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    The VA Black Hills Health Care System is currently hiring a full time WG-2 Food Service Worker position that will serve in the Nutrition and Food service line at the Hot Springs, South Dakota location.

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    Major duties include, but are not limited to:

    Setting up cafeteria lines and steam tables with hot and cold food.

    Serving food cafeteria style by placing uniform portions of food on customer's/patient tray/plate.

    Breaking down and cleaning assigned area when the meal is finished and returning food to main kitchen.

    Performing heavy-duty cleaning tasks throughout the food service areas such as: cleaning fans, ceilings, and exhaust hoods; cleaning spaces under and behind kitchen equipment; and cleaning walk-in refrigerators and freezers.

    Delivering trays to patients/customers on the ward.

    Portioning food items (i.e. gelatins, juices, and desserts) into standard serving sizes using proper utensils and containers.

    Setting up and operating different types of mechanical dishwasher that will vary but could be; flight and continuous belt feeding machine. This includes; deliming dish machine, the removal of inspection doors, strainer pans, screens, and spray arms for preventive maintenance & cleaning.

    Collecting and transferring trash from the work area.

    Work Schedule: Five days a week; rotating schedule (6:00am-2:30pm; 10:30am-7:00pm); rotating days off; may be required to work holidays and weekends
    Position Description Title/PD#: Food Service Worker/PD20118A
    Physical Requirements: Moderate lifting, moderate carrying, straight pulling, pushing, reaching above shoulder, use of fingers, walking, standing, kneeling, repeated bending, climbing, Near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4, and Hearing (aid permitted). The work environment includes excessive heat and excessive noise, Grease and oils, slippery walking surfaces and working around machinery with moving parts.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    7408 Food Service Working

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