U.S Department of the Army .
$16.26 to $18.97
Open & closing dates
$16.26 to $18.97 per hour
Most individuals will be brought in at the Step 1 rate of pay which is $16.26 per hour.
Pay scale & grade
Fort Hamilton, NY
Relocation expenses reimbursed
This job is open to
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S., and excepted service employees.
The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is for Citizens and Non-Citizens within Fort Hamilton's local commuting area. This area is defined as: Kings, Queens, New York, Richmond, Bronx, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Essex, Union, Middlesex, Somerset, Monmouth, Fairfield counties. (Military Spouses moving to the area within 30 days from the closing date of this announcement and Involuntarily Separated Military (ISM) members claiming ISM Preference are included in this area of consideration.)
Recruitments from this vacancy announcement will be filled for the Fort Hamilton's FMWR Community Club.
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Prepares and cooks a variety of menu items.
Working alone or with the assistance of a higher-grade cook or supervisor, prepares a variety of foods and desserts according to menu requirements.
Follows recipes to prepare items such as soups, stews, casseroles, gravies, sauces, hot cereals, syrups, meatloaf, meatballs, hamburgers, and croquettes.
Adjusts recipes for larger or smaller quantities.
Job family (Series)
Cooks, All Other
Conditions of Employment
Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required
Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position
A one year probationary period may be required
Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check
Completed and signed DA Form 3433 is required prior to entrance on duty
Satisfactory completion of a minimum of 4 hours initial food sanitation and safety training is required within 30 days of employment and a minimum of 4 hours refresher training annually.
Physical ability for continual standing and walking, frequent stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling, and bending.
Medical examiniation required. 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 be able to work an irregular schedule to include evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.
Candidates must possess:
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.
SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE Basic knowledge of food preparation principles and practical understanding of the physical processes that occur in cooking.
Knowledge of proper cooking temperatures and preparation methods for a variety of foods.
Ability to schedule and coordinate preparation of a number of different foods in order to ensure that they are ready for service at the appropriate mealtime.
Knowledge of food borne illnesses, food safety, and proper storage methods for hot and cold food items in order to prevent loss or illness due to spoilage.
Ability to follow written and verbal instructions, particularly standard recipes, and detailed cooking instructions.
Skill in operating and cleaning a wide variety of food service equipment, including special equipment for the preparation of large volume items.
Skill in carving, preparing garnishes, and assembling attractive platters, salads, and other food presentations.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies: knowledge, skills, abilities, additional screening criteria and other characteristics.
HIGHLY PREFERRED are those candidates that possess both the minimum qualifications above and: Five (5) years of experience as a Cook.
OR Possess a Culinary degree.
Resume must reflect qualifications and highly preferred criteria. Any documentation to support the qualifications or highly preferred such as transcripts MUST be uploaded at the time of application.
Applicants meeting the Highly Preferred criteria will be referred first to the Selecting Official. All other applicants will be referred for consideration if the certificate (referral list) is returned with no selection.
Transcript(s) MUST be uploaded at the time of application to be considered eligible for this position.
Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.
Payment Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.
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Applications are valid for 90 days after submission date. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as additional vacancies occur.
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How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Applicants can claim the following eligibilities: NAF Preference - Involuntarily Separated From the Military
NAF Preference - Spouse Employment Preference (SEP)
NAF Priority Consideration - Business Based Action
NAF Priority Consideration - Current Appropriated Funds Employee CNE (APF)
NAF Priority Consideration - Current/Former NAF Employee (CNE/FNE)
NAF Priority Consideration - Outside Applicant Veteran (OAV)
NAF Priority Consideration - Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran (OAV)
Background checks and security clearance
The following documents must be submitted with your application:
Optional: Job Application (DA Form 3433) will accepted in place of a Resume.
The below items are accepted and may be needed to support a qualification and/or a claimed priority/preference:
Military Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Orders with Marriage Certificate, DA 3434, DA 3433, Degree
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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How to Apply
How to Apply
You may submit your application package using one of the two methods identified below:
Electronically (preferred) at https://www.usajobs.gov/ and search for Vacancy Identification Number (VIN)
Manually: A manual application can be obtained by contacting the servicing NAF Human Resources Office listed on this vacancy announcement.
If you would like to apply manually, please contact the servicing NAF Human Resources representative 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 p.m. on the closing date of this announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner.
If applying manually, please bring your application package to:
Fort Hamilton Nonappropriated Funds Human Resources Office
114 White Avenue Room 237
Brooklyn, NY 11252
Monday thru Friday (not open on Federal Holidays) between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Please call to ensure a representative will be available to assist you at a time that is convenient for you.
Neglecting to respond to the job related questions will result in an ineligible rating.
Agency contact information
BR-NAF-W4LKAA NEW YORK AREA CMD NYAC FT HAMILTON
DO NOT MAIL
West Point, NY
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Your resume will be reviewed to verify that qualification requirements have been met. We appreciate your interest in this position!
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