CYP Cook

Location: Naval Base Kitsap - Bangor Child Development Center

Pay Grade: NA-7404-08

Employees have shopping access at the Navy exchange as well as other privileges that include access to base facilities such as gyms, recreation centers, restaurants, and discount tickets to sporting and entertainment events.

**Sign-on Incentive Award of $500 paid after successful completion of CYP Orientation.**
Up to $1,750 in Retention Bonuses and Time-off Awards within 12 months of employment

Brief Description of Duties: 

  • Incumbent performs various tasks or sequence of tasks in food service and preparation.
  • Ability to prepare all types of meats, poultry, seafood, vegetables, fruit, sauces, and gravies for menus.
  • Incumbent will be responsible to prepare, cook, season and portion food by following standardized recipes at different levels of difficulty and plan, regulate, and schedule cooking procedures so that numerous completed food products are ready at appropriate temperature and time.
  • Monitoring temperatures and steam pressures, evaluate the condition of food being cooked at frequent intervals.
  • Ability to modify recipes for ingredient quantities, number of servings and size of equipment available.
  • Cleaningof serving carts, food preparation areas, cupboards, drawers and dishwashing areas.
  • Responsible for complying with security, fire, sanitation rules, policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Ensure compliance with US Agriculture (USDA) Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), and all pertaining standards, policies, and regulations.


  • Incumbent must be 18 years of age and High School Graduate or equivalent.
  • Ability to speak,read and understand written material.
  • Incumbent needs to have skills necessary to overcome practical production problems and initiate corrective action when an item does not meet quality standards.
  • Knowledge and ability to develop standardized recipes including the techniques and procedures necessary to develop new or revise current recipes.
  • Incumbent must have working knowledge of sanitation standards and procedures to prevent contamination.
  • Must complete all Department of Navy (DoN) training requirements.

Conditions of Employment: 

  • Ability to obtain food handlers card.
  • Ability to favorably pass a pre-employment physical, provide evidence of immunization and be free from communicable disease.
  • Mustsatisfactorily complete all background checks in accordance with federal regulations.
  • Incumbent must be able to frequently lift objects weighing over 40 pounds with assistance of lifting devices or other workers.

To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

Other Information: Participation in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within 30 days of employment is required. We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee’s eligibility to work in the United States. The Department of the Navy (DON) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.

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