Defense Commissary Agency Store Associate in Port Hueneme, California

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.

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.
Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • Incumbent may be subject to travel for staff assistance visits, training, and or special workshops/projects. Travel may be government or commercial means.
Relocation Authorized
  • No

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

See the Group Coverage Qualification Standards for Clerical and Administrative Support Positions, http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-cler.asp. To qualify for this position, applicants must possess: Applicants must possess at least one year general experience or have two years of education beyond the high school level or have a combination of qualifying experience and education.

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. This job has one critical element, called the screen-out element (SOE). If you clearly fail to meet the lowest acceptable requirements (2 points) in the SOE you will be rated ineligible without further review of your application.

When relying on education to qualify for this position (1) you must provide your transcripts and (2) your 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. Failing to submit your transcripts will result in you being rated ineligible for this position. We accept unofficial transcripts as long as they contain your name, the school's name, the date and degree awarded, and the list of classes and credits earned. Transcripts must be received by this office no later than 11:59PM EST on the Monday, July 10, 2017 in order to be considered.

Conditions of Employment: Work Schedule: Part Time 64 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: 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: May be exposed to differences in temperatures in storing or obtaining items in refrigerated rooms. There is a danger of minor injuries such as cuts, scrapes, bruises, heat sealer burns, and slipping on wet floors. 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:

  • Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve a two-year probationary period
  • 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.
  • If you are selected for this position you will be asked to submit the OF-306, Declaration for Federal Employment. This form may be submitted with your application and other supporting documents.
  • This announcement establishes an applicant pool from which vacancies may be filled up to 90 days after the closing date.
Security Clearance

Q - Nonsensitive

Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

After completing the online questionnaire, you will receive an email acknowledging your submission was successful. Approximately 90-120 days following the closing date of the announcement, you will receive a notice of rating with the final disposition of your application.

To Check the status of your application, please refer to Application Manager at http://apllicationmanager.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.

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 (http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V300.pdf). This position does not meet the criteria 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/472375700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Salary Range: $15.85 to $20.60 / Per Hour

Series & Grade: GS-1101-04/04

Promotion Potential: 04

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: United States Citizens

Control Number: 472375700

Job Announcement Number: DECA-17-1973329-DE