Meat Department Manager

Defense Commissary Agency | March AFB, CA

Posted Date 9/19/2022
Description Serves as Meat Department Manager with responsibility to order, receive, cut/process, store, display, price, and account for all meat products purchased for resale.Position responsibilities include:
  • Serving as Manager of the Meat Department in a commissary store.
  • Ordering, receiving, storing, cutting/processing, pricing, displaying and accounting for all meat products purchases for resale.
  • Directing all department activities and providing administrative and technical supervision for department employees.
In accordance with the current CCP Manual, applicants are responsible for the completeness and accuracy of their application/resume and must follow the instructions in the vacancy announcement in order to receive consideration. We encourage you to read the entire announcement before starting the application process.

By 11:59 ET on the announcement closing date, you must meet qualifications, conditions of employment, and other stated requirements, and submit a complete resume and all applicable required documents and select at least one eligibility that applies to you. When choosing your eligibility or eligibilities, carefully read the explanation as it will identify additional documents you must submit with your application package to prove you meet that eligibility. All submitted documents must be legible. Illegible documents may result in you being marked ineligible. Additionally, failure to meet qualifications and/or requirements, submit a complete resume, submit required documents, or select an eligibility applicable to you will result in you being ineligible for this position. Applicants who disqualify themselves receive no further consideration.
Your resume and supporting documents must show that you meet the qualifications (below) for the grade level or levels for which you are applying. When using education to qualify, the education must have equipped you with the knowledge and ability to perform the work of the position, as evidenced by on-the-job-training in food retail management or an internship or practicum in food retail management.

For GS-8: (A) one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-6 grade level or equivalent to at least GS-6 under other Federal service pay systems, private sector, or military, OR (B) one and one-half years of graduate level education with major study in business administration, public administration, agricultural economics (food industry management), or other fields related to the position, OR (C) a combination of experience and education that equals 100% of the qualification requirements.

Specialized experience is demonstrated knowledge of retail procurement and distribution methods; principles, procedures, and techniques of retail food merchandising and retail food store management; and developments in commercial retail food store items, equipment, and practices. Examples of creditable qualifying specialized experience include:
-Managing a commissary store, supermarket, or similar type of commercial retail food store.
-Managing a department in a retail food store.
-Planning, standardizing, or controlling operations in an assigned group of retail food stores.
-Developing, interpreting, or applying policies, procedures, and operating standards for use in a retail food store.
-Providing technical advice on merchandising and operational matters pertaining to grocery, meats, and produce supplies, as well as front-end operations.

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.

See the Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Administrative and Management Positions and Individual Occupational Requirement for the Commissary Management Series for more information about qualifications and/or combining experience and education to meet the minimum qualifications.

By the announcement closing date you must also meet the following requirements:
-Time-in-grade applies to the promotion of current and former federal employees who hold or have held a permanent GS position in either the competitive or excepted service in the previous 52 weeks. Generally, you must serve at least 52 weeks at the next lower grade level to be considered for promotion. See the Required Documents section for information about the documents to include in your application package to show you meet time-in-grade.
-Time after competitive appointment. Current federal civilian employees must have completed at least 90 days of federal civilian service since their latest non-temporary appointment from a competitive referral certificate. For this requirement, a competitive appointment is one where you applied to and were appointed from an announcement open to "All US Citizens."

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