A FEDERAL Government Agency needs a Full-time, Food Service Worker, Austin, TX. Working with and for the Veterans Canteen Service, VCS, in the Veterans Healthcare System, providing quality service to our nations veterans.
The incumbent performs a variety of food service duties in support of VCS food production services and will assists with the preparation, presentation and subsequent serving of prepared food items. Demonstrates excellent customer service skills in daily interactions with customers, i.e., communication, listening, empathy, conflict resolutions, and maintaining a positive attitude. Ability to read and interpret instructions and perform basic arithmetic used in food preparation. Experience in the food service industry, including experience with operating/ cleaning kitchen equipment or facilities, working knowledge of proper food handling and food sanitation procedures, etc. Requires constant standing, walking, and frequent bending. Must be able to lift or move objects weighing up to 40 pounds unassisted, and occasionally lift or move objects over 40 pounds with assistance. Will be subjected to hot and cold temperatures. Also be subject to slippery/ wet floors, constant noise, possible steam/ grease burns, usual minor cuts and exposure to cleaning chemicals. The Incumbent will operate cash registers, dishwasher, electric can opener, vegetable chopper, conveyor toaster, steam table, fry saver, broaster, breader, mixer and sandwich packager.
The Incumbent should possess knowledge in the following areas: food service, with an emphasis on portioning and packaging variety of meats on a weekly basis for the deli bar, vending machines, or other areas. Prepare and packages sandwiches, mixes salads or assist in preparing salads, such as, cole slaw, macaroni and potato, etc. Assists in ordering food and the preparation for baking desserts, specials, biscuits, frozen cookies, pretzels or other items.
Minimum of 1 year experience
Ability to work evenings and weekends
Grill experience required
Federal Government Retirement Plan
Thrift Savings Plan, 401K
Excellent vacation and sick leave
Federal Health and Life Insurance Programs.