Meatcutting Worker

Washington D.C.
Apr 25, 2018
Apr 25, 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: Part Time 48 hours biweekly
  • Tour of Duty: Irregular schedule including days, 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: Walks and stands continuously while working. Frequently lifts, pushes, and pulls pieces and bulk boxes of meat weighing 50 to 100 pounds.
  • Obligated Position: No
  • Per OPM Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations, , the applicant's experience, 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 include:
    - 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.

    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.


    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.

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs: This program applies to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. 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.

    Those selected for this position must submit a completed and signed OF-306 Declaration of Federal Employment. You may complete and submit this form with your application and other supporting documents, if you choose.

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

    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.

    Specifically you will be evaluated on the following job elements:
    - Ability to do the work of a Meatcutting Worker without more than normal supervision (SOE).
    - Work practices.
    - Technical practices.
    - Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, etc.
    - Ability to use and maintain hand tools.
    - Dexterity and safety.
    - Knowledge of materials.

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