Kitchen Maintenance

    Pre-rinses and washes pots, pans, dishes, glasses and silverware in either a mechanical dishwasher or manually according to sanitation regulations.

    Cleans serving carts, food preparation areas, cupboards, drawers, and dishwashing areas.

    Sets up and operates a mechanical dishwasher.

    Removes inspection doors, strainer pans, screens, and spray arms for preventative maintenance and cleaning.

    Scrapes, soaks, scour, and scrubs the heavier cooking utensils such as mixing bowls and pots which, because of their large size and weight, are awkward to handle.

    Performs heavy-duty cleaning tasks through the food service and related areas, such as cleaning ceilings; cleaning exhaust hoods; cleaning spaces under and behind kitchen equipment, including moving he equipment; washing floors and walls with powered cleaning equipment; cleaning walk-in refrigerators and freezers; and sanitizing garbage room.

    Maintains work area in a clean and orderly manner, adhering to NAVMED P5010 and all local policies and procedures.

    Operates, breaks down and cleans all electrical equipment assigned to the area for food preparation.

    Stores sanitized dishes and silverware.

    Food Storage

    Labels and dates all items in refrigerators and freezers and stores leftovers in accordance with sanitation and health standards.

    Stores canned, boxed, and/or frozen items in food storage area.

    Unloads food and supplies from delivery trucks.

    Moves heavy garbage cans when collecting and transferring trash from the work area to the disposal area.

    Additional Responsibilities

    Responsible for complying with security, fire and sanitation rules, policies, procedures, and regulations.

    Ensures compliance with U.S. Agriculture (USDA) Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), and all pertaining standards, policies, and regulations.

    Serves as a mandatory reporter to Family Advocacy and Child Protective Services as prescribed by local policy in the case of suspected incidences of child abuse and neglect.

    Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    7408 Food Service Working

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