Meatcutter Supervisor

Fort Meade, Maryland
Jan 27, 2022
Feb 03, 2022
Full Time

Serves as the Meatcutter Supervisr in a Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) location. The primary purpose of this position is to Serve as supervisor of the Meat Department..

Position responsibilities include:
  • Plans, organizes and directs the meat department operations.
  • Supervises and provides direction to subordinate employees within the department.
  • Ensures workload requirements are met to include establishing prices for all meat products sold.
  • Inspects equipment and checks temperature level regularly.
  • Conducts frequent inspections of work areas to ensure regulatory compliance with sanitary and safety policies.
  • Maintains production record and reports.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. National.
  • Must meet minimum age requirement. See the Additional Information section for more information.
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with the Selective Service System or exempt from registration. See for more information.
  • Appointment is subject to successful E-Verify check. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, at
  • Appointment is subject to a suitability or fitness determination, based on a completed background investigation.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain appropriate security clearance eligibility based on appropriate background investigation.
  • May be subject to a two year probationary/trial period.
  • May be subject to one year supervisory probationary period.
  • Direct deposit of pay is required.
  • Work environment: Works in cold temperatures of 50 degrees or less. Subject to substantial temperature changes in performance of duties inside and outside chill rooms.
  • Work environment: Occasionally exposed to temperatures as low as minus 10 degrees or colder when transferring items to and from freezer rooms. Cold weather clothing, protective equipment, and special clothes are provided
  • Work environment: Subject to cuts and injuries from knives, power cutting saws and blades, and danger of falling on wet, slippery floors. Subject to irregular tour of duty. May have to work overtime and weekends.
  • Physical requirements: Walking and standing continuously while working. Frequently lifts, pushes, and pulls boxes of primal or subprimal meat weighing 25 pounds or more.


By the announcement closing date, your resume and supporting documents must show that you meet the qualifications. Per the OPM Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations , how you gained the skill and/or knowledge or the length of time you have spent in this line of work is not as important as what you can do and that you have the required ability or potential to successfully perform the duties of this position. Your resume should show your specific knowledge, skill, and abilities for this position in relation to each of the elements being measured. See the How You Will Be Evaluated section of this announcement for the job elements and the Required Documents section for information regarding resume requirements.

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.

Examples of qualifying experience: Processing beef, pork, veal and lamb into varying types and size of steaks and roasts to include special order crown roast into retail and ready to eat cuts . Using tools common to the trade to include handsaws, bone dusters, electric saws, meat tenderizers, slicers, and grinders. Leading and instructing subordinates in specific tasks and job techniques. Monitoring employees work schedule, performance, conduct and training needs


You may not use education to qualify for this position.

Additional information

  • We encourage you to review the Safer Federal Workplace information regarding COVID-19.
  • To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to E.O. 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.
  • Applicants with a Permanent Resident Card (aka Green Card) are authorized to live and work in the U.S. but are not eligible for employment in positions requiring U.S. citizenship. This position requires U.S. citizenship.
  • The minimum age requirement is generally 18 years of age. Employing those under 18 may be possible under certain circumstances. If under 18 years of age, ensure you provide documentation showing how you are eligible.
  • Subject to occasional overtime.
  • Position is exempt from Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
  • Position is not covered by a bargaining unit.
  • Position is not obligated.
  • Financial Difficulty does not automatically remove you from consideration for a position.
  • Position does not meet the DoD criteria for re-employing former Federal employees who retired under either the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) or the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS).
  • 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.

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