Waiter Job at US Department of the Air Force – in Lakenheath

Job Description



About the position:
This position is located at the Liberty Club, RAF Lakenheath.

This position requires shift work to provide coverage on days, evenings, weekends, holidays, or special situations. Scheduled hours will be 0-40 per week with no minimum guarantee.

Must be physically able to frequently lift and carry objects weighing up to 10 pounds and stand for long periods of time


The purpose of this position is to perform work involved in preparing dining room, serving food, wines and other alcoholic beverages and subsequent cleaning functions. Discuss menu and familiarizes self with menu prior to opening. Secures clean linen and silverware, depending on the menu and food to be served. Sets assigned tables, spreading clean linen and placing glasses, condiment holders, flowers, candles or lamps and silverware on table. Prepares side tables with silverware, bowls of ice and other extras that may be required during the meal. Receives guest and takes orders. Works according to time schedule, secures food from kitchen and places dishes by course in front of each person. Continues to provide serve as needed and request by guests. Following completion of meal, gives check to guest. Removes soiled dishes, glasses and silverware. May perform cleaning duties as time permits, such as sweeping, mopping and so forth. May perform dishwashing or other functions in an emergency. Performs other related duties as required.

If interested in this position please preview the online application: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11107785

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


Job family (Series)

7420 Waiter

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Conditions of Employment

This position requires the incumbent to complete a background investigation with favorable results.

Must be able to obtain a Food Handler’s Certificate and/or complete food handler’s training.

This position requires shift work to provide coverage on days, evenings, weekends, holidays, or special situations.


Who May Apply: Open to everyone. Applicants will be categorized by preference(s) and/or priority consideration eligibilities. An applicant’s eligibility will be determined based on eligibility claimed in the questionnaire and proof of eligibility MUST be provided with application by the closing date, 05/10/2021

The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is US Citizens and must possess a social security number and card. Must be able to provide documentation proving residence status overseas.

Business Based Action

Family Member Preference

Military Spouse Preference

Outside Applicant Veteran

Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran

Transition Hiring Preference

In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.

Qualifying Experience:
Must have experience or training in proper food handling and serving techniques. Knowledge of food menu items and wine selection for various foods sufficient to explain to customer. Must be able to follow cash handling procedures, make simple mathematical computations, and prepare checks for patrons. Must be able to communicate with customers and possess skill in dealing with the public.


Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. This position does not allow for education substitution in order to qualify.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

Additional information

Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.

All Federal NAF employees are required by PL 104-134 to have salary payments made by electronic funds transfer/direct deposit.

Probationary period may be required.

Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from hiring preferences and priority consideration eligible.

Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 60/90 days after the closing date. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.

Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government’s interest.

LQA is not authorized.

Post Allowance is authorized for Regular Full Time employment category.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

To better expedite the hiring process, we recommend including full contact information (name, address, phone number, email, etc.) for professional and personal references on your resume.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Not Required

Drug test required


Position sensitivity and risk

Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

Trust determination process


Required Documents

Required Documents

The documents you are required to submit vary based on the eligibility you are claiming (i.e., applying as a Military Spouse Preference – MSP, applying as a veteran, applying as a current federal employee, etc.). The below documents are required and must be submitted with your application:


Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support identified the general or specialized experience described in this announcement.

If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.

Other accepted documents to support a qualification and/or claimed preference/priority eligibility may include:

Cover Letter

DD-214/ Statement of Service

Diploma/ GED

Disability Letter (VA)


Other (1)

Other (2)

PCS Orders

Professional Certification

Proof of Marriage Status


Separation Notice (RIF)

SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action


As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and supporting documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person’s personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an in-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.



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This job is open to

The public

U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency

Please see the “Who May Apply” section under the Qualifications section.

About Company

Company: US Department of the Air Force –

Company Location:  Lakenheath

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