Cook

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Dahlgren, Virginia
Posted
Oct 05, 2019
Closes
Oct 13, 2019
Function
Food Service, Cook
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

Performs a full range of simple cooking tasks.
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Responsibilities

Performs a full range of simple cooking tasks by preparing and cooking items requiring little or no processing, such as pancakes, sausage, eggs, hamburgers and fresh or canned vegetables. Prepares all forms of hot cereals; broils meats; prepares and cooks concentrated or dehydrated soups, sauces and gravies and makes cold sandwich fillings. Prepares convenience items such as frozen hash browns, fish fillets and chicken nuggets. May prepare and bake pizza. Prepares foods by peeling, chopping, grinding, paring, cutting, slicing, dicing, pureeing, dredging, flouring and breading. Weighs, measures and dispenses foods in accordance with portion controls. Mixes ingredients according to precisely written recipes. Sets up and replenishes salad bar. Covers, dates and stores leftover foods in accordance to established procedures. Cleans and maintains equipment and work areas. Maintains accurate food inventories and rotates stock items to prevent spoilage. Performs other related duties as required.

MUST BE AVAILABLE TO WORK NIGHTS, WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS

SUBJECT TO EXTREME HOT AND COLD TEMPERATURES, AND RISK OF BURNS FROM COOKING VARIOUS FOODS.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
06

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of employment


Qualifications

Working knowledge of the methods and procedures relating to food preparation in small quantities and the skill to apply such information to cook a limited variety of prepared foods. Ability to read and understand written food service material such as food labels, standardized recipes etc. Ability to perform basic arithmetic computations in multiplying ingredients for a recipe and calculating how many servings. Knowledge of the characteristics of various foods such as color, flavor, consistency, texture and temperature as well as cooking times. Skill in planning, coordinating and timing sequence of steps required to have all menu items ready for serving at specified time. Knowledge of sanitation principles. Must be able to walk or stand for prolonged period of time. Must be able handle items weighing up to 40 lbs. Must be able to obtain a valid health card. High school diploma and 18 years of age preferred.

Must be available to work nights, weekends and holidays.

Education

Additional information

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 complete and upload the Spousal request form along with current PCS orders. Failure to submit current PCS orders with application will prevent spousal preference from being granted.

Some positions have special requirements. In these cases selection is tentative pending satisfactory completion of these requirements. Applicants may be required to provide proof of education, etc. All selections are contingent upon the obtaining of satisfactory employment reference checks.

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

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 .

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.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

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

Click the following link to preview the applicant questionnaire: Preview Applicant Questionnaire .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

APPLICATION FORMS - A complete packet of the following forms must be submitted for each position applying for:
  • Resume
  • Declaration for Federal Employment form OF 306 (required)
  • Military Spousal Preference form (if applicable)


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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