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COOK II (CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES) (BC-08) - ISLAND OF OAHU

at State of Hawaii

Posted: 9/28/2019
Job Reference #: 2145234
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Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Recruitment Information

Recruitment Number 218327 - Shiftwork - Oahu Correctional Facilities, Island of Oahu Employment Only.

The immediate vacancies are located at the Halawa Correctional Facility in Halawa,  the Oahu Community Correctional Center in Kalihi and the Waiawa Correctional Facility in Waipahu.

A continuous recruitment may be closed at any time. The notice of the last day to file applications will be posted on the Civil Service Hawaii State Government Jobs page of our website.

Duties Summary

The Cook II is at the fully competent level and is responsible for independently cooking a variety of entrees and other principal meal items; may be responsible for a cooking station in a kitchen having several cooking stations and serving a large number of meals, or may be the cook in a small kitchen and may supervise kitchen and cook helpers; and performs other related duties as assigned.

NOTE: Applicants must be willing and able to work rotating shifts, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:

General Experience: Two (2) years of progressively responsible experience which demonstrated knowledge and skill to perform general quantity cooking duties.

The experience must have demonstrated knowledge of and ability to independently prepare various types of foods using various cooking methods (e.g., cooking meats, fish and poultry by various processes, such as roasting, baking, broiling and/or frying).

Quantity cooking is defined as experience in the daily preparation of meals in a restaurant, hospital, school, correctional facility or other large institution. Experience of this kind may be gained as a cook in a kitchen where large-scale cooking operations are performed and a large number of meals are served daily.

Driver's License:  Some positions require a valid driver's license at the time of appointment.  The vacancy located at the Halawa Correctional Facility has this requirement.

Substitutions Allowed: Relevant substitutions as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements may apply.

Other Requirements: All applicants who are conditionally offered employment or conditionally approved for movement into any of these positions shall be subject to drug screening, as required by Federal, State or local laws or departmental policy; and will be subject to an intensive background check.

Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Requirement: As required by the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA), Federal law states that "...an agency shall not hire or promote anyone who may have contact with inmates and who:

  1. Has engaged in sexual abuse in a prison, jail, lockup, community confinement facility, juvenile facility or other institution.
  2. Has been convicted of engaging or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse.
  3. Has been civilly or administratively adjudicated to have engaged in the activity described in #2 above.
  4. Has been the subject of substantiated allegations of sexual abuse or sexual harassment or resigned during a pending investigation of alleged sexual abuse or sexual harassment.

The information provided above represents a summary of the complete Minimum Qualification Requirements (MQRs). To view the MQRs in their entirety, please CLICK HERE.
 

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PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS (PSLF) PROGRAM
The PSLF Program is a federal program that is intended to encourage individuals to work in public service by forgiving the balance of their federal student loans.  To qualify, the individual must have made 120 qualifying payments while employed by a qualifying employer.  For more information, please click:  https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service
 
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Please ensure that the email address and contact information you provide is current, secure, and readily accessible to you. We will not be responsible in any way if you do not receive our emails or fail to check your email-box in a timely manner.  In addition, please be aware that you may no longer receive notification about applications submitted if you choose to disable the Job Application Emails feature in your Account Settings.

TESTING INFORMATION
The examination for this recruitment will be conducted on an unassembled basis where the examination score is based on an evaluation and rating of your education and experience. It is therefore important that your employment application provide a clear and detailed description of the duties and responsibilities of each position you held.

In-person interviews and/or further testing in Hawaii may be required at the discretion of the hiring agency. If in-person interviews and/or further testing is a requirement, applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements and are referred to the vacancy must be available to participate in person and at their own expense in this required phase of the selection process.

Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. In addition to employment availability and score, the referral of qualified applicants may be based upon other factors including date of receipt of application.

The State of Hawai'i complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities.  If you require reasonable accommodations in completing an application, any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the selection process, please call 808-587-0936 for assistance.

CLICK HERE for further information about Equal Employment Opportunity, the Merit Civil Service System, Citizenship and other requirements, Reasonable Accommodation, Veterans Preference, Examination Requirements, and the State Recruiting Office's Levels of Review.