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Food Service Worker (AbilityOne)

Company: Goodwill Industries of Southeast Wisconsin, Inc.
Location: Great Lakes
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Do you want to have a meaningful job? Here at Goodwill, you'll provide mission critical services to the Sailors and Recruits at Naval Station Great Lakes by preparing and serving meals to the men and women serving our country. You can make a difference!

Goodwill is a great place to work that offers job and life skills training, case management services, and opportunities for advancement. In addition, Goodwill provides health, dental, vision and life insurance plus, after one year, employees receive paid vacation days. On top of that, Goodwill pays 100% of insurance premiums.

Production: Do you like routine or a variety of duties? Do you like contact with customers or prefer less customer contact? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, this is the job for you. Apply today!

Food Service workers perform a variety of duties that include, but are not limited to:

  • Automated dishwashing
  • Checking IDs
  • Serving food on the line
  • Attending to a salad bar
  • Cleaning & busing tables

Some of the duties require regular customer contact, while others do not. We will help you learn the job duties, reach your full potential, and achieve social acceptance and integration.

Goodwill Great Lakes has provided essential food service to the Navy Sailors & Recruits since 1998. We operate a number of galleys (cafeterias) at Naval Station Great Lakes. Every day, the food service team prepares and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, totaling over 9 million meals per year. That's an impressive accomplishment and here at Goodwill, employees take pride in their work and service to the Navy Sailors & Recruits. We want you to be a part of this, apply today and explore joining our great team.

Great Reasons

  • Competitive wages & health, dental, vision, and life insurance (Premiums paid by Goodwill)
  • Paid holidays and sick time
  • Paid vacation days after one year
  • Team oriented approach in an integrated work setting
  • Case management services
  • Variety of schedules
  • On-the-job training
  • Deaf Friendly Worksite - 40+ employees who are Deaf, Videophones, Supervisors & Case Manager who are Deaf, 2-full-time American Sign Language interpreters, plus Deaf Culture Awareness training given to all employees
  • Career growth opportunities through specialized training and development


  • A qualifying, documented disability
  • A willingness to learn on the job - a high school diploma or equivalent is not required
  • A desire to build work skills - previous work experience is not required

Join our team supporting our Food Service Operation while fulfilling the Goodwill mission - "Transforming Lives and Communities through the Power of Work"

To learn more or for help with the online application process please phone (847) 473-7120, Videophone (847) 406-4590.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


Keywords: Goodwill Industries of Southeast Wisconsin, Inc., Waukegan , Food Service Worker (AbilityOne), Other , Great Lakes, Illinois

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