Cook NA-04

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Detrick, Maryland
Posted
Jun 15, 2019
Closes
Jun 21, 2019
Function
Food Service, Cook
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is Frederick and Silver Spring, MD and the surrounding communities within 150 miles of the installations. Military Spouse Preference and Involuntarily-Separated Military Preference-eligible candidates are included in the AOC.

-1 RFL Cook position located at the USAG Fort Detrick Community Activity Center in Frederick, MD
-1 RPL Cook position located at Forest Glen Annex in Silver Spring, MD

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Responsibilities

  • 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. Sets up and replenishes salad bar.
  • Ensures that foods are stored at the correct temperatures to prevent bacteria growth.
  • 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.
  • Employee is responsible for the proper use and cleaning of kitchen equipment, safety practices, personal hygiene, and conformance with food service sanitation requirements


Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected and required to travel for this position.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required
  • Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position
  • A one year probationary period may be required
  • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check
  • Completed and signed DA Form 3433 is required prior to entrance on duty
  • Satisfactory completion of a minimum of 4 hours initial food sanitation and safety training is required within 30 days of employment and a minimum of 4 hours refresher training annually.
  • Satisfactory completion of pre-employment background checks in accordance with AR 215-3, to include a medical examination.
  • A Physical examination and TB test is required.
  • Must be able to lift or move objects up to 40 pounds unassisted, and occasionally lift or move objects weighing over 40 pounds with the assistance of other workers or lifting devices.
  • Incumbent will be required to complete a Tier-1 background investigation for a Common Access Card for physical access to federally-controlled facilities.
  • Work involves continual standing and walking, frequent stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling and bending. Must stand on tile floor, subject to burns, cuts and slipping on wet floors
  • Employee is exposed to steam, fumes, odors from cooking, and to extreme temperature changes when entering walk-in refrigerators or freezing units. Work is performed in kitchen areas, which are well-lighted, but are often hot and noisy.


Qualifications

Work experience in preparing foods and cooking simple foods and short orders in a cafeteria, restaurant or mess. Demonstration of the following work behavior is desirable:
a. Neatness and good grooming.
b. Dependability.
c. Ability to work under pressure.

Education

This position does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

  • Manual Application: If you are unable to apply online, you may submit your application package using a manual application method. Please contact the NAF Human Resources Office or representative listed on this job announcement to request a copy of the manual application form. All completed manual application forms (along with resume and other supporting documentation) must be received no later than 3:00 p.m EST on the closing date of the announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner. Please note that neglecting to respond to the job related questions may result in an ineligible rating.
  • Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.
  • Payment Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is NOT authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is NOT in the Government's interest.
  • Please check out our Applicant Information Kit to view additional information you may find useful when applying for our jobs. (Click here to view kit or copy this URL: https://publicfileshare.chra.army.mil/index.php/s/uIDfgOMr6PWHHGS/download?path=/&files=NAF%20Applicant%20Information%20Kit.pdf
  • Applications are valid for 90 days after submission date. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as additional vacancies occur.


How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Applicants can claim the following eligibilities:
  • NAF Preference - Involuntarily Separated From the Military
  • NAF Preference - Spouse Employment Preference (SEP)
  • NAF Priority Consideration - Business Based Action
  • NAF Priority Consideration - Current Appropriated Funds Employee CNE (APF)
  • NAF Priority Consideration - Current/Former NAF Employee (CNE/FNE)
  • NAF Priority Consideration - Outside Applicant Veteran (OAV)
  • NAF Priority Consideration - Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran (OAV)


Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

The following documents must be submitted with your application:
  • Resume

Optional: Job Application (DA Form 3433) will be accepted in place of a Resume.

The below items are accepted and may be needed to support a qualification and/or a claimed priority/preference:
  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214/ Statement of Service
  • OF-306
  • DA Form 3434, Spouse Employment Preference (SEP), PCS Orders, Certificates, etc.
  • Resume
  • SF-15
  • SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action
  • Transcript


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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