The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for a Cook in Johnson City, Tennessee Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Cook – Johnson City, Tennessee
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 105274Start Date: 06/03/2019End Date: 06/24/2019
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 06/24/2019. EXPERIENCE: A specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position. Evidence which demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position must be supported by detailed descriptions of such on your resume. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Federal Wage System Qualification Standards. SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element(s), which appear in the on-line questionnaire. Those applicants who appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated. The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the Job Elements: Ability to do quality cooking and serving without more than normal supervision Ability to interpret instructions and specifications. Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment. Ability to use technical practices on the job. Ability to provide production support service. 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; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Physical Requirements: Work involves continual standing and walking for long periods of time, frequent stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling, and bending. Frequently lift or move objects weighing up to 40 pounds unassisted
and occasionally lift or move objects such as cases of meat, fish, or poultry, and cases of detergents weighing over 40 pounds with assistance as needed. Working Conditions: Work is performed in a production kitchen, which is well lighted, but often hot and noisy. Short
order grilling and cooking is also performed, subject to the same conditions as the production kitchen. Cook will be exposed to steam, fumes and odors from cooking and to extreme temperature changes when entering walk-in refrigeration or freezing units. There is danger of slipping on wet floors that have been recently mopped or where food has been spilled. Exposure to knives, steam, hot foods, hot grease, stoves and hot water are potential hazards and could lead to cuts and burns.
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