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Headquarters, Air Force Space Command Assistant Chef in Vandenberg AFB, California
Summary About the position: This position will be assigned to the 30 FSS/Community Services Flight Collocated Club . Responsibilities Responsible for the planning and handling of all food activities for a small to medium size kitchen. Using culinary skills, performs duties as a working "Sous" chef in the day-to-day operation of the kitchen and all aspects of meal preparation. In the absence of the Chef, instructs cooks and food service workers on proper techniques and methods of food handling, cooking, and the preparation of a variety of food items in the art of fine culinary cuisine. Checks food during and after preparation for conformance with high standard of quality. Assists the Chef with menu planning for regular meals, fine dining and parties, formulates cyclic meal specials and menus for use in all food areas to ensure customer satisfaction. Ensures current menu cost cards on all menu food items and the utilization of standardized recipes. In the absence of the Chef, may be responsible for the security and accuracy of monthly inventories of supplies and foods; and if necessary, may carry over the general supervision of the kitchen staff. In addition, the incumbent in this position may be responsible for completing routine walk through inspections, taking any necessary actions to meet all objectives for sanitation and environment requirements. Performs other related duties as assigned. If interested in applying for this position you may preview the online application: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11178438 Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who 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, 07/27/2021 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. Qualifying Experience: Progressively responsible experience in quantity cooking, preparation of a variety of food items, menu planning, quality and cost control of food preparation, inventory and storage procedures for food supplies and equipment, and procurement of food supplies and equipment. In addition, the incumbent should have knowledge of dietetics, planning culinary activities, and portion control. Must be able to obtain a Food Handler's Certificate, and Serv Safe Certificate. Must be able to satisfactorily complete a pre-employment physical examination. This is a position of trust. Must satisfactorily complete a Tier 1 background investigation. Education Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. This position does not allow for education substitution. FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Additional Information Individual must fully meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must be registered for Selective Service Direct deposit is required Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check A probationary period may be required Pre-employment requirements must be satisfactorily met prior to Entrance on Duty (EOD) Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest. Multiple positions may be filled from this job opportunity announcement. And additional selections may also be made from this job opportunity announcement. Selection(s) are subject to restrictions resulting from hiring preferences and priority consideration eligible.