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Army National Guard Units FOOD SERVICES ASSISTANT in Lincoln, Nebraska

Summary This National Guard position is for a FOOD SERVICES ASSISTANT, Position Description Number D2110000 and is part of JFHQ-G4, 2433 NW 24th Street, Lincoln, NE 68524, Nebraska Army National Guard. View full PD#: Responsibilities As a FOOD SERVICES ASSISTANT, GS-1603-7, duties include: -Performs work in direct support of the Food Services Program. Maintain pertinent regulations, policies, and precedents which affect the use of program and related support resources (people, money, equipment) in the food service program. -Perform food service in support of state and Federal National Guard operations, training, readiness missions, natural disasters, and Homeland Defense/Defense Support of Civil Authorities (HLD/DSCA). Assists in the scheduling, developing, conducting, and coordinating training for food service personnel particularly in the areas of sanitation and management reporting. Provides technical advice and guidance to subordinate units on all food service matters. Orders supplies for food service and in other function areas. -Tracks and records accountability and use of food service resources for mission support, such as food service automation; analytical data to support cost and effect of food service operations across the state. Annual Training support; activation/inactivation; mobilization/demobilization; contingency, natural disaster, and exercise planning. Tacks and assists in the monitoring of food service expenditures to insure compliance with financial policies and procedures. Monitors Cash Meal Payment Books for all supported units. Assists in special requirements requests for support from commercial sources or other DA/DOD agencies and maintains personal contact to insure customer needs are met. Assist in the control and use of food cost and feeding strength summary reports. -Assists and performs assistance visits to supported units. Visits include inspections ofunits/activities to insure compliance with regulations and to identify systemic problems,review and assist with record keeping, requisitioning, management, sanitation, equipment serviceability, safety and food preparation. Assists with inspections of vendors who provide catered meals to insure compliance with Army guidelines. -Assist in the administration of the state annual DA/NGB Phillip A. Connelly Awards Program to include conducting command competitions, establishing evaluation teams, and evaluates subordinate units with food service capabilities. Upon request, may serve as an evaluator for other units located in other states during next level competition. -Performs other duties as assigned. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications COVID-19 IMMUNIZATION: As required by Executive Order 14043, employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to meet the COVID-19 vaccine requirements established by your military component. The Nebraska National Guard will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of the agency a legally required exception from this requirement. Proof of vaccination must be provided prior to appointment. Vacancy is for Temporary Technician Appointment NOT to Exceed one year but may be extended to MAX 2 years. Temporary Appointments are vice Deployed members and will be terminated upon return. NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is a Title 32 excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement. FOR QUESTIONS REGARDING ELIGIBILITY TO JOIN THE NEBRASKA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD PLEASE CONTACT THE LOCAL RECRUITING OFFICE AT 402-309-7458. OPEN AREAS OF CONSIDERATION: AREAS 1 & 2 DEFINITION OF AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION: AREA 1: Current permanent and indefinite technicians of the Nebraska Army or Air National Guard; and current Title 5 employees of the Nebraska Military Department who are military members of the Nebraska National Guard. AREA 2: All Drill Status/M-Day members and temporary technicians of the Nebraska Air or Army National Guard. AREA 3: Current military service members who are willing and eligible to become members of the Nebraska Air or Army National Guard. AREA 4: All qualified candidates eligible and willing to become a member of the Nebraska National Air or Army National Guard prior to the effective date of hire. MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement. This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Nebraska Army National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position. Military Grades: Maximum: E-7; Minimum: E-4; Military Grade inversion within the full time work forces is not permitted. The military grade of the full time supervisor must equal or exceed the military grade of the personnel supervised. Compatibility will be followed in accordance with 32 USC 709(b) and 10 USC 10216 Compatibility requirements must be met prior to appointment to the position. Selectee has 24 months to become qualified in a compatible military assignment. Security Clearance/Background Check requirements: In order to comply with US DOD requirements and ensure the safety and security of the missions, programs, property and personnel of the Nebraska Military Department, employees must obtain the appropriate background investigation and maintain the level of security clearance assigned to their respective work. Failure to obtain, within one year of appointment, and maintain the designated type of security clearance/background check required for the respective work may result in a job offer being rescinded, separations of employment, or other actions as may be deemed in the best interest of the agency. Prior to appointment individuals must meet the security clearance requirements for the position or submit the required documents of the Nebraska National Guard, Personnel Security Manager for processing the appropriate investigation. Required forms: SF86, PSIP Initiation Form, Fingerprints, OF306 and Application/Resume. Nebraska National Guard Personnel Security Manager -; 402-309-8319 GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, education or training which has provided the applicant with knowledge of, and skill in applying, the full range of principles, concepts, and methods of food services. Experience in written and oral communications. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 12 months experience, education or training in applying a full range of principles, concepts, and methods of food services. Experience conducting food area inspections. Experience with the storage and stocking food service items. Experience tracking and records accountability and the use of food service resources for mission support. Quality of Experience - Length of time is not of itself qualifying. Candidates' experience should be evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignments must be followed. The applicant's record of experience, training, and education must show possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position to be filled. This is a TEMPORARY Technician advertisement vice a Deployed member. Selected applicant will be TERMINATED upon the return of the incumbent. Temporary Appointment NTE 1 Year but may be extended to a MAX of 2 years. Education Substitution of Education for the Specialized Experience - Completion of 2 academic years of education in an accredited college or university will satisfy the requirements for GS-4 positions. Only education in excess of the first 60 semester hours (i.e., beyond the second year) is creditable toward meeting the specialized experience requirement. One full academic year of study (30 semester hours) beyond the second year is equivalent to 6 months of specialized experience for GS-5 positions. Additional Information If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency ( If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT & NOTES: 1. Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position. 2. This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position. 3. Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission. 4. May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be required. 5. The duties and responsibilities of your job may significantly impact the environment. You are responsible to maintain awareness of your environmental responsibilities as dictated by legal and regulatory requirements, your organization, and its changing mission.