A career with the Forest Service will challenge you to manage and care for more than 193 million acres of our nation's most magnificent lands, conduct research through a network of forest and range experiment stations and the Forest Products Laboratory, and provide assistance to State and private forestry agencies.
It's an awesome responsibility - but the rewards are as limitless as the views.
This position is being concurrently announced under Merit Promotion Announcement Number 12-51070003-04587G-NR. Current or former Federal employees may apply to both announcements, but should be sure to apply to the Merit Promotion Announcement in order to avoid losing consideration since different referral criteria apply to each type of announcement. Disabled veterans, candidates with 3 or more years of active duty military service, and candidates eligible for special hiring authorities may apply to the Merit Promotion Announcement if they meet the criteria outlined in the announcement and submit supporting documentation.
Additional selections may be made if another like vacancy occurs within 120 days of the issuance of the certificate of eligibles.
This is a Cook position located in a residential group living situation on a Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center. The purpose of the position is to cook and prepare a variety of hot and cold food menu items for groups of varying sizes and to properly handle and store food in a clean and sanitary environment. KEY REQUIREMENTS
- This position is located on the Frenchburg Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center in Frenchburg, KY. For additional information about the duties for this position, please contact Charles Helms at (606) 768-2111 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org .
- This position is located on the Wolf Creek Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center in Glide, OR. For additional information about the duties for this position, please contact Robert Iverson at (541) 496-8509 or by email at email@example.com .
- This position is located on the Mingo Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center in Puxico, MO. For additional information about the duties for this position, please contact Harrod Baker at (573) 222-2656 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org .
- This position is located on the Blackwell Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center in Laona, WI. For additional information about the duties for this position, please contact Dwayne Riesbeck at (715) 674-7331 or by email at email@example.com .
- This position is located on the Ouachita Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center in Royal, AR. For additional information about the duties for this position, please contact Rosetta Anderson at (501) 321-3616 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org .
- This position is located on the Anaconda Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center in Anaconda, MT. For additional information about the duties for this position, please contact Mark Callison at (406) 563-8733 or by email at email@example.com .
Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with the Selective Service.
Willing to live/work in remote locations.
Subject to drug test prior to entrance on duty and randomly thereafter.
Must be a U.S. Citizen to apply.
Frequently lifts or moves objects weighing up to 40 pounds unassisted. DUTIES:
Duties listed are at the full performance level.
As a Cook, prepares a variety of menu items including regular and special diet entrees and other items requiring complex techniques. Incumbent is responsible for handling and storing food in a clean and sanitary environment and controls stock levels of food and supplies. Operates specialized equipment to cook food in large quantities and to rapidly chill and store prepared items. Follows, and ensures compliance with directives and requirements for food handling, storage, and sanitation. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
You must possess the Basic Requirements identified below to be considered eligible for this position. Transcripts must be provided for qualifications based on education. Your application or resume must clearly show that you possess the appropriate experience requirements.
Applicants will be evaluated on their ability to perform the duties of the position rather than length of experience. Eligibility will be determined by the relevance, scope and quality of all experience and training, regardless of where or how acquired. Applicants will be ranked and rated based on their knowledge of the job elements identified in this announcement.
There is no substitution of education for this position
To receive consideration for this position, you must meet all qualification requirements on the closing date of the announcement.
May be subject to satisfactory completion of one year probationary or trial period.
DRUG TESTING: This is a Testing Designated Position (TDP). Selectee must submit to a urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment and random testing thereafter. Final appointment and continued employment is conditional on negative results for illegal drug use. This announcement constitutes 30 days advance notice.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
You will be evaluated based on the category rating procedure as defined in the USDA Demonstration Project Plan. Applicants who meet the basic minimum qualification requirements established for the position will be placed in the Eligible category. Eligible applicants will be further evaluated against criteria for placement in the Quality category. This evaluation is based on the level of your experience, education, and/or training as determined by your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire. Applicants with veterans’ preference are listed ahead of applicants who do not have veterans’ preference within each category.
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The Federal Government offers a comprehensive benefits package. Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at: http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc
. OTHER INFORMATION:
Relocation expenses are not authorized.
This is a bargaining unit designated position.
Career Transition Assistance Plan(CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP): If you are claiming CTAP/ICTAP eligibility, provide proof of eligibility. CTAP/ICTAP eligibles must meet the agency's definition for a quality candidate to be considered. Information about CTAP/ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp .
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND FINGERPRINT CHECK: Selection and retention in this position is contingent on a successfully adjudicated FBI National Criminal History Check (fingerprint check) and a background investigation.
Entrance on duty is contingent upon completion of a pre-employment security investigation. The position may require a Confidential, Secret, or Top Secret security clearance or be subject to a Public Trust background investigation at the time of appointment, and may be subject to reinvestigation every five years thereafter. A favorable adjudication of the clearance or background investigation at the time of appointment and on reinvestigations is a condition of employment.
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