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Cook (CYS) NA-06

Company: Department of Defense
Location: Picatinny Arsenal
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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Summary

The Area of Consideration for this announcement is those that live in the surrounding area or who are willing to commute to Picatinny Arsenal. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) /Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)

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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.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

None

  • Job family (Series)

7404 Cooking

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Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be at least 18 years old or a 17 year old dependent of a Service member or Department of Defense Civilian Employee.
  • Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required.
  • Meet qualification/eligibility/physical/background requirements for this position.
  • Must have current health assessment which documents good mental and physical health, freedom from communicable disease, and immunizations in accordance with current Army and DoD policy including annual influenza vaccinations.
  • A one year probationary period may be required (either initially or upon conversion, if applicable).
  • Successful completion of annual training requirements within the prescribed time frame and demonstrated on the job competence is required.
  • May be subject to an irregular hours, evening and or weekends.
  • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) Check.
  • Complete and signed DA 3433 is required prior to entrance on duty.
  • Work involves continual standing and walking, frequent stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling, and bending.
  • 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 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.
  • Must stand on tile floor, subject to burns, cuts, bruises, and slipping on wet floors.

Qualifications

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.

Highly preferred candidates will possess 6 months of experience working in an institutional kitchen setting and will be sent first for consideration.

The full position description can be found here.

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Keywords: Department of Defense, Newark , Cook (CYS) NA-06, Other , Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey

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