Commander, Navy Installations Food Service Worker in Crane, Indiana

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This position is located with MWR at Naval Support Activity Crane, Crane, IN. The position requires working in any of the MWR food service establishments.

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Secures vegetables and fruits and washes, peels, slices or prepares them for cooking and serving. Seasons and pans meats for roasting. Breads chickens and other meat entrees for frying. Operates chicken broaster.

Slices meats and prepares hot and cold sandwiches. Operates deep-fat fryer to prepare appetizers, french fries, onion rings and fried sandwiches. Operates grill or microwave in sandwich preparation.

Prepares pizzas as directed. Assembles product ingredients, prepares pizzas and cooks as outlined. Operates a pizza oven.

Wraps, arranges and packages food and beverages for carry-out and delivers to various designated areas or buildings.

Prepares special salads, hors d'oeuvres, desserts and other food items to accommodate unique groups, such as formal dining functions, buffets, receptions and catered events.

Operates a cash register according to standard cash control procedures; is responsible for own cash fund, completes daily activity report and secures deposit of daily cash receipts.

Rings sales by items, totals the sales, receives the money and makes change.

Serves prepared food to customers off of buffet line or by delivering food to the table. Maintains self-service food bars with appropriate quantities of fresh and appealing products. If applicable, takes guests order for meals and beverages, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic and serves these items to the guests.

Greets guests and directs them to the table, if applicable.

Prepares a limited variety of alcoholic drinks by mixing ingredients or selecting proper premix and garnishes. Serves liquor, soda, beer and wine. Serves patrons directly or delivers to food service staff.

Performs related duties including assisting in setting up of the food service line, replenishing beverage and ice dispensers, making coffee, stocking of food coolers and displays, etc.

Assist in the set-up of rooms for daily service or special functions such as meetings, receptions, special event, etc. Responsible for cleaning of facilities after daily operations or special functions including wiping of tables, removal of soiled dishes and linens, vacuuming of room and set up for next day.

Cleans equipment in kitchen and dining area. Washes dishes, pots and pans, glasses, flatware, etc. Operates mechanical dishwasher. Disposes of food and trash.

Moves heavy garbage cans. Assists in unloading supply trucks and storing heavy supplies.

Responsible for the daily cleaning of the food service equipment and facilities including dusting, organizing, polishing, sweeping, mopping and general cleaning.

Performs additional duties as assigned and required.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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7408 Food Service Working

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Conditions of Employment
  • Position is represented by Bargaining Unit
  • A valid State driver's license is required to operate motor vehicles
  • Relocation Expense will NOT be paid

Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

*Must be able to follow recipes and combine ingredients as directed. *

*Ability to operate commercial food service equipment. *

*Ability to operate a cash register. *

Must have a valid drivers license.


Required to lift up to 45 pounds. Heavy lifting is sometimes required. Constant standing and walking. Works sometimes in refrigerated areas. Pushing carts loaded with supplies, dishes, etc. Subject to strains, falls, bumps, burns and slipping on wet floors.

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.

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.

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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.

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance

Q - Nonsensitive

Drug test required


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Required Documents

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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.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

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. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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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

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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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Commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic



Commander, Navy Installations Command 530 B Farragut Ave FFR Bldg. 27 Great Lakes , IL 60088 USA

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Next steps

All applicants will be notified regarding their status by email. Applicants will either be contacted for an interview or sent an email of non-selection 3-6 weeks after the announcement closing date. Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. Also, note that if you provide an inaccurate email address or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.

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The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 10/10/2018 to 10/22/2018

Service: Competitive

Pay scale & grade: NA 3

Salary: $10.77 to $12.57 per hour Plus Shift Differential and Sunday Premium

Appointment type: Permanent - 0-40 HOURS PER WEEK

Work schedule: Intermittent - Flexible; No Benefits