Veterans Canteen Service Food Service Worker/Cook in Castle Point, New York
Starting Hourly Wage: $17.78
Team Members to provide exceptional service in our cafes and retail markets! We are looking for (Food Service Worker/Cook) who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and are committed to serving America’s Heroes.
Veterans Canteen Service (VCS) located in the (Castle Point, NY), VA Medical Center is celebrating our 75th birthday this year! We provide retail, food, coffee, and vending services to Veterans and their care givers in VA facilities across the country.
What’s in it for you?
· Great benefits including Medical/Vision, Dental insurance & retirement benefits (TSP)
· Minimal night and weekend hours
· Annual pay increases
· 11 Federal (paid) holidays, and earned vacation and sick leave
· Public transportation stipend
We are the best fit for you if…
· You enjoy serving others and working with a great group of coworkers
· Enjoy learning and growing with a company
· Like to keep busy and can multitask
· Have years of food and retail experience, minimal experience….or no experience at all!
Job Types: Part-time
Excellent customer service skills
Ability to read and interpret instructions and perform basic arithmetic used in food preparation
Minimum of one (1) year experience in the food service industry
Requires constant standing, walking, and frequent bending.
Must be able to lift or move objects weighing up to 40 pounds unassisted.
Ability to work evenings and weekends
NOTE: Participation in the seasonal influenza and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Vaccination programs are requirements for all Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Personnel (HCP). Participation in the seasonal influenza program is a condition of employment. It is a requirement that all HCP receive the COVID-19 vaccination and annual seasonal influenza vaccination or obtain an exemption for medical or religious reasons. Wearing a face mask is required when an exemption has been granted. HCP in violation of these directives may face disciplinary action up to and including removal from federal service
HCP for purposes of the influenza vaccination program are individuals who, during the influenza season, work in VHA locations or who come into contact with VA patients or other HCP as part of their duties. VHA locations include, but are not limited to, VA hospitals and associated clinics, community living centers (CLCs), community-based outpatient clinics (CBOCs), domiciliary units, Vet centers and VA-leased medical facilities. HCP include all VA licensed and unlicensed, clinical and administrative, remote and onsite, paid and without compensation, full- and part-time employees, intermittent employees, fee basis employees, VA contractors, researchers, volunteers and health professions trainees (HPTs) who are expected to perform any or all of their work at these facilities. HPTs may be paid or unpaid and include residents, interns, fellows and students. HCP also includes VHA personnel providing home-based care to Veterans and drivers and other personnel whose duties put them in contact with patients outside VA medical facilities.
HCP for purposes of the COVID-19 vaccination program refers to all paid and unpaid persons who work in or travel to VHA locations who have the potential for direct or indirect exposure to patients or infectious materials, including body substances (e.g., blood, tissue, and specific body fluids); contaminated medical supplies, devices, and equipment; contaminated environmental surfaces; or contaminated air. These HCP may include, but are not limited to, emergency medical service personnel, nurses, nursing assistants, physicians, technicians, therapists, phlebotomists, pharmacists, health professions trainees (HPTs), contractor personnel, and persons (e.g., clerical, dietary, environmental services, laundry, security, maintenance, engineering and facilities management, administrative, billing, and volunteer personnel) not directly involved in patient care but potentially exposed to infectious agents that can be transmitted from HCP and patients. HCP include all VA licensed and unlicensed, clinical and administrative, paid and without compensation, full- and part-time, intermittent, fee basis employees who are expected to perform any or all of their work at these locations. HCP also includes VHA personnel and contractor personnel providing home-based care to Veterans and drivers and other personnel whose duties put them in contact with patients outside VA medical facilities.