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Meatcutting Worker

Defense Commissary Agency Kaneohe, HI
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Meatcutting Worker
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##### Department of Defense

Defense Commissary Agency

##### Defense Logistics Agency

Overview
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- ##### Open & closing dates

08/28/2019 to 09/09/2019

- ##### Service

Competitive

- ##### Pay scale & grade

WG 5

- ##### Salary

$21.76 to $25.39 per hour

- ##### Appointment type

Permanent

- ##### Work schedule

Part-Time

Location
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2 vacancies in the following location:

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Kaneohe, HI 2 vacancies

##### Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

##### Telework eligible

No

- Duties
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### Summary

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.

Learn more about this agency

### Responsibilities

- Assist journeyman meatcutters by performing the simpler tasks
when processing beef, pork, veal, and lamb into retail and ready
to eat cuts for sale to patrons.
- Tray, wrap, weigh, and price cuts using automatic or manual
wrapping machines.
- Ensure correct prices by referencing price lists.
- Replenish stock in display cases and rotate product to ensure
wholesomeness.
- Use, clean, maintain, and sharpen a variety of hand tools and
power equipment.
- Clean and sanitize work area to maintain required standards of
cleanliness and sanitation.



### Travel Required

Not required

##### Supervisory status

No

##### Promotion Potential

None

- #### Job family (Series)

7407 Meatcutting

- Requirements
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### Conditions of Employment

- Must be a US Citizen.
- Must apply by 11:59 EST on the closing date of vacancy.
- Work Schedule: Part-Time not to exceed 64 hours bi-weekly.
- Tour of Duty: Irregular Schedule including days, evenings,
nights, weekends and holidays.
- Permanent change of Station (PCS) Cost: ARE NOT Authorized.
- Position sensitivity: Non-Sensitive.
- Security Requirements: Not Applicable.
- Overtime: Occasionally.
- Temporary Duty (TDY) Travel: Not Required.
- Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Non-Exempt.
- Bargaining Unit Position: Yes.
- Drug Testing: Not Required.
- Physical Requirement: Walking and standing continuously while
working. Frequently lifting, pushing, and pulling pieces and
bulk boxes of meat weighing 50 to 100 pounds.
- Requirement: Works in areas where the temperature ranges from
minus 10 degrees to 50 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Obligated Position: No.
- Selective Service Requirement: All male applicants born after
December 31, 1959 must be registered with the selective service
system. Please visit http://www.sss.gov for more information.

### Qualifications

Per OPM Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations,
http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/x-118c/index.asp , the applicant's
experience, education and training must show enough knowledge,
skills and abilities to demonstrate the potential to successfully
perform the duties of the position. Under this system, how
applicants gained their skill and knowledge or the length of time
they have spent in a line of work are not as important as the fact
that they have the required ability or potential to do the job. This
job has one critical element, called the screen-out element (SOE).
Applicants who clearly fail to meet the lowest acceptable
requirements in the SOE will be related ineligible without further
review of their application.

**Volunteer Experience:** Your 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.

For qualifications determinations your resume must contain your
name, a description of your duties, 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.

**Examples of qualifying experience include:**
- Working in the retail meat department traying, wrapping and
weighing meat for sale to patrons.
- Cutting, trimming and boning meat.
- Using hand tools and operating powered meat cutting equipment.

### Education

Education may not be substituted for experience.

### Additional information

**REGARDING INTERVIEWS:** Interviews may be required for this
position. Accommodations may be made to conduct telephonic
interviews to preclude travel hardships for applicants.

**Re-employed 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. re-employed) unless The DoD criteria for
hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at
http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V300.pdf. the
vacant position meets the criteria in the Department of Defense
(DOD) policy on employment of annuitants issued December 10, 2008.

**Re-employed Annuitant:** This position does not meet criteria for
re-employed annuitant.

**Other Notes**:
- Individuals with Financial Difficulty:
https://hru.gov/Studio\_Recruitment/tools/Mythbuster\_on\_Federal\_Hiring\_Policies.pdf.
- 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.
- Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement upon
its closing.
- Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to
serve a two-year probationary period.

### How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
qualifications above.

**Specifically you will be evaluated on the following job
elements**:

- Work Practices
- Technical Practices
- Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc.
- Maintain Hand Tools
- Maintain Power Tools
- Dexterity and Safety
- Materials

**REVIEW OF APPLICATION DOCUMENTS**:To determine if you meet the
qualifications, requirements and quality of experience required for
this position, we review your resume, supporting documents and
responses to the questionnaire. The score you receive is a measure
of the degree to which your background matches the competencies
required.

Please follow all instructions carefully as errors or omissions may
affect your rating. The score you receive is a measure of the degree
to which your background matches the competencies required.

Based on the results of the evaluation process, we place those who
apply under delegated examining procedures in one of the following
quality categories:
**Best-Qualified**: Candidates who possess the type and quality of
experience that substantially exceeds the position's minimum
qualifications, including all selective placement factors and
appropriate quality ranking factors.
**Highly-Qualified**: Candidates who possess the type and quality of
experience that exceeds the position's minimum qualifications.
**Qualified**: Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications and
are proficient in some but not all of the position's requirements.
We send candidates in the Best-Qualified category to the hiring
manager for employment consideration first. We send candidates in
other categories to the hiring manager based on category rating
procedures.
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-information/competitive-hiring/\#url=Category-Rating
.

Veterans in the Best-Qualified category who (1) provide all
applicable and required documents (See the Required Documents
section for more information) and (2) meet all the position
requirements are referred before non-veteran candidates. If there
are no veterans in the Best-Qualified category meeting these
criteria, we refer non-veteran candidates for employment
consideration.

**Veterans Preference**: If you are entitled to veterans'
preference, you should indicate the type of veterans' preference you
are claiming on your resume. Your veterans' preference entitlement
will be verified by the employing agency. If you are entitled to
veterans' preference and qualified for the position, your name will
be placed above non-preference candidates on a list sent to the
hiring manager for employment consideration. Qualified veterans'
preference eligible with a service-connected disability of 10% or
more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category
depending on the position and grade level of the job. For
information on entitlement see
http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.

**Military Spouse Preference**: If you are entitled to military
spouse preference, in order to receive this preference you must
choose the spousal eligibility in your application package
referencing Military Spouse Preference (MSP). Your preference
entitlement will be verified by the employing agency. If you are
claiming military spouse preference and qualified for the position,
your name will be placed below preference eligible veteran
candidates and above non-preference candidates on a list sent to the
hiring manager for employment consideration. To claim Military
Spouse Preference (MSP) please complete the Military Spouse PPP
Self-Certification Checklist .

### Background checks and security clearance

##### Security clearance

Other

##### Drug test required

No

##### Position sensitivity and risk

Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

##### Trust determination process

Suitability/Fitness

- Required Documents
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**Application packages should include the following documents:**

- **Questionnaire:** Required
- **Transcripts:** Not Applicable.
- **Resume:** Required

\*\*To ensure full consideration of your experience and education we
encourage you to use the USAJOBS resume builder to prepare your
resume or to guide you in preparing your resume.

**For qualifications determinations your resume must contain the
following:**
- Applicant's full legal name and contact information.
- Description of your duties
- Beginning and ending dates (month/year) for each position.

Applicants who fail to provide the required information on their
resume will not receive consideration for this position.
See http://www.usajobs.gov/Content/pdfs/Tutorials-Resume for more
information.

If you are claiming Veterans' Preference, you must submit supporting
documents with your application package. These documents must
provide acceptable documentation to verify the type of preference
claimed (i.e. 5-point, 10-point, etc.) and the character of the
service (i.e. Honorable Discharge). A copy of your DD214,
"Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," showing your
Character of Service is required when claiming Veterans' Preference.
The member 4 copy of your DD214, "Certificate of Release or
Discharge from Active Duty," is preferable. If unable to verify
Character of Service, you will not receive veteran's preference.

If claiming 10-point preference, you will need to submit a Standard
Form 15, "Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference,"
http://www.opm.gov/Forms/pdf\_fill/SF15.pdf. If selected, additional
documentation may be required prior to appointment.

If claiming 10 point preference, you will need to submit a Veteran
Disability (VA) Letter. If you need assistance in obtaining a VA
Letter please visit
https://www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits/homepage.

If you are currently serving on active duty and expected to be
released or discharged within the next 120 days, you must submit
written documentation from the armed forces that certifies you are
expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in
the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days
from the date the written documentation is signed. If selected,
additional documentation may be required prior to appointment.

**Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs:** This program
applies to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a
Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal
service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no
longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you
must: 1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified
for the position; Well qualified is defined as possessing the type
and quality of experience that exceeds the positions minimum
qualifications. and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to
support your ICTAP eligibility. For more information:
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/
.
**If you are claiming Military Spouse Preference,** you must submit
supporting documents with your application package. These documents
must provide acceptable information to verify: you reside within the
commuting area of your sponsor's permanent duty station (PDS); proof
of marriage to the active duty sponsor, proof of military member's
active duty status, and other documentation required by the vacancy
announcement to which you are applying; and must meet all
pre-employment criteria and be eligible for immediate noncompetitive
appointment to a position in the competitive service.
**Documentation required:** Marriage Certificate or License, Signed
Self-Certification Checklist, Veterans' Preference documentation
(e.g., DD-214, VA Letter, Statement of Service, if applicable),
Transcripts (if applicable).
**Additional documentation required if previously held a federal
position:** SF-50s (e.g., LWOP, highest grade held, overseas
appointments, etc.), SF-75 Information, and documentation of
performance rating of record (dated within the last 12 months).

#### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution
recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be
credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the
attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting
institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this
vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may
affect the overall rating.

- Benefits
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A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a
comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your
family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to
make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal
benefits.

Review our benefits

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold
and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent.
Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific
benefits offered.

- How to Apply
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To apply for this position, you must complete the online application
and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents
section.

The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST)
on the 09/09/2019 to receive consideration.

To begin, click Apply Online to access an online application. Follow
the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting
documents. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account or
you may need to create a new account.

You will be taken to an online application. Complete the online
application, verify the required documentation, and submit the
application. You will receive an email notification when your
application has been received for the announcement.

To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS
account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login , select the
Application Status link and then select the More Information link
for this position. The Application Status page will display the
status of your application, the documentation received and
processed, and your responses submitted to the online application.
Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus
scan process.

**Military Spouse Preference:** If you are entitled to military
spouse preference, in order to receive this preference you must
choose the spousal eligibility in your application package
referencing MSP Military Spouse Preference. Your preference
entitlement will be verified by the employing agency. If you are
claiming military spouse preference and qualified for the position,
your name will be placed below preference eligible veteran
candidates and above non-preference candidates on a list sent to the
hiring manager for employment consideration. To claim Military
Spouse Preference (MSP) please complete the Military Spouse PPP
Self-Certification Checklist .

To preview the questionnaire, please go to
https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10586964.

### Agency contact information

### DeCA DE West Servicing Team

##### Phone

614-692-3917

##### Fax

614-693-1693

##### Email

DECADEWESTInquiries@dla.mil

##### Address

Defense Commissary Agency West
1300 E Avenue
Fort Lee, VA 23801-1800
US

Learn more about this agency

### Next steps

Once you successfully complete the application process, you will
receive a notification of receipt. Your application package will be
reviewed to ensure you meet the basic eligibility and qualification
requirements, and you will receive a notification. A review will be
made of your online questionnaire and the documentation you
submitted to support your responses. A list of qualified applicants
will be created and sent to the selecting official. All applicant
reviewed and/or referred will receive a notification letter. The
selecting official may choose to conduct interviews. Once the
selection is made, you will receive a notification of decision.


- Fair & Transparent
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The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent.
Please read the following guidance.

### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on
the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and
gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual
orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age,
membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental
status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

- Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job
applicants

### Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants
with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable
accommodation for any part of the application process should follow
the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part
of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the
hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable
accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work
environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an
individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties
or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide
reasonable accommodations when:

- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an
equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform
the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive
equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and
office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the
application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are
considered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations
or how to contact an agency.

#### Legal and regulatory guidance

- Financial suitability
- Social security number request
- Privacy Act
- Signature and false statements
- Selective Service
- New employee probationary period

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to
apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/544012900. Only resumes
submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed
at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Defense Commissary Agency

Address

Kaneohe, HI
USA