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About the position: This position will be assigned to the Youth Center at Charleston Air Force Base, Charleston SC.
This is Flexible position which may work up to 40 hours a week based on the needs of the facility.
Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
a. Cooking - Prepares a full range of nutritious food for approximately 90 plus children per day, supplying them with the USDA required supplements of vitamins and nutrition. The meals prepared in the center by the cook are the most important meals of the day. Responsible for cooking breakfast, lunch (when school is out), and snacks for the children and responsible for following the correct portion size for all ages. The cook is solely responsible for the measurements and ingredients in the food prepared by herself/himself and the other staff who work in the kitchen. The cook is also responsible for planning special meals such as scheduled events (Parent luncheons, Family Night, etc) and modified children's diets as needed. Food is prepared, handled, and served according to AF instructions, USDA, CAFB guidelines, and NAA guidelines.
b. Under the guidance of the School Age Program Coordinator or Youth Programs Director, follows preplanned cycle menus and rotates periodically as directed. May prepare and/or assist with preparation on the menus. Adjusts daily menus as required by changing attendance.
c. Determines quantities of food and supplies required. Submits requisitions sufficiently in advance to ensure adequate supply of items on hand. Adjusts orders in accordance with anticipated requirements.
d. Washes, thaws, mixes, fries, stems, stews, boils, bakes, mashes, and otherwise prepares soups, meats, fish, chicken, sandwiches, vegetables, etc.
e. Moves heavy garbage cans, and assists in unloading supply trucks and storing heavy supplies.
f. Maintains stoves, refrigerators, equipment, and utensils in safe and sanitary condition. Ensures that dishwasher operation is consistent with sanitation rules. Stores plates, cups, and silverware.
g. Maintains inventory food, supplies, and equipment on hand. Keeps working area clean and safe. Conducts daily self-inspections and maintains copies of inspections.
h. Keeps labels on food and products updated in stock room, cooler and freezer.
i. Conducts monthly and quarterly inventories. Prepares USDA and FDA reports. Maintains inventory and fills out purchase orders for necessary supplies.
j. Performs other related duties as assigned.
If interested in applying for this position you may preview the online application: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11305814Who 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, 12/26/2021
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 knowledge and experience in preparing, cooking and serving a variety of menu items such as soups, meats, fish, chicken, gravy, sauces, etc. Must have a knowledge of yielding testing to determine portion cost and to adjust ingredients in standard recipes for altering number of servings required. Must have experience in preparing special and modified diets. Must be able to obtain a Food Handler's Certificate and handle a wide variety of food handling techniques to meet sanitation and safety standards. Must satisfactorily complete a pre-employment physical and have any required immunizations. Must be able to lift up to 45 pounds. Must be able to satisfactorily complete installation, state, and National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI, CNACI for those working with/around children/youth) background checks, and obtain CPR and First Aid certification.