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Food Handler / Housekeeper

Company: National Radio Astronomy
Location: Green Bank
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

National Radio Astronomy Observatory

Position Summary
Summer Seasonal
$15 per hour
Under direct supervision, cleans rooms, apartments, and hallways in Residence Hall; prepares and serves food; and cleans cafeteria. This is a Safety Sensitive Position. All Observatory staff are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID 19ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Cleans lobby, lounge, rest rooms, corridors, stairways, rooms, and apartments in Residence Hall. Typical cleaning duties include but are not limited to:
    • Sweeps, scrubs, waxes, and polishes floor.
    • Cleans rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and draperies.
    • Dusts furniture.
    • Washes walls, ceiling, and woodwork.
    • Washes windows, door panels, and sills.
    • Makes beds.
    • Empties wastebaskets.
    • Transports trash and waste to disposal area.
    • Replenishes bathroom supplies and linens
    • Replaces light bulbs.
      • Does laundry for Residence Hall rooms and cafeteria, including sorting, counting, folding, and carrying linens.
        • Prepares food in quantities according to menu and anticipated number of persons to be served. May cut meat.
          • Takes food orders from customers, prepares and serves food items, as requested.
            • Operates cash register to ring up customer purchases; accepts customer charges to room or division, or accepts cash payment and makes change.
              • Cleans all areas of kitchen and cafeteria, including dishes, tables, chairs, serving line, counters, refrigerators/freezers, grill, oven, deep fryer, stove, steam table, dishwasher, storage room, food shelves, windows, blinds, and walls as required.
                • Proactive compliance with GBO and government safety policies and procedures in own work area is expected.
                  • Other duties may be assigned.Position Requirements: Minimum Education: High school diploma or GED; or six months related experience and/or training preferred. Prostart Certification required if no prior experience. State Health Department Food Handlers Card is required for food service workers.Competencies:The ability to verify contents of shipments against bills of lading or invoices Follow written and verbal directions.Customer services skills.Additional Requirements: State Health Department Food Handlers Card Work Environment and Physical RequirementsWork Environment: Work is performed in both kitchen and hotel/resident hall environments. The employee is required to work a rotating schedule, which includes weekdays, weekday evenings, and weekend daysPhysical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee frequently is required to walk, climb stairs, talk, hear, taste, and smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. The employee will work with power tools, such as a vacuum cleaner, carpet cleaner, and meat slicer. The employee will be exposed to dust; chemicals and solvents, such as those used in cleaning; fumes; and pesticides. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color and depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Safety SensitiveThe selected candidate must successfully pass a post-offer, pre-employment/pre-placement drug screen. Failure to pass the Screen will disqualify the candidate from employment consideration for a period of six months from the date of the results.Application Instructions: Apply online at the Associated University Inc. / NRAO / GBO Careers page; upload CV/Resume and letter of interest.AUI is an equal opportunity employer (M/F/D/V)Safety sensitive position requires pre-employment drug screen. All Observatory staff are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID 19

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Keywords: National Radio Astronomy, Roanoke , Food Handler / Housekeeper, Hospitality & Tourism , Green Bank, Virginia

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