Cook Supervisor Job in Palo Alto, California – Department of Veterans Affairs



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 Supervisor in Palo Alto, California Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Cook Supervisor – Palo Alto, California
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 108254
Start Date: 06/11/2019
End Date: 06/17/2019

Qualification Summary
PHYSICAL EFFORT AND WORK CONDITIONS: Able to learn/interpret/implement guides/specifications/procedures/policies. Identifies and corrects safety hazards. Keeps informed about new equipment; learns proper care/operation of other equipment including computerized monitoring units. Make adjustments in workload distribution to cover staff shortages. Is fair and equitable when granting/denying leave requests. Monitors pay period exceptions daily. Concentrates on simultaneous activities and multi-tasking, making necessary changes to improve food service. Conducts meetings. Expresses ideas clearly orally and in writing. Shows courtesy, patience, and concern in dealing with staff and patients/residents. Is key official during disasters. Adjusts to rotating shifts and schedule changes on short notice. Periodically lifts/carries items weighing up to 40 pounds. Works majority of tour standing/moving on tile floors. Work requires adherence to safety rules to avoid hazards with operation and cleaning of steam, gas and electrical equipment. Uses proper procedures in lifting/moving heavy objects to avoid injuries. Is cautious to avoid falls on wet floors, burns/scalds from hot foods/equipment, cuts from knives and other equipment and injury from improper chemicals use. Works rapidly/efficiently to meet meal schedules. Subject to change in temperature when In freezers or refrigerators. Is clean/neat and sets standard for uniform compliance. Personal protective equipment is provided and must be worn as appropriate. May be exposed to contagious disease when in patient units. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Federal Wage System Qualifications. For this position, the job element method is used to match what you, the applicant, can do against what the work calls for. Your knowledge, skills and abilities will be compared to the knowledge, skills and abilities (called job elements) needed for success. Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element. Applicants who appear to meet the screen out element are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated from consideration. The potential eligibles are rated against the remainder of the job elements. While a specific length of training and experience is not required, your responses to the questionnaire must be supported by detailed descriptions of your experience on your resume. You will be rated on the following Job Elements as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:
Dexterity and SafetyInterpret Instructions, Specifications (other than blueprint reading)Lead or SuperviseMaterials IMPORTANT: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. All experience listed on your resume must include the month and year start/end dates. 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. 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). 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.

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