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Date: Sep 19, 2021

Location: DAYTONA BEACH, FL, US, 32117

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Requisition No: 407301 

Agency: Veterans Affairs

Working Title: FOOD SUPPORT WORKER - 50001640 1

Position Number: 50001640 

Salary:  $1040.00/ biweekly 

Posting Closing Date: 09/30/2021 



Emory L. Bennett State Veterans' Nursing Home

Daytona Beach, FL

Annual Salary: $27,040.00

Paid Bi-weekly: $1040.00



The advertised salary is effective July 1, 2021. If you are hired prior to July 1, 2021, the personnel office will provide pay rate information for days worked prior to July 1.

Excellent retirement package and optional deferred compensation plan.  Health, vision, dental, ‎disability, and other supplemental insurance available at reasonable premium rates.  Paid vacation and ‎sick leave. Nine (9) paid holidays and personal day.  Tuition waiver available for State Universities and ‎Community Colleges (up to 6 credits per semester).‎

***Other vacant OPS (Temporary) Food Support Worker positions may be filled from this advertisement within Six (6) months of the closing date***


  • Willing and able to work weekends and holidays as scheduled. 
  • Willing and able to work overtime.
  • Must have basic computer skills.
  • Must participate in Direct Deposit.
  • Successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.
  • High school diploma / GED



  • Dietary experience



The successful candidate will work under the supervision of the Food Service Administrator and ensure that food is stored, prepared, distributed and served under sanitary condition.

  • Maintain dish room, serving area, dining room, and food storage areas in an orderly and sanitary condition.   Completes assigned cleaning tasks.  Assist in the preparation of meals as assigned, pull and pre-prep foods as assigned, help setup and serve all meals. Knowledge and performance of the equipment, procedures and techniques used in cooking, baking, and/or meat cutting. Ability to read and follow recipes and/or other instructions.
  • Record all temperatures in the temperature book (food and equipment).  Report any faulty equipment to the supervisor.
  • The Food Support Worker will place food items on serving lines and keep serving line well stocked.
  • The FSW will maintain, check and control kitchen inventory to determine quantities available as well as amounts needed for operations.
  • Assist with purchase requests for food, cleaning supplies, utensils, pots and pans.
  • Dishes and paper products in the kitchen. Verify incoming shipments and receipts in the absence of stock person.
  • Check in and put away stock off the trucks. Rotate stock throughout (dry storage, refrigerators and freezers).  
  • Assure all equipment are turned off properly and that all doors are locked at night prior to leaving.  Keep chemical room clean and organized with everything off the floor.  Keep all hand soap and paper towel dispensers filled throughout the kitchen and food service restroom. 
  • Attends in-service trainings and performs other duties as assigned. The SSA attends in-service training classes and performs related duties assigned by supervisor.  
  • Performs other related duties as required including special catering events and meal charges

This position is in the Career Service system. 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

Nearest Major Market: Daytona Beach