COOK A06*

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Quantico, Virginia
Posted
May 27, 2019
Closes
Jun 03, 2019
Function
Food Service, Cook
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively.
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Responsibilities

Prepares and cooks a variety of menu items including regular and special entrees and dessert items. Works alone or with a higher-grade cook to roast, broil, bake, fry, boil, steam, and stew meats, fish, and poultry. Prepares soups, stocks, broths, gravies, sauces, and puddings without the use of packaged mixes. Makes a variety of dessert items such as baked Alaska, crepes, and mousses. Adjusts standardized recipes for the number of servings required in large quantity cooking. Maintains proper temperature for all foods during holding, transport, reheating, and serving to assure quality control and food safety. Prepares cold food platters; mixes and prepares cold sauces, meat glazes, molded aspics, and salad dressings. Carves vegetables and fruits as garnishes for food platters and dishes. Maintains rotation of food inventories to prevent spoilage. May assist management in purchasing and menu pricing decisions by performing yield tests for selected foods, in ordering items in accordance with daily and weekly menu requirements, and preparing food production worksheets from computerized recipe files.

Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner. Takes action to solve problems quickly. Alerts the higher-level supervisor, or proper point of contact for help when problems arise. Adheres to safety regulations and standards. Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor. Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Travel Required

25% or less - Varies

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
NA

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • See Duties and Qualifications

EVALUATIONS:

Qualifications

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: Basic knowledge of food preparation principles and a practical understanding of the physical changes that occur during the processing and cooking of food. Working knowledge of the planning process involved in cooking an entire meal including different preparation methods for various food items, the necessary time for cooking these different items, and how to schedule and coordinate preparation to produce a properly cooked meal on time. Ability to evaluate a variety of raw and cooked food items to ascertain their freshness. Knowledge of standard formulas used in yield testing. Knowledge of principles of food spoilage, food borne illness, and food safety. Practical knowledge of methods and procedures necessary for ordering, issuing, and storing food items in accordance with inventory and sanitation requirements.

RESPONSIBLITY: Receives work assignments orally and in writing from supervisor or higher-level cook. Plans, coordinates, and times assignments to assure food items are prepared on time and are at the proper temperature. Makes judgments about necessary recipe modifications.

PHYSICAL EFFORT: Required to lift and move objects, and stand and walk constantly. Lifts and carries objects up to 45 lbs independently and objects over 45 lbs with assistance.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Exposed to warm and noisy kitchens, steam, fumes and cooking odors; danger of falling on freshly mopped floors; burns from steam or hot foods; cuts from knives; shocks from electrical machines; and extremes in temperatures.

Education

Additional information

GENERAL INFORMATION: Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review: https://www.donhr.navy.mil/NoFearAct.asp.

As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division may obtain a Criminal Record Check and/or an Investigative Consumer Report. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI). For all positions requiring access to firearms or ammunition, the Federal Government is prohibited from employing individuals in these positions who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectees for such positions must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made.

Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.

Required Documents:

*Education/certification certificate(s), if applicable.

*If prior military, DD214 Member Copy

This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.

Involuntarily separated members of the armed forces and eligible family members applying through the Transition Assistance Program must submit a written request/statement (may be obtained from the MCCS Human Resources Office) and present ID card with "TA" stamped in red on front of card.

INDIVIDUALS SELECTED FROM THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE CHANGED TO PART-TIME OR FULL-TIME AT MANAGEMENT'S DISCRETION WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION.

ALL ONLINE APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 1159PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME (EST) ON THE CLOSING DATE LISTED IN THE JOB POSTING.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your application/resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. This vacancy will be filled by the best qualified applicant as determined by the selecting official.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Confidential

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

Varies - Review "OTHER INFORMATION"

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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