STORE ASSOCIATE

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Oct 18, 2017
Closes
Oct 18, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

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.

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TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must apply by 11:59 EST on the closing date of vacancy
  • Conditions of Employment:
    Work Schedule: Part Time Not to exceed 64 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
    Overtime: Occasionally
    Temporary Duty (TDY) Travel: Occasionally
    Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Non-Exempt
    Bargaining Unit Position: Yes
    Drug Testing: Not Required
    Physical Requirement: Frequently lift, push, pull, carry and handle items weighing up to 40 pounds without assistance.
    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.
    Obligated Position: No

    Other Notes:

    Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement upon its closing for up to 90 days.

    This announcement may be used to fill Additional vacancies.

    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.


    To qualify for this position, applicants must possess at least one year general experience or have two years of education beyond the high school level or have a combination of qualifying experience and education.
    General experience is progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of Store Associate.

    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. This allows you to track your progress to a complete application package using the "My Application Packages" checklist and status displays. Your application package status must be complete by 10/17/2017~

    Appropriate education may be substituted for or combined with experience. This education must be from a college or university accredited by an organization approved by the U.S. Department of Education. See http://www.ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx for more information.
    Transcripts must be provided if you are using education to qualify. 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 degree that was awarded, and the list of classes and credits earned. Transcripts must be received by this office no later than 11:59PM EST on the closing date in order to be considered.

    REGARDING INTERVIEWS: Interviews may be required for this position. Accommodations may be made to conduct telephonic interviews to preclude travel hardships for applicants.

    Re-employed Annuitant: This position Does not meet criteria for re-employed annuitant. The DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at:
    http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V300.pdf

    Re-employed 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 (i.e. re-employed) unless the vacant position meets the criteria in the Department of Defense (DOD) policy on employment of annuitants issued December 10, 2008.

    "Re-employed 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.

    If you are using part-time work to qualify for this position, be sure your resume reflects the beginning and ending dates of your employment and the number of hours you worked per week.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Specifically you will be evaluated on the following Competencies:
    Clerical and Administrative
    Communication
    Customer Service
    Electronic Checkout System
    Grocery Operations
    Safety and Housekeeping

    REVIEW OF APPLICATION DOCUMENTS (FOR ALL APPLICANTS):
    To determine if you meet the qualifications, requirements and quality of experience required for this position, we review your resume, supporting documents and responses to the questionnaire. The score you receive is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the competencies required.

    If, after this review, we determine that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience we can and will adjust your score to more accurately reflect your qualifications for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully as errors or omissions may affect your rating. Based on the results of the evaluation process, we place those who apply under delegated examining procedures in one of the following quality categories:

    Best-Qualified: Candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that substantially exceeds the position's minimum qualifications, including all selective placement factors and appropriate quality ranking factors.

    Highly-Qualified: Candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that exceeds the position's minimum qualifications.

    Qualified: Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications and are proficient in some but not all of the position's requirements.

    We send candidates in the Best-Qualified category to the hiring manager for employment consideration first. We send candidates in other categories to the hiring manager based on category rating procedures.

    https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-information/competitive-hiring/#url=Category-Rating

    Veterans in the Best-Qualified category who (1) provide all applicable and required documents (See the Required Documents section for more information) and (2) meet all the positions' requirements are referred before non-veteran candidates. If there are no veterans in the Best-Qualified category meeting these criteria, we refer non-veteran candidates for employment consideration.

    Veterans Preference: If you are entitled to veterans preference, you should indicate the type of veterans' preference you are claiming on your resume. Your veterans' preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency. If you are entitled to veterans' preference and qualified for the position, your name will be placed above non-preference candidates on a list sent to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Qualified veterans' preference eligible with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category depending on the position and grade level of the job. For information on entitlement see http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.

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