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Defense Commissary Agency Computer Assisted Ordering Technician in Silver Spring, Maryland

Summary Serves as a Computer Assisted Ordering Technician in a commissary store at a Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) facility. The primary purpose of this position is maintain accurate perpetual inventory balance on hand (BOH) levels which in turn determines optimum ordering quantities and ensures product availability for patrons. . Responsibilities 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 Read the entire announcement before starting the application process. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Your resume and supporting documents must show that you possess (A) 1 year equivalent to at least GS-4, OR (B) 4 full years of successfully completed education above high school that was complete in an accredited business, secretarial, technical school, junior college, college or university, OR (C) a combination of experience and education that equals 100% of the qualification requirements. To compute the percentage of experience and education you have that meets the qualification requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours by 60. Add the two percentages. General experience is progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates the ability to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of this position. 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. Examples of qualifying experience: Include experience using hand held terminals to gather data necessary to update and adjust inventory; experience ensuring optimal shelf space allocation for available stock; ordering product; and/or maintaining a perpetual inventory. Physical requirements: (1) 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. (2) Must be able to lift items up to 40 lbs without assistance. Physical exertion such as long periods of standing, bending, lifting, carrying and reaching while searching for stock and replenishing shelves is required. You will attest to your ability to perform these physical requirements in the Questionnaire. See the OPM Qualification Standards for more information. This position is covered under Clerical and Administrative Support Positions. You must also meet the following requirements by the announcement closing date: Current and former federal employees in either the competitive or excepted service and current federal employees applying under VEOA eligibility are subject to time-in-grade. You must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade level to be eligible for promotion. You must submit SF50s with your application package to verify you held the next lower grade level for at least 52 weeks. You may need to submit two (2) or more SF50s. Examples of appropriate SF 50s include Promotion, Reg WRI, and SF 50s effective more than 52 weeks ago. The next lower grade level for this position is GS-04. Current civilian employees must have completed at least 90 days of federal civilian service since their latest nontemporary appointment from a competitive referral certificate, known as time after competitive appointment. For this requirement, a competitive appointment is one where you applied to and were appointed from an announcement open to "All US Citizens." Education Education used to qualify for this position must be from an accredited school or educational institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and a copy of your transcript is required as part of your application package. For the application process, unofficial transcripts are acceptable if they contain the applicant's name, the name of the school, the date and degree that was awarded, and the list of classes and credits earned. Failure to provide transcripts will result in you being rated ineligible for this position. If selected, you must provide an official transcript before we set your entrance on duty date. Foreign Education. If using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show a private organization specializing in interpreting foreign education programs has deemed the foreign education equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program or show that a U.S. accredited college or university has given full credit for the foreign courses. Additional Information Applicants with a Permanent Resident Card (aka Green Card) are authorized to live and work in the U.S. but are not eligible for employment in positions requiring U.S. citizenship. This position requires U.S. citizenship. The minimum age requirement is generally 18 years of age. 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. Subject to occasional overtime. Position is nonexempt from Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Position is covered by a bargaining unit. Position is not obligated. Financial Difficulty does not automatically remove you from consideration for a position. Position does not meet the DoD criteria for re-employing former Federal employees who retired under either the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) or the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). 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.