Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System, Department of Justice
Why work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons? You can have a meaningful career with an agency that truly values a diverse workforce.
You will find a diverse workforce employed from entry level jobs to senior management positions.
We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming.
Employees at correctional facilities perform correctional work regardless of their specific occupation.
How Do I Qualify for this Position?nTo be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements.
Applicants must have had sufficient training and experience to show their ability to perform the duties of the position.
Qualifications will be determined by comparing your application to the responses to the Applicant Assessment Questions against the guidelines found in the Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations, WS-7404 series.
To qualify for this position, you MUST meet the Barely Acceptable level on both screen-out elements (Ability to supervise) and (Aptitude for work with prisoners); receive at least one half of the total possible points; AND you must furnish detailed information on your resume to support your assessment responses to demonstrate that you clearly possess the experience and skills to successfully perform the duties of this position at the journeyman level.
Failure to specifically identify skills equivalent to a journeyman in this field may result in your score being lowered or in being found ineligible for this vacancy.
The screen-out elements are a critical self-assessment of the applicants experience and are essential for satisfactory job performance.
Level of Work for the WS-7404-08: Independently prepare all types of meats, poultry, seafood, vegetables, fruits, sauces, and gravies for regular and modified diet menus.nPrepare, cook, season, and portion food for all meals by following standardized recipes.nPlan and prepare or coordinate the preparation of entire meals.nMake substitutions and adjustments in food preparation procedures and seasoning.
Skill and Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of the full range of food preparation principles including the techniques and procedures necessary to develop new or revise current recipes.nKnowledge of procedures related to cooking in large quantities.nCooks at this level are required to have a knowledge of special and modified diets such as high protein, low cholesterol, low fat, calorie restricted, and sodium restricted diets.
AND Applicants applying for this position MUST also possess the following Selective Factor.
In the event that you do not possess the Selective Factor, you will be found ineligible for the position.
Selective Factor: Applicant must possess an approved Food Protection Manager Certification from a provider accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).nApplicant must be Female NOTE: ALL applicants MUST electronically upload a copy of their certification at the time you apply.
Applicants who fail to provide proof of certification will not receive consideration for this position.
EXCEPTIONS: Current BOP Employees in the Cook Supervisor, WS-7404, position will be considered to have met the selective factor for the position.
**Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.**
How to Apply