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Food Service Worker (Canteen)

Company Name:
Department Of Veterans Affairs
United States Citizens Excepted Service Temporary Part Time 30 hours
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN):1114657
PLEASE READ THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CAREFULLY AND IN ITS ENTIRETY TO ENSURE THAT ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS ARE SUBMITTED WITH YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE.

FAILURE TO SUBMIT A COMPLETE APPLICATON PACKAGE WILL RESULT IN LOSS OF CONSIDERATION

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 1114657

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

_YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE_

VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to /.

"VA supports the use of telework as a way to help attract and retain talented individuals in public service, increase worker productivity, and better prepare the agency to operate during emergencies. This position may be authorized for telework. Tele-work eligibility will be discussed during the interview process or this is a proposed telework position when that level of flexibility is achieved in the VA system."
U. S. Citizenship Must pass pre-employment examination Designated and-or Random Drug Testing required Background and-or Security Investigation required English Language Proficiency required
The incumbent performs a variety of Food Service Duties in support of the VCS food service operations. He/she may be assigned to perform duties in any of the following areas: kitchen, deli bar or salad bar, coffee shop, and serving lines and other duties as assigned by supervisor. In each assigned area and consistent with VCS food standards, guidelines and instructions, the incumbent assists with preparation, presentation, and serving of food items.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 30 hours per week.
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expensesare not authorized for this position.
Qualifying Experience:
Ability to read and interpret instructions and perform simple calculations used in food preparation. Experience in the food service industry, including experience with operating/cleaning kitchen equipment or facilites, knowledge of proper food handling and food sanitation procedures, and customer service training, etc.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work requires constant standing, bending, stooping, and stretching with frequent lifting up to 50 pounds and occasionally over 50 pounds.
APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.
Veterans'' Preference:
When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on their application or r sum . Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must complete an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference. Veterans who are still in the service may be granted tentative preference on the basis of information contained in their applications, but they must produce a DD Form 214 or other proof prior to appointment to document entitlement to preference. For more information on Veterans'' Preference, please visit .
When candidates for Hybrid positions identified in 38 U.S.C. 7401(3), are determined to be approximately equally qualified for a particular opening, hiring preference will be given to veterans and preference eligibles as defined in 5 U.S.C. 2108.
Your application, r sum and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment. You may also be evaluated based upon the question responses you provide during a structured interview. In responding to structured interview questions you should be sure to cite specific examples of experience, explain exactly what you did, and the outcome.
Your application, resume and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment. YOU CAN MAIL OR FAX YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE.
_REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:_
1. CV or Resume (REQUIRED)
2. Answer Occupational Questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire (These are the questions you will answer online after click"Apply Online" and submit your resume. (REQUIRED)
3. Current SF-50 - Notification of Personnel Action. ( Required for all current and previous federal applicants ) Note: All current and former Federal employees must submit a copy of your latest NON-AWARD SF-50 showing your tenure, grade and step, and type of positionoccupied (i.e., Excepted or Competitive). Your SF-50 should reflect the grade and step information equivalent to or greater than the grade lower than the position you are applying to. This may not always be your most recent SF-50.You may need to submit more than one SF-50.
_TO APPLYONLINE FOLLOW THESE DIRECTIONS ONLY_ _ :_
To begin the process, click the following link: and then click the Apply Online button at the right of the screen to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Please ensure your resume is updated before clicking the "Apply Online" button. Once you click the "Apply Online" button the system will prompt you to attach your resume, then it will take you to Applicant Manager where you will answer a series of questions. This is the Occupational Questionnaire listed above in the"Required Documents" section. The system will then ask you to attach your supporting documents (listed above in the "Required Documents"section). Be sure to click on the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.
YOU ARE FINISHED APPLYING FOR THIS VACANCY.
IF YOU CANNOT UPLOAD YOUR DOCUMENTS ONLINE_:_
If you are unable to upload your Required Documents you can print this 1203FX cover page and fax it and your Required Documents to _._
Note: To change or update your application, simply reapply through My USAJOBS, before the closing date. To check the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account ( ), select Application Status and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.
_IF YOU CAN NOT APPLY ONLINE FOLLOW THESE DIRECTIONS ONLY:_
1. Clickthe following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire, View Occupational Questionnaire . DO NOT FAX the questionnaire, this is for your own use.
2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire in #1.
this cover page using the following Vacancy ID: 1114657 .You must use this fax cover sheet in order for your documents to be matched with your online application.
4. Fax the completed cover sheet, all pages of the 1203FX form and all REQUIRED DOCUMENTS to .
5. Keep acopy of your fax receipt in case verification is needed. IF YOU ARE APPLYING BY FAX ONLY IT COULD TAKE UP TO 24 HOURS TO POST.
YOU ARE FINISHED APPLYING FOR THIS VACANCY.
You must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Resume.
2. Occupational Questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire. If you applied online this is already completed .
3. Optional Form 306 - Declaration for Federal Employment (Available ). This is a required form and must be submitted with your application.
After we receive your complete application package (including any required documents), your qualifications will be reviewed to decide if you meet the basic requirements. You will be notified when this decision is made.
Working for the Department of Veterans Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, thrift savings plan, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. In addition to traditional "dollars and cents" benefits, we offer a range of benefits to help balance work and life. For more information please visit us at .
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.
Receiving Service Credit for Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave: Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. VA may offer newly-appointed Federal employees credit for their job-related non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave.

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