Under the immediate supervision of a Food Service Worker III or a Food Service Manager, the Food Service Utility Worker performs routine heavy manual labor which involves lifting and carrying heavy crates, collecting and removing trash, assisting on a service line, and heavy cleaning tasks. Duties include sweeping, mopping and waxing floors; washing walls and appliances; receiving deliveries of food and supplies; participating in food and supplies inventory; setting up service crates of milk, or juice cartons, placing food on serving counters; may receive money and make change; takes temperatures of cold and frozen food items delivered, records temperatures in HASSP log book; serving and portioning food to children or adults in a cafeteria; operates complaint Point of Service and Point of Service computer terminal and/or roster; and performing related work as required. EXAMINATION ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS
1. High School diploma or equivalent (GED). IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, YOU MUST ATTACH A COPY OF YOUR DIPLOMA OR GED CERTIFICATE TO YOUR APPLICATION.
2. Two years of full-time, paid food services experience. IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, YOU MUST PROVIDE DETAILS OF EXPERIENCE ON YOUR APPLICATION. HIRING REQUIREMENTSALL CANDIDATES MUST PRESENT, AT THE TIME OF HIRING , AN ORIGINAL BACHELOR'S DEGREE OR AN ORIGINAL HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED CERTIFICATE, A VALID PENNSYLVANIA CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK, A COMPLETED PENNSYLVANIA CHILD ABUSE CHECK, AN APPROVED PHYSICAL EXAMINATION AND FBI CLEARANCE. PLEASE REFER TO OUR WEBSITE FOR FBI CLEARANCE INFORMATION OR VISIT COGENTID WEBSITE AT: www.pa.cogentid.comTHESE DOCUMENTS ARE VALID FOR ONE YEAR AFTER THE DATE OF ISSUANCE. CANDIDATES FAILING TO PRESENT THESE DOCUMENTS WILL NOT BE APPOINTED.SCOPE OF THE EXAMINATION WRITTEN EXAMINATION WEIGHT: 100%
The written examination is designed to measure the candidate's knowledge of the equipment, food handling, and sanitation procedures as well as the ability to follow written directions and perform basic math calculations. Minimum required score: 70.00.
INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES WHO REQUIRE ASSISTANCE IN TAKING THE EXAMINATION MUST ATTACH A LETTER TO THE APPLICATION FORM STATING THE NATURE OF THE DISABILITY AND THE TYPE OF EXAMINATION ASSISTANCE REQUIRED. MEDICAL DOCUMENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE DISABILITY CLAIMED AND THE ACCOMMODATION REQUESTED MAY BE REQUIRED. APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Qualified applicants are invited to file applications in the Office of Human Resources-Teacher Welcome Center, First Floor, 440 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130-4015
IN THE EVENT THIS POSITION IS REANNOUNCED, CANDIDATES DESIRING TO TAKE THE EXAMINATION MAY FILE AN APPLICATION 90 DAYS AFTER THEY HAVE LAST TAKEN THE TEST OR REVIEWED THEIR RESULTS, WHICHEVER DATE IS LATER. APPLICATIONS FILED PRIOR TO THE 90 DAY PERIOD WILL NOT BE APPROVED.
INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES WHO REQUIRE ASSISTANCE IN FILLING OUT THE APPLICATION SHOULD CONTACT THE ABOVE OFFICE. VETERANS PREFERENCE
The Veterans Preference Act, 51 P.S. § 7101 et seq. provides persons who meet the definition of "soldier" under the Act to preference in hiring. Pursuant to the Act, five points will be added to the passing scores of qualified candidates. In order to qualify under the definition of "soldier," the individual must have been honorably discharged and either:
have served in any capacity in the armed forces of the United States since July 27, 1953; orhave served during a war or armed conflict prior to July 27, 1953; orbe the widow or widower of a "soldier"; orbe the spouse of a disabled "soldier."
Candidates who wish to assert Veterans' Preference should attach a copy of their DD214 or their spouse's DD214 and supporting documents to their application. Candidates asserting Veterans Preference must present their original
DD214 at the time of hiring. Failure to do so will result in being denied Veterans Preference. Persons asserting the preference will still be subject to all other conditions of School District employment. ELIGIBLE LIST AND APPOINTMENT
Three eligible lists will be established as a result of the examination.
Placement on eligible lists will be determined by job status as of the date of the administration of the first portion of the examination. The Departmental List
will contain the names, in rank order, of those successful candidates who are in positions covered by the Local 634 contract, and are employed in the department in which a vacancy exists. The Interdepartmental List
will contain the names, in rank order, of all other successful candidates who are employed by the School District of Philadelphia. The Open Competitive List
will contain the names, in rank order, of all other successful candidates.
Appointments to vacancies will be made, in rank order, beginning with the Departmental List. When the Departmental List is exhausted, vacancies will be filled from the Interdepartmental List. When the Interdepartmental List is exhausted, vacancies will be filled from the Open Competitive List. ELIGIBLE LIST AND APPOINTMENT
The names of those candidates who receive a final score of 70.00 or better in the examination will be placed on an eligible list for the position in score order. These names will be merged into any existing or subsequent eligible list for the position in score order. Candidates will be hired for position vacancies in score order from names on the eligible list at the time of hiring.
If a certificate is required for this position, all candidates must present the original of the required certificate at the time of hiring. Failure to present any required documents will result in the candidate being passed over for hiring.
If the hiring of a bilingual candidate best meets the needs of a school or work location, the School District of Philadelphia reserves the right to give priority to the hiring of bilingual candidates. Current School District of Philadelphia needs for bilingual appointments include applicants who speak fluent English and fluent Spanish, Vietnamese, Khmer, Chinese, or Russian. The hiring of all bilingual candidates will be preceded by the satisfactory completion of a language proficiency screening process in the qualifying languages. CONDITION OF SCHOOL DISTRICT EMPLOYMENT
NEW EMPLOYEES MUST SHOW PROOF OF AMERICAN CITIZENSHIP OR PROOF OF LEGAL RESIDENCE IN THE UNITED STATES AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT WITH THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA.IF YOU ARE HIRED AS A PROVISIONAL EMPLOYEE, YOU MUST SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE THE EXAMINATION PROCESS IN ORDER TO CONTINUE YOUR EMPLOYMENT WITH THE DISTRICT AND TO ACCRUE PROPER SENIORITY.
Please note that an employee's attendance, punctuality and performance are important factors to be considered in the selection procedure. Applicants who have been subjected to disciplinary action or who have documented records of unsatisfactory work performance may not be appointed from the eligible list established as a result of this examination. SECTION 8-301
Section 8-301 of the City Home Rule Charter states that:
"Except as otherwise provided in this Charter, no person shall hold more than one office or position of profit, whether elective or appointive, under the City and no such person shall hold such office or position while holding any other office or position of profit in or under the government of the United States, of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, or any ex office held by virtue of another office or position."
Job Category: Support Staff > Food Service Contact Information
- Office of Talent
- 440 N. Broad Street
- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130