Assistant Grocery Department Manager

6 days left

Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Mar 16, 2018
Mar 24, 2018
Full Time

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

Relocation expenses reimbursed No


Conditions of Employment
Must be a US Citizen
Must apply by 11:59 EST on the closing date of vacancy
Work Schedule: Full Time
Tour of Duty: Irregular Schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays
Permanent change of Station (PCS) Cost: Are Authorized
Position sensitivity: Non-Critical Sensitive
Security Requirements: Not Applicable
Overtime: Occasionally
Temporary Duty (TDY) Travel: Occasionally
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
Bargaining Unit Position: No
Drug Testing: Not Required
Physical Requirement: Continuously walk, stand, bend, stoop, stretch and reach as well as frequently lift or move heavy boxes or crates weighing up to 40 pounds unassisted.
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 for more information.
Mobility Agreement: Selectee will be required to sign a mobility agreement as a condition of employment.

Other Notes:
- Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve a one-year supervisory probationary period.

- 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 that have had a position change that involved a permanent change of station (PCS) move are deferred from referral consideration for a period of one year, unless the vacancy is within the local commuting area of the employee's current duty station.

- Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement upon its closing.

Overseas Employees: DeCA employees working overseas MUST submit copies of your latest SF-50, showing your grade and salary.

In accordance with the Group Coverage Qualifications Standards for Administrative and Management Positions and IOR requirement for the Commissary Management Series,, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-08 grade level OR two and one half years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, OR LL.B. or J.D., if related, OR a combination of education and experience by the closing date of this announcement.

Examples of Specialized experience include: Manage a commissary store, supermarket, or similar type of commercial retail food store. Manage a department in a retail food store, Developing, interpreting, or applying policies, procedures, and operating standards for use in a retail food store. Plan, standardize, or control operations in an assigned group of commercial retail food stores. Provide technical advice on merchandising and operational matters pertaining to grocery, meats, and produce, as well as front end operations.

In addition to meeting the qualifications outlined above, you must also meet the following requirements:

Time-in-Grade: Current or previous federal employees must have held a permanent appointment in the competitive or excepted service for a minimum of 52 weeks at the GS-08(or equivalent) level to be eligible for the position by the closing date of the announcement.

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.

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 for more information.

To be creditable, education must be in a major field such as business administration, public administration, agricultural economics (food industry management), or other fields related to the position. The education must have equipped the applicant with the knowledge and ability to perform the work of the position. This would be evidenced by on-the-job training in food retail management or an internship or practicum in food retail management.

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.

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.

Individual with Financial Difficulty

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 fo 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:
- Commissary Operations
- Supervision
- Merchandising
- Conflict Resolution
- Customer Service
- Safety Procedures

To determine your qualifications, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the questions. The score you receive is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the competencies required. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully as errors or omissions may affect your rating.

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