Food Service Worker

Primary Location: United States of America-OHIO-Erie County
Work Locations: Veteran Services - Sandusky 3416 Columbus Ave Sandusky 44870
Organization: Veteran Services Sandusky
Classified Indicator: Classified
Bargaining Unit / Exempt: Bargaining Unit
Schedule: Full-time
Work Hours: 0530-1400 hours
Compensation: $14.82/hour
Unposting Date: Dec 12, 2019, 10:59:00 PM
Job Function: Food Services
Agency Contact Name: Human Resources
Agency Contact

Food Service Worker

Job Duties
The Ohio Department of Veterans Services seeks an experienced and highly motivated Food Service Worker to join our team in "serving those who served". ODVS has offices in Columbus and Cleveland and operates the Ohio Veterans Homes in Sandusky and Georgetown, Ohio. For more information about the department, please go to:

This is a unique opportunity to truly make a difference in the lives of Ohio Veterans. We seek applicants with experience in the following:
  • Meal Service
  • Long-Term Care
  • Customer Service
Job Duties Include:
Serves food to residents & employees; follows all food handling, food safety & food service sanitation practices; sets up dining areas for meal service; tears down dining areas after meal service; sets up service areas for meal service; tears down service areas after meal service; sets up salad bar for meal service; tears down salad bar after meal service; uses appropriate portion control utensils properly; adheres to all diet, texture & special instructions (e.g., adaptive equipment tray setup) on resident meal tickets; uses thermometer to monitor & record food temperatures as instructed; delivers meal & snack items to nursing unit dining rooms &/or kitchenettes; portions foods into individual servings; covers, labels, dates & stores perishable items, &/or leftover food items; collects & disposes of trash; cleans &/or prepares fruit, vegetables & other foods for cooking &/or serving; makes sandwiches, salads, desserts, dressings & beverages; grills, fries & toasts food; obtains, fulfills, & serve food & drink orders in restaurant-style capacity.
Operates kitchen & cleaning equipment (e.g., grill, dishwasher, oven, floor mixer, coffee maker, service area, microwave, slicers, toaster, fryer, broiler, blender, steamer, oven, etc.); cleans work area (e.g., kitchen equipment & counters).
Receives stock deliveries & properly secures all frozen, refrigerated & dry goods; retrieves stock items from storage; dates & rotates all stock; utilizes first in/first out stock rotation/usage method. Performs any additional job related duties as assigned.
Formal education in reading & speaking common English vocabulary & formal education in arithmetic that includes addition & subtraction of whole numbers. In accordance with Section 124.11(B)(2) of Revised Code, Director of Administrative Services has determined this classification to be unskilled labor class & therefore exempt from written examination.

  • Or equivalent of the Minimum Class Qualifications for Employment noted above.

Knowledge of food service procedures*; addition & subtraction of whole numbers. Skill in operation of kitchen equipment. Ability to carry out simple instructions; recognize safety warnings; read short sentences with concrete vocabulary; lift up to 50 lbs.; move limbs/fingers easily to perform manual functions repeatedly; stand, walk &/or bend continuously. (*)Developed after employment.

Full-Time Position/1st Shift (0530-1400 hours)
PN 20015343
Days Off Week 1: TUE, SAT
Days Off Week 2: SUN, FRI

All applicants must submit a completed Ohio Civil Service Application using the online Ohio Hiring Management System. Paper applications will not be considered. Applicants must clearly indicate how they meet the minimum qualifications and/or position specific minimum qualifications in all possible detail. Applicants must document and fully detail any experience, education, and/or training related to the job duties above. An assessment of these criteria may be conducted to determine the applicants who are interviewed. The completed application will be the sole criterion used in determining eligibility for this position. Resumes and transcripts may accompany the applications as supplemental information only, but will not be reviewed to determine if the minimum qualifications are met. No additional information will be accepted after the closing date.
It is required that applicants also include their answers to the supplemental questions along with their application. Submitting an application without the supplemental questions would mean that the application was not submitted in its entirety and will not be considered. All answers to the supplemental questions must be supported by the work experience/education provided on your civil service application. Submitting an application without answering the supplemental questions would mean that the application was not submitted in its entirety and will not be considered.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal records check as required by Section 3721.121 of the Ohio Revised Code. Applicants who have been convicted of or pleaded guilty to any of the offenses listed in 3721.121 (C)(1)(a) may be excluded from consideration.

The final applicant selected for this position may be required to submit to urinalysis prior to an appointment to test for illegal drug use. The State will decline to extend a final offer of employment to any applicant with a verified positive test result. Also, an applicant with a positive test result will not be considered for any position with the State of Ohio for a period of one year (not applicable to current state employees).
In accord with the Ohio Revised Code Section 125.151 (B), all employees whose employment commenced on or after June 5, 2002, and is paid by a warrant issued by the auditor of state, must have his or her compensation directly deposited in the institution of their choice.
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