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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Cook (CYS)

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army Installation Management Command

Job Announcement Number:SWNAFEM13913061R

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$10.07 to $10.07 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Saturday, June 22, 2013 to Wednesday, July 03, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

NA-7404-04

POSITION INFORMATION:

Part Time 20 hours - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

06

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Fort Riley, KS United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

US Citizens and Non Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

There when you need us!   Child, Youth & School Services recognizes the challenges of our Soldiers and their Families. By offering quality programs for children, youth and students, CYSS supports the Army Family Covenant by reducing the conflict between mission readiness and parental responsibility.

You can apply for this position using the following options (you must have a resume or use the NAF Optional Application http://armypubs.army.mil/eforms/pureEdge/A3433.XFDL to apply):

1.  Preferred – Apply electronically via USAJOBS – https://usajobs.gov.  This will ensure faster processing of your application.  You will also receive faster status updates.  Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.  

*You can download the USAJOBS.gov app to your smart phone!

2.  Fax your resume to (478)757-3144.  The following cover sheet must be included http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf for proper processing. NOTE: Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process.  To complete the job related questions complete http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf.

3.  Mail or email your resume (or Optional Application) to the point of contact listed on the vacancy announcement.

4.  Drop off your resume in person to the servicing CPAC NAF Division.

You are highly encouraged to provide all supporting documentation as well as complete the job related questions.

This position is located at School Age Services (SAS) on Fort Riley

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Direct Deposit is required.
  • Social Security card is required.

DUTIES:

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Serves as a CYS Cook in a CYS program IAW all applicable regulations and standards. 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). Follows standard recipes and separate 4-6 seasonal cycle menus IAW USDA CACFP and Army policies i.e.. portion sizes, meal patterns, and "seconds" requirements. Meets with supervisor to coordinate infant feeding plans and child/youth allergies/substitutions when required.

Performs a full range of simple cooking by preparing and cooking items that require little or no processing, such as pancakes, sausage, eggs, hamburgers, and fresh or canned vegetables. Prepares hot cereals and concentrated or dehydrated soups, sauces and gravies. Makes cold sandwich fillings.

Prepares food by peeling, chopping, grinding, paring, cutting, slicing, dicing, pureeing, dredging, flouring, or breading. Weighs, measures, and assembles ingredients for regular and modified menu items. Mixes ingredients according to precisely written recipes. Covers, dates, and stores leftovers according to established procedures.

Operates a variety of kitchen equipment using gas, electricity, steam or microwave heat sources. Disassembles, cleans and assembles component parts and accessories, following safety procedures to avoid personal injury and damage to the equipment. Uses and cleans a variety of cooking utensils to measure, weigh, and process food items. Cleans, stores, and maintains all equipment and work areas after each use. Cleans other work areas and equipment, such as worktables, floors, walk-in refrigerators, etc., on an established cleaning schedule. Follows established sanitation procedures when handling food. Ensures that foods are stored at the correct temperatures to prevent bacteria growth.

Serves as consultant to youth cooking clubs/health and fitness programs as required. Follow risk management procedures (i.e.. abuse prevention, identification, and reporting procedures; accident prevention etc)

Performs other duties as assigned.

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE:

Basic knowledge of food preparation methods and procedures. Skill to cook a limited variety of prepared foods or short order foods. Ability to read and understand written food service material, such as food labels, standardized recipes, and basic work instructions. Skill in performing basic mathematical computations to multiply ingredients in a recipe or to determine how many servings a container will hold. Knowledge of the various tables of weights and measures and ability to follow instructions to convert from standard to metric measurements. Skill in operating, disassembling and cleaning basic food service equipment such as griddles, broilers, and food grinders. Knowledge of basic sanitation, infection and spoilage control procedures.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assignments are received orally or in writing from the supervisor in the form of cooks worksheet, menus, standardized recipes and meal schedules. Supervisor or higher-grade cook provides detailed instructions on cooking methods and use of equipment for new or more difficult assignments. Employee is responsible for the proper use and cleaning of kitchen equipment, safety practices, personal hygiene, and conformance with food service sanitation requirements.

Higher-grade cook is available to answer technical questions and to ensure that the work is being done properly. Completed work is evaluated in terms of quality of food cooked, and adherence to time schedules and instructions.

PHYSICAL EFFORT:

Work involves continual standing and walking, frequent stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling, and bending. Must be able to lift or move objects up to 40 pounds unassisted, and occasionally lift or move objects weighing over 40 pounds with the assistance of other workers or lifting devices.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Work is performed in kitchen areas, which are well lighted but are often hot and noisy. Employee is exposed to steam, fumes, odors from cooking, and to extreme temperature changes when entering walk-in refrigerators or freezing units. Must stand on tile floor, subject to burns, cuts, and slipping on wet floors.



QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Work experience 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.


Conditions of employment:

1. A one-year probationary period may be required.

2. Meet all qualification/eligibility requirements.

3.  Satisfactorily complete an employment verification check. 

4. Successfully complete all required background checks to include a health screening.

NOTE: Employment will be denied or terminated if your background checks reveal any of the following: Conviction for a sexual offense, a drug felony – or any drug related offense, a violent crime, or a criminal offense involving a child or children.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Credit may be given for appropriate unpaid experience or volunteer work. Knowledge skill,  abilities, additional screening criteria and other characteristics


BENEFITS:

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Nonappropriated Funds (NAF) Regular positions include employee benefits.  For additional benefits information go to http://www.armymwr.org/hr/nafbenefits/default.aspx.



OTHER INFORMATION:

Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.

 

Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.

The Department of Army Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities are an equal opportunity employer.



HOW TO APPLY:

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Your resume must be submitted by 11:59 PM (eastern time) on the closing date reflected on the vacancy announcement.

To apply for this job online, select - https://www.usajobs.gov/.

To fax supporting documents that you are not able to submit online:

1. Complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following 913061.

2. Fax your documents to (478)757-3144.

 

If you cannot apply online follow the below procedures:

1. Click the following link to view and print the job experience related questions View Occupational Questionnaire.

 

2. Complete the 1203-FX (http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf) form to provide your response to the job related questions.

 

3. Fax the completed 1203-FX form along with any supporting documents to (478)757-3144. Your 1203-FX form will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

 

PLEASE NOTE: Please continue completing all questions within section 25 of the 1203-FX form (Occupational Questionnaire) regardless of the numbering sequence.  

 

For additional tips & pointers to successfully complete the application process you can review additional guidance by accessing the following URLs:

Application help - http://www.chra.army.mil/hr/tools/gps/files/Application%20Manager%20Help%20for%20Applicant~466.pdf

Applicant checklist - http://www.chra.army.mil/hr/tools/gps/files/applicantchecklist~466.doc

Applicant brochure - http://www.chra.army.mil/hr/tools/gps/files/USAS%20Applicant%20Brochure~466.pdf



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Before you can start working, the following documents will be needed:

All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
   ·Resume

Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
   ·Cover Letter
   ·DD-214
   ·OF-306
   ·Other
   ·SF-50
   ·Transcript

For education requirements please note the following:

Before you can start working, you must provide Official transcripts (copy or original) as proof that positive education requirements have been met. 

 

Other supporting documentation that may be needed are listed below:

 

-  Permanent Change of Station Orders or equivalent for Military Spouses requesting Spouse Employment Preference

-  Veterans' and Involuntary Separated Military Preference documentation (DD-214 member 4 copy or equivalent)

-  DOD NAF BBA documentation (DA form 3434 or equivalent plus issued BBA notice)

-  Current and Former NAF employees (to include current APF employees) (DA form 3434 or equivalent, ex: SF50)

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

FORT RILEY HR OFFICE
Phone: (785)239-2325
Email: USARMY.RILEY.CHRA-HQS.MBX.NAF-HR@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
SCHOOL AGE SERVICES
5810 THOMAS AVENUE
FORT RILEY, KS
66442
UNITED STATES

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Your resume will be reviewed to verify that qualification requirements have been met. We appreciate your interest in this position!


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Job Announcement Number:

SWNAFEM13913061R

Control Number:

346058800