Meatcutting Worker

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Langley AFB, Virginia
Posted
May 28, 2022
Closes
Jun 02, 2022
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Serves as the Meatcutting Worker in a Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) location. The primary purpose of this position is to assist full performance meatcutters by performing the simpler tasks when processing beef, pork, veal, and lamb into retail and ready-to-eat cuts for sale to patrons. .

Position responsibilities include:
  • Assists journeyman meatcutters by performing the simpler tasks when processing beef, pork, veal, and lamb into retail and ready to eat cuts for sale to patrons.
  • Trays, wraps, weighs, and prices cuts using automatic or manual wrapping machines.
  • Ensures correct prices by referencing price lists.
  • Replenishes stock in display cases and rotates product to ensure wholesomeness.
  • Uses, cleans, maintains, and sharpens a variety of hand tools and power equipment.
  • Cleans and sanitizes work area to maintain required standards of cleanliness and sanitation.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. National.
  • Must meet minimum age requirement. See the Additional Information section for more information.
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with the Selective Service System by the announcement closing date or exempt from registration.
  • May be subject to successful E-Verify check. See more information at https://www.e-verify.gov/.
  • May be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, based on a completed background investigation.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance eligibility based on an appropriate background investigation.
  • May be subject to a two year probationary/trial period.
  • Direct Deposit of pay required.
  • Physical Requirements: Walking and standing continuously while working. Frequently lifting, pushing and pulling pieces and bulk boxes of meat weighing 50 to 100 pounds.


Qualifications

By the announcement closing date, your resume and supporting documents must show that you meet the qualifications. Per the OPM Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations , how you gained the skill and/or knowledge or the length of time you have spent in this line of work is not as important as what you can do and that you have the required ability or potential to successfully perform the duties of this position. Your resume should show your specific knowledge, skill, and abilities for this position in relation to each of the elements being measured. See the How You Will Be Evaluated section of this announcement for the job elements and the Required Documents section for information regarding resume requirements.

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.

Examples of qualifying experience:
  • Working in the retail meat department traying, wrapping and weighing meat for sale to patrons.
  • Cutting, trimming and boning meat.
  • Using hand tools and operating powered meat cutting equipment.

By the announcement closing date current civilian employees must have completed at least 90 days of federal civilian service since their latest non-temporary appointment from a competitive referral certificate, known as time after competitive appointment . For this requirement, a competitive appointment is one where you applied to and were appointed from an announcement open to "All US Citizens."

Education

You may not use education to qualify.

Additional information

  • We encourage you to review the Safer Federal Workplace information regarding COVID-19.
  • To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to E.O. 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.
  • Applicants with a Permanent Resident Card (aka Green Card) are authorized to live and work in the U.S. but are not eligible for employment in positions requiring U.S. citizenship. This position requires U.S. citizenship.
  • The minimum age requirement is generally 18 years of age. Employing those under 18 may be possible under certain circumstances. If under 18 years of age, ensure you provide documentation showing how you are eligible.
  • Subject to occasional overtime.
  • Position is non-exempt from Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
  • Position is covered by a bargaining unit.
  • Position is not obligated.
  • Financial Difficulty does not automatically remove you from consideration for a position.
  • Position does not meet the DoD criteria for re-employing former Federal employees who retired under either the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) or the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS).
  • 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.


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