Defense Commissary Agency Store Associate in Fort Polk, Louisiana

Job Overview

Job Overview
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.

Employees Serviced by DLA: Civilian Federal employees who receive human resources servicing through the Defense Logistics Agency DO NOT need to submit supporting documentation if applying through merit promotion. Your record in Electronic Official Personnel Folder (eOPF) will be used to verify your eligibility. It is your responsibility to ensure the required documents are in your eOPF for verification purposes. If your documents are not in eOPF, you must submit them to the announcement you are applying for at time of application. Failure to submit all of the documents on time will result in automatic disqualification.

All current and former Federal employees must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 showing your tenure, grade and step, and type of position occupied (i.e., Excepted or Competitive).

Duties

•Assist customers answering questions such as item price or location and handling bulky/ heavy items. •Operate an electronic checkout system to record unit price, total customer purchase and make correct change. •Perform a variety of duties in handling, preparing and maintaining stock levels of grocery and produce items. •Review stock levels and gather inventory data in order to maintain the Computer Assisted Ordering (CAO) system. •Prepare and maintain a variety of documents to order commissary items, reconcile invoices and submit requisitions. •Maintain security, safety and sanitation practices and procedures.

Supervisory Status

No

Promotion Potential

04

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Who May Apply
This job is open to…

Current and appointable DeCA employees in the Fort Polk Commissary

Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Must be a United States Citizen
  • Application materials must be received by 11:59PM EST on the closing date.
Qualifications

In accordance with the Group Coverage Qualifications Standards for Clerical and Administrative Support Positions, http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/group-stds/gs-cler.asp, applicants must possess one year general experience OR two years of education above the high school level OR a qualifying combination of experience and education by the closing date of this announcement. 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. 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. 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)

Conditions of Employment: •Work Schedule: Part Time not to exceed 64 hours biweekly •Tour of Duty: Irregular Schedule including days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays •Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Costs: ARE NOT Authorized •Position Sensitivity: Non-Sensitive •Security Requirements: Not Applicable •Overtime: Occasionally •Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Non-Exempt •Bargaining Unit Position: Yes •Drug Testing: Not Required •Physical Requirement: Work involves frequent lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying, and handling of commissary products weighing up to 40 pounds without assistance. The work also involves prolonged standing, stooping, kneeling, bending, and climbing. •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. •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.

Security Clearance

Q - Nonsensitive

Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Once you successfully complete the application process, you will receive a notification of receipt. Your application package will be reviewed to ensure you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements, and you will receive a notification. A review will be made of your online questionnaire and the documentation you submitted to support your responses. A list of qualified applicants will be created and sent to the selecting official. All applicant reviewed and/or referred will receive a notification letter. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews. Once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of decision.

To check the status of your application, please refer to Application Manager at http://applicationmanager.gov.

BENEFITS

The federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. You may explore the major benefits offered to most federal employees at https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/PayandBenefits

Other Information

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

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

Reemployed 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. reemployed) unless the vacant position meets the criteria in the Department of Defense (DOD) policy on employment of annuitants issued December 10, 2008. "Reemployed 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.

Individual with Financial Difficultyhttps://hru.gov/StudioRecruitment/tools/MythbusteronFederalHiringPolicies.pdf

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.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/476879100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 2017-08-11 to 2017-08-21

Salary: $14.07 to $18.28 / per hour

Pay scale & grade: GS 04

Series: 1101 General Business And Industry

Appointment type: Agency Employees Only

Work schedule: Part Time 64 hours

Job announcement number: DECA-17-1991613-MP

Control number: 476879100