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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Assist journeyman meat cutters by performing the simpler tasks when processing beef, pork, veal, and lamb into retail and ready-to-eat cuts for sale to patrons.
Tray, wrap, weigh and price cuts using automatic or manual wrapping machines.
Ensure correct prices by referencing price lists.
Replenish stock in display cases and rotate product to ensure wholesomeness.
Use, clean, maintain, and sharpen a variety of hand tools and power equipment.
Clean and sanitize work area to maintain required standards of cleanliness and sanitation.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Must be a US Citizen
Must apply by 11:59 EST on the closing date of vacancy
Work Schedule:Part-Time hours may vary from store to store
Tour of Duty:Irregular schedule including nights, weekends and holidays
Permanent change of Station (PCS) Cost:ARE NOT AUTHORIZED
Temporary Duty (TDY) Travel:Occasionally
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA):Non-exempt
Bargaining Unit Position:Varies; based on location
Drug Testing:Not Required
Physical Requirement:Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time and lift up to 50 pounds independently and occasionally over 50 pounds with assistance
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.
Per OPM Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations,
http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/X-118c/index.asp , the applicant's 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.
Applicants who do not receive two points on the screen-out element (SOE) will be eliminated from further competition.
Examples of qualifying experience include:-Work in the retail meat department traying, wrapping, and weighing meat for sale to patrons
Cut, trim, and boning meat
Use of hand tools and operation of powered meat cutting equipment
Volunteer Experience: Your Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Education may not be substituted for experience.
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