Prepares food for cooking by washing sorting, counting, peeling, and/or dicing fruits and/or vegetables; prepares salad ingredients; counts and pans eggs for cooking; breaks eggs for scrambling or other purposes; slices tomatoes; pulls cooked meat from bones; pans meat such as bacon or sausage or fish for next day's meals. Opens canned food containers. Places vegetables in cooking vessels. Greases pans for broiling and baking. Makes bottles and labels juices and nourishments. May be required to help load a variety of food carts and containers. Required to push carts to and from serving areas and/or accompany delivery truck. Cleans kitchen area, washes pots and pans: cleans food carts, carries out trash; cleans trash area; mops floors and washes walls. Cleans loading platforms and adjacent areas used by food service personnel. May be required to assist in receiving foodstuffs and supplies, inventory, and store them appropriately in refrigerators, cabinets, and storerooms. May be required to clean storerooms and refrigerators as necessary. Attends and actively participates in classes and on-the-job training for Food Service Workers. Applies training received in the performance of food preparation and food service duties. Maintains a record system which includes food and refrigerator temperatures, etc. Assures proper care and use of dietary equipment used to perform assigned duties. May be assigned to other units as necessary due to personnel shortages, etc. and the ingredient room. Performs related food preparation and food service duties at luncheons and special affairs
RESIDENCY PREFERENCE AMENDMENT ACT OF 1988
A person applying for a position in the Career Service, Educational Service, Management Supervisory Service, a line attorney position in the Legal Service (series 905), or an attorney position in the Excepted Service (series 905) who is a bona fide District resident AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION for the position may be awarded a 10-point residency preference over non-District applicants, unless the person declines the preference points. If selected, the person shall be required to present no less than 8 proofs of bona fide District residency and maintain such residency for 7 consecutive years from the effective date of the appointment. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the 7-year period will result in forfeiture of employment.
This position IS in a collective bargaining unit and you may be required to pay an agency service fee through an automatic payroll deduction
Area of Consideration: Open to the Public
Duration of Appointment: Permanent
First Screening: March 23, 2023
Licensures, Certifications and other requirements
A current valid ServSafe Certification is required at the time of application for this position.
Knowledge of work practices, cleanliness, neatness, infection control and sanitation in food service, and ability to use and care for kitchen utensils and equipment in a hospital or inpatient environment
Minimum Education Requirement
Must possess a high school diploma or a certificate of equivalency (GED)
Ability to perform a variety of tasks as a food service worker in the kitchen and on the unit to which assigned.
Work is performed in a controlled environment and involves some exposure to moderate risk of accidents and requires following basic safety precautions.
Tour of Duty: Required to work rotating shifts, including weekends and holidays
THIS POSITION REQUIRES A PRE EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL
Position Designation: This position is deemed as “Safety Sensitive” pursuant to Section 410 of Chapter 4 of the D.C. Personnel Regulations, in addition to the general suitability screening, individuals applying for or occupying safety sensitive positions are subject to the following checks and tests:
- Criminal background check;
- Traffic record check (as applicable);
- Pre-employment drug and alcohol test;
- Reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol test;
- Post-accident or incident drug and alcohol test;
- Random drug and alcohol test; and
- Return-to-duty or follow-up drug and alcohol test.
The Government of the District of Columbia values the safety of our employees, our residents, and our visitors. In support of these values, if you are selected for this job you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes all eligible booster shots, except when vaccination is not medically advised or violates your sincerely held religious beliefs in violation of EEO laws. If you are invited to join our team you must submit proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to your initial HR representative, or you must request an exemption from your representative. New employees must either provide proof of vaccination or be granted a medical or religious exemption before working with the Government of the District of Columbia.
EEO Statement: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.