Store Associate

Defense Commissary Agency | March AFB, CA

Posted Date 10/04/2021
Description This announcement gathers applications from those seeking consideration to fill a Store Associate position in one or more of the listed commissary store locations. As vacancies occur in the 90-day period after this announcement closes, and in accordance with category rating procedures, applicants evaluated as qualified and appointable, and who submit all required documents are referred to hiring managers for selection consideration.

Serves as a Store Associate working either independently or as part of a team in any assigned retail area of a commissary store within the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) system. Work involves performing the full range of standard Store Associate assignments and resolving recurring problems. Typical assignments depend on the individual store and store management requirements.

Position responsibilities include:
  • Assisting customers by answering questions such as item price or location, and handling bulky/heavy items.
  • Operating an electronic checkout system to record unit price, total customer purchase, and make change.
  • Performing a variety of duties in handling, preparing and maintaining stock levels of grocery and produce items.
  • Reviewing stock levels and gathering inventory data in order to maintain the Computer Assisted Ordering (CAO) system.
  • Preparing and maintaining a variety of documents to order commissary items, reconcile invoices and submit requisitions.
  • Maintaining security, safety, and sanitation practices and procedures.

The General Schedule (GS) Base Salary Table was used to identify the salary range appearing at the beginning of this announcement. Actual salaries depend on the location selected. Refer to Salary Tables to locate salaries for a specific location.

You are responsible for the completeness and accuracy of your application package. All submitted documents must be legible. Failure to meet qualifications, requirements and/or conditions of employment or to submit a complete resume and required documents may result in you being ineligible for this position. Ineligible applicants receive no further consideration. We encourage you to read the entire announcement before starting the application process and to follow all instructions.Your resume and supporting documents must show that you possess (A) 1 year of general experience, OR (B) 2 full years of successfully completed education above high school that was complete in an accredited business, secretarial, technical school, junior college, college or university, OR (C) a combination of experience and education that equals 100% of the qualification requirements. To compute the percentage of experience and education you have that meets the qualification requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours by 60. Add the two percentages. General experience is progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates the ability to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of this position.

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 Clerical and Administrative Support Positions for more information.

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