The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is not limited to those with current access to the installation, all interested parties are encouraged to apply.
(Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.) Fort Leavenworth is located in the Greater Kansas City metropolitan area.
The immediate area is considered a national treasure with historic sites and homes filled with small-town charm and friendliness merged with Kansas City retail, attractions and entertainment.
Kansas City, well known for its BBQ, Jazz and fountains, is rich in culture with a thriving performing arts scene.
Honored as one of the World's 15 Most Beautiful Concert Halls, the Kauffman Center attracts some of the world's most renowned performers and entertainers.
For the sports enthusiasts, Kansas City hosts professional sports with the Royals, Chiefs and Sporting Kansas City soccer club.
An international airport is conveniently located within a 30 minute drive of Fort Leavenworth.
More information may be found at www.visitkc.com or https://garrison.leavenworth.army.mil/. Fort Leavenworth Family and MWR is recruiting for flexible status cooks for various operations - including but not limited to the Frontier Conference Center, 12th Brick Grill, Trails West Golf Course, and The Strike Zone Bowling Center.
Flexible status employees are not guaranteed hours, however, can be scheduled to work up to 40 hours per week.
Applicant resumes will be reviewed, those resumes with positive work/volunteer experience related to the duties described above will be forwarded to the Hiring Officials.
Qualification requirements for this position include: Skill in working with professional kitchen appliances and equipment.
Ability to communicate (verbal and written) in English.
Ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs. on a routine basis.
Basic knowledge of food preparation methods and procedures.
Skill to cook a limited variety of prepared foods or short order foods.
Ability to read and understand written food service material, such as food labels, standardized recipes, and basic work instructions.
Skill in performing basic mathematical computations to multiply ingredients in a recipe or to determine how many servings a container will hold.
Knowledge of the various tables of weights and measures and ability to follow instructions to convert from standard to metric measurements.
Skill in operating, disassembling and cleaning basic food service equipment such as griddles, broilers, and food grinders.
Knowledge of basic sanitation, infection and spoilage control procedures.
US Citizens and Non-Citizens