Washington D.C.
Mar 22, 2018
Mar 22, 2018
Full Time

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

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • 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 bi-weekly
  • 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: Non-Sensitive
  • Overtime: Occasionally
  • Temporary Duty (TDY) Travel: Occasionally
  • Fair Labor Standards Act: (FLSA): Non-Exempt
  • Bargaining Unit Position: Yes
  • Drug Testing: Not Required
  • Physical Requirement: Continous standing, bending or stooping, moving of arms to fill shelves, counters and to build displays. Frequently lifts or moves heavy boxes or crates weighing up to 50lbs. Occasionally, lifts items weighing over 50lbs.
  • Obligated Position: No
  • Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement upon its closing for up to 90 days.
  • 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.
  • Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve a two-year probationary period.
  • Overseas Employees: DeCA employees working overseas MUST submit copies of your latest SF-50, showing your current grade and salary and Tenure Status.
  • Optional form 306 (OF-306): If you are selected for this position you may be asked to submit the OF-306 declaration for Federal Employment.
  • Per OPM Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations, , 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:
    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.

    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)

    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

    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.

    MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE: You are required to submit a copy of your most recent SF-50 and a copy of your Military sponsor's PCS orders. Information for claiming Military Spouse Preference may be found at the link below.

    Additional required supporting documentation: Required documents vary based on the authority under which you are applying (i.e. current permanent Federal employee, military spouse, Schedule A, etc.). See for more information.

    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

    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.

    We will review your resume and supporting documents, to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and evaluate your relevant work experiences as it relates to fundamental competencies, identified as required for this position.

    Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies:
    Ability to perform the duties of a Store Worker without more than normal supervision. (SOE).
    Work Practices
    Technical Practice
    Interpret instructions, specifications, etc.
    Dexterity and Safety

    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.

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