COOK - 8

Washington D.C.
Jun 25, 2018
Jun 25, 2018
Food Service, Cook
Full Time

Not required

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • Relocation Expenses will NOT be paid

    This position may be designated ALPHA personnel for inclement weather or in the interest of national security and may be required to report for work when other employees are excused. This position is subject to the possibility of workdays on weekends and holidays, as well as, rotating shifts, often consisting of other than normal duty hours. The Staff member may be recalled to duty and/or required to work overtime, including on an emergency basis.

    This position is subject to a favorable National Agency Check (NACI)   Failure to obtain and maintain a favorable background may result in the withdrawal of the position offer or removal. 

    As a condition of employment, the selected individual will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer program.

    Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.

    •Selectee must be determined suitable for federal employment.

    •Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.


    Thorough knowledge of the full range of food preparation principles, including the techniques and procedures necessary to develop new or recurrent recipes. Knowledge of procedures related to cooking in large quantities. Skill to overcome practical production problems; evaluate final food products, and initiate corrective action. Ability to expand and modify recipes and to develop standardized recipes for quantity cooking. Skill in the operation, breakdown, and cleaning of food service equipment used in large quantity of food production. Ability to communicate effectively. Analyzing and correcting production problems independently, and coordinating the cooking process for food items assigned directly to them. Coordinating the cooking of items by other cooks. Must be able to lift or move objects weighing up to 30 lbs; constant standing and waling; and occasional lifting of over 50 lbs.

    This Announcement replaces 18-GAL-06.  All applicants who applied via announcement 18-GAL-06, must reapply under this new announcment 18-GAL-10 to be considered for the position.

    Due to Command policy on employee parking, employment does not guarantee a parking space on the installation. Metro is highly encouraged.

    Spouses of active duty military members of the Armed Forces may receive preference in hiring under this announcement if they are among the best qualified referred and are within reach of selection. To request spousal preference, please state so on resume and submit a copy of current PCS orders. Failure to submit current PCS orders with application will prevent spousal preference from being granted.

    Applicants wishing to use veteran’s preference must state on their resume and submit a copy of their DD-214.  These documents may be uploaded to with resume and OF 306 (Declaration for Federal Employment).

    SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENT: If you are a male born after December 31, 1959 and at least 18 years of age, employment law (5 U.S.C. 3328) requires that you must register with the Selective Service System (military draft), unless you meet certain exemptions.  If applicable, failure to register will prevent you from being considered for employment.  To register, please visit the Selective Service web site at

    IMPORTANT INFORMATION: All selections are contingent upon obtaining satisfactory employment reference checks.  We are an E-Verify participant. As a condition of employment, the selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of employment.  Occupants of this position must maintain the privacy of official work information and data and demonstrate the highest level of ethical conduct.

    The Department of the Navy is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.

    The Department of the Navy provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants with disabilities who believe they require reasonable accommodation should contact our Human Resource Office to ensure that the Department of the Navy can consider such requests.  The decision to grant an accommodation will be made on a case by case basis.

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    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.

    Applicants must submit their resume, questionnaire, and any other supporting documents. Completed documents can be submitted with resume on USAJOBS.

    Ranking and Rating Criteria of knowledge, skills and abilities will be used for each application.

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