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Cook Supervisor

Company: Department of Veterans Affairs
Location: Saint Cloud
Posted on: June 3, 2021

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The St. Cloud VA Health Care System is currently recruiting for a Permanent, Full-Time Cook Supervisor. This position is located within Nutrition and Food Service.

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Major duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for independently coordinating/directing the operation of the food service/production areas using standards, procedures, diet manual, modified menus and production sheets to guide the work.
  • Plans, on a weekly or monthly basis, to establish deadlines, priorities, and work sequences based on general work schedules, methods, and policies set by higher level supervisors.
  • Use resources to operate within a planned financial budget; shares in the managerial responsibility for the proper supervision of labor, allocation of subsistence and supplies and all other resources required to accomplish quality Veteran centered meal services.
  • Participate in meetings and discussions regarding initial planning of current and future work schedules, budget requests, staffing needs, estimates, and recommendations as to scheduling projected work.
  • Prepare performance requirements and work schedules in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Plan cooking processes to produce complete meals on time and at the proper temperature, which may require coordination of cooking several items with different cooking times.
  • Coordinate/direct the operation of the food service/production areas using standards, procedures, diet manual, modified menus and production sheets to guide the work.
  • Ensure compliance with food safety and sanitation based on guidelines, procedures, and policies to ensure food safety in food preparation and storage in the facility food service establishment(s).
  • Utilize a variety of materials and methods to prepare meats, fish, and poultry including broiling, roasting, baking, frying, boiling, steaming, stewing, braising, and grilling.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm with potential for weekends, holidays, or schedule changes depending on the needs of the department

Position Description Title/PD#: Cook Supervisor/99820-S

Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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7404 Cooking

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Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
  • Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
  • You may be required to serve a probationary period
  • Subject to a background/security investigation
  • Pre-employment physical required
  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process


To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 06/07/2021.

EXPERIENCE: A specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position. Evidence which demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position must be supported by detailed descriptions of such on your resume. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Federal Wage System Qualification Standards.

ServSafe certification is preferred.

SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element, which usually appears as question 1 in the on-line questionnaire. Those applicants who appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated. The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the Job Elements:

  • Dexterity and Safety
  • Interpret Instructions, Specifications (other than blueprint reading)
  • Lead or Supervise
  • Materials
  • Technical Practices
  • Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment
  • Work Practices

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; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions: Heavy, moderate and/or light lifting and carrying may be involved. Must be able to push and pull with both hands; have use of fingers, the ability to stand and climb, and work closely with others.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Keywords: Department of Veterans Affairs, Saint Cloud , Cook Supervisor, Other , Saint Cloud, Minnesota

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