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Meatcutting Worker

Company: Defense Commissary Agency
Location: Hampton
Posted on: September 9, 2023

Job Description:

Summary Serves as the Meatcutting Worker in a Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) location. The primary purpose of this position is to Assist full performance meatcutters by performing the simpler tasks when processing beef, pork, veal, and lamb into retail and ready-to-eat cuts for sale to patrons.. Responsibilities Position responsibilities include: Assist journeyman meat cutters 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 rotates product to ensure wholesomeness. Use, clean, maintain, and sharpens a variety of hand tools and power equipment. Clean and sanitize 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) Works is areas where the temperature ranges from minus 10 degrees to 50 degrees Fahrenheit. (2) Walks and stands continuously while working. Frequently lifts, pushes, and pulls pieces and bulk boxes of meatweighing 50 to 100 pounds. Hand trucks and dollies are available and used to move heavy items. 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: Dexterity and Safety Hand Tool Use and Maintenance Interpret instructions, specifications, etc. Materials Power Tool Use and Maintenance Screen-Out Element (SOE) Technical Practices Work Practices Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Non Exempt Bargaining Unit Status: Covered Obligated Position: No Reemployed Annuitants Considered: No, DoD criteria not met. Work environment: Works in an area where the temperature does not exceed 50 degrees Fahrenheit. Majority of work is performed in areas which are well lighted and ventilated. Occasionally exposed to temperatures as low as minus 10 degrees Fahrenheit when transferring items to and from freezer rooms. Cold weather clothing, protective equipment, and special clothes (metal mesh apron, gloves, safety shoes, etc.) are provided. Subject to cuts and injuries from knives and power equipment and danger of falling on wet, slippery floors. Subject to injury from lifting heavy objects. May occasionally work outdoors in receiving meat products. Recruitment/Relocation Incentives Offered: No Telework eligible: No Remote work eligible: No Education You may not use education to qualify for this position. Additional Information Executive Order 12564 requires a Federal workplace 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 when 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. 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 display of a salary range on this announcement does not suggest or convey an entitlement to a higher rate of pay. 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 appointed to a Department of Defense (DoD) civilian position within 180 days of their retirement date require a waiver before starting work. 5 United States Code 3326 The following may result in a rating of ineligible. Ineligible applicants receive no consideration. Submitting an incomplete application package, such as missing documents, illegible documents, and/or missing information necessary to determine qualifications and eligibility. A resume reflecting part-time (PT)/full-time (FT) or nothing rather than the number of hours worked per week (e.g., 40, 30, 20, etc.) is 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. Should you receive a tentative job offer, be aware such offers are automatically withdrawn if you fail to (1) record an acceptance or declination by the response date provided in the offer notice and/or (2) meet any pre-employment requirements, including a scheduled appointment. If you receive a job offer, use a computer to submit your response rather than a mobile/cell phone.

Keywords: Defense Commissary Agency, Hampton , Meatcutting Worker, Other , Hampton, Virginia

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