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    The primary purpose of the Food Service Worker Lead is to function as the shift leader for tray line assembly area and/or Domiciliary cafeteria line with the Northern Arizona VA Health Care System. Incumbent ensures work in the area is completed in a timely manner utilizing Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) guidelines. Incumbent directs lower graded employees in completing daily tasks.

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    Typical duties of a working leader are:

    • Passing on to other workers the instructions received from supervisors and getting work started, e.g., by assigning the immediate tasks to be performed by individual members of the group led;
    • Working along with other workers and setting the pace;
    • Demonstrating proper work methods;
    • Seeing to it that needed plans, blueprints, materials, and tools are available, and that needed stock is obtained from supply locations;
    • Obtaining needed information or decisions from supervisors on problems that come up during the work;
    • Maintaining a current knowledge, and answering questions of other workers on procedures, policies, written instructions, and other directives (for example, technical orders);
    • Seeing to it that there is enough work to keep everyone in the work crew busy;
    • Checking work while in progress and when finished to see whether the supervisor's instructions on work sequence, procedures, methods, and deadlines have been met;
    • Urging or advising other workers to follow instructions received from supervisors, and to meet deadlines;
    • Assuring that safety and housekeeping rules are followed (for example, assuring that limits of safe machine operation are not exceeded and that all tools are used properly);
    • Reporting to supervisors on status and progress of work, and causes of work delays; and
    • Answering questions of supervisors on overall work operations and problems (for example, concerning, additional on-the-job training requirements for individual employees).
    Work Schedule: Full-Time; 5:30AM to 7:30PM; Sunday - Saturday/Rotating Shifts
    Position Description Title/PD#: Food Service Work Leader/PD40019A
    Physical Requirements: Worker will adhere to proper body mechanics techniques in a fast pace busy environment. Work requires continuous walking, standing, stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling, and bending. Frequently lifts or moves objects weighing up to 40 pounds. May work on ladders and use powered cleaning equipment. Environment is hot, humid, and noisy. Exposure to steam, fumes, and odors from cooking. Exposure to danger of slipping caused by wet floors and spills. Exposure to bums, scalds, cuts, and extremes in temperature when entering walk in refrigerators and freezers

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    7408 Food Service Working

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