U.S. Army/Army Reserve Food Service Specialist (92G)

Employer
United States Army
Location
Staten Island, NY
Posted
Mar 08, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Government Agencies
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Outside Academe


Job Description

Overview

The food service specialist is primarily responsible for the preparation and service of food in field or garrison food service operations.

Job Duties
  • Bake, fry, braise, boil, simmer, steam and saut as prescribed by Army recipes
  • Operate, maintain and clean field kitchen equipment
  • Perform preventive maintenance on garrison and field kitchen equipment

Requirements

Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.

Training

Job training for a food service specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and eight weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field, including practice in food preparation.

Some of the skills you'll learn are:
  • Standard and dietetic menus and recipes
  • Preparation and cooking of various foodstuffs and bakery products
  • Food and supply ordering
  • Storage of meats, poultry and other perishable items

Helpful Skills
  • Interest in cooking, home economics, health, mathematics, accounting and chemistry

Required ASVAB Score(s)

Operators & Food (OF) : 85

Learn more about the ASVAB and see what jobs you could qualify for.



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