Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively. As a service-oriented organization, we never waver in our commitment to our Corps.
FIRST AND FOREMOST THE POSITION IS RESPONSIBLE FOR SERVING MARINES, SAILORS AND FAMILY MEMBERS.
The purpose of the Child and Youth Programs (CYP) Cook position is to perform a variety of simple cooking tasks in a Child Development Center (CDC) or a School Age Care (SAC) Program.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The CYP Cook performs a full range of simple cooking tasks by preparing and cooking items requiring little or no processing such as pancakes, sausage, eggs, hamburgers, and fresh or canned vegetables.
Prepares all forms of hot cereals; broils meats; prepares and cooks concentrated or dehydrated soups, sauces, and gravies; and makes cold sandwich fillings.
Prepares convenience items such as frozen hash browns, fish fillets, and chicken nuggets. May prepare and bake pizza.
Assists in food preparation with tasks such as peeling potatoes; cutting, sorting and washing vegetables and fruits; assembling sandwiches; and measuring and weighing ingredients.
Prepares foods by chopping, grinding, paring, cutting, slicing, dicing, pureeing, dredging, flouring, and breading. Weighs, measures, and dispenses foods in accordance with portion controls.
Mixes ingredients precisely according to written recipes.
Required to observe particular health related practices to provide reasonable accommodations for participants with special needs when applicable.
Stocks food service carts with appropriate utensils, plates, bowls, food and beverages, as required for family style dining in the classrooms or activity areas.
Wraps, arranges, and/or packages items for serving to children and youth.
Transports food from kitchen area to classrooms or activity areas.
Returns carts, dishes, and leftover food to the kitchen and disposes of all food waste and trash.
Pre-rinses and washes pots, pans, dishes, glasses and silverware in either a mechanical dishwasher or manually according to sanitation regulations.
Cleans serving carts, food preparation areas, cupboards, drawers, and dishwashing areas.
Sets up and operates a mechanical dishwasher.
Removes inspection doors, strainers pans, screens, and spray arms for preventative maintenance and cleaning.
Scrapes, soaks, scour, and scrubs the heavier cooking utensils such as mixing bowls and pots which, because of their large size and weigh, are awkward to handle.
Performs heavy-duty cleaning tasks through 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 all local policies and procedures.
Operates, breaks down and cleans all electrical equipment assigned to the area for food preparation.
Stores sanitized dishes and silverware.
Moves heavy garbage cans when collecting and transferring trash from the work area to the disposal area.
Stores canned, boxed, and/or frozen items in food storage area.
Labels and dates all items in refrigerators and freezers and stores leftovers in accordance with sanitation and health standards.
Maintains accurate food inventories and rotates stock items to prevent spoilage.
Unloads food and supplies from delivery trucks.
Responsible for complying with security, fire and sanitation rules, policies, procedures, and regulations.
Ensures compliance with U.S. Department of 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.
Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy.
Takes action to solve problem quickly.
Alerts the higher-level supervisor or proper point of contact for help when problems arise.
Adheres to safety regulations and standards.
Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor.
Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment.
Responsible for the proper use and cleaning of equipment, safety practices, personal hygiene, and conformance with sanitation requirements.
Detailed instructions are provided on new or more difficult work.
Work is evaluated in terms of quality of food cooked and adherence to instructions and time schedules.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Working knowledge of the methods and procedures relating to food preparation in small quantities, and the skill to apply such information to cook a limited variety of prepared foods.
Ability to read and understand written food service material such as food labels, standardized recipes, etc.
Ability to perform basic arithmetic computations in multiplying ingredients for a recipe and calculating how many servings.
Knowledge of the characteristics of various foods such as color, flavor, consistency, texture, and temperature and cooking time required.
Skill in planning, coordinating and timing sequence of steps required to have all menu items ready for serving at specified time.
Knowledge of sanitation principles.
Work required continual standing and walking and frequent stooping, reaching, pushing and pulling and bending.
Lifts and carries objects up to 45 lbs independently and objects over 45 lbs with assistance.
Must be able to obtain and maintain TIER-1 Child Care (CNACI) background checks which are required for positions that involve working with children under 18 years of age.
How To Apply
All applications must be submitted online via the MCCS Careers website: www.usmc-mccs.org/careers
Volunteer Experience- The amount of credit received for volunteer, internships and practicums is based on the amount of hours per week spent. Be sure to include the average hours per week worked in volunteer roles.
Resumes/applications emailed or mailed will not be considered for this vacancy announcement. To be considered for employment, the application or resume must be submitted online by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement.
ALL QUESTIONS MUST BE ANSWERED, OR YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT RECEIVE A COMPETITIVE SCORE
To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your MCCS user account and review your application status.
Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review: https://www.donhr.navy.mil/NoFearAct.asp.
As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division may obtain a Criminal Record Check and/or an Investigative Consumer Report. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI). For all positions requiring access to firearms or ammunition, the Federal Government is prohibited from employing individuals in these positions who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectees for such positions must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made.
Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.
- Education/certification certificate(s), if applicable.
- If prior military, DD214 Member Copy
This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.
Marijuana is a Scheduled 1 drug under the Controlled Substance Act and therefore use of marijuana is illegal under Federal law regardless of State laws. A positive drug test result for marijuana (or any other drug tested for) will result in withdrawal of the tentative job offer and ineligibility to apply for a position within the Department of Defense for 6 months from the date of the drug test.
Applicants may not be employed in the chain of command of their relatives.
Involuntarily separated members of the armed forces and eligible family members applying through the Transition Assistance Program must submit a written request/statement (may be obtained from the MCCS Human Resources Office) and present ID card with “TA” stamped in red on front of card.
INDIVIDUALS SELECTED FROM THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE CHANGED TO PART-TIME OR FULL-TIME AT MANAGEMENT'S DISCRETION WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION.
ALL ONLINE APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 1159PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME (EST) ON THE CLOSING DATE LISTED IN THE JOB POSTING.