- Citizenship - Must be citizen of the United States
- Education - High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Three (3) months general work experience, preferably in a cafeteria and/or fast food environment that provided the basic principles and concepts used in all functional areas of a food service operation. Knowledge of food handling (infection, sanitation and spoilage) control procedures. Working knowledge of methods and procedures related to food preparation, and ability to apply such information to cook a variety of prepared foods. Ability to read and interpret instructions, and perform simple calculations used in food preparation and maintain established customer service standards.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT: Requires constant standing, walking, and frequent bending. Must be able to lift or move objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: Those applicants who appear to meet the screen out element are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated from consideration. The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the questions.
You will be rated on the following Job Elements as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:
1. Working knowledge of methods and procedures relating to food preparation and ability to apply such information to cook a variety of prepared foods (Screen-Out Element)
2. Ability to perform basic arithmetic computations.
3. Ability to use and care for kitchen utensils and equipment.
4. Knowledge of proper food handling and sanitation procedures.
5. Dexterity and safety in food service work.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.
Educational Requirements: High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on their application or résumé. Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must complete an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference. Veterans who are still in the service may be granted tentative preference on the basis of information contained in their applications, but they must produce a DD Form 214 or other proof prior to appointment to document entitlement to preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx.
Applicants Responsibility: It is the applicant's responsibility to submit documentation to support his/her application for this position. Applicant is responsible for ensuring that all experience, education, formal training, award recognition, etc. are documented in the application package. Experience may include voluntary or other non-paid experience in the appropriate field. If you feel that your training record contains information pertinent to your qualifications, then you must submit a printed copy of your training record with your application package. Your training record will become a part of the specific vacancy file and will not be filed in Official Personnel Folder.
This announcement is not intended to cover all aspects of the duties, responsibilities or qualifications of this position. Request for copies, return of forms or transfer of consideration to another announcement will not be honored.
Employees must meet qualification standards and other regulatory requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, lawful political affiliation, marital status, disability or membership or non-membership in a labor union.
INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS will receive an ineligible rating due to missing form(s). Requests for reconsideration of ratings will not be considered for applicants who fail to submit a complete application package. We cannot be held responsible for incompatible software, and fax transmissions, etc.
Only send documentation as requested/required by this announcement and that directly supports your qualifications for this position.
Reasonable Accommodation: This Agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, you must notify the agency. This decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application, résumé and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment. You may also be evaluated based upon the question responses you provide during a structured interview. In responding to structured interview questions you should be sure to cite specific examples of experience, explain exactly what you did, and the outcome.