About the position:
This position will be assigned to the Child Development Center - West and is not guaranteed a set of hours but can be schedule from 0-40 hours per week.
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Performs duties which include, but are not limited to, the following: roasts, broils, bakes, fries, boils, steams and stews meats, fish and poultry. Prepares soups, stocks, broths, gravies, sauces and puddings without the use of packaged mixes. Adjusts standardized recipes for number of servings, performs yield testing; prepares cold food platters such as ham, salmon and roast beef platters, and salads and hors d'oeuvres; mixes and prepares cold sauces, meat glazes, molded aspics and salad dressings, and carves vegetables and fruits as garnishes for food platters and dishes.
Prepares breakfast, lunch and snack for up to 220 children daily. Prepares entire meals which require coordinating the cooking of several items with different cooking times and characteristics.
Plans the cooking process to produce complete meals on time and at the proper temperature. Prepares USDA approved menus that reflect children's ethnic origins and special menus for children with food allergies. Delivers food to classrooms "ready to eat" based on the chewing and swallowing abilities of children.
Orders food weekly. Places all food items that are received in the proper area such as the food storage room, freezer and/or refrigerators. Completes and maintains required documentation for USDA reimbursement. Washes, cleans, and sanitizes kitchen equipment and work area.
If interested in applying for this position you may preview the online application: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10949251
Conditions of Employment
This position requires satisfactory completion of pre-employment checks in accordance with Air Force and DoD policy, and a Child Care Tier 1 background investigation.
This position requires the incumbent to be able to obtain, maintain, and provide evidence of current immunizations this includes annual influenza vaccinations and be free of all communicable diseases.
This position requires the incumbent to complete assigned training, to include Food Handlers certification, within specified time from date hire or assignment to position.
This position has physical lifting requirement which requires the incumbent to complete a favorable pre-employment physical.
Who May Apply: Open to everyone.
Applicants will be categorized by preference(s) and/or priority consideration eligibilities. An applicant's eligibility will be determined based on eligibility claimed in the questionnaire and proof of eligibility MUST be provided with application by the closing date, 02/26/2021
Business Based Action, Military Spouse Preference, Outside Applicant Veteran, Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran, and Transition Hiring Preference
In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if the position allows for qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.
Must have experience in and knowledge of food preparation principles and characteristics of food, and of planning processes to ensure entire meals are prepared and cooked on time. Must be able to perform yield testing to determine portion cost and to adjust ingredients in standardized recipes.
Must have knowledge of procedures to order, issue and store food. Experience and knowledge must have been gained in a grill, snack bar, restaurant, club or similar food activity.
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. This position does not allow for education substitution.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements.
You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
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