Student Trainee- Store Associate (Pathways Intern) Eastern US

Defense Commissary Agency
Fort Detrick, MD
Mar 20, 2017
Mar 21, 2017
Full Time
Defense Commissary Agency Many vacancies in the following locations: * Fort Detrick, MD * Patuxent River, MD * Fort Buchanan, PR * Dahlgren, VA * Fort Belvoir, VA More Locations (2) Work Schedule is Full Time - Internships NTE 09/30/2017 Opened Tuesday 2/21/2017 (25 day(s) ago) ** Closes Friday 4/14/2017 (27 day(s) away) ## Job Overview Summary **This is a temporary appointment not to exceed September 30, 2017, with the earliest employment start date of April 16, 2017.** **The cutoff date for this announcement is March 20, 2017.** The foundation for success of the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) mission is our people. It is DeCA's goal to have a workforce that is representative of the nation's 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 $6 billion. Duties As a Student Trainee (Store Associate), you will actively participate in on-the-job training and progressively challenging assignments that relate to your academic program, career goals, and the needs of the agency. * Assist customers answering questions such as item price or location and handling bulky/ heavy items. * Operate an electronic checkout system to record unit price, total customer purchase and make correct change. * Perform a variety of duties in handling, preparing and maintaining stock levels of grocery and produce items. * Review stock levels and gather inventory data in order to maintain the Computer Assisted Ordering (CAO) system. * Prepare and maintain a variety of documents to order commissary items, reconcile invoices and submit requisitions. * Maintain security, safety and sanitation practices and procedures. Travel Required * Not Required Relocation Authorized * No ## Job Requirements Key Requirements * Must be a United States citizen or Permanent Resident. * Application materials must be received by 11:59PM EST on the closing date. Qualifications **If you apply between February 21, 2017 - March 20, 2017, you must meet all eligibility and qualification requirements by March 20, 2017 (cut-off date).** **If you apply between March 21, 2017 - April 14, 2017, you must meet all eligibility and qualification requirements by April 14, 2017 (closing date of announcement).** **Minimum Qualification:** In accordance with the Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Schedule D, Pathway Internship Positions ,, applicants must possess 1 academic year of post-high school education by cut-off date or the closing date of this announcement. **Education Requirement:** One academic year of undergraduate education is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours, or the equivalent in an accredited college or university. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the US Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualification. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcripts in order to receive credit for that education. **Transcripts must be provided by the cut-off date or closing date of the announcement. Failure to provide transcripts will result in you being rated ineligible for this position. We accept unofficial transcripts, as long as they contain the applicant's name, the name of the school, the date and the list of classes and credits earned. If you provide an unofficial transcript at the time of application and you are selected, you must provide official transcripts prior to your appointment. Your educational institution can send official transcripts to DHRC-DDECAHR@DLA.MIL or 614-692-7835 (fax).** **Eligibility Requirement:** In addition to meeting the qualifications above, you must also meet the following eligibility requirements by cut-off date or the closing date of this announcement: * Must be a US Citizen or lawfully admitted to the United States as a permanent resident or otherwise authorized to be employed. * Education enrollment MUST be at least half-time basis as defined by your educational institution. * Must be enrolled (or accepted for enrollment) in an accredited educational intuition. * Must be at least 16 years of age. * Must have at least a 2.0 grade point average at the time of appointment and throughout the duration of the internship. This announcement establishes a register of eligible applicants to be considered for this announcement. The first list of eligible applicants will be pulled for referral on March 21, 2017. Eligibility requirements must be met by cut-off date or the closing date of this announcement, depending on when you apply. For additional Information: **Conditions of Employment:** * Work Schedule: Full Time * 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 * Overtime: Occasionally * Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Non-Exempt * Bargaining Unit Position: Yes; however some locations may be excluded * Drug Testing: Not Required * Physical Requirement: Work involves frequent lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying, and handling of items weighing up to 40 pounds without assistance. Work also involves prolonged standing, stooping, kneeling, bending, and climbing. * 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 for more information. * Obligated Position: No **Other Notes:** * We accept applications continuously during the open period of this announcement. * **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.** The selected candidate must sign a written Pathways Intern Participant Agreement which outlines the following information: Intern's Responsibilities: * Provide proof of enrollment as necessary * Notify the agency of any change in your enrollment status, and/or work schedule * Adhere to an established work schedule * Adhere to the Intern Program requirements * Participate in agency training classes or programs * Perform successfully the assigned duties listed in your position description * Observe all workplace rules. Security Clearance Q - Nonsensitive ## Additional Information What To Expect Next Once you successfully complete the application process, you will receive a notification of receipt. Your application package will be reviewed to ensure you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements, and you will receive a notification. A review will be made of your online questionnaire and the documentation you submitted to support your responses. A list of qualified applicants will be created and sent to the selecting official. All applicant reviewed and/or referred will receive a notification letter. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews. Once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of decision. In order to check your application status, you must go under your application manager account at BENEFITS The federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. You may explore the major benefits offered to most federal employees at Other Information **REGARDING INTERVIEWS**: Interviews may be required for this position. Accommodations may be made to conduct telephonic interviews to preclude travel hardships for applicants. **Reemployed Annuitant:** This position does not meet criteria for re-employed annuitant. The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at: -V300.pdf **Reemployed Annuitant:** A former Federal employee who has retired under either the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) or Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) is an Annuitant. An annuitant cannot be hired (ie reemployed) unless the vacant position meets the criteria in the Department of Defense (DOD) policy on employment of annuitants issued December 10, 2008. "Reemployed Annuitant: Does Not Meet Criteria" the vacancy does not meet the criteria for appointment of annuitants (irrespective of eligibility or qualifications). Annuitant applicants are advised, in accordance with DoD Policy, that further consideration for the vacancy is not permitted. **Individual with Financial Difficulty** *Salary Range:* $12.53 to $13.84 / Per Hour *Series & Grade:* GS-1199-03/03 *Promotion Potential:* 03 *Supervisory Status:* No *Who May Apply:* Student/Internship program eligibles (Current Students who are enrolled, or accepted for enrollment, on at least a half-time basis in an accredited educational institution). *Control Number:* 464438000 *Job Announcement Number:* DECA-17-F-1915787-DE

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