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.
Must be a United States citizen.
Application materials must be received by 11:59PM EST on the closing date.
Performs a variety of duties involved in receiving, handling, marking, preparing, displaying, and maintaining the stock levels of resale items.
Involves regular and recurring operation of a forklift and may, at store management's discretion, include order writing tasks.
Determines the amount of shelf space to be used for various items within a department and estimates the space requirements for new items or increased quantities.
Receives supplies, equipment, and perishable, semi-perishable, and non-perishable resale items in the receiving area of the commissary.
Verifies shipments by checking the shipping documents, making proper notations on the documents, and identifying any obvious spoilage, damage, overages, or shortages.
Operates a computer system that marks prices, calculates prices, and determines weights of merchandise.
Per OPM Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations, http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/x-118c/index.asp , the applicants experience, education and training must show enough knowledge, skills and abilities to demonstrate the potential to successfully perform the duties of the position. Under this system, how applicants gained their skill and knowledge or the length of time they have spent in a line of work are not as important as the fact that they have the required ability or potential to do the job. This job has one critical element, called the screen-out element (SOE). Applicants who clearly fail to meet the lowest acceptable requirements in the SOE will be rated ineligible without further review of their application.
Examples of qualifying experience are: Knowledge of brand names and sizes of grocery items or the kinds and varieties of fresh fruits and vegetables or various cuts and types of meat products. Preparing, arranging, or stacking items together for safety and neatness; rotating old stock. Operating a computer system that marks prices, calculates prices and weights of merchandise. Assisting customers in locating items on display.
Conditions of Employment:
Work Schedule: Part Time 40hrs biweekly
Tour of Duty: Irregular to include: nights, weekends, and holidays
Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Cost: 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
Drug Testing: Not Required
Physical Requirement: Work requires continuous walking, standing, bending, or stooping, and use of arms to fill shelves and counters. Frequently lifts or moves heavy boxes or crates weighing up to 50 pounds and occasionally over 50 pounds. Some work is performed in meat and/or produce coolers where floors may be slippery. May be exposed to differences in temperatures in storing or obtaining refrigerated items. There is a danger of minor injuries such as cuts, scrapes, and bruises, or heat sealer burns.
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: No
Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement upon its closing for up to 90 days.
Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve on a one-year probationary period.
The starting salary for this position does not include cost of living adjustment (COLA).
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.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Specifically you will be evaluated on the following job elements:
Ability to do the work of the Store Worker without more than normal supervision(SOE).
Ability to Interpret Insturctions, Specification, etc.
Knowledge of Materials
Dexterity and Safety
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 .
Overseas Assignment Information: http://www.hr.dla.mil/resources/employment/overseas/overseas.asp .
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 Statement - 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)(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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