This position is located within Commander, Mid-Atlantic Region, Fleet and Family Readiness Program. The purpose of this position is to prepare and cook a variety of foods in quantity, using standard or complex recipes to provide quality food. This position is located at PUB -19 Eagle Haven Golf Course on JEB Little Creek Base.
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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.
Conditions of Employment
- Must successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of employment
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.
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.
This position does not have a positive education requirement.
Conditions of Employment Cont.:
As a condition of employment, the employee must be able to obtain a Health Card prior to first day of work. Afterwards, must be able to successfully pass a Food Handlers Sanitation course, thereafter to be updated.
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 [email protected] to ensure proper consideration is given. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement, and will be rated based on the information provided in the resume to determine the level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of knowledge, skills, and abilities will be used for each resume. Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews.
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Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
The following documents are required at the time of application:
OF-306 – Declaration for Federal Employment
If current Federal Employee, a copy of your most recent Personnel Action Report (PAR) or SF-50 and evaluation report is required.
If claiming Military Spouse Preference, a copy of sponsor’s orders and marriage certificate is required.
If claiming Veteran’s Preference, a legible copy of DD-214 (pg. 4) as well as any other supporting documentation (disability, proof of service, SF-15, etc.) is required.
If claiming Department of Defense (DOD) Non-appropriated Fund (NAF) Business Based Action (BBA) Priority consideration, submit a copy of the notice of separation
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.