Cook (CYS) NA-04

Employer
Army Installation Management Command
Location
Fort Belvoir, VA
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Food Service, Cook
Hours
Full Time
Army Installation Management Command Many vacancies in the following location: * Fort Belvoir, VA Work Schedule is Multiple Schedules - Permanent Opened Monday 4/3/2017 (4 day(s) ago) ** Closes Wednesday 5/3/2017 (26 day(s) away) ## Job Overview Summary **Note to applicants:** Please include name and contact information for at least two (2) professional references in your resume and/or DA Form 3433 application when applying for jobs. Welcome to the Family and Morale, Welfare & Recreation Activities at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. We proudly serve Military Members, Retirees, DOD Civilians and Family members in the surrounding area. Fort Belvoir Morale, Welfare and Recreation Our military mission is global. As a strategic sustaining base for America's Army the work we do is vital to the success of the goals and objectives of the nation's defense strategy. A list of the organizations who call Fort Belvoir home reads like a "Who's Who" of the Department of Defense. No other Army installation in the world can compare to Fort Belvoir and its singular mission to provide logistical, intelligence and administrative support to such a diverse mix of commands, activities and agencies. Fort Belvoir has changed in many ways over the past several years, but some things will always remain the same. As dedicated stewards of the environment, we will continue to work always to conserve the natural beauty of the land around us, and to preserve our standing as one of America's enduring installations. Belvoir will always mean "Beautiful To See." **This vacancy announcement will be used to fill multiple positions at multiple locations within Fort Belvoir CYS.** **This vacancy announcement will be opened continuously with the first cut off at five days.** **For instructions regarding submission of your application for Nonappropriated Fund (NAF) vacancy announcements, please review the "How to Apply" section of this announcement.** The Cook is responsible for guaranteeing that the children are served nutritious, good tasting and appealing meals and snacks. It is the Cook's responsibility to prepare these meals and snacks by methods that maintain high nutrient levels and that are sanitary. It is also the Cook's duty to deliver meals to the classroom ready for family style meal service and suitable for the children's age and development. This position involves extensive organizing, problem solving, record keeping, and time management. Location: Fort Belvoir Child and Youth services **CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:** All required background checks of AR 215-3, Chapter 2, paragraph 2-13; i. must be successfully completed and maintained including Child and Youth National Agency Check with Inquiries (CNACI), to include a health assessment. Possess and maintain physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs, walk, bend, stoop and stand on a routine basis. Immunizations may be required as a condition of employment for the health and safety of those in the facility as determined by medical authority. Already immune individuals (based on documented receipt of vaccine series or physician diagnosed illness), or those subject to religious exemption, or medical contraindication are exempt from this requirement. Duties Works under the written and verbal direction of the supervisor, who provides guidance on scope of work, and application/interpretation of procedures and regulations. Supervisor is available to provide guidance and assistance on unusual problems. Work is evaluated on accomplishments, accuracy, timeliness, and compliance with position requirements. MAJOR DUTIES: Serves as a CYS Cook in a CYS program IAW all applicable regulations and standards. Applies knowledge and skill to assist in planning and implementing a comprehensive food service program that follows the policies and procedures of the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). Follows standard recipes and separate 4-6 seasonal cycle menus IAW USDA CACFP and Army policies ie portion sizes, meal patterns, and "seconds" requirements. Meets with supervisor to coordinate infant feeding plans and child/youth allergies/substitutions when required. Performs a full range of simple cooking by preparing and cooking items that require little or no processing, such as pancakes, sausage, eggs, hamburgers, and fresh or canned vegetables. Prepares hot cereals and concentrated or dehydrated soups, sauces and gravies. Makes cold sandwich fillings. Prepares food by peeling, chopping, grinding, paring, cutting, slicing, dicing, pureeing, dredging, flouring, or breading. Weighs, measures, and assembles ingredients for regular and modified menu items. Mixes ingredients according to precisely written recipes. Covers, dates, and stores leftovers according to established procedures. Operates a variety of kitchen equipment using gas, electricity, steam or microwave heat sources. Disassembles, cleans and assembles component parts and accessories, following safety procedures to avoid personal injury and damage to the equipment. Uses and cleans a variety of cooking utensils to measure, weigh, and process food items. Cleans, stores, and maintains all equipment and work areas after each use. Cleans other work areas and equipment, such as worktables, floors, walk-in refrigerators, etc., on an established cleaning schedule. Follows established sanitation procedures when handling food. Ensures that foods are stored at the correct temperatures to prevent bacteria growth. Serves as consultant to youth cooking clubs/health and fitness programs as required. Follow risk management procedures (ie abuse prevention, identification, and reporting procedures; accident prevention etc) Performs other duties as assigned. Travel Required * Not Required Relocation Authorized * No ## Job Requirements Key Requirements * Direct Deposit is required * Social Security Card is required * Physical is required Qualifications Work experience related to the duties described above, that included skill in working with professional kitchen appliances and equipment. Be able to communicate (verbal and written) in English. Ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs. on a routine basis. *Conditions of Employment:* 1. A one-year probationary period may be required. 2. Meet all qualification/eligibility requirements. 3. A completed and signed copy DA Form 3433 is required prior to entrance on duty. 4. Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-VERIFY) check. 5. Appointment is subject to completion of a favorable background checks/investigation to determine suitability for this position. **NOTE (1):** Applicants have the ability to perform an E-Verify Self Check to confirm employment eligibility at -verify/self-check. Although a Self-Check is not mandatory, it can be a useful tool for applicants to find out if there is a problem with their employment eligibility records and resolve any issues before taking a job. **NOTE (2):** No person, regardless of circumstance, will be approved to provide child care services and/or approved for hire in positions designated as having regular and recurring contact with children if the background check discloses that the individual has been convicted for any of the following: a sexual offense, any criminal offense involving a child victim or a felony drug offense. Security Clearance Not Applicable ## Additional Information What To Expect Next Your resume will be reviewed to verify that qualification requirements have been met. We appreciate your interest in this position! BENEFITS Nonappropriated Funds (NAF) Regular positions include employee benefits. For additional benefits information go to -benefits.aspx Other Information Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date. The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is Fort Belvoir, VA. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.) Any individual who was required to register with Selective Service and who is not registered or knowingly and willfully did not register before the requirement terminated or became inapplicable to the individual, will not be appointed. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest. Refusal of a military spouse to participate in established recruitment procedures for a RFT or RPT position (for example, interview, and so forth) is considered a declination of employment and is a basis for termination of SEP entitlement for the current PCS of the sponsor. The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process notify your servicing NAF Human Resources Division (HRD). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. The Department of Army Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities are an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the Government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual. Information about an individual's employment experience will be used only to determine the person's qualifications and to assess his or her relative level of knowledge, skills, and abilities. Although an individual's personal conduct may be relevant in any employment decision, including conduct during periods of unemployment or evidence of dishonesty in handling financial matters, financial difficulty that has arisen through no fault of the individual will generally not itself be the basis of an unfavorable suitability or fitness determination. It is the policy of the Government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual. Information about an individual's employment experience will be used only to determine the person's qualifications and to assess his or her relative level of knowledge, skills, and abilities. Although an individual's personal conduct may be relevant in any employment decision, including conduct during periods of unemployment or evidence of dishonesty in handling financial matters, financial difficulty that has arisen through no fault of the individual will generally not itself be the basis of an unfavorable suitability or fitness determination. *Salary Range:* $12.99 to $15.15 / Per Hour *Series & Grade:* NA-7404-04/04 *Promotion Potential:* 04 *Supervisory Status:* No *Who May Apply:* US Citizens and Non-Citizens within commuting area of Fort Belvoir, VA *Control Number:* 467012500 *Job Announcement Number:* NCNAFAS171936329SR