Defense Commissary Agency Computer Assisted Ordering Technician in Charleston AFB, South Carolina
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.
Maintains the Computer Assisted Ordering (CAO) system with current, accurate data to ensure optimal order quantities are calculated necessary to sustain customer demands. Uses radio-frequency hand-held terminals to gather data necessary to update and adjust inventory. Records and updates Balance on Hand (BOH) data; maintains perpetual inventory and audits credits. Performs daily inventory audit of items not-in-stock and overwrite items. Evaluates stock levels of all CAO categories daily by physically reviewing the storage and display shelf locations, shippers and warehouse. Interfaces with all levels of management and deals directly with commercial distributor/vendor stocking representatives on issues affecting CAO. Work may be performed in the freeze and chill boxes exposing incumbent to extremes in temperature. Must be able to wear any/all protective clothing provided, such as freezer gear.
Conditions of Employment
In accordance with the Group Coverage Qualification Standards for Clerical and Administrative Support Positions, http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-cler.asp.applications : To qualify for this position you must possess One year of specialized experience equivalent to GS-04 grade level that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) to perform successfully the duties of the position, and is directly in or related to this position. To be creditable, specialized experience must be at GS-04 or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military, or private sector. OR 4 years above high school of education from a college or university accredited by an organization approved by the U.S. Department of Education (https://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/) and in an appropriate field of study as described elsewhere in this announcement. OR A combination of experience and education equaling 100% of the qualifications. Additional information is available in the Group Coverage Qualifications Standards. Examples of specialized experience include: Using hand-held terminals to gather date necessary to update and adjust inventory. Experience ensuring optimal shelf space allocation for available stock. Ordering product; maintaining perpetual inventory. Volunteer Experience: Your experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, and 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, the number of hours worked per week 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.
If you are relying on education to qualify, then: Your education must be from a college or university accredited by an organization approved by the U.S. Department of Education. See https://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/ for more information. Failure to provide transcripts will result in you being rated ineligible for this position. We accept unofficial transcripts for the application process, as long as they contain your name, the name of the school, the date and degree awarded, and the list of classes and credits earned. Transcripts must be received by this office no later than 11:59 PM EST on the closing date in order to be considered. If selected, an official transcript MUST be received before an Entrance of Duty date is set.
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 vacant position meets the criteria in the Department of Defense (DOD) policy on employment of annuitants issued December 10, 2008. The DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V300.pdf. Re-employed Annuitant: This position does not meet criteria for re-employed annuitant.
Other Notes: 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. Financial Difficulty - https://chcoc.gov/sites/default/files/Mythbuster_on_Federal_Hiring_Policies_0.pdf