Cook (CYS) NA-08

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Albemarle County, Virginia
Posted
Oct 14, 2021
Closes
Oct 22, 2021
Function
Food Service, Cook
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located at Rivanna Station CDC, Charlottesville, VA. This position is eligible for the NAF benefits package and leave accrual.

The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is Local to Charlottesville, VA.

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Responsibilities

  • Applies knowledge and skill to assist in planning and implementing a comprehensive food service program that follows the policies and procedures of the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).
  • Reviews recipes, menus, and worksheets to determine ingredients needed to prepare various menu items for regular or modified diets for children with special needs (i.e., diabetes, allergies, or food sensitivities).
  • Accomplishes meal preparation duties using a variety of utensils and equipment, such as knives, mixers, steam kettles, ovens, grills, and other items powered by gas, electricity, or steam.
  • Prepares and cooks all types of meats, poultry, seafood, fresh and cooked salads and vegetables, grains, pasta, fruits, sauces, gravies, breads, and desserts.
  • Utilizes special and/or complex recipes and various cooking methods such as roasting, broiling, baking, frying, boiling, steaming, or saut?ing.


Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
8

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.
  • Must be at least 18 years old or a 17 year old dependent of a Service member or Department of Defense Civilian Employee.
  • Must have current health assessment which documents good mental and physical health, freedom from communicable disease, and immunizations in accordance with current Army and DoD policy including annual influenza vaccinations.
  • Successful completion of annual training requirements within the prescribed time frame and demonstrated on the job competence is required.
  • May be subject to an irregular hours, evening and or weekends
  • Duties involve working both indoors and outdoors.
  • The ability to obtain (within first six months of employment) and maintain a Food Protection Manager Certification acquired through an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accredited agency is required.
  • May be exposed to steam, fumes, and odors from cooking, and to extreme temperature changes when entering refrigeration or freezing units. There is danger of slipping possible cuts, or burns from steam, hot foods, stoves, and/or hot grease or water.
  • The work involves frequent stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling, and bending. Required to frequently lift or move objects weighing up to 40 pounds.
  • Work also involves continuous standing and walking. Occasional lifting of over 50 pounds may be required with assistance of lifting devices or other workers.


Qualifications

Must have experience demonstrating knowledge of a full range of food preparation techniques needed to: Develop and revise standardized recipes, coordinate cooking in large quantities using complex recipes and varied cooking methods, prepare foods for special/modified diets (i.e., diabetic exchanges, low sodium, food allergies), and instruct lower-level cooks. Must have experience using a variety of commercial food service tools and equipment to include cleaning and sanitation practices. Must have basic math skills needed to modify recipes for large quantities and to determine portion sizes. Must be able to communicate in English both verbally and in writing.
Must have skill to plan, coordinates, and time the sequences of steps needed to have menu items ready for serving at mealtime without overcooking or waste. Employee is skilled in the use of bakery tools and equipment, including powered machines. Must have knowledge of the characteristic of various raw and cooked foods in order to determine when raw materials are fresh and to judge the final product by its color, consistency, temperature, odor and taste. Skill to provide technical guidance to lower graded personnel. Applies knowledge of special and modified diets. Broad knowledge of sanitation regulations and proper food protection procedures.

Education

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 3:30pm (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 referrals may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.
  • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) cost is not authorized based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.
  • Please check out our Application Information Kit to view additional information you may find useful when applying for our jobs. (Click here to view kit or copy this URL:
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  • Applications are valid for 90 days after submission date. Applicants will be referred to selecting official 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 - 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
No

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

Trust determination process
Suitability/Fitness

Required Documents

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

Optional: Job Application (DA Form 3433) may 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
  • Diploma/ GED
  • DA Form 3433
  • Marriage License
  • PCS Orders
  • Reasonable Accommodation Documentation
  • Resume
  • Separation Notice (RIF)
  • 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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