Store Associate

Department of Defense Kaneohe, HI
* Duties

Help Duties 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.

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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 procedures.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


* Job family (Series)

1101 General Business And Industry

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* Must be a United States Citizen

* Application materials must be received by 11:59 EST On the closing date.

* Work Schedule: part-time 64 hours biweekly

* Tour of Duty: Irregular Schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays

* Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Costs:Not Authorized

* 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:Frequently lift, push, pull, carry and handle items weighing between 30 and 40 pounds

* Obligated Position: No

* Cost Of Living Allowance : Yes



In accordance with the Group Coverage Qualification Standards for Clerical and Administrative Support Positions, applicants must possess the following:

Applicants must possess at least one year general experience OR have two years of education beyond the high school level that has been completed in an accredited business, secretarial, technical school, junior college, college or university of have a combination of qualifying experience and education.

In addition to meeting the qualifications outlined above, you must also meet the following requirements:

Examples of General Experience:

Progressively responsible clerical office, or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of a Store Associate.

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 CFR330.501)

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.


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