CYP Food Service Worker

Announcement Number:
Child Care
Position Status:
Flex, No Benefits
11.37 - 13.37 - Hourly
Areas of Consideration:
Relocation Expenses:
Not Authorized
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Opening Date:  09 February 2021         Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

First Cut Off:  26 February 2021                                                            

Position:  CYP Food Service Worker, NA-7408-04

Salary:  $11.37 - $13.37 per hour

Employment Category:  Flexible, 0-40 hours per week, with no benefits.  May require working night, weekend and holiday hours.  Night shift differential and holiday/Sunday premium pay will be paid for hours worked.  NOTE:  A flexible employee is one who serves in either a continuing or temporary (time limited) position, on a scheduled or unscheduled (as needed or intermittent) basis, up to 40 hours per week. Flexible employees are not eligible to participate in the CNIC benefit programs, nor are they entitled to earn or use leave including military leave, court leave, sick or annual leave.

Location:  Child and Youth Program aboard Naval Submarine Base, Kings Bay, GA

Area of Consideration:   All Sources – NOTE:  Applicant does not have to have current SUBASE access.  If selected for position, access will be granted upon a favorable background check.

Duties:  Performs a variety of food preparation and food service tasks for the CYP.  This position is located in a Child Development Center (CDC) but may assist with food preparation for the School Age Care (SAC) Program.  Performs various tasks or a sequence of tasks in food service preparation.  Tasks consist of several steps that require attention to work operations and follow and established sequences of work.  These tasks are summarized into categories related to food preparation and service, kitchen maintenance, and food storage.  Responsible for complying with security, fire and sanitation rules, policies, procedures, and regulations.  Ensures compliance with U.S. Agriculture (USDA) Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), and all pertaining standards, policies and regulations.  Services as a mandatory reporter to Family Advocacy and Child Protective Services as prescribed by local policy in the case of suspected incidences of child abuse and neglect.  Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Must be 18 years of age or older and have a high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Knowledge of understanding of food handling techniques, personal hygiene standards, and safe work procedures.

  • Knowledge of techniques for measuring ingredients and basic understanding of recipe construction.

  • Knowledge of basic arithmetic in order to count the number of tables and serving bowls required to determine the number of services a container will yield.

  • Working knowledge of diet principles.

  • Working knowledge of sanitation standards and procedures to prevent contamination.

  • Skill to perform tasks involving several procedures.

  • Skill to overcome practical production problems, evaluate final food products, and initiate corrective action when an item does not meet established quality standards.

  • Skill to develop standardized recipes for quantity cooking.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing and possess strong interpersonal skills.

 Physical Demands and Work Environment:   Primarily performs work requiring light to moderate physical effort.  Subject to continuous standing and walking, and frequent stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling, and bending.  Frequently lifts or moves objects weighing up to 40 pounds.  May be required to perform heavy work, such as scouring and scrubbing large-size cooking utensils and pushing heavy carts in unloading, storing, and delivering supplies.  May be required to work on ladders and use powered cleaning equipment.  The work is performed in kitchen areas where the steam and heat from cooking and dishwashing equipment often cause uncomfortably high temperatures and humidity.  The work area is well lighted but usually noisy from food service activities, and there is danger of slipping on floors where food or beverages have been dropped.  Food service workers are regularly exposed to hot liquids, sharp cutting blades, hot working surfaces and extreme temperature changes when entering walk-in refrigeration or freezing units.

Condition of Employment:   Position is subject to special inoculation and immunization requirements as a condition of employment for working with children.  Employee is required to obtain pre-employment and maintain annual immunization against communicable diseases in accordance with recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), which includes the influenza vaccine.

Incumbents must satisfactorily complete all background checks, including a fingerprint check, a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI), and a State Criminal History Repository (SCHR) check for childcare positions. Incumbents must also meet all requirements for military base access, and satisfactorily complete a Local Law Enforcement Agency Check (LEAC), as well as the following components of an Installation Record Check (IRC): a check of the Alcohol and Drug Management Information System (ADMITS), a check of the Family Advocacy Program (FAP) records, and a check of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) Consolidated Law Enforcement Operations Center (CLEOC).

Per Department of Defense Instruction (DoDI) 1402.05, Background Checks on Individuals in DoD Child Care Services Programs, incumbents will be automatically disqualified for a conviction in either a civilian or military court (to include any general, special or summary court-martial conviction) or if they received non-judicial punishment (under Article 15 or chapter 47 of Title 10, U.S.C.) for any of the following: a sexual offense; any criminal offense involving a child victim; or a felony drug offense. Additionally, the incumbent will be automatically disqualified if he/she has been held to be negligent in a civil adjudication or administrative proceeding concerning the death or serious injury to a child or dependent person entrusted to the individual’s care.

Basis of Review:   Applicants will be evaluated based on experience and qualifications described above and presented in written format.