Meatcutter

Defense Commissary Agency | March AFB, CA

Posted Date 11/22/2022
Description You are responsible for the completeness and accuracy of your application package. We encourage you to read the entire announcement before starting the application process. Qualifications and requirements must be met by the announcement closing date.

This recruitment is subject to restrictions of the DoD referral system for displaced employees and category rating procedures.

Additional positions may be filled from this announcement.Serves as a Meatcutter in a Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) location. The primary purpose of this position is to perform a full range of meatcutting tasks associated with processing beef, pork, veal, and lamb into retail and ready-to-eat cuts for sale to patrons.

Position responsibilities include:
  • Performs a full range of meat cutting tasks associated with processing beef, pork, veal and lamb into retail and ready-to-eat cuts for sale to patrons.
  • Advises patrons of storage life, temperature requirements, thawing times and proper cooking procedures of meat and meat products.
  • Ensures all sanitation requirements for meat preparation areas are met.
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 experience include:
  • Preparing ready-to-eat cuts and special orders such as crown roasts.
  • Using hand tools and operating powered meat cutting equipment.
  • Cleaning and sanitizing meat cutting tools, equipment and work areas to maintain required standards.

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