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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Maintain adequate stock of resale items.
Identify any obvious spoilage, damage, and out-of-date merchandise.
Receive, supplies, equipment and resale items.
Operate a computer system that calculates and marks prices, and determines weights of merchandise.
Transport items to shelving and display areas.
6914 Store Working
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, 80 hours biweekly.
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.
Drug Testing: Not Required.
Physical Requirement: Work requires continuous standing, bending, and/or stooping, and moving of arms to fill shelves, counters, and to build displays. Frequently lifts or moves heavy boxes or crates weighing up to 50 pounds.
Obligated Position: No.
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.
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.
For qualifications determinations your resume must contain your name, a description of your duties, and the beginning and ending dates (month/year) for each position. Resumes that do not contain this information will be marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration for this position.
To ensure full consideration of your experience and education we encourage you to use the USAJOBS resume builder to prepare your resume or to guide you in preparing your resume.
In addition to meeting the qualifications outlined above, you must also meet the following requirements:
Time after competitive appointment: Candidates applying under merit promotion must have completed three months of civilian service after a competitive appointment by the closing date of the announcement. (5 CFR 330.501)
Examples of qualifying experience include:
Ensuring the proper care and handling of resale grocery items.
Locating items for customers.
Rotating stock, stacking containers and participating in inventories.
Operating a computer system to calculate prices and label merchandise.
Arranging stock on shelves and in displays.
Education may not be substituted for experience.
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