Food Service Worker (SOC)

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Work on Base at naval station Great lakes



Morale, Welfare and Recreation provides Sailors and their families the finest facilities, programs and activities to meet their recreational and social needs, encouraging individual values, aids retention, and provides the physical, mental and social needs of a mobile Navy.


This position is located in The Epicenter, Building 525, Food and Beverage Division, Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) Department, Naval Training Center, Great Lakes. The purpose of this position is to perform a variety of food preparation and limited cooking tasks.

60% - Performs a variety of tasks relating to preparation and service of items specific to Ed Debevic's, Gino's Pizza and Pepe's Mexican. Assembles items according to recipe specifications and measures and weighs ingredients according to recipes or as directed by Food Service Supervisor, Assistant Manager or Club Manager. Places cooked food in serving area for pick up by food service worker. In the absence of food service worker, may have to serve food to the patrons.

25% - Keeps refrigerators, grills, equipment, cooking utensils and working area clean. Leaves these areas clean and sanitary at the end of the shift. This includes sweeping, mopping and sanitizing all surfaces, floors, refrigerators and cooking equipment. Is involved in routine and periodic deep cleaning. May be required to clean dining area and food serving line. Takes refrigerator temperature readings and enters in temperature logs.

10% - Assures that all refrigerators and cupboards for food storage are locked upon securing galley. May assist in inventory taking.

5% - May be required to collect money, operate a cash register, and prepare necessary documentation for cash refunds accountability. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status



Conditions of Employment



Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.

Selectee must be determined suitable for federal employment.

Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.

Selectee is required to participate in the direct deposit pay program.

A favorable background is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain a favorable background may result in the withdrawal of the position offer or removal.


Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

Must be able to follow recipes and combine ingredients for plain and fancy salads and other cooked dishes. Required to lift up to 45 pounds, Constant standing and walking. Pushing carts loaded with supplies, dishes, etc. Exposure to extreme temperatures due to steam and heat from cooking, dishwashing, and walk-in refrigerator. Working area is subject to noise. Exposure to minor cuts, bruises and burns. Ability to satisfactorily complete background check which includes National Agency Check with Written Inquiries (NACI).

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.


Relocation Expenses will NOT be paid


Additional information

We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee's eligibility to work in the United States.

Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.

For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee may be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes.

The Department of the Navy (DON) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they may require reasonable accommodations should email their request to to ensure proper consideration is given. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

This activity is a Drug-Free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Sailors, their family members, and all other customers have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.


All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement, and will be rated based on the information provided in the resume to determine the level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of knowledge, skills, and abilities will be used for each resume. Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews.

Click the following link to preview the applicant questionnaire: Preview Applicant Questionnaire.

Required Documents

USAJobs Resume

Proof of education (transcripts/copy of degree/high school diploma), if applicable to position requirements.

If claiming Veteran's Preference, a legible copy of DD-214 (page 4) as well as any other supporting documentation (disability, proof of service, SF-15, etc). is required.

If claiming Military Spouse Preference, a copy of sponsor's orders is required for NF-03 and below or equivalent.

If claiming Department of Defense (DOD) Non-appropriated Fund (NAF) Business Based Action (BBA) Priority consideration, submit a copy of the notice of separation.

If you are a current federal employee, submit your most recent Personnel Action Report (PAR) or SF-50.

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. Benefits you get to enjoy while working for our TEAM include but are not limited to:

Comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, life insurance, spouse & dependent life insurance, long-term disability, retirement, and 401(k) savings plan, annual and sick leave, tuition reimbursement, etc.). Not applicable to Flexible employees.

Stability of Federal Civilian Service

People with passion for doing work that matters

Quality of Work Life Balance
Location: Great LakesIL 60088
Document ID: AC090-2IPP  
Ad Number: 4493823
Job Type:  Regular

Job Schedule: Full-time

Published in:  Daily Herald
Published on: 2018-03-0403/04/2018