FT Food Service Worker I
Company: North Texas State Hospital - Wichita Falls Campus
Location: Wichita Falls
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Food Service Worker I
The Food Service Worker I performs routine food service work on a
designated shift & rotation in the Central Kitchen and/or at a
satellite kitchen/serving area under general supervision. Work
involves preparing, portioning, distributing and serving food for
regular & therapeutic diets, and sanitation of equipment, work
areas, dishes, utensils, pots and pans. Other duties may be
required which are related to the functions of the position.
Maintain sufficient knowledge of duties to satisfy the requirements
of the position. Handle food in accordance with federal, state and
HACCP guidelines. Follow kitchen and food safety procedures and
practices. Must be willing to work weekends and holidays. May work
unusual or extended hours in the event of a disaster or operational
Essential Job Functions:
Attends work on a regular basis and may be required to work a
specific shift schedule or, at times, even a rotating schedule,
extended shift and/or overtime in accordance with agency leave
policy and performs other duties as assigned.
Assists in the preparation and portioning of food for prescribed
diets following food service procedures.
Prepares scheduled snacks and supplements. Maintains supply of
Participates in the distribution of food in a safe and sanitary
manner according to food service policies.
Assists in serving food by following food service procedures.
Follows proper food handling in accordance to food service
procedures, state, federal and HACCP guidelines.
Follows procedures for sanitation and storage of the dishes and
food service equipment.
Follows required sanitation procedures for cleaning kitchen, stock
room, food preparation areas and satellite areas.
Observes safety procedures and practices.
Completes required training per policy.
Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively
participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the
agency?s obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or
Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may
require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location.
Knowledge Skills Abilities:
- Knowledge of food preparation methods, of food storage standards,
and sanitation regulations.
- Skill in the operation and sanitizing of food service
- Ability to prepare and serve food, to clean dining, serving, and
food preparation areas according to facility/department standards,
and to maintain accurate records.
- Ability to speak and read English.
- Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
- Ability to complete basic math used in cooking/preparation.
- Ability to lift minimum of 25 pounds.
- Ability to bend and reach, stand/walk on hard floors for extended
period of time.
- Ability to work in hot and/or cold conditions.
- Ability to smell, taste, and see.
- Ability to work harmoniously and productively with co-workers and
Registration or Licensure Requirements:
Position may be required to possess valid Texas driver?s license or
obtain it no later than 90 days after hire date. Applicants with an
out-of-state driver?s license must provide an original certified
driving record from the state of driving licensure. Eligible
driving record required based on HHSC Fleet Management policy.
Must have or be able to attain Food Handler?s Card within 60 days
of employment at state?s cost.
Initial Selection Criteria:
- Experience in food service work preferred but not required.
- One of the following is required:
? Paid or unpaid experience in food service work; or
? Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent;
? Some work experience.
Requisition # 476285. Salary Note: NEW STARTING SALARY OF
$1981.75/month. The salary offered will follow HHS starting salary
guidelines which are typically made at or near the minimum of the
All applicants must pass: pre-employment drug screen, fingerprint
criminal background check, and Client Abuse/Neglect Reporting
System (CANRS), Employee Misconduct Registry and Nurse/Aide
Registry checks. Males between the ages of 18 ? 25 must be
registered with the Selective Service.
All State Supported Living Center employees are subject to Random
Flexibility in work hours may be required for this position. The
position may be required to work overtime and/or extended hours.
Must be willing to work weekends and holidays.
Note: Military occupation(s) that relate to the initial selection
criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this
position may include: 92G, CS, FS, 3300, 4D0X1. For more
information see the Texas State Auditor?s Military Crosswalk at
HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation
with you on your first day of work.
- Click here to download the I-9 form.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS
agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring
and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability.
If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact
the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are
contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in
the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the
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