Commander, Navy Installations Food Service Worker (Eddies snack bars) in Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland

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This position is located in the MWR River’s Edge/Eddies facilities aboard Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland. The purpose of this position is to perform duties involving food service operation of the conference center, snack bars and delivery program.

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* MUST have a current, valid driver's license. A copy *MUST be submitted with resume to be considered for this position.*

Must be available to work flexible hours to include early mornings, nights, weekends and Holidays**

  • Performs set up and break down of food service areas with hot and cold food, including meats, vegetables, salads, desserts, rolls and butter and beverages.Makes iced tea/coffee in large urns according to the number of servings desired, with responsibility for timing and brewing.

  • Incumbent makes a variety of salads such as chicken salad, tuna salad, egg salad, fruit salad, Chef Salad, garden salad in accordance with set/established recipes.Makes simple sandwiches utilizing standardized recipes.

  • Serves food in standard portions by placing uniform amounts in prescribed containers.

  • Refills/replenishes items as necessary.

  • Ensures compliance with sanitation, safety, fire, and security regulations.

  • Assembles pizzas and cooks them in a pizza oven.

  • Deep fries various types of food.

  • Operates a turbo chef oven.

  • May be required to assist with washing dishes in support of the operation ensuring dish area is organized and free of clutter.

  • Maintains order and cleanliness in food storage areas and paper storage areas.

  • Empty garbage cans.

  • Will drive a government vehicle designated for delivering food aboard Naval Air Station Patuxent River and assist in delivering food to established areas

  • Sweeps and mops floor areas.

  • May be required to operate a cash register according to standard cash control procedures; is responsible for their own cash fund, completes daily activity report and secures deposit of daily cash receipts as required by established processes/procedures.

  • Performs other duties as required.

** Must be available to work flexible hours to include early mornings, nights, weekends and Holidays

** Must have a current, valid driver's license. A copy MUST be submitted with resume to be considered for this position.

Travel Required

50% or less - Will drive government vehicle for delivering food aboard NAS Pax River

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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7408 Food Service Working

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Conditions of Employment
  • A valid State driver's license is required to operate motor vehicles
  • Must have knowledge of service standards to facilitate positive dining experience for customers.

  • Must present a neat, well-groomed appearance.

  • Ability to interact and communicate with customers is required in order to understand and fulfill customer requests.

  • Working knowledge of common sanitation procedures to prevent contamination.

  • Simple arithmetic and the ability to read instructions are necessary to prepare foods in the correct amount.

  • Skill to perform tasks with several steps and use judgment in the performance of sequential tasks is necessary to meet service timelines.

  • Must possess a valid Driver’s License.

  • Work involves light to moderate physical effort such as frequently lifting or moving objects weighing up to 30 pounds, constantly standing and walking and occasionally lifting up to 45 pounds.

  • Incumbent will be required to obtain and maintain a positively adjudicated National Agency Check with Inquiries background screening or higher clearance as determined by the position or local Security Manager.

Additional information

Spouses of active duty military members of the Armed Forces may receive preference in hiring under this announcement if they are among the best qualified referred and are within reach of selection. Spouse Preference does not apply to NF 04 and NF 05 positions. Please clearly identify in your application that you are asking for spouse preference and complete the Request for Military Spouse Preference form and submit a copy of current PCS orders. Failure to submit current PCS orders with application will prevent spousal preference from being granted. Acceptance or declination of a regular full or part-time non-appropriated or appropriated fund position ends your ability to claim this preference.

Some positions have special requirements. In these cases selection is tentative pending satisfactory completion of these requirements. Applicants may be required to provide proof of education, etc. All selections are contingent upon the obtaining of satisfactory employment reference checks.

As a condition of employment, the selected individual will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer program.

SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENT:If you are a male born after December 31, 1959 and at least 18 years of age, employment law (5 U.S.C. 3328) requires that you must register with the Selective Service System (military draft), unless you meet certain exemptions. If applicable, failure to register will prevent you from being considered for employment. To register, please visit the Selective Service web site at

The Department of the Navy is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.

The Department of the Navy provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they require reasonable accommodation should contact our Human Resource Office to ensure that the Department of the Navy can consider such requests. The decision to grant an accommodation will be made on a case by case basis.

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How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Ranking and Rating Criteria of knowledge, skills and abilities will be used for each application.

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance

Public Trust - Background Investigation

Drug test required


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Required Documents
  • A cover letter may be provided to introduce your skills and goals associated with this application.
  • If you are a veteran claiming Veterans' Preference, please attach your DD-214 "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," showing all dates of service, receipt of medals and campaign badges, as well as character of service (Honorable, General, etc.). The member 4 copy of your DD-214, “Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty,” is preferable.
  • A resume should be provided. It should include relevant work experience (start/end dates stated in month/year, description of duties and salary), applicable education at a minimum, and your contact information. For current or previous Federal employees, it should also include the Pay Plan, Series and Grade for each work experience entry.

APPLICATION FORMS - A complete packet of the following forms must be submitted for each position applying for:

  • Resume that includes 3 professional references (required)
  • ¿Copy of current, valid driver's license (required)
  • If claiming veteran's preference, you must submit a clear, legible copy of your DD 214.
  • Military Spousal Preference form, along with required documentation (if applicable)
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • Benefits



Flexible(0 - 40 hours per week), no benefits offered.

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  • How to Apply


How to Apply

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Agency contact information



Naval District Washington 47402 Buse Rd, Patuxent River, MD 20670 United State

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Next steps

Before submitting your resume and supporting documents, please review this checklist:

  • Resume with 3 professional references
  • Copy of current, valid driver's license (REQUIRED)
  • DD 214 for veteran's preference consideration
  • Questionnaire
  • Any other supporting documentation

All applicants will be notified regarding their status. Applicants will either be contacted for an interview or sent a letter of non-selection 4 - 6 weeks after announcement closing date. If selected for an interview, applicants can expect to be contacted 3 - 4 weeks after their interview with a position offer or notification of non-selection.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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  • New employee probationary period

This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 09/13/2018 to 01/04/2019

Service: Competitive

Pay scale & grade: NA 2

Salary: $10.61 to $10.61 per hour MWR - Eddies Facilities

Appointment type: Permanent - 0-40 Hours Per Week, No Benefits Offered

Work schedule: Multiple Schedules - Flexible