Cook

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Eustis, Virginia
Posted
May 01, 2021
Closes
May 09, 2021
Function
Food Service, Cook
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

About the position: This is a Summer Position NTE AUG-01-2021. The position located with the Child Development Center on Fort Eustis. This position may be subject to holidays, nights, weekends and on-call work.
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Responsibilities

Prepare entire meals/snacks which require coordinating the cooking of several items with different cooking times and techniques, planning the cooking process to produce meals (breakfast, lunch and snacks) are served on time and at proper temperatures. Prepare and serve meals that meet USDA/CACFP food meal patterns and Air Force regulations. Also prepares specials foods in conjunction with special events. Perform a range of cooking tasks by preparing and cooking items that require following standardized recipes with fresh or canned food items. Prepare hot cereals, broiled meats, concentrated or dehydrated soups, sauces, and gravies, co!d sandwich fillings, fish fillets and grilled or baked chicken, etc. Prepare and bake pizza with fresh ingredients. Prepare food by peeling, chopping, grinding, paring, cutting, slicing, dicing, pureeing, dredging, flouring or breading. Weighs, measures and assembling ingredients for standardized recipes. Portion foods for distribution during meal service IA W family style dining requirements and delivers to classrooms in a timely manner for established meal periods. Perfom1s yield testing to determine portion cost and to adjust ingredients in standardized recipes. Follows food handler and Public Health requirements with regard to preparation, storing, cleaning, etc., to ensure a safe and healthy food operation and environment is maintained. Ensure all equipment, appliances, counters, sinks, floors, etc., are cleaned and sanitized appropriately. Clean inside and outside of cabinets, ovens, refrigerators, and other large appliances in accordance with established schedules using health/sanitation methods. Prepare all meals and snacks meeting Air Force, DOD, and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) requirements following Serv Safe requirements. Follow approved and posted USDA, DOD, and AF menus. In the absence of the Cook Supervisor, complete food purchasing form IA W USDA menus and submit to designee for ordering, ensuring it is submitted in a timely manner. Stock and maintain sufficient levels of food products at line stations to assure a smooth service period. Performs other related duties as assigned.
If interested in this position please preview the online application: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11085017

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • This position requires satisfactory completion of pre-employment checks in accordance with Air Force and DoD policy, and a Child Care Tier 1 background investigation.
  • This position has been identified as a Test Designated Position (TDP). The incumbent of this position will be subject to and must consent to a pre-employment and random drug testing.
  • This position has physical lifting requirement which requires the incumbent to complete a favorable pre-employment physical.
  • This position requires the incumbent to be able to obtain, maintain, and provide evidence of current immunizations this includes annual influenza vaccinations and be free of all communicable diseases.
  • This position requires the incumbent to complete assigned training, to include Food Handlers certification, within specified time from date hire or assignment to position.


Qualifications

Who May Apply: Open to everyone. Applicants will be categorized by preference(s) and/or priority consideration eligibilities. An applicant's eligibility will be determined based on eligibility claimed in the questionnaire and proof of eligibility MUST be provided with application by the closing date, 05/07/2021

  • Business Based Action
  • Military Spouse Preference
  • Outside Applicant Veteran
  • Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran
  • Transition Hiring Preference

In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.

Qualifying Experience: Must be a high school graduate, or equivalent; and be able to provide proof (i.e., diploma or equivalent) for verification.
AND
Must have one (1) year experience in and knowledge of food preparation principles and characteristics of food, and of planning processes to ensure entire meals are prepared and cooked on time. Must be able to perform yield testing to determine portion cost and to adjust ingredients in standardized recipes. Must have knowledge of procedures to order, issue and store food. Experience and knowledge must have been gained in a grill, snack bar, restaurant, club or similar food activity. Must be at least 18 years of age, hold a high school diploma or equivalent, read speak, and write English, successfully pass a pre-employment physical, maintain current immunizations and be physically and behaviorally capable of performing the duties of the job. Must be physically able to frequently lift objects weighing up to 40 pounds, and occasionally over 40 pounds. Must be able to continuously stand, walk, stoop, reach, push, pull, and bend for long periods of time. Must be able to obtain a Food Handler's Certificate and/or complete Food Handler's Training. Must be able to satisfactorily complete a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI).

Education

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. This position does allow for education substitution in order to qualify.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

Additional information

  • Individual must fully meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position. This includes providing any supporting documents needed for verification.
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age at time of hire or a dependent of a Service Member or DoD Civilian who is 17 years of age and pursuing a High School Diploma
  • This position requires the incumbent to be able to read, speak, and write English
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Direct deposit is required
  • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check
  • A probationary period may be required
  • Pre-employment requirements must be satisfactorily met prior to Entrance on Duty (EOD)
  • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this job opportunity announcement. And additional selections may also be made from this job opportunity announcement
  • Selection(s) are subject to restrictions resulting from hiring preferences and priority consideration eligible


How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your resume and supporting document will be evaluated against the qualifications of the position.

Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination has been made that you have inflated your responses to meet the position's qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

To better expedite the hiring process, we recommend including full contact information (name, address, phone number, email, etc.,) for professional and personal references on your resume.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

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

Trust determination process
Suitability/Fitness

Required Documents

Required documents may vary based on the eligibility you are claiming (i.e., applying as a Military Spouse Preference - MSP, applying as a veteran, applying as a current federal employees, applying as a displaced employee, etc.,). The below document(s) are required and MUST be submitted with your application by the closing date of this job announcement:

  • Resume


Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support identified the general or specialized experience described in this announcement.
If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.

Other accepted documents to support a qualification and/or claimed preference/priority eligibility may include:

  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214/ Statement of Service
  • Diploma/ GED
  • Disability Letter (VA)
  • License
  • Other (1)
  • Other (2)
  • PCS Orders
  • Professional Certification
  • Proof of Marriage Status
  • Resume
  • Separation Notice (RIF)
  • SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action
  • Transcript


As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and supporting documents which prove your claimed eligibility. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package to include supplemental documents may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.

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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