Army Installation Management Command Cook (CYS) NA-08 in Fort Carson, Colorado
Summary This position is located at Fort Carson, Colorado. This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies throughout the program. Management has the right to assign staff to locations as mission requires. To better expedite the hiring process, we recommend including full contact information (name, address, phone number, email, etc.) for professional and personal references on your resume. Learn more about Child and Youth Services, click here! 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). Reviews recipes, menus, and worksheets to determine ingredients needed to prepare various menu items for regular or modified diets for children with special needs (i.e., diabetes, allergies, or food sensitivities). Accomplishes meal preparation duties using a variety of utensils and equipment, such as knives, mixers, steam kettles, ovens, grills, and other items powered by gas, electricity, or steam. Prepares and cooks all types of meats, poultry, seafood, fresh and cooked salads and vegetables, grains, pasta, fruits, sauces, gravies, breads, and desserts. Utilizes special and/or complex recipes and various cooking methods such as roasting, broiling, baking, frying, boiling, steaming, or saut?ing. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Must have experience demonstrating knowledge of a full range of food preparation techniques needed to: Develop and revise standardized recipes, coordinate cooking in large quantities using complex recipes and varied cooking methods, prepare foods for special/modified diets (i.e., diabetic exchanges, low sodium, food allergies), and instruct lower-level cooks. Must have experience using a variety of commercial food service tools and equipment to include cleaning and sanitation practices. Must have basic math skills needed to modify recipes for large quantities and to determine portion sizes. Must be able to communicate in English both verbally and in writing. The full position description can be found here. Education Additional Information Area of Consideration The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is worldwide. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.) Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as vacancies occur. Manual Application If you would like to apply manually, please contact the servicing NAF Human Resources (HRO) listed on this job announcement to request a copy of the manual application form. All completed manual application forms (along with resume and other supporting documentation) must be received no later than 3:00 pm CST on the closing date of this announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner. Allowances, Incentives and PCS Costs: Allowances, differentials, or incentives will not be paid. Payment Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs are not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest. Other: Additional referrals may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date. Please check out our Applicant Information Kit to view additional information you may find useful when applying for our jobs. (To view the kit, https://publicfileshare.chra.army.mil/Applicants/NAF%20Applicant%20Information%20Kit%20for%20Army%20NAF%20Childcare%20Positions.pdf Information may be requested regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols. For more information, visit https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/.