Job opening: CYP - COOK
Salary: $22 per hour
Published at: Aug 31 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
The purpose of the Child and Youth Program (CYP) Cook position is to perform a variety of food preparation and food service tasks for the CYP. This position is located in a child Development Center (CDC) but may assist with food preparation for the School Age Care (SAC) Program.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- Must meet Federal Employment suitability requirements and successful completion of background investigation. Background investigations are conducted using fingerprint identification and completion of background inquiry forms.
- Must successfully pass the E-verify employment verification check. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of employment.
- You must go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9.
- May be required to pass pre-employment examinations.
- Must provide proof of U.S. Citizenship or U.S. National.
- A valid State driver's license is required to operate motor vehicles.
- Must have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
- Must pass a pre-employment physical, provide evidence of immunization and be free from communicable disease.
- Must obtain and maintain a valid food handlers card.
- Performs work requiring continual standing and walking, and frequent stooping, reaching, pushing and pulling, and bending.
- frequently lift or move objects weighing up to 18 kilograms (40 pounds) unassisted, and occasionally lift or move objects
weighing over 18 kilograms (40 pounds) with the assistance of lifting devices or other workers.
In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience. All non-government positions identified on your resume must include complete address and to and from dates. Government positions must include pay plan, series, grade, to and from dates and address of the agency/organization.
One year of specialized experience directly related to the duties described above. Qualifying experience must have been equivalent to the next lower level in the normal line of progression.
Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:
You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire and your RESUME MUST SUPPORT AND VALIDATE YOUR ANSWERS or you may be removed from consideration.
ONLY THE MOST HIGHLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE REFERRED. IF MANAGEMENT DOES NOT WISH TO SELECT A HIGHLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATE, THEY MAY REQUEST A REFERRAL LIST INCLUDING WELL OR QUALIFIED APPLICANTS.
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.
PLEASE READ THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IN ITS ENTIRETY TO ENSURE ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE ADDRESSED IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE.
NO Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest
KEY REQUIREMENTS/CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
You must be a US Citizen.
Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. https://www.sss.gov/register/
Selectee must be determined suitable for federal employment.
Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
Selectee is required to participate in the direct deposit pay program.
Social Security Card is required.
Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-VERIFY) check.
A favorable background is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain a favorable background may result in the withdrawal of the position offer or removal.
NOTE: Applicants have the ability to perform an E-Verify Self Check to confirm employment eligibility at http://www.uscis.gov/mye-verify/self-check. Although a Self-Check is not mandatory, it can be a useful tool for applicants to find out if there is a problem with their employment eligibility records and resolve any issues before taking a job.
Minimum 18 years of age.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
- Address NAS JRB Forth Worth
1525 Chennault Ave Ste. 206
Fort Worth, TX 76137
- Name: NAS Fort Worth NAF HRO
- Email: [email protected]