INTRODUCTON:    This position is located at Windjammer Food and Beverage Department of Morale Welfare and Recreation. The best candidate for this position must be highly motivated, customer service oriented, and is willing and able to work in a fast-pace environment. POSITION IS OPEN TO CURRENT FN RESIDENTS OF GUANTANAMO BAY ONLY.


MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   The incumbent will perform a full range of quality cooking tasks by preparing and cooking procedures from common or frequently used to new or difficult recipes. Prepares four or more menu items for one meal, preparing and cooking items requiring little or no processing such as pancakes, sausage, eggs, hamburger and fresh or canned vegetables. Prepares all forms of hot cereals; broils meats; prepares and cooks concentrated or dehydrated soups, sauces, and gravies, and makes cold sandwich fillings. May prepare and bake pizza. Prepares convenience items such as frozen hash brown, fish fillets and chicken nuggets. Weighs, measures, and dispenses foods in accordance with portion controls. Prepares food by peeling, chopping, grinding, paring, cutting, slicing, dicing, pureeing, dredging, flouring, and breading.  Mixes ingredients according to precisely written recipes. Responsible for the proper storage, refrigeration and labelling of food in accordance with sanitation regulations at all times. Cleans and maintains equipment and work areas. Maintains accurate food inventories and rotates stock items to prevent spoilage. Set up and replenishes salad bar. Preforms other related duties as required. 


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:   Knowledge of the methods and procedures relating to food preparation in small quantities, coordinate and time sequence steps needed to prepare food on time without overcooking or waste. Ability to read and understand written food service materials such as food labels, standardized recipes, etc. Ability to recognize characteristics of food in deciding that raw materials are fresh and judge food by color, consistency, temperature, odor and taste. An experience in preparation of large quantities of food in an industrial or restaurant setting. Must possess reading, writing and math skills to read and interpret complex recipes and compute changes required to increase/decrease the number of portions. Knowledge of sanitation principles.

EVALUATION:   Candidates will be evaluated on quality and nature of the experience pertinent to the position.  Applications must show sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the full range of duties of a Cook.

Applicants are STRONGLY encouraged to address the above job requirements and submit with application.  Applications should include details all experience including dates of employment, training, education, or other information that is relevant to the announced vacancy.



  • Resume, including months and years of employment for each position (required)
  • Include name and contact information for at least three (3) professional references in your resume
  • If claiming Veteran's Preference, completed SF-15 and a legible copy of DD-214 (page 4) as well as any other supporting documentation (disability, official statements, proof of service, etc.) is required.
  • If claiming Gold Star Veteran's Preference, completed SF-15 and a legible copy of DD-1300 as well as any other supporting documentation (official statements, document of service, court decree, etc.) is required.
  • If claiming Military Spouse Preference, a copy of sponsor's orders (applicable for NF-03 and below or equivalent).
  • If claiming Department of Defense (DOD) Non-appropriated Fund (NAF) Business Based Action (BBA) Priority consideration, submit a copy of the notice of separation.
  • If you are a current federal employee, submit your most recent Personnel Action Report (PAR) or SF-50.
  • If you are a current federal employee, submit your last three evaluations.

Submit resume/application to: NAF HR Office, PSC 1005 Box 19, FPO AA, 34009, you can drop at Bldg. 2124 (old schoolhouse, behind Windjammer) or e-mail resume to: with the job title and number (#2024-016) in the subject line and on your resume. Failure to include this information will result in not being considered for the position.

As a condition of employment, the selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer upon hiring.

DON is an EEO employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factor. Reasonable accommodations are provided to applicants with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the office that is collecting the applications. The decision on granting reasonable accommodations will be on a case-by-case basis.