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Date: Aug 21, 2019

Location: DAYTONA BEACH, FL, US, 32117

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Requisition No: 66354 

Agency: Veterans Affairs

Working Title: OPS FOOD SUPPORT WORKER - 50509733

Position Number: 50509733 

Salary:  $8.78/hourlyBiweekly 

Posting Closing Date: 09/01/2019 



Emory L. Bennett State Veterans' Nursing Home

Daytona Beach, FL

Hourly Payrate: $8.78

SHIFT: Rotating 


*** Other vacant positions (shifts), including OPS TEMPORARY positions (shifts) may be filled from this advertisement within six (6) months of the closing date***



  • High school diploma or GED
  • Willingness and ability to work weekends and holidays as scheduled
  • Successful completion of all pre-employment screening.
  • Must participate in Direct Deposit.



  • One (1) year of verifiable institutional cooking experience
  • Basic computer skills 



  • Incumbent will work under the supervision of the Food Service Director and the Food Production and Services Supervisor in the day to day food service operation at the State Veterans' Nursing Home. The Food Support Worker may act as the Food Production and Services Supervisor when that staff member is absent from the facility. Ensure that food is stored, prepared, distributed and served under sanitary condition.
  • The Food Service Worker (FSW) will ensure compliance with state and facility safety procedures in the operation of food production and cleaning of equipment.
  • The FSW will ensure that clean and sanitary conditions are maintained in all areas of the kitchen food preparation and serving lines; turn on and set temperature on grills, stoves, deep fryer, and broiler.
  • The FSW will be required to operate and maintain equipment used according to FDVA procedures.
  • The FSW will be responsible for estimate food requirements, for the preparation and cooking of all types of hot and cold food items according to menu and approved recipes. Cut and de-bone ham, poultry, and fish. Slice meats according to menu needs. Utilize leftover meat items.
  • The FSW 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 operation. 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.
  • 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.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Daytona Beach