Food Service Worker

Department of the Navy Dahlgren, VA
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

The mission of the Fleet and Family Readiness (FFR) Programs team is to maximize the physical, emotional and social development of the Navy family. FFR enables a ready Navy force through its Fleet Readiness, Family Readiness and Housing Programs. We service all non-appropriated fund (NAF) employees who work for Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR), Navy Gateway Inns & Suites (NGIS) and Bachelor Housing (BH) throughout the Fleet and Family Readiness Program for the Naval District Washington (NDW) Region.

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Performs set up and break down of food service areas with hot and cold food, including meats, vegetables, salads, desserts, rolls and butter and beverages. Makes iced tea/coffee in large urns according to the number of servings desired, with responsibility for timing and brewing. Makes a variety of salads such as chicken salad, tuna salad, egg salad, fruit salad, Chef Salad, garden salad. Serves food in standard portions by placing uniform amounts in prescribed containers. Refills/replenishes items as necessary. Ensures compliance with sanitation, safety, fire, and security regulations. Makes simple sandwiches utilizing standardized recipes. May assist in operation of dishwasher and restore dish area to orderliness. Maintains order and cleanliness in food storage areas and paper storage areas. Empty garbage cans. Sweeps and mops floor areas. May be required to operate a cash register according to standard cash control procedures; is responsible for their own cash fund, completes daily activity report and secures deposit of daily cash receipts as needed. Performs other duties as required.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Who May Apply This job is open to… US Citizens and Non-Citizen A non US Citizen applicant must have a Permanent Resident Card (also known as a Green Card)

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* Job family (Series)

7408 Food Service Working

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* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

Ability to satisfactorily complete background investigation - National Agency Check with Written Inquires (NACI), upon hiring and renew every 5 years.




Skill to perform tasks with several steps and use judgment in the performance of sequential tasks. Concentration is required to serve uniform individual portions and to avoid distractions, such as when several people ask for different items at the same time. Working knowledge of common sanitation procedures to prevent contamination. Simple arithmetic and the ability to read instructions are necessary to prepare foods in the correct amount. Work involves light to moderate physical effort such as frequently lifting or moving objects weighing up to 30 pounds, constantly standing and walking and occasionally lifting up to 45 pounds. Work areas are often uncomfortably warm and noisy. Workers are exposed to minor cuts and bruises. There is danger of slipping on wet floors. Workers are exposed to temperatures of hot kitchens and cold walk-in refrigerators. This position is subject to completion of a satisfactory background investigation.


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