Cook 05 Int 5072

OMB NO: 1625-0120

Expiration Date: 01/30/2025


Announcement #:  5072

Opening Date: 5 May 2023                               

Pay Plan/Series/Pay Band:  NA-7404-05

Closing Date:  Until Filled                               

Work Schedule: Intermittent (0-19 hrs/wk)

Position:  Cook                                               

Salary:  $18.51/hr

Who May Apply:  All Sources                         

Location:  MWR Ketchikan Crow’s Nest                                                                           

Ketchikan, AK




Prepares and cooks a variety of menu items such as hamburgers, grilled sandwiches, eggs, quick meals, cold sandwiches, and salads. Operates a variety of kitchen equipment which utilizes gas, electricity, steam, or microwave heat sources. Grills or frys steaks, chops, poultry, pancakes, bacon, sausage, etc., by watching while the items are cooking, turning as required and removing when done.  Prepares and cooks fresh, frozen, or canned vegetables and fruits for serving as directed.


Prepares desserts, juices, and other items as directed by higher-grade cooks.  Places cooked food in serving dishes, steam carts and food trucks Maintains rotation of food inventories to prevent spoilage.  Maintains proper temperature for all foods during holding, transport, reheating, and serving to assure quality control and food safety.  Covers, dates, and properly stores all food items at the close of business or shift.  Verifies and stores food supplies properly.  May be required to assist with monthly and mid-monthly food and beverage products inventories.  


Maintains assigned area in a neat and orderly manner and in compliance with fire, safety, sanitation, and security regulations. Cleans and maintains equipment and work areas. Disassemble and assemble component parts and accessories for cleaning and follow safety procedures regarding the operation of equipment to avoid personal injury or damage to the equipment. Clean and use a variety of cooking utensils required to measure, weigh, and process food items. Clean, store, and maintain all kitchen utensils and clean and maintain all equipment and work areas after each use practicing a "clean as you go" concept. Removes soiled dishes, glasses, and flatware from tables and carries to dishwashing area.  Cleans tables of paper, other trash, or soiled linen, salt, pepper, sugar, glasses, and flatware; serves butter, salads, and deserts as instructed.  Scrapes and pre-rinses dishes, glasses, and flatware for washing.  Separates food waste and trash.


Loads dishes into dishwasher.  Hand washes dishes.  Stacks and stores clean dishes.  Perform various other cleaning tasks (e.g., walls and ceilings, floors, worktables, and walk-in refrigerators) following an established cleaning schedule.  May carry out bar related duties such as filling ice bins, replacing empty beer kegs, stocking beer coolers.  Helps set up service bars and portable bars. 


Performs other duties as listed below or may be assigned.


You will be evaluated for this position based on how well you meet the qualifications below. Your resume/application must demonstrate the required experience/education. Please see additional information on how your application is evaluated.





1. Experience in methods and procedures relating to food preparation, presentation, reading and following recipes.

2. Experience following oral and written instructions and performing simple arithmetic.

3. Must be physically able to frequently lift objects weighing up to 40 pounds.  Must be able to continuously stand, walk, stoop, reach, push, pull and bend for long periods of time.

4. Must be able to obtain a Food Handler's Certificate and/or complete food handler's training.




1. One year or more of experience as a cook in food preparation, presentation, reading and following recipes gained in a grill, snack bar, restaurant, club, or similar food activity.




By choosing to work for the Coast Guard Community Services Command, you will enjoy one of the best benefit packages available anywhere:

  • Paid Annual and Sick Leave
  • Holiday Pay
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible/Dependent Spending Account
  • Pension Plan
  • 401k Savings Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term/Long Term Disability
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Paid Parental Leave

*Benefit offerings are subject to applicable worker categories (Full-time, Part-time, Intermittent), location, position, and length of time in service



  • Selectee will be required to participate in Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer as the Standard method of payment for payroll and travel purposes.
  • Males born after 12/31/59 and at least 18 years of age must be registered with the Selective Service System, unless covered by an exemption under the Selective Service Law, in accordance with 5 U.S. Code 3378.  Selectee will be required to provide a written statement regarding his registration status unless he is exempted by this statute.
  • Must satisfactorily complete a Federal Background check


US Citizens and non-citizens authorized to work in the US, must have lived in the US for three of the last five years, and meet residency requirements set forth below:


1.Resided in the United States or its protectorate or territories (excluding short trips abroad, such as vacations);

2.Worked for the United States government as an employee overseas in a Federal or military capacity; or

3.Have been a dependent of a United States Federal or military employee serving overseas.


Exceptions may be granted to applicants if they can provide complete stateside coverage information required to make a suitability/security determination.  Applicants must provide this information with their application for employment.




Additional Information on how you will be evaluated:

Your resume/application must demonstrate the required experience/education.   Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through the National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social, committee, sports, internships).  Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and leadership experience that translates directly to paid employment.  Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position.   Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience. 


You MUST submit a resume or any other written format in English of your choice which clearly identifies: (1) The announcement number, title and pay band of the job you are applying for, and, (2) Information such as full name; mailing address; country of citizenship (U.S. Citizenship required OR valid authorization to work in the US); highest Federal grade or NAF pay band held with job series, title, and dates held (if applicable); a statement requiring proof of veterans’ preference by means of DD 214; education; and relevant work experience including start/end dates, supervisor’s name and phone number, salary and title, series and grade if experience was with a non-appropriated fund instrumentality of the Federal government.  You must also include a copy of your most recent performance appraisal if you are a current Federal or NAF employee.  Applications may not be sent in franked Government envelopes; applications filed in this fashion will not receive consideration.  If information is not complete, you may be excluded from consideration. The first application and/or resume submitted for a specific requisition will be considered the only submission. Any duplicate submissions to the same requisition will not be considered. The application date will be used in determining these factors.


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Cook 05 Int 5072

Ketchikan, AK, US



Equal Employment Opportunity:  All candidates will be considered without regard to any non-merit factor such as race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or marital status.



Authority: The U.S. Coast Guard rates applicants under the authority of Title 5 of U.S. Code, Sections 301, 1104, 1302, 2103, 3301, 3304, Executive Order 9397, and Departmental Regulations.

Principal Purpose: To collect information needed to determine how well an applicant’s education and work experience qualify them for the job they are applying for.

Routine Use: This information provided will be shared with the hiring manager and interview panel members. It may also be shared in response to a request for discovery or for appearance of a witness, information that is relevant to the subject matter involved in a pending judicial or administrative proceeding.

Disclosure: Voluntary, however failure to disclose requested information may result in an applicant not receiving consideration for a position in which the information is needed.

 Paperwork Reduction Act Statement: An agency may not conduct or sponsor an information collection and a person is not required to respond to this information unless it displays a current valid OMB control number and an expiration date. The control number for this collection is OMB 1625-new, expiration 01/30/2025. The estimated average time to complete this application is 40 minutes. If you have any comments regarding the burden estimate you can write to U.S. Coast Guard, Community Services Command, 510 Independence Parkway, Suite 500, Chesapeake, VA 23320.


Ketchikan, AK

21 day(s) ago

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