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    Summary

    Incumbent performs various tasks or sequence of tasks in food service and preparation. Ability to prepare all types of meats, poultry, seafood, vegetables, fruit, sauces, and gravies for menus. Incumbent will be responsible to prepare, cook, season and portion food by following standardized recipes at different levels of difficulty and plan, regulate, and schedule cooking procedures so that numerous completed food products are ready at appropriate temperature and time.

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    Responsibilities

    The CYP Cook performs various tasks or a sequence of tasks in food service preparation. Tasks consist of several steps that require attention to work operations and follow and established sequence of work.  These tasks, which are summarized into categories related to food preparation and service, kitchen maintenance, and food storage, are summarized below.

    Food Preparation and Service

    Prepares all types of meats, poultry, seafood, vegetables, fruit sauces, and gravies for menus.

    Prepare, cook, season, and portion food for all meals by following standardized recipes at different levels of difficulty and plan, regulate, and schedule cooking procedures so that numerous completed food products are ready at the appropriate temperature ant time.  They plan and prepare or coordinate the preparation of an entire meal.

    Prepare menu items using special or difficult recipes that require numerous interrelated steps, many ingredients, lengthy preparation time.  They prepare a variety of menu items using several different and complex methods of preparation such as cool or chill. 

    Designs, implements and maintains specialized and general office Monitor temperatures and steam pressures, evaluate the condition of food being cooked at frequent intervals, and turn and baste meat to add flavor and to prevent uneven cooking and drying out.

    Modify recipes for ingredient quantities, the number of servings, and the size of the equipment available. 

    Kitchen Maintenance

    May perform the following:  cleaning serving carts, food preparation areas, cupboards, drawers, and dishwashing areas; set up and operate a mechanical dishwasher; scrapes, soaks, scours, and scrubs the heavier cooking utensils such as mixing bowls and pots; performs heavy-duty cleaning tasks throughout the food service and related areas, such as cleaning ceilings; cleaning exhaust hoods; cleaning spaces under and behind kitchen equipment, including moving the equipment; washing floors and walls with powered cleaning equipment; cleaning walk-in refrigerators and freezers; and sanitizing garbage room.

    Maintains work area in a clean and orderly manner, adhering to NAVMED P5010 and all local policies and procedures.

    Food Storage

    Labels and dates all items in refrigerators and freezers and stores leftovers in accordance with sanitation and health standards.

    Stores canned, boxed, and/or frozen items in food storage area.

    May unload food and supplies from delivery trucks.

    Additional Responsibilities

    Responsible for complying with security, fire and sanitation rules, policies, procedures, and regulations.

    Ensures compliance with U.S. Agriculture (USDA) Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), and all pertaining standards, policies, and regulations.

    Serves as a mandatory reporter to Family Advocacy and Child Protective Services as prescribed by local policy in the case of suspected incidences of child abuse and neglect.

    Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    08

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/596722300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.