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Cook (CYS) NA-06 at US Army

Cook (CYS) NA-06

US Army Fort Wainwright, AK (On Site) Full-Time

Summary These positions are located at Fort Wainwright, Alaska. This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies throughout the program. Regular Full-Time and Part-Time positions are eligible for leave accrual and benefits. Flex positions can work anywhere between 0 - 40 hours per week. Hours are not guaranteed We recommend including full contact information (name, address, phone number, email, etc.) for professional and personal references on your resume. 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). Performs a variety of food preparation and cooking tasks such as cleaning, paring, peeling, slicing, dicing; grilling, frying, baking broiling, pouring liquids and mixing ingredients. Prepares and cooks a variety of more complicated/time consuming foods such as meats poultry, seafood, vegetables, stews, casseroles, gravies, sauces, and baked goods following standard recipes. Works with Food and Nutrition Specialists to prepare menus and submit food orders and purchase requests. Assist with "on the job training" of other kitchen staff members and serves as consultant to youth cooking clubs/health and fitness programs as required, and follows risk management procedures. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Basic knowledge of food preparation principles and practical understanding of the physical processes that occur in cooking. Knowledge of proper cooking temperatures and preparation methods for a variety of foods. Ability to schedule and coordinate preparation of a number of different foods in order to ensure that they are ready for service at the appropriate mealtime. Knowledge of food borne illnesses, food safety, and proper storage methods for hot and cold food items in order to prevent loss or illness due to spoilage. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions, particularly standard recipes, and detailed cooking instructions. Skill in operating and cleaning a wide variety of food service equipment, including special equipment for the preparation of large volume items. Skill in carving, preparing garnishes, and assembling attractive platters, salads, and other food presentations. A minimum of 6 months of work experience directly related to the duties described above, that included skill in working with professional kitchen appliances and equipment. Be able to communicate (verbal and written) in English. Ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs. on a routine basis. The full position description can be found here. Education Additional Information Area of Consideration The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is Fort Wainwright and surrounding areas within 150 miles of the installation. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.) This is an open continuous announcement to provide a ready pool of available applicants as needed. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as vacancies occur. Manual Application If you would like to apply manually, please contact the servicing NAF Human Resources (HRO) 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 3:00 pm CST on the closing date of this announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner. Allowances, Incentives and PCS Costs: Allowances, differentials, or incentives will not be paid. 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. Other: Additional referrals may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date. Regular Full-Time and Part-Time positions are eligible for leave accrual and benefits. Flex positions can work anywhere between 0 - 40 hours per week. Hours are not guaranteed. Please check out our Applicant Information Kit to view additional information you may find useful when applying for our jobs. (To view the kit, publicfileshare.chra.army.mil/Applicants/NAF%20Applicant%20Information%20Kit%20for%20Army%20NAF%20Childcare%20Positions.pdf Information may be requested regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols. For more information, visit www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/.

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