In accordance with the Group Coverage Qualifications Standards for the Administrative and Management Positions, http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/IORs/gs1100/1144.htm and http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-admin.asp, applicants applying at the GS-07 grade level must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 grade level OR one year of graduate level education or the qualifications for superior academic achievement OR a combination of education and experience by the closing date of this announcement.
Applicants applying at the GS-09 grade level must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade level OR a master's or equivalent graduate degree or two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D., if related OR a combination of education and experience by the closing date of this announcement.
In order for Wage System experience to be creditable, the experience must include at least 12 months as a Wage Leader (WL) or Wage Supervisor (WS). Holding a WL position for at least 12 months in a related occupation may qualify a candidate for grade levels up to the GS-7 grade level. Holding a WS position for 12 months in a 6914 or 7407 occupation may qualify a candidate for grade levels up to the GS-11 grade level.
Specialized experience includes: Managing a commissary store, supermarket, or similar type of commercial retail food store. Managing a department in a retail food store. Developing, interpreting, or applying policies, procedures, and operating standards for use in a retail food store. Planning, standardizing, or controlling operations in an assigned group of commercial retail food stores. Providing technical advice on merchandising and operational matters pertaining to grocery, meats, and produce, as well as front end operations. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
Appropriate education may be substituted for or combined with experience. This education must be from a college or university accredited by an organization approved by the U.S. Department of Education. See http://www.ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx.
To be creditable, education must be in a major field such as business administration, public administration, agricultural economics (food industry management), or other fields related to the position. The education must have equipped the applicant with the knowledge and ability to perform the work of the position. This would be evidenced by on-the-job training in food retail management or an internship or practicum in food retail management.
Transcripts must be provided if you are using education to qualify. Failure to provide transcripts will result in you being rated ineligible for this position. We accept unofficial transcripts, as long as they contain the applicants name, the name of the school, the date and degree that was awarded, and the list of classes and credits earned. Transcripts must be received by this office no later than 11:59PM EST on the closing date in order to be considered.
In addition to meeting the qualification outlined above, you must also meet the following requirements:
Time-In-Grade Requirement: Current or previous federal employees must have held a permanent appointment in the competitive or excepted service for a minimum of 52 weeks. To qualify for the GS-07 position, applicants must possess a minimum of 52 weeks at the GS-05 grade level (or equivalent) by the closing date of this announcement. To qualify for the GS-09 position, applicants must possess a minimum of 52 weeks at the GS-07 grade level (or equivalent) by the closing date of this announcement.
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 in order to be considered. (Regulation 5 CFR 330.501)
Conditions of Employment:
Work Schedule: Full Time
Tour of Duty: Irregular Schedule including nights, weekends and holidays
Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Costs: ARE Authorized
Position Sensitivity: Non-Critical Sensitive
Security Requirements: Not Applicable
Temporary Duty (TDY) Travel: Occasionally
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
Bargaining Unit Position: No
Drug Testing: Not Required
Physical Requirement: May require the applicant to work in unusual or extreme temperatures. Requires frequent lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying, and handling of products weighing up to 40 pounds unassisted; occasionally more than 40 pounds with assistance. Involves prolonged standing, stooping, kneeling, bending, and climbing.
Selective Service Requirement: All male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with the selective service system. Please visit https://www.sss.gov for more information.
Obligated Position: No
Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve a one-year probationary period.
Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve a one-year supervisory period.
Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement upon its closing for up to 90 days.
Applicants that have had a position change that involved a permanent change of station (PCS) move are deferred from referral consideration for a period of one year, unless the vacancy is within the local commuting area of the employee's current duty station.
This position is located at Miramar Commissary.
This position may be filled at the GS-07 or GS-09 grade level.
If selected at a grade below the target grade of the position, you may be noncompetitively promoted to the next higher grade when all statutory and regulatory requirements have been met, performance is satisfactory and promotion is recommended by the supervisor. Promotion is not guaranteed.
Deliberate attempts to falsify your application information, such as copying portions of this job announcement into your resume, may result in being removed from consideration for this position.
Overseas employees must submit most recent SF-50.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies:
Knowledge of commissary or retail grocery operations.
Ability to lead and/or supervise.
Skill in using automation equipment.
Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
Ability to meet and deal with diverse groups of people (employees and customers).
Knowledge of OSHA and DeCA safely and sanitation procedures.
Ability to make general mathematical computations.
REVIEW OF APPLICATION DOCUMENTS (FOR ALL APPLICANTS):
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. If, after this review, we determine that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience we can and will adjust your score to more accurately reflect your qualifications for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully as errors or omissions may affect your rating.
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 positions 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 positions minimum qualifications.
Qualified: Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications and are proficient in some but not all of the positions 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.
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 positions 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.