Cook NA-06

Fort Lee, Virginia
Nov 18, 2020
Nov 25, 2020
Food Service, Cook
Full Time


The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is worldwide. (Military Spouse Preference & Involuntarily Separated Military Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration)

Positions are located at the following activities : TenStrike Bowling Center, Cardinal Golf Course, Lee Clubs.

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  • Prepares and cooks a variety of menu items. Working alone or with the assistance of a higher-grade cook or supervisor, prepares a variety of foods and desserts according to menu requirements.
  • Follows recipes to prepare items such as soups, stews, casseroles, gravies, sauces, hot cereals, syrups, meatloaf, meatballs, hamburgers, and croquettes. Adjusts recipes for larger or smaller quantities.
  • Roasts a variety of meats such as beef, pork, veal, lamb, fish, and poultry. Grills and deep fries foods. Broils and steams foods.
  • Brings prepared foods from preparation area to refrigerators or serving area. Check food for appropriate preparation, temperature, and packaging.
  • Picks up items needed for menu preparation, rotating food inventories as appropriate. Takes inventory to determine ordering requirements. Loads hot foods in carts. Sets up and serves food as necessary.
  • Operates kitchen equipment designed to mix and cook food items. Uses, cleans and maintains power kitchen equipment. Keeps cooking utensils and work area clean in accordance with standard sanitation requirements. Maintains personal hygiene.
  • Skill and Knowledge: Must have skill and knowledge to perform tasks involving several procedures and be able to concentrate on work assignments despite interruptions and distractions.
  • Physical Effort: Light to heavy physical effort is required. Frequently lifts and moves items weighing up to 40 pounds unassisted, and occasionally lift or move objects weighting over 40 pounds with assistance.
  • Working Conditions: Work is performed in kitchen areas, which are well lighted but are often hot and noisy.
  • Exposed to steam, fumes, odors from cooking, and to extreme temperature changes when entering walk-in refrigerators or freezing units
  • Makes coffee, tea, and fruit drinks. Follows health and safety precautions to ensure safe preparation and storage of food items. Monitors and maintains appropriate temperature of all food items throughout preparation and service.
  • Slices meat by hand and by mechanical means, to specific requirements. Apportions foods for family style servings as well as for plate service. Prepares vegetables and cold food platters.
  • Make a variety of salads and salad dressings. Make sandwiches. Prepares eggs in a variety of ways, French toast, pancakes, and crepes.
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Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required
  • Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements (to include a T1 investigation) for this position
  • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check
  • A one year probationary period may be required
  • 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 medical examination.
  • NOTE: Applicants have the ability to perform an E-Verify Self Check to confirm employment eligibility at Although a Self-Check is not mandatory.
  • Must be able to work varying shifts including days, nights, weekends, holidays and as needed for events


1. Minimum of 6 months of work experience directly related to the duties described above.
2. Must have experience in working with professional kitchen appliances and equipment.
3. Be able to communicate (verbal and written) in English.


This job 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 4:00PM (EST) Monday - Thursday or 3:00PM (EST) on Friday and 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.
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  • 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.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies: Minimum Qualifications, Conditions of Employment, Physical Requirements, and Integrity Certification.

** Qualified Preference-eligible candidates (e.g. Military Spouse Preference, Involuntarily Separated Military Preference) will be referred to management first.

If an additional list is required, Non-Preference Eligible Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to management.**

Lastly, if no selection was made off of the previous lists, management may make selections for candidates meeting the minimum qualifications only**

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 - Parent of a Veteran (OAV)
  • NAF Priority Consideration - Spouse/Widow(er) of a Veteran (OAV)

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required

Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

Trust determination process

Required Documents

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

Optional: Job Application (DA Form 3433 dated Aug 2019) 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
  • DA Form 3433
  • ServSafe Certification
  • Marriage Certificate
  • PCS Orders
  • Reasonable Accommodation Documentation
  • Resume
  • Separation Notice (RIF)
  • SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action