• Requisition Number: 12318 Job Title: FOOD SERVICE WORKER I City: GULFPORT State: MS

    Posted: 07/07/2021

    This is an AbilityOne contract which requires most work hours must be performed by a Team Member with Significant Disabilities. Due to the program requirements, this requisition needs to be filled by a person that meets the AbilityOne criteria.

    Global Connections to Employment (GCE), a nonprofit that provides job training and employment opportunities for individuals with significant disabilities.  We exist to provide opportunities so people can experience meaningful employment.  Our organization’s Mission is “Helping People throughout Life’s Journey,” and what better way to do so than through employment which leads to independence and self-sufficiency. 

    We collaborate with partners who share a sense of responsibility for improving the world we live in. From a business perspective, we see opportunity in employees who have positive attitudes and are enthusiastic not only about performing their jobs, but more importantly, meeting the expectations of our customers.  We continue to learn, innovate, work hard, respect and value the relationships we have in numerous communities in the US.


    The Food Service Worker I is responsible for safely performing food service duties as assigned by management. Quality customer service is expected to be provided to customers at all times.  Knowledge and willingness to learn all aspects of the job as it pertains to this position.  Must be able to perform the duties required at the following work stations: (work stations may vary depending on contract specifications and building assignment).  Line Server - Set up hot and cold food serving stations, Serve customers proper sized portions at sufficient rates, Removing or refilling hot and cold food items, Communicating with cooks, food runners, supervisors when food items get low or run out, Properly store and label food items.  Dining Room - Clean salad and beverage bar areas and clean spills immediately, Cleaning tables after customer use, Refilling napkin, straw, toothpick, and other food service dispensers, Cut, pan or plate pastries and desserts, Prepare food items for serving or further cooking.  Dish room/ Pots and Pans - Running automatic dishwasher and refilling chemicals as needed, Pre-washing, scrubbing, sorting, separating, and putting away dishes and utensils, Scrubbing pots, pans, and utensils, Clean scullery grease trap as needed. Clean/de-scale dishwashers. Sanitation/ Custodial - Sweep, vacuum, and/or mop flooring, Deck scrubbing tile and concrete floors, Empty trash cans and deposit trash in appropriate receptacles, Replacing trash liners neatly and clean trash bins and lids- inside and out, Cleaning ground level interior and exterior glass windows and doors, Cleaning walls, Policing grounds for trash and debris, Re-stocking of paper products, soap, and refilling all other dispensers. Other - Comply with the training of chemicals: use, mixing, storage, and appropriate disposal. Maintain cleanliness of equipment and ensure they function properly, Keep carts, caddies and storage closets and cabinets orderly.


    • Meet eligibility requirements for work assignment on specified contract.
    • Understand oral and/or written instructions.
    • Interact appropriately with customers, government personnel and staff members.
    • Must be able to pass organization screening requirements including state or federal background screenings as appropriate.


    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk, and frequently required to reach with hands and arms.
    • The employee is required to be on his/her feet for extended periods of time.
    • The employee frequently must squat, stoop or kneel, reach above the head and reach forward. This job will require lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs, and may require occasional lifting and or moving up to 50 pounds.
    • There will be exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures

    Interested applicants please visit our Career Center @ www.gce.org and complete our on-line applications. Our toll free number is (866) 236-3981.

    Global Connections to Employment, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Drug Free Workplace Employer, DRUG TESTING REQUIRED

    Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer including Vets and Disabled. For more information, view the EEO is the Law Poster and Pay Transparency Statement. For reasonable accommodation, please email us at LCIEmployment@bhcpns.org.