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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Cook

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army Installation Management Command

Job Announcement Number:SCNAFGV131021192

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$9.21 to $10.72 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, December 27, 2013 to Monday, January 06, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

NA-7404-04

POSITION INFORMATION:

Intermittent - Intermittent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

04

DUTY LOCATIONS:

2 vacancies in the following location:
Fort Buchanan, Guaynab, PR View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Public

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Q - Nonsensitive

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

The Morale, Welfare and Recreation Division's mission is to create and maintain" First Choice" products and service for America's Army, essential to a ready self-reliant force.

Location: DFMWR Community Club, Business Operations Division, Ft. Buchanan PR  Click here to learn more about DFMWR

This is a Flexible (Flex) position. Flex employees serve in continuing position on a schedule or as needed basis. There is no upper limit to the number of hours for Flexible positions. 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 Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentalities is an equal opportunity employer.

To claim Military Spouse Preference you must have been married to the sponsor prior to the reporting date on the orders.

PCS Orders & Marriage Certificate for Military Spouses requesting Spouse Employment Preference (MSP) are REQUIRED to be uploaded at the time of application.

Resume with email included (email is required for background checks and vacancy notifications)

Must be able to work rotating schedule hours ( weekends, holidays morning and evenings)

All required background check of AR 215-3 must be successfully completed and maintained. Satisfactory completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI) that will be initiated and completed. This includes the completion of an FBI fingerprint check with favorable results. Prior to appointment to any NAF position.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship and / or Permanent U.S. Residency
  • Direct Deposit/ Social Security Card
  • Medical Evaluation is required
  • Valid email is required for job notifications

DUTIES:

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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. Performs other duties as assigned.

Skill and 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 tofollow 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.

Responsibility:  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 ofquality 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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Conditions of employment:

 

All required background check of AR 215-3 must be successfully completed and maintained. Satisfactory completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI) that will be initiated and completed. This includes the completion of an FBI fingerprint check with favorable results.

 

Prior to appointment to any NAF position:

1. E-Verify: If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" system. Federal Law requires DHS to use the E-Verify system to verify the employment eligibility of all new hires, and obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system as a condition of continued employment. The U.S. Department of Army is an E-Verify Participant.

2. Do not submit documents that are not required for this position.

3. Read carefully the instruction to apply for any NAF position, avoid duplication of documents.

4. Social Security Card must be presented at time of appointment.

5. To claim Military Spouse Preference you must have been married to the sponsor prior to the reporting date on the orders.

6. All required background check of AR 215-3 must be successfully completed and maintained.

7. Ability to follow oral and written in English and possess basic math skills.

8. Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification statement for Selective Service Registration.

9. You will be required to complete a DA FORM 3433-1 Supplemental Employment Application Form, and OF 306 Declaration of Federal Employment.

 

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position.If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

 

 


BENEFITS:

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This position does not offer participation in the employee's benefits program; However, conversion of employment category (from Flex to Regular Part Time or Regular Full Time) may be accomplished without further competition in accordance with AR 215-3. These two latter employment categories are entitled to participate in the benefits program.  



OTHER INFORMATION:

1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered, or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.

 



HOW TO APPLY:

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Required Documents:

 

Resume (must be in English, must contain e-mail address)

To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

 

The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, January 06, 2014 to receive consideration.

 

  • To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.

 

  • Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.

 

  • It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.

 

  • To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

 

  • To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents:

 

You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.

 

NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.

 

If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):

 

1. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf and provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is 1021192.

 

2. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

 

If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, January 06, 2014 to receive consideration. Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.

 

To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax:

 

1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire.

 

2. Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf.

 

3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

HR Office NAF Division
Phone: (787)707-3943
Email: USARMY.BUCHANAN.CHRA.LIST.CPAC-HRONAF@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
Business Operations Division Buchanan
Building 390
Fort Buchanan, PR
00934

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a reveiw of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or  interviews are required you will be contacted.

Instructions for completing the OPM 1203-FX:

If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of using the Online Application method, please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission.


 


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Job Announcement Number:

SCNAFGV131021192

Control Number:

358275600