Summer Meals Regional Assistant

Commonwealth of PA | Allegheny County, PA

Posted Date 3/25/2020
Description Come work in an exciting and fast-paced office to assist organization in providing nutritious meals to the community.

IMPORTANT:  YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS VACANCY POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS AND RECEIVE A SCORE.  YOUR SCORE IS ONLY VALID FOR THIS SPECIFIC VACANCY.  ONCE THIS POSITION IS FILLED, YOUR SCORE IS NO LONGER VALID.
  • Seasonal, full-time employment - May through the end of August (approximate)
  • This position is not salary; paid hourly for the hours worked
  • Work hours 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday with a one hour lunch period
This is complex work in a regional Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) office, assisting a Summer Meals Regional Coordinator with work assignments to ensure compliance and consistency with summer food program laws and regulations.

An employee in this job serves as a lead worker to ensure compliance of summer food program laws and regulations.  Work involves the application of independent judgment to make field assessments, ascertain facts, obtain data, report violations of state and federal regulations and policies, and ensure compliance with program laws and regulations.  Work includes complicated work processes or activities which are characterized by unpredictable and random inputs, making choices between different procedures to be followed, and determining the appropriateness of the information that is presented for further processing.  Work involves providing training and guidance to SFSP staff and functioning as a lead worker for moderately complex operations.  Work also involves making independent decisions concerning the process to be followed, the appropriateness of the information to be processed, and the actions to be taken.  Work schedules and priorities are subject to staff changes due to external influences, time frame constraints, or self-imposed priority changes. 

Assignments are carried out under the supervision of the SFSP Regional Coordinator and performed with independence; however, changes in operational standards, procedures, work policies, and questionable situations are discussed in detail with the supervisor prior to implementation/resolution.  Work is reviewed through observation, conferences, reports, and evaluation of results.Qualifications:
  • Must meet PA residency requirement – For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency
  • Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: three months of experience monitoring a state or federal child food service program; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.
  • Must be able to perform essential job functions


Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.  To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.
 
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The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.

  • Score valid for this specific posting only
  • Score based on information reported on application and supplemental questions
  • Provide complete and accurate information or:
    • score may be lower than deserved
    • application processing may be delayed
    • disqualification may result
  • May only test once under this announcement
  • Email notice of test results provided

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