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Date:  Mar 17, 2023

LAKE CITY, FL, US, 32025

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Requisition No: 791522 

Agency: Veterans Affairs

Working Title: OPS FOOD SUPPORT WORKER - 50601263

Position Number: 50601263 

Salary:  $15.00/hr. 

Posting Closing Date: 03/30/2023 

Requisition #791522 




Robert H. Jenkins Veterans Domiciliary Home

Lake City, Columbia County

Hourly Rate: $15.00

Paid Bi-Weekly


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



  • Must be willing and able to become a Certified Food Manager upon hire (training provided at facility)
  • Must have basic computer skills
  • Must be willing and able to lift 50 pounds
  • Must be willing and able to work weekends and holidays as required
  • Must be willing and able to work 10-hour shifts
  • Successful completion of the due diligence process to include, but not ‎limited to, a ‎Level II background check and drug test



  • Food preparation experience in long-term care facility‎
  • High school diploma or equivalent



The Incumbent will work under the supervision of the Food Service Administrator.  The Food Support Worker (FSW) sets up serving lines with food items according to the daily menu.  Incumbent ensures hot and cold food is maintained at correct temperature levels.


  • Assembles, disassembles, and operates dishwashing machine, pot washer, vegetable peeler, food chopper, meat grinder, etc., and cleans machines following manufacturer's instructions
  • Performs general cleaning duties to maintain area in a sanitary condition, cleans food carts, ice cream cabinet, gaskets on refrigerator and freezer doors, walls, floors, windows, ceiling, counters, tables and chairs, stoves, garbage and trash rooms, defrosts ice maker, refrigerator, washes pots and pans. Scrapes, de-stains, and washes dishes, glasses, silverware, etc., Takes out garbage and trash to appropriate area
  • The FSW cleans serving counters, dining and kitchen areas
  • Prepares foods such as salads, may open large quantities of canned foods and warm for serving, and serve food
  • Assist cooks by cleaning and preparing raw foods
  • Performs other related duties as required including special catering events and meal charges
  • Attends in-service training classes, department and staff meetings as required
  • Performs all other duties assigned by your supervisor


This position is an OPS (Temporary) position.



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: Lake City