Army Installation Management Command Cook (CYS), NA-08 in Fort Riley, Kansas
This position is located at Child and Youth Services and applicants for this announcement may be selected and scheduled to work within any of Fort Riley's CYS facilities. The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is US Citizens and Non Citizens (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)
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- Serves as a Cook in accordance with all regulatory and statutory requirements.
- 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).
- Continuously monitors cooking times and temperatures to ensure safe preparation and completion of cooking according to food service schedules.
- Delivers and collects meal/snack carts from facility areas to kitchen. Provides food delivery methods to support appropriate age-group eating style (e.g., family style dining in CDCs).
- Meets with food and nutrition specialists to coordinate food orders, menu plans, infant feeding plans, and to determine substitutions for special diets.
- Scrubs and cleans heavier pot and pans. Washes and stores utensils; cleans ovens, refrigerators, ranges, work surfaces, walls, ceilings, floors, and similar areas as required to maintain compliance with sanitation and quality assurance standards.
Occasional travel - Minimal travel may be required to on and off post locations.
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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
- A current health assessment and immunizations in accordance with current Army and DoD policy including annual influenza vaccinations.
- Travel to on and off post locations may be required.
- Schedule includes irregular hours, evenings, 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.
- 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. Highly preferred applicants will be referred to management first. Highly preferred is defined as having at least 6 months of 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 instructing lower-level cooks. This experience must be clearly stated on your resume to be considered at highly preferred.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
- 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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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 - Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran (OAV)
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
- Required Documents
The following documents must be submitted with your application:
Optional: Job Application (DA Form 3433) 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
- DA Form 3434 is required to be uploaded at time of application for verification of current and former NAF employee priority consideration. Spouse PCS Orders and Marriage License are required at time of application for verification of Spouse Employment Preference.
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- How to Apply
How to Apply
You may submit your application package using one of the two methods identified below:
- Electronically (preferred) at https://www.usajobs.gov/ and search for SWNAFEM1810308246
- Manually: Please refer to the "Additional Information" section of this announcement for instructions.
Agency contact information
Fort Riley NAF Human Resources Office
EM-NAF-W0VMAA US ARMY GARRISON FORT RILEY HQ DO NOT MAIL Fort Riley, KS 66442 US
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Your resume will be reviewed to verify that qualification requirements have been met. We appreciate your interest in this position!
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/510706500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Open & closing dates: 09/13/2018 to 09/27/2018
Pay scale & grade: NA 8
Salary: $13.80 to $16.09 per hour
Appointment type: Permanent
Work schedule: Full-Time