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VENDING FACILITY SPECIALIST - 48007136 (Blind Services)

Date:  May 1, 2022
Location: 

DAYTONA BEACH, FL, US, 32114


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Requisition No: 566423 

Agency: Department of Education

Working Title: VENDING FACILITY SPECIALIST - 48007136 (Blind Services)

Position Number: 48007136 

Salary:  $27,040.00 Annually 

Posting Closing Date: 05/28/2022 

DIVISION OF BLIND SERVICES
LOCATION: DAYTONA BEACH (VOLUSIA COUNTY)

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A LEVEL 2 BACKGROUND SCREENING IS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT.

CANDIDATES ARE TYPICALLY HIRED AT THE MINIMUM SALARY.

ALL EMPLOYMENT GAPS MUST BE EXPLAINED AND INCLUDED WITH WORK HISTORY WHEN APPLYING.

 

Job Description:

This position is located within the Division of Blind Services, Business Enterprise Program (BEP) in Daytona Beach.  The Vending Facility Specialist is responsible for all aspects of managing an operational snack bar and providing service to customers. The Vending Facility Specialist is also responsible for the instruction of visually impaired food service students in basic food service skills including sanitation, customer relations, money handling, food preparation and presentation to include breakfast, salads, sandwiches, entrees, and desserts.  Additional emphasis on merchandising, inventory control, time management, customer service and employability skills.

 

Examples of Work:

  • Determine portions and prepare and cook meals.
  • Maintain work area in a clean and sanitary manner.
  • Stock meats, vegetables, and frozen foods in cooler.
  • Assist with counting items and recording them for inventory purposes.
  • Provide hands-on training to blind and visually impaired students in the area of food preparation and sanitation.
  • Provide oversight and participation in general food preparation and cooking duties for training and assisting students as required.
  • Provide and set aside and tax information for the Tallahassee State Office.
  • Prepare weekly bank deposits.
  • Provide information to the Division of Blind Services personnel on menus, recipes, new equipment and adaptive devices.
  • Inform supervisor of ongoing facility inspection issues.
  • Knowledge of business practices; effective communications; basic arithmetic. 
  • Ability to plan and coordinate vending facility operations; utilize problem solving techniques; make verbal presentations and perform calculations.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of equipment, procedures and techniques of cooking, baking and meat cutting and sanitary working conditions. 
  • Knowledge of business practices and basic arithmetic. 
  • Ability to plan and coordinate work conditions and vending facility operations, utilize problem solving techniques, make verbal presentations and perform calculations. 
  • Ability to read and follow recipes and instructions.
  • Ability to plan and organize work conditions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and maintain effective working relationships with others.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or its equivalent.
  • Three years of experience in the food service business, at least one of which must have been in a supervisory or managerial capacity.
  • College education from an accredited institution can substitute at the rate of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours for each year of the required nonsupervisory/non-managerial experience.

 

To be considered for a position with the Division of Blind Services:

  • All fields in the candidate profile must be completed.
  • Work history, hours worked, and formal education fields must be filled out to determine qualifications for this position. Putting "see resume" does not substitute for completing all sections of the candidate profile.
  • Responses to qualifying questions must be verifiable in the candidate profile. Not all applicants will be interviewed. Preference will be given for qualifying veterans, employees in layoff status and qualified candidates based on a review of their overall scores, KSAs, primary and supplemental applications, as well as completion of any required work samples, willingness questionnaires, and behavioral/personality/skills tests, and interview responses, as applicable. References and file reviews from previous employment will be verified to determine suitability.
  • Resumes and other documentation can be attached to provide additional information.
  • Individuals lacking the ability to competently do the job and those who are unable to positively contribute to a productive team environment, need not apply.
  • The successful candidate must be able to pass a Level II Background screening.
  • All previous periods of employment must be listed and accounted for.


 

The Florida Division of Blind Services is committed

to increasing recruitment and hiring of Veterans and individuals with disabilities and

improving employment outcomes.

 

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.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  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