Food Service Worker

Announcement Number:
Food and Beverage
Position Status:
14.00 - 14.70 Hourly
Areas of Consideration:
Relocation Expenses:
Application Email:

Vacancy Announcement Number: 21-107

Job Title, PPlan, Series, & Grade: Food Service Worker, NA-7408-01/02

Location: Admiral Baker Rivers Edge, Naval Base San Diego, CA

Status: Flexible

Rate of Pay: $14.00/$14.70 Per Hour or Appropriate Step

Opening Date: 14 April 2021

Closing Date: 14 May 2021; Cut-Off: Every Sunday Until Closing Date

Who May Apply: All Sources- Relocation Expenses Not Authorized


BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES This position is located in Dining Services department in the Navy Region Southwest. The incumbent performs various simple manual tasks which are easily learned such as:

  • In the serving area: Sets up glasses, silverware, butter, condiments, salads, desserts, bread, and cold beverages on serving counter as instructed. Removes soiled dishes from tables and transports them to the dishwasher.

  • In the food preparation area: Cuts, scrapes, chops, dices, and peels fruits and vegetables. May operate electric can opener, electric potato peeler, etc.

  • In dishwashing area: Separates food waste and trash. Pre-rinses dishes with water to remove food particles before washing. Loads dishes in dishwasher; stacks and stores dishes.

     Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Understanding of basic food handling techniques

  • Ability to follow verbal instruction and read and understand written instructions and material such as schedules, menus, and recipes

  • Must have understanding of personal hygiene standards and simple food handling techniques such as wearing a hairnet, washing hands before cleaning food, and not touching rims of cups

  • Must have the ability to work safely by moving carts without hitting things, stacking dishes, without mishaps, and wiping up spilled foods and liquids to prevent falls

  • Knowledge of basic arithmetic may be necessary

  • Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing in English

  • Must meet Federal Employment suitability requirements and successful completion of background investigation. Background Investigations are conducted using fingerprint identification and completion of background inquiry forms.


  • 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 avoid distractions, such as when several people ask for different items at the same time


    HOW TO APPLY  Please apply via or for more information, visit our website at Applicants who do not meet the above requirements or submit all required forms may not be considered. Due to volume of applications received, applicants may not be notified of non-selection. As a condition of employment participation in direct deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer upon employment is required.

    Dept. of the Navy NAF is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or any other non-merit factors. Reasonable accommodations are provided to applicants with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Human Resource Office. The decision on granting reasonable accommodations will be on a case-by-case basis.

    Navy Region Southwest 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. Sailors and their family members have a right to reliable and productive Federal workforce.


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