The foundation for success of the Defense Commissary Agency
mission is our people. It is DeCA's goal to have a workforce that
is comprised of our nation's diverse cultures and backgrounds. DeCA
operates a worldwide commissary system that provides quality
grocery products to active duty military personnel and retirees,
members of the Reserve and National Guard, and their families, as
well as current DeCA employees. The agency employs over 15,000
people and its annual sales exceed $4 billion.
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- 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
1101 General Business And Industry
Conditions of Employment
- Must be a United States Citizen
- Application materials must be received by 11:59 EST On the
- Work Schedule: Part Time, Not to Exceed 64 hours bi-weekly
- Tour of Duty: Irregular Schedule including nights, weekends,
- Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Costs: ARE NOT
- 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: Ability to frequently lift, push, pull,
carry and handle items weighing between 30 and 40 pounds without
- 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 https://www.sss.gov/ for more
In accordance with the Group Coverage Qualification Standards
for Clerical and Administrative Support Positions,
To qualify for this position you must possess one year of
general experience General experience is described as progressively
responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates ability
to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform
the duties of the position to be filled.
Two years successfully completed education above high school
from a college or university accredited by an organization approved
by the U.S. Department of Education (https://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/)
and in an appropriate field of study as described elsewhere in this
A combination of experience and education equaling 100% of the
Additional information is available in the Group Coverage
Volunteer Experience: Your experience refers to paid and unpaid
experience, including volunteer work done through a National
Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other
organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious,
spiritual, community, student, and 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.
For qualifications determinations your resume must contain your
name, a description of your duties, the number of hours worked per
week and the beginning and ending dates (month/year) for each
position. Resumes that do not contain this information will be
marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration
for this position.
In addition to meeting the qualifications outlined above, you
must also meet the following requirements:
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)
If you are relying on education to qualify, then:
- Your education must be from a college or university accredited
by an organization approved by the U.S. Department of Education.
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- Failure to provide transcripts will result in you being rated
ineligible for this position. We accept unofficial transcripts for
the application process, as long as they contain your name, the
name of the school, the date and degree awarded, and the list of
classes and credits earned. Transcripts must be received by this
office no later than 11:59 PM EST on the closing date in order to
- If selected, an official transcript MUST be received before an
Entrance of Duty date is set.