POSITION CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS USED IN CLASSIFYING/GRADING POSITION
Citation 1: OPM JGS FOOD SERVICE WORKER, 7408, FEB 92 Citation 2: NAF PERSONNEL POLICY, AR 215-3, CHAPTER 3, 29 AUGUST 2019
Classification/Job Grading Certification: I certify that this position has been classified/graded as required by Title 5, U.S. Code in conformance with standard published by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management or if no published standards apply directly, consistently with the most applicable published standards.
Classified By: NAF GENERIC
Classified Date: 06/15/2007
Program Code: VARIES
Bus Code: VARIES
PD Status: VERIFIED
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:
Drug Test Required:
Position Sensitivity: VARIES
Security Access: VARIES
Emergency Essential: VARIES
Career Ladder PD:
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Career Pos 2:
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DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Works under general supervision specific instructions are provided on new or unusual assignments. Work is periodically checked to verify progress and compliance with instructions and established practices.
Performs a variety of tasks having several steps or a sequence of tasks that requires attention to work operations in a kitchen or dining area following established procedures. Primary duty is a meat carver in buffet lines during banquets, receptions, brunch, etc. Responsible for the proper carving of roasts, turkey and ham into individual serving sizes as requested by the guests. Receives specific training from the supervisory chef and is evaluated on the basis of demonstrated skill in carving as directed. Sets up buffet lines, steam tables, dining room tables and side service stands with hot and cold food items including meats, vegetables, salads, desserts, bread, butter and beverages; replenishes as necessary.
Performs other duties as assigned.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
Ability to follow oral instructions and do assigned repetitive tasks. Must observe established safety procedures when using knives and other equipment in the performance of duties. Knowledge of food handling techniques for sanitation and safety purposes is required. Must have skill and knowledge to perform tasks involving several procedures and be able to concentrate on work assignments despite frequent interruptions and distractions. Must know basic food handling techniques, personal hygiene standards and safe work procedures.
Responsible for identification and reporting of guests dissatisfaction with product or service and suggest corrective action. Incumbent is expected to complete assignments as scheduled and uses good judgment in maintaining standards of sanitation, safety and service. Work is evaluated for accuracy, promptness and good customer relations.
Frequently lifts and moves items weighing up to 40 pounds. Requires constant standing, stooping, bending, walking and reaching.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions and possess basic math skills. Experience as a Food Service Worker desirable.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Satisfactory completion of a minimum of 4 hours initial food sanitation and safety training is required within 30 days of employment and a minimum of 4 hours refresher training annually.
Subject to satisfactory completion of all pre-employment checks in accordance with AR 215-3, para.2 to include a medical examination. Incumbent may be required to complete a Tier 1 background investigation for a Common Access Card for physical access to federally-controlled facilities.
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Determination:
Availability Pay Exemption - e.g., Criminal Investigators, U.S. Customs and Border Protection pilots who are also Law Enforcement Officers).
Foreign Exemption - (Note: Puerto Rico and certain other locations do not qualify for this exemption – See 5 CFR 551.104 for a list of Nonexempt areas.)
Exercises appropriate management responsibility (primary duty) over a recognized organizational unit with a continuing function, AND
Customarily and regularly directs 2 or more employees, AND
Has the authority to make or recommend hiring, firing, or other status-change decisions, when such recommendations have particular weight.
Note: Shared supervision or “matrix management” responsibility for a project team does not meet the above criteria. Limited "assistant manager" functions or "acting in the absence" of the manager does not meet the above criteria.
Professional work (primary duty)
Learned Professional, (See 5 CFR, 551.208 ) (Registered Nurses, Dental Hygienists, Physician’s Assistants, Medical Technologists, Teachers, Attorneys, Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists, Engineers, Architects, and Accountants at the independent level as just some of the typical examples of exempt professionals). Or
Creative Professional, (See 5 CFR, 551.209 ) (The primary duty requires invention and originality in a recognized artistic field (music, writing, etc.) and does not typically include newspapers or other media or work subject to control by the organization are just some examples of Creative Professionals). Or
Computer Employee, (See 5 CFR, 551.210 ) ( must meet salary test and perform such duties as system analysis, program/system design, or program/system testing, documentation, and modification). Computer manufacture or repair is excluded (non-exempt work).
Primary duty consistent with 5 CFR 551 (e.g.; non-manual work directly related to the management or general business operations of the employer or its customers), AND job duties require exercise of discretion & independent judgment.