Child and Youth Program Cook

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Aug 13, 2018
Closes
Aug 13, 2018
Function
Food Service, Cook
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


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  • Relocation Expenses will NOT be paid
  • CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

    This position is subject to special inoculation and immunization requirements as a condition of employment for working with children.  Employee is required to obtain appropriate immunization against communicable diseases in accordance with recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), which includes the influenza vaccine.  Must pass a pre-employment physical with ability to lift up to 40 lbs, provide evidence of immunization, and be free from communicable disease.  Incumbents must satisfactorily complete all background checks, including a NACI.  Must satisfactorily obtain or complete required training certificates and maintain certifications/credentials. Must obtain and maintain a valid food handlers card.

    The hours of operation are Monday to Friday, between the hours of 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. The incumbent will be required to be available Monday to Friday from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    The incumbent must be minimum 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalent. Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing. Knowledge and understanding of food handling techniques, personal hygiene standards, and safe work procedures; knowledge of the full range of food preparation principles including the techniques and procedures necessary to develop new or revise current recipes and to prepare and cook food in large quantities; knowledge of sanitation standards and procedures to prevent contamination; skill to identify production problems when an item does not meet established quality standards. Skill to manage various cooking process and ability to coordinate a full range of food preparation activities. Ability to concentrate in a noisy, fast-paced environment; must be able to frequently lift or move objects weighing up to 40 pounds.

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

    MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE:
    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.

    VETERAN’S PREFERENCE:
    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 www.usajobs.gov 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 https://www.sss.gov/default.htm.

    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.

    Applicants must submit proof of education with their application (high school diploma or GED and any additional supporting documentation). We will only accept high school diplomas from state accredited high schools and/or college transcripts from institutions accredited by an organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Documents in a foreign language must be professionally translated into English. Applicants who fail to provide OF-306 (Declaration for Federal Employment) AND proof of education with their resume will be disqualified from further consideration. 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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