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Defense Commissary Agency Meatcutting Worker in Air Force Academy, Colorado

Summary Meatcutting Workers assist full performance meatcutters by performing simpler tasks when processing beef, pork, veal, and lamb into retail and ready to eat cuts for sale to patrons Responsibilities Assists 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. Trays, wraps, weighs, and prices cuts using automatic or manual wrapping machines. Ensures correct prices by referencing price lists. Replenishes stock in display cases and rotates product to ensure wholesomeness. Uses, cleans, maintains, and sharpens a variety of hand tools and power equipment. Cleans and sanitizes work area to maintain required standards of cleanliness and sanitation. Read the entire announcement before starting the application process. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications You must meet qualifications and requirements by the closing date. Per the OPM Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations, how you gained the skill and/or knowledge or the length of time you have spent in this line of work is not as important as what you can do and that you have the required ability or potential to successfully perform the duties of this position. Your resume should show your specific knowledge, skill, and abilities for this position in relation to each of the elements being measured. Examples of qualifying experience: 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. You will receive credit for all relevant qualifying experience (paid and unpaid), 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). Physical requirements: (1) Walking and standing continuously while working. (2) Frequently lifting, pushing, and pieces and bulk boxes of meat weighing 50 to 100 pounds. (3) Works in areas where the temperature ranges from minus 10 degrees to 50 degrees Fahrenheit. You will attest to your ability to perform these physical requirements in the Questionnaire As part of the online application process, you will respond to a series of questions designed to evaluate what you can do against what the work requires (job element method). This job has one critical element, called the screen-out element (SOE). The SOE addresses the critical knowledge, skill, and abilities essential to satisfactory job performance. Applicants who clearly fail to meet the lowest acceptable requirement in the SOE are rated ineligible and receive no further consideration. The job elements for this job are: Work Practices (includes keeping things neat, clean and in order) Technical Practice Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (other than blueprints) Ability to use and maintain hand tools Ability to use and maintain power tools Dexterity and Safety Knowledge of Materials Education You may not use education to qualify for this position. Additional Information Executive Order 12564 requires a federal workplace to be free of illegal drugs and prohibits the use of illegal drugs both on and off duty by federal employees. As a reminder, marijuana is still classified as an illegal drug by the Federal government and is prohibited for use by Federal employees even if such use is legal in the state where the Federal employee resides and/or works. The Defense Commissary Agency is a Drug-Free Federal Workplace where the use of illegal drugs will not be tolerated and may result in penalties up to and including removal from Federal service. The display of a salary range on this announcement does not suggest or convey an entitlement to a higher rate of pay. Upon first appointment to a civilian position in the Federal government, you are entitled only to the lowest step (Step 1) of the grade for which selected. The minimum age requirement is generally 18 years. Employing those under 18 may be possible under certain circumstances. If under 18 years of age, ensure you provide documentation showing how you are eligible. Applicants with financial difficulty are not automatically removed from consideration. Selectees are required to complete an online onboarding process. Retired military service members cannot be appointed to a Department of Defense (DoD) civilian position within 180 days of their retirement date. 5 United States Code 3326. PCS Not Authorized. The following may result in a rating of ineligible. Ineligible applicants receive no consideration. Submitting an incomplete application package may result in your not being considered for this position. Your resume must reflect that you are either Part-Time with the number of hours listed, Full Time, or 40 hours per week as your work schedule. If you fail to provide this information in your resume, your resume will be considered as incomplete. Submitting encrypted documents or uploading Adobe portfolio documents. Submitting any document that contains a photo or image of you. Including social media links, inappropriate material or content, classified or government sensitive information, or personal information such as age, gender, race, religion, or social security number on your resume. Overstating your qualifications and/or experience in your application materials or questionnaire responses. Deliberately attempting to falsify your application information, such as copying portions of this announcement into your resume. Appointment Eligibility Criteria. You choose how you wish to be considered for this position by selecting one or more of the eligibilities listed in the Assessment Questionnaire AND providing the supporting documents for the selected eligibility/eligibilities. Required documents are listed in the eligibility description. You are responsible for providing the documents required to prove you can be considered for the selected eligibility/eligibilities. HR does not select or change your eligibility/eligibilities for you, regardless of the supporting documents you submit. You are considered ONLY for the eligibility or eligibilities you select and for which you provide all required supporting documents. You will not be considered if you do not select an eligibility. If you have questions about which eligibility/eligibilities apply to you, contact the HR POC listed on this announcement.