The foundation for success of the Defense Commissary Agency mission is our people. It is DeCA's goal to have a workforce that is comprised of our nation's diverse cultures and backgrounds.
DeCA operates a worldwide commissary system that provides quality grocery products to active duty military personnel and retirees, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and their families, as well as current DeCA employees. The agency employs over 15,000 people and its annual sales exceed $4 billion.
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Manage all activities and functions of a commissary store to include the full range of managerial and supervisory responsibilities.
Execute Agency policy, sales, and promotional programs.
Coordinate with Zone Manager in developing and implementing local commissary management policies and procedures.
Analyze a variety of management reports to determine efficiency of operations and initiate action to correct deficiencies.
Manage and monitor all budget funding expenditures to ensure that execution is within the parameters of the funding program for their individual store.
Direct, monitor, and adjust the overall execution of the store sales plan, ensuring that sales goals and targets are met.
Establish, monitor, and adjust an inventory control program and a store security program that focuses on the elimination of fraud, waste, and abuse.
Establish, monitor, and adjust a variety of programs to include safety, customer relations, sanitation, and patron identification programs.
Initiate, approve, and obtain all required concurrences for personnel actions within the store.
Promote DeCA goals and objectives of the Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Programs.
Participate in customer advisory council meetings.
Occasional travel - May be required to travel by scheduled and nonscheduled government and/or commercial aircraft, as well as other modes of travel, under conditions specified in the Department of Defense Joint Travel Regulations.
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Conditions of Employment
Must be a United States Citizen
Application materials must be received by 11:59 EST on the closing date.
Work Schedule: Full Time
Tour of Duty: Irregular Schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays
Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Costs: May Be Authorized. If you PCS'd at government expense within the past 12 months, additional government funded PCS may not be authorized; however, you may choose to pay your own moving costs.
Position Sensitivity: Non-Critical Sensitive
Temporary Duty (TDY) Travel: Occasionally
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
Bargaining Unit Position: No
Drug Testing: Not Required
Physical Requirement: Not Applicable
Obligated Position: If obligated, occupancy of this position is subject to the return of the former incumbent. If the former incumbent fails to return to the position, occupancy may become permanent.
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.
Mobility Agreement: Selectee is required to sign a mobility agreement as a condition of employment.
Conflict of Interest Questionnaire: Selectee is required to complete a conflict of interest questionnaire as a condition of employment.
Selectee is required to complete Procurement Integrity Certificate, OF Form 333, 9/90 as condition of employment.
Note: If you decline a job offer for this position, you will be deferred from consideration under Merit procedures for all Commissary Career Program (CCP) positions for up to six months from the closing date of this announcement.
To qualify for this position, by the closing date of this announcement you must possess one of the following:
(a) One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) to perform successfully the duties of the position, and is directly in or related to this position. To be creditable, specialized experience must be at the next lower grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military, or private sector.
Creditable specialized experience includes: Managing a commissary store, supermarket, or similar type of commercial retail food store. Managing a department in a retail food store.
Developing, interpreting, or applying policies, procedures, and operating standards for use in a retail food store. Planning, standardizing, or controlling operations in an assigned group of commercial retail food stores. Providing technical advice on merchandising and operational matters pertaining to grocery, meats, and produce, as well as front end operations. OR
(b) Qualifying education from a college or university accredited by an organization approved by the U.S. Department of Education (https://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/) and in an appropriate field of study as described elsewhere in this announcement. OR
(c) A combination of experience and education equaling 100% of the qualifications.
Education may not be substituted for specialized experience at the GS-12, GS-13 and GS-14 grade levels.
Additional information is available in the Group Coverage Qualifications Standards for Administrative and Management Positions, https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url+GS-ADMIN, and the individual occupation requirements for the Commissary Management series, https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1100/commissary-management-series-1144/.
In addition to meeting the qualifications outlined above, you must also meet the following by the closing date of this announcement:
(a) Time after competitive appointment requirement: You must have completed three months of civilian service after a competitive appointment.
(b) Time in grade eligibility requirement: You must have held a permanent appointment in the competitive or excepted service for a minimum of 52 weeks at the next lower grade level (or equivalent).
If you are relying on education to qualify, then:
(1) Your education must be from a college or university accredited by an organization approved by the U.S. Department of Education. See https://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/ for more information.
(2) To be creditable, education must be in a major field such as business administration, public administration, agricultural economics (food industry management), or other fields related to the position. The education must have equipped you with the knowledge and ability to perform the work of the position. This would be evidenced by on-the-job training in food retail management or in internship or practicum in food retail management.
(3) Failure to provide transcripts will result in you being rated ineligible for this position. We accept unofficial transcripts for the application process, as long as they contain your name, the name of the school, the date and degree awarded, and the list of classes and credits earned.
Transcripts must be received by this office no later than 11:59 PM EST on the closing date in order to be considered.
If selected, an official transcript MUST be received before an Entrance of Duty date is set.
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