Commander, Navy Installations Banquet Server in Great Lakes, Illinois

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Fleet and Family Readiness is looking for the best and brightest to join our TEAM!!! The Navy team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms by enhancing the qualify of life for Sailors, their families, and others in the Navy Community. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training.

The Mid-Atlantic Region Fleet & Family Readiness team is dedicated to providing a full range of quality programs and services that enhance the lives of Sailors and families in support of mission readiness and retention. FFR encompasses four program areas: Family Readiness (Fleet & Family Support Centers), Fleet Readiness (Child & Youth Programs, Morale, Welfare & Recreation, and Food Service Galleys), Housing Services & Lodging (Bachelor & Family and Navy Gateway Inns and Suites) and Navy Wounded Warrior - Safe Harbor.

Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) covers a wide scope of operations providing Sailors and their families with the finest facilities, programs and activities to meet their recreational and social needs. MWR programs encourage positive individual values, aids retention, and provides the physical, mental and social needs of a mobile Navy. MWR program encompass Fitness & Sports, Deployed Forces Support, Recreation, Entertainment and Food & Beverage Operations.

For more information on Mid-Atlantic Region MWR programs visit www.cnic.navy.mil/CNRMA/FleetFamilyReadiness/ThingstoDo/

This position is located at Port O'Call, Naval Station Great Lakes, Great Lakes, IL. Candidates selected for this position will serve as a Banquet Server.

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Responsibilities

30% - Performs necessary preparations prior to the banquet function, including: setting tables with the appropriate flatware, china and glassware, decorations and skirting. Prepares staging areas with such supplements as bread, cream, butter, salad dressing, sugar, salt, pepper, lemons, additional dishes and flatware as needed based on the banquet event order provided.

30% - Performs table service and clearing of each meal course in unison with other servers. Fills guests requests, within reason, based on the menu provided. Serves beverages, alcoholic and non-alcoholic based on the menu provided, keeping water, coffee and other requested beverages filled throughout the meal service. Carry trays with 8-10 servings each from the kitchen to the banquet room for service. Set-up and decorate, food and/or beverage buffets assisting guests in the service of food.

30% - Have the ability to retain basic knowledge of food preparation methods and ingredients in order to provide information to the guests, if asked. Provide a high level of customer service to multiple guests in a short timeframe while filling requests. Maintain the sequence of service for a multiple number of people at the same time.

5% - Perform basic cleaning tasks in the server areas, dining room and lounge area. To include, but not limited to, clearing of china, glassware and flatware, disposable items and food, as well as, wiping down tables, chairs and other surfaces.

5% - Perform other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

No

Who May Apply
This job is open to…

US Citizens and Non-Citizens

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Conditions of Employment

PLEASE READ THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IN ITS ENTIRETY TO ENSURE ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE ADDRESSED IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

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KEY REQUIREMENTS/CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. http://www.sss.gov
  • Selectee must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Selectee is required to participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • A favorable background is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain a favorable background may result in the withdrawal of the position offer or removal.
Qualifications

In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience. All non-government positions identified on your resume must include complete address and to and from dates. Government positions must include pay plan, series, grade, to and from dates and address of the agency/organization.

Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

Must meet minimum age qualification for serving alcoholic beverages. Must have a basic knowledge of commercial food service standards. Must have the ability to perform multiple tasks in a short timeframe in a highly stressful environment, while maintaining organization and customer service. Employment is conditional on the successful completion of a National Agency Check (NACI).

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Relocation Expenses will NOT be paid

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  • We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee’s eligibility to work in the United States.
  • Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.

For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee may be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes.

The Department of the Navy (DON) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they may require reasonable accommodations should email their request to nsapplications@nhr-ma.com to ensure proper consideration is given. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

This activity is a Drug-Free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Sailors, their family members, and all other customers have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.

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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.

Your experience is subject to evaluation and verification against the information in your resume. The numeric rating you receive is a self-assessment only and is based on your responses to the questionnaire. Do not overstate or understate your level of experience and capability. If a determination is made that you rated yourself higher than is supported by your resume, or if your resume lacks sufficient information, you will be rated accordingly or may be considered ineligible.

All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement, and will be rated based on the information provided in the resume to determine the level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of knowledge, skills, and abilities will be used for each resume. Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews.

Click the following link to preview the applicant questionnaire: Preview Applicant Questionnaire.

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance

Q - Nonsensitive

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Required Documents
  • Resume
  • Proof of education (transcripts/copy of degree/high school diploma), if applicable to position requirements.
  • If claiming Veteran’s Preference, a legible copy of DD-214 (page 4) as well as any other supporting documentation (disability, proof of service, SF-15, etc). is required.
  • If claiming Military Spouse Preference, a copy of sponsor's orders is required for NF-03 and below or equivalent.
  • If claiming Department of Defense (DOD) Non-appropriated Fund (NAF) Business Based Action (BBA) Priority consideration, submit a copy of the notice of separation.
  • If you are a current federal employee, submit your most recent Personnel Action Report (PAR) or SF-50.
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.

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Benefits

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. Benefits you get to enjoy while working for our TEAM include but are not limited to:

  • Comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, life insurance, spouse & dependent life insurance, long-term disability, retirement, and 401(k) savings plan, annual and sick leave, tuition reimbursement, etc.). Not applicable to Flexible employees.
  • Stability of Federal Civilian Service
  • People with passion for doing work that matters
  • Quality of Work Life Balance

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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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How to Apply

To begin the process, click on the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.

Please see the "REQUIRED DOCUMENTS" section and review the applicant checklist link to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit. You must submit all required documentation or you will not be considered for the position.

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  • Make sure your status in USAJOBS is 'Received' after you submit your application to ensure it was submitted successfully.

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Agency contact information
Commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic
Phone

847-688-2110

Fax

847-688-5709

Email
Address

Commander, Navy Installations Command 530B Farragut Avenue FFR Bldg. 27 Great Lakes, IL US

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Next steps

All applicants will be notified regarding their status by email. Applicants will either be contacted for an interview or sent an email of non-selection 3-6 weeks after the announcement closing date. Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. Also, note that if you provide an inaccurate email address or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.

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Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

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.

  • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants

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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 and hiring process 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.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.

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Legal and regulatory guidance
  • Financial suitability
  • Social security number request
  • Privacy Act
  • Signature and false statements
  • Selective Service
  • New employee probationary period

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/496865000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 04/16/2018 to 04/23/2018

Salary: $11.55 to $13.47 per hour Plus Shift Differential and Sunday Premium

Pay scale & grade: NA 02

Work schedule: Intermittent - Flexible; NO BENEFITS

Appointment type: Permanent - 0-40 hours/week