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Cook Baker, WM-9976-9 (842

Job ID: 105955
Location: USA Military Sealift Command (MSC) Vessels Worldwide
Salary: 32,802 per Year
Status: Full Time
JobLevel: Mid Career
Company: CIVMAR Support Center
Contact: Military Sealift Command
Phone: 1-877-JOBS-MSC

Job Description
Announcement #: 13-842-01EX
Title, Series,Grade (Code)
Cook Baker, WM-9976-9 (842)
Base Salary: $32,802 Per annum
Type of Appointment:
Excepted Service Career-Conditional
Opening Date: October 1, 2012 Closing Date Open continuously with periodic cut-offs
Location: Military Sealift Command (MSC) Vessels Worldwide
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified United States Citizens who are
currently not employed with Military Sealift Command
(MSC) as civil service mariner (CIVMAR) employees.
Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.
Duties: The Cook Baker is responsible for the timely preparation
and production of all bakery items. Incumbent is
responsible for the cleanliness and maintenance of the
bakeshop and associated areas and in the efficient
operation of the galley/kitchen. Incumbent shall assist
the Chief Cook and perform the following duties:
Prepare all bakery items in accordance with the daily
production sheet (NAVSUP 1090), utilizing the Armed
Forces Recipe Cards or locally approved recipes as
directed by supervisor(s).
Requisition and receive all bakery items needed for the
daily preparation of the bakery menu products and ensure
that all items are properly recorded and stored.
Carefully inspect all ingredients prior to use.
Ensure subsistence items, supplies and equipment are
maintained in a neat, orderly and sanitary manner.
Assist in the proper care of perishable leftovers;
wrapping, labeling and refrigerating all usable leftovers
and unused provisions.
Assist in the cleaning and upkeep of the Baking areas and
equipment; disposal of trash and garbage in accordance
with environmental regulations; and cleaning and
sanitizing garbage containers, lining them with plastic
bags and covering when not in use.
Assist in taking inventory of galley/Baking equipment and
utensils; report to the Chief Cook any necessary repairs
and replacements of baking equipment and utensils; adhere
to all principles of safety; and report any accidents
Adhere to all sanitation procedures and personal hygiene
standards IAW NAVMED P-5010. Must be able to effectively
use applicable shipboard software applications. Ensure
continuing application of & compliance with EEO laws,
regulations and policies.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Must be a United States Citizen of at least 18 years of
age and possess and maintain a valid:
1. U. S. Passport with a minimum of 7 months remaining
of expiration date,
2. United States Coast Guard (USCG) Merchant Mariner’s
Document (MMD), or Merchant Mariner Credential
(MMC), with a minimum of 10 months remaining of
expiration date with the following endorsement(s):
Ordinary Seaman, Wiper and Steward Department (FH).
3. Transportation Worker Identification Credential
(TWIC) card with a minimum of 10 months remaining of
expiration date.
Must have one year of specialized experience.
Specialized experience includes the preparation and
production of bakery items and assisting personnel in the
operation of the galley/kitchen. Related experience must
have been in at least one of the following:
1. Aboard a MSC vessel with completion of MSC
Basic Culinary and MSC Baking Methods and
Techniques; and current Serv-Safe Principles or
4 hour sanitation training.
2. Successfully held the position of a temporary
Cook Baker onboard a MSC vessel with documented
baking experience for a cumulative period of at
least 12 months and current Serv-Safe
Principles or 4 hour sanitation training.
Previous Military experience in Culinary/Baking
(E-5 or above) with documented baking
experience for a cumulative period of at least
12 months and current Serv-Safe Principles or 4
hour sanitation training.
3. Commercial experience and possess a
certification as a Working Pastry Chef or
higher from the American Culinary Federation
and certification in Serv-Safe Principles or 4
hour sanitation training.
4. Commercial sea time experience in Food Service
of not less than 4 years with documented baking
experience for a cumulative period of at least
12 months and current Serv-Safe Principles or 4
hour sanitation training.
Applicants who meet the Minimum Eligibility Requirements
described above will be further evaluated. Documented
knowledge, skills, and abilities, education, training,
and awards contained in the application package and
resume will be reviewed and rated to determine the degree
to which applicants possess the required knowledge,
skills, and abilities listed below that are essential to
perform the duties and responsibilities of the position
for which applicants are being considered.
1. Skill in preparation of bakery products utilizing
approved recipes, guidelines and instructions.
2. Knowledge and ability to safely and proficiently
operate all equipment located in the Galley and food
service areas.
3. Knowledge of food service sanitation and safety in the
prevention of food borne illness as associated with
bakery operations.
4. Ability to requisition items for the daily preparation
of bakery products.
Related MSC, military, and/or commercial experience,
etc., will also be part of the rating process.
Conditions of
1. CIVMAR positions are subject to drug urinalysis
2. Able to obtain and maintain security clearance
eligibility and assignment to a sensitive position.
3. Able to successfully pass the physical examinations
(arranged by MSC) and maintain MSC medical requirements.
Participate in vaccine immunization; including a
tuberculosis (TB) screening test is also required. TB
screening is not provided at the MSC-arranged medical
examination, but can usually be obtained from your
personal medical provider or free at any local Public
Health Clinic. If you have previously had a positive TB
skin test (i.e. a CONVERTER or REACTOR), another skin
test is not required, but you must instead provide the
Medical Department written proof that you have completed
treatment with medicine (i.e. INH), or that you have
started treatment with medicine, or that such treatment
is not warranted as determined by competent medical
4. Attend and successfully complete all mandatory
training courses, including Personal Survival, which
requires the ability to float in the water for a minimum
of 60 seconds.
5. Be ready, willing, and able to physically perform the
duty of this position worldwide at all times.
6. Be ready, willing, and able to work in shipboard
environment conditions, and wear protective equipment
worldwide at all times.
7. Entry-level positions require candidates to pass an
English Language Competency Test.
8. Participate in direct deposit/electronic funds
transfer as the standard method of payroll payments.
9. Capable of speaking, understanding, reading and
writing the English language.
a. The tentative offer of employment will be rescinded
if the selectee fails to report to any of the scheduled
appointments, fails the physical examination, fails the
language competency test, fails drug test, fails to
disclose employment information, fails to report to the
New Employee Orientation, or is unable to obtain a
security clearance.
b. In case by case bases, an applicant who accepts a
tentative offer of employment will be required to provide
a VA Rating Decisions and or Office of Worker’s
Compensation Program (OWCP) Scheduled Awards.
How to Apply: ALL documents MUST be POSTMARKED by the cut-off or
closing date of this announcement. Only applications
received during the announced timeframe will be
considered. MSC is not responsible for obtaining
documents to include in your package.
The following documents are required and are to be
submitted in the following order:
1. A completed, signed and dated Optional Application
for Federal Employment (OF-612) to include social
security number, US Citizenship, veterans preference and
previous federal employment. For forms visit
2. A completed, signed and dated Declaration of Federal
Employment (OF-306), including Applicant’s Statement of
Selective Service Registration Status, for forms visit For Selective Service
information, visit If you answered yes to
Questions 9 and/or 11; or have current or pending
criminal charges and/or charges for any violation of law,
court abstracts from the Clerk of Courts are required.
3. A current United States Coast Guard Merchant
Mariner’s Document (MMD), front and back or Merchant
Mariner Credential (MMC), all pages and front and back
copy of the Transportation Worker Identification
Credential (TWIC) with a minimum of ten months remaining
of expiration date.
4. A front and back copy of your current United States
Coast Guard license, and/or STCW certificate with a
minimum of ten months remaining of expiration date, if
5. A current U. S. Passport with a minimum of seven
months remaining of expiration date.
6. A copy of professional certificates as applicable for
this position.
7. If you are a current federal employee, you must
include a copy of your most recent Notice of Personnel
Action (SF-50).
8. If you are a prior federal government employee, you
must include a copy of your separation Notice of
Personnel Action (SF-50).
9. If you served in the U.S. Military Service, you must
provide a copy of your Certificate of Discharge (DD214)
that shows the type of discharge you received. This
information is located under the “Character of Service”
block of your DD214. If you are claiming 10 points or
higher veteran's preference, you must provide supporting
documentation such as, a completed Application for
Preference (SF-15)
( Additional
information on Veterans’ Preference is available at You will also be required to
provide a copy of the VA Rating Decisions upon accepting
the tentative offer of employment.
10. Resume. All resumes shall be one sided, type written
in Courier New (12 pitch), and must show sufficient
experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and
abilities to perform the duties of the specific position
for which applicants are being considered; and shall
include the following information in its order:(See
(a) Full name.
(b) Relevant work experience within the last 5
years including paid and non paid public or private
sector work experience related to the job for which
(c) Colleges or universities name, city, and
state (with zip code), major(s), type and year of any
degree received (if no degree, show total credits earned
and indicate whether semester or quarter hours).
11. Last 5 years of Performance Evaluations (if
available) and training certificates applicable to the
position you are applying to.
12. Job related honors, awards, and special
accomplishments; for example, Military, Government or
recognized professional organizations related to the
maritime field and performance awards. Submit copies.
Failure to submit any required information to show that
you meet the minimum qualifications as outlined in the
JOA will result in the applicant being found ineligible.
Failure to provide a Resume as directed in the JOA will
result in applicant being found ineligible.
All applications and supporting documents will become the
property of MSC, and will not be returned to the
applicant once submitted. Applicants are encouraged to
make copies of all documentation prior to submission.
How To Contact
Please send completed packages to:
Military Sealift Command
CIVMAR Support Center
6353 Center Drive, Building #8, Suite 202
Norfolk, VA 23502
If you have any questions, please email us at or call our toll free
Recruitment hotline at 1-877-JOBS-MSC (1-877-562-7672).
Please also visit our website at
Federal job applicants who make a false statement in any
part of the application could be turned down for the job,
fired after beginning work, or subject to fine,
imprisonment (U.S. Code, title 18, section 1001), or
other disciplinary action.
In accordance with section 9902(h) of title 5, United
States Code, annuitants reemployed in the Department of
Defense shall receive full annuity and salary upon
appointment. They shall not be eligible for retirement
contributions, participation in the Thrift Savings Plan,
or a supplemental or re-determined annuity for the
reemployment period. Discontinued service retirement
annuitants (i.e. retired under section 8336(d)(1)or
8414(b)(1)(A) of title 5, United States Code) appointed
to the Department of Defense may elect to be subject to
retirement provisions of the new appointment as
appropriate. (See DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 300 at”
1. Previous Security Clearance Issues (intents to deny
or the revocation of security clearances).
2. Debts.
3. Previous felony convictions where actual time was
served in jail for more than one year.
Any questions relative to this issue should be directed
to the CIVMAR Support Center at 1-866-562-7672.
All applicants meeting minimum qualifications will
receive consideration without regard to age, sex, race,
color, religion, national origin, lawful political
affiliation, non-disqualifying disability, marital
status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, other personal
condition unrelated to the applicant’s basic ability to
perform satisfactory. Please visit for more
information. Determinations of whether an accommodation
is appropriate shall be made by the agency as soon as
practicable, after the initial application process and
shall be made with regard to all applicable statutes and
regulations. If assistance is required to complete the
application process, interested applicants should call
our CIVMAR Support Center at the above number and refer
to the “How to Apply” section of this announcement.
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