Cook

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Norfolk, Virginia
Posted
Jan 22, 2022
Closes
Jan 27, 2022
Function
Food Service, Cook
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Using a full range of quantity cooking procedures from common or frequently used to new or difficult recipes, prepares a variety of meals, poultry, seafood, vegetables, sauces and gravies. On a daily basis, prepare four or more menu items for one meal, which involves planning and coordinating a variety of steps to ensure that all items are ready for serving at the same time. In addition, may prepare menu items using special or difficult recipes involving many steps, ingredients or long preparation time in preparation of catered or special events.

Estimates consumption of food items and places orders for food and other operating supplies. Ensures proper receipt and storage of inventory. May be asked in conjunction with the manager to cost and price menus.

Responsible for the proper storage, refrigeration and labeling of food in accordance with sanitation regulations at all times. Responsible for ensuring the kitchen area, equipment and food preparation areas are cleaned and maintained in accordance with sanitation regulations at all times. Ensures trash is removed continually as needed. May direct the work of lower graded cooks and/or food service workers in the timely preparation and delivery of food and the proper cleanliness of the work area and equipment.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

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


Qualifications

Resumes must include information which demonstrates experience, knowledge, skills, and ability (KSAs) as they relate to this position. Applicants are encouraged to be clear and specific when describing their experience level and KSAs.

A qualified candidate possess the following:

This position requires skill to plan, coordinate and time sequence steps needed to prepare food on time without overcooking to waste. Must have the ability to adjust recipes for servings required: ability to recognize characteristics of food in deciding that raw materials are fresh, and judge food by color, consistency, temperature, odor and taste.

Demonstrated experience and/or training in the preparation of large quantities of food in an industrial or restaurant setting. Must possess at minimum one year of leader/supervisory experience. Must possess basic reading, writing and math skills to read and interpret complex recipes and compute changes required to increase/decrease the number of portions.

Education

This position does not have a positive education requirement.

Additional information

Conditions of Employment Cont.:

"As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law.

If selected, you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before appointment or onboarding with CNIC, if after November 22. CNIC will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of CNIC a legally required exception from this requirement."


*List all conditions of employment from PD.

Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.

Some positions have special requirements. Selectee may be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period. Participation in Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of employment is required. We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee's eligibility to work in the United States. Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.

This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies within 60 days of issuance of selection certificate. For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee may be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes.

Executive Order 12564 requires a Federal workplace free of illegal drugs. According to the Executive Order, all Federal employees are required to remain drug free throughout their employment. Commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic Command is a Drug-Free Federal Workplace. The use of illegal drugs will not be tolerated, and use of or intoxication by illegal drugs will result in penalties up to and including removal from Federal Service.

The Department of the Navy (DON) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they may require reasonable accommodations should email their request to nsapplications@nhr-ma.com to ensure proper consideration is given. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.