The foundation for success of the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) mission is our people. It is DeCAs goal to have a workforce that is representative of the nations diverse cultures and backgrounds. We strive for a work environment of world-class enterprise leaders and an engaged, highly motivated, and capable workforce with a results oriented performance culture.
The DeCA operates a worldwide commissary system that provides quality grocery products at cost to active duty military personnel and retirees, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and their families. The agency employs about 18,000 people and its annual sales exceed $5 billion.
Postions at the commissaries listed below, the LOCATIONS on the vacancy are to the closest city:
Whiting Field NAS, FL - Milton, FL
Forest Glen (formerly Walter Reed), MD - Silver Spring, MD
New River MCAS, NC - Jacksonville, NC
Camp Merrill, GA - Dahlonega, GA
Oceana, VA - Virginia Beach, VA
Harrison Village, IN - Fort Ben Harrison, IN
- Must be a United States citizen
- Application materials must be received by 11:59PM EST on the closing date.
Operate an electronic checkout system, makes change, and verifies change fund and amount of currency received during an assigned shift.
Manage change machines ensuring proper amounts of cash and coins are available.
Assist customers by answering questions concerning prices, identification, and location of items.
Count cash and negotiable instruments and to prepare an accountability report.
Manage the self-check-out registers assisting customers in the correct processing of their purchases.
Change register tape, and clear routine equipment and scanning jams on registers.
To qualify for this position, applicants must possess six months of general experience OR one year of education beyond the high school level OR a qualifying combination of experience and education by the closing date of this announcement.
General experience is progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of Sales Store Checker.
Appropriate education may be substituted for or combined with experience. This education must be from a college or university accredited by an organization approved by the U.S. Department of Education. See http://www.ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx for more information.
Transcripts must be provided if you are using education to qualify. Failure to provide transcripts will result in you being rated ineligible for this position. We accept unofficial transcripts as long as they contain the applicants name, the name of the school, the date and degree that was awarded, and the list of classes and credits earned. Transcripts must be received by this office no later than 11:59PM EST on the closing date in order to be considered.
Conditions of Employment:
Work Schedule: Part Time (hours may vary)
Tour of Duty: Irregular Schedule including nights, weekends and holidays
Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Costs: ARE NOT Authorized
Position Sensitivity: Non-Sensitive
Security Requirements: Not Applicable
Temporary Duty (TDY) Travel: Occasionally
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Non-Exempt
Bargaining Unit Position: Yes; however, some locations may excluded
Drug Testing: Not Required
Physical Requirement: Work requires frequent lifting, pushing, carrying and handling of products weighing up to 25 pounds unassisted; occasionally more than 25 pounds with assistance. May be exposed to hot or cold environments which may include temperature changes because of opening and closing of outside doors.
Selective Service Requirement: All male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with the selective service system or exempt from Selective Service. Please visit https://www.sss.gov for more information.
Obligated Position: As Applicable
This announcement establishes a pool of candidates to fill future positions. We accept applications continuously during the open period of this announcement. We review applications and refer candidates for selection consideration as vacancies occur within the organization.
Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve a one-year probationary period.
Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement upon its closing for up to 90 days.
Deliberate attempts to falsify your application information, such as copying portions of this job announcement into your resume, may result in you being removed from consideration for this position.
The salary range listed does not include locality pay or the cost of living allowance (COLA).
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies:
Ability to operate a cash register.
Knowledge of store operations.
Ability to communicate.
REVIEW OF APPLICATION DOCUMENTS (FOR ALL APPLICANTS):
To determine if you meet the qualifications, requirements and quality of experience required for this position, we review your resume, supporting documents and responses to the questionnaire. The score you receive is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the competencies required. If, after this review, we determine that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience we can and will adjust your score to more accurately reflect your qualifications for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully as errors or omissions may affect your rating.
Based on the results of the evaluation process, we place those who apply under delegated examining procedures in one of the following quality categories:
Best-Qualified: Candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that substantially exceeds the positions minimum qualifications, including all selective placement factors and appropriate quality ranking factors.
Highly-Qualified: Candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that exceeds the positions minimum qualifications.
Qualified: Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications and are proficient in some but not all of the positions requirements.
We send candidates in the Best-Qualified category to the hiring manager for employment consideration first. We send candidates in other categories to the hiring manager based on category rating procedures.
Veterans in the Best-Qualified category who (1) provide all applicable and required documents (See the Required Documents section for more information) and (2) meet all the positions requirements are referred before non-veteran candidates. If there are no veterans in the Best-Qualified category meeting these criteria, we refer non-veteran candidates for employment consideration.
The federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. You may explore the major benefits offered to most federal employees at http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc .
REGARDING INTERVIEWS: Interviews may be required for this position. Accommodations may be made to conduct telephonic interviews to preclude travel hardships for applicants.
RE-EMPLOYED ANNUITANT: A former federal employee who has retired under either the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) or Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). 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 http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V300.pdf ). This position DOES NOT meet the Department of Defense (DOD) criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants. Therefore, reemployed annuitants will not be considered for this position.
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