This announcement gathers applications from those seeking consideration to fill a Sales Store Checker position at the Charleston NWS Commissary 1797 Red Bank Rd, Goose Creek, SC 29445. As vacancies occur in the 90-day period after this announcement closes, and in accordance with category rating procedures, applicants evaluated as qualified and appointable, and who submit all required documents are referred to hiring managers for selection consideration.
Serves as a Sales Store Checker in a commissary store at a Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) facility. The primary purpose of this position is to operate a cash register scanning system to check out items and to receive payment for purchases made in a DeCA commissary.
Position responsibilities include:
- Operating an electronic checkout system, making change, and verifying the change fund and amount of currency received during an assigned shift.
- Managing change machines and ensuring proper amounts of cash and coins are available.
- Assisting customers by answering questions concerning prices, identification, and location of items.
- Counting cash and negotiable instruments to prepare an accountability report.
- Managing the self-checkout registers assisting customers in the correct processing of their purchases.
- Changing register tape, and clearing routine equipment and scanning jams on registers.
Your consideration depends on you following all the instructions in this job announcement and completing the entire application process. We encourage you to read the entire announcement before starting the application process. By 11:59PM ET on the announcement closing date, you must meet qualifications, conditions of employment, and other stated requirements, and submit a complete resume and all applicable required documents and select at least one eligibility that applies to you. When choosing your eligibility or eligibilities, carefully read the explanation at it may contain an instruction to provide additional documents with your application package to prove you meet that eligibility. All submitted documents must be legible. Illegible documents may result in you being marked ineligible. Additionally, failure to meet qualifications and/or requirements, submit a complete resume, submit required documents, or select an eligibility applicable to you will result in you being ineligible. Applicants who disqualify themselves receive no further consideration.
Job family (Series)
2091 Sales Store Clerical
Conditions of Employment
By the announcement closing date, you must meet the citizenship, age, Selective Service registration, and physical requirements.
- Must be a U.S. citizen.
- Must meet minimum age requirement. See the Additional Information section for more information.
- Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with the Selective Service System or exempt from registration. See https://www.sss.gov/ for more information.
- Physical requirements are: (1) Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time. (2) Ability to lift up to 25 pounds independently and occasionally over 25 pounds with assistance.
- Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, based on a completed background investigation.
By the announcement closing date, your resume and supporting documents must show that you meet the qualifications (below).
To meet the minimum qualifications for this position you must possess (1) 6 months of general experience, OR (2) one full year of education above high school, OR (3) a combination of experience and education that equals 100% of the qualification requirements. 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. See the Group Coverage Qualification Standards for Clerical and Administrative Support Positions for more information on qualifications and/or combining experience and education to meet the minimum qualifications.
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.
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 as long as 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.
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.
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).
Two-year probationary/trial period may be required.
Direct deposit of pay is required.
Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is not authorized.
Position is not obligated.
Position is not exempt from Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Position has an irregular tour of duty including nights, weekends, and holidays.
Position may be subject to occasional overtime.
Bargaining unit status varies by location.
Selections are subject to restrictions resulting from the DoD referral system for displaced employees.
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.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
You will be evaluated on the following competencies:
Operating a cash register, Store Operations and Communication.
Application Review. We review your resume, required and supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire to confirm your appointment eligibility, determine your qualifications, verify you meet the position requirements, and adjudicate any claimed preference (e.g., veterans', military spouse) or priority (e.g., ICTAP). If your application package lacks any of the information necessary to make these determinations, or the information is illegible, you may be ineligible for consideration. The score you receive is a measure of how well your background matches the required competencies and it determines the quality category to which you are assigned. The quality categories are:
Best Qualified -Candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that substantially exceeds the position's 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 position's minimum qualifications.
Qualified- Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications and are proficient in some but not all of the position's requirements.
Candidates in the best qualified category are referred to hiring managers before candidates in other categories. Within the best qualified category, candidates are referred in the following order: adjudicated veterans' preference candidates with 10-point preference, adjudicated veterans' preference candidates with other than 10-point preference, military spouse preference candidates, and candidates with no preference.
Neither preference nor priority entitles you to a Federal job. You must apply, meet the qualification standards and all additional requirements, and submit all necessary documents. Military spouses must be in the best qualified group in order to receive the military spouse preference.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). This program applies to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria AND 2) be rated well-qualified for the position AND 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. Well-qualified means you possess the type and quality of experience that exceeds the position's minimum qualifications. See the Required Documents section of this announcement for more information.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk
Trust determination process
Submit a complete application package. To receive consideration, your complete application package, including supporting documents, must be submitted by 11:59 PM ET on 06/08/2020. All submitted documents must be legible. Illegible documents may result in you not being considered for the position.
Required. Your resume must contain your full legal name and contact information. Additionally, for each position, you must provide the beginning and ending dates (month and year), number of hours worked per week, and a narrative description of the job duties you performed. This information is required for us to determine your qualifications for the position. Resumes without the required information will not be considered. We encourage you to use the USAJOBS resume builder to prepare your resume or guide you in preparing your resume. If you submit multiple resumes, we only review/use the last resume you submitted. Do NOT include photographs (or links to social media such as LinkedIn), inappropriate material, inappropriate content, or personal information such as age, gender, religion, social security number, etc., on your resume.
Required when using education to qualify for this position. For the application process, unofficial transcripts are acceptable as long as they contain the applicant's name, the name of the school, the date and degree awarded, and the list of classes and credits earned. Failure to provide transcripts will result in you being rating ineligible for this position. If selected, you are required to provide an official transcript before we set your entrance on duty date.
4. Supporting Documents:
As applicable. See below and information within the explanation of the eligibility or eligibilities you select.
Claiming Veterans' Preference. Your application package must include a copy of your DD214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, showing the character of service. The Member 4 copy provides this information and is preferred. Additionally, if you are claiming veterans' preference under the following circumstances,
10-point preference requires a Standard Form (SF) 15, Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference, AND the required documentation identified on the form. If your claim for 10-point preference is based on a service-connected disability of 10% or more as determined by the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA), you must include a copy of your VA letter (dated 1991 or later) certifying the service-connected disability of 10% or more.
Future military retirees must include a copy of their terminal leave request, if applicable, AND (1) a copy of their retirement DD214 [Member 4 copy] OR (2) a certification document* OR (3) a copy of their retirement letter.
Future military separatees must include a copy of their terminal leave request, if applicable, AND (1) a copy of their most recent DD214 [Member 4 copy] OR (2) a certification document* OR (3) a copy of their most recent active duty orders.
Notes for those claiming veterans' preference:
- A written document from the armed forces certifying the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certificate is signed. The certification must be on letterhead signed by the adjutant, personnel officer, unit commander or higher headquarters and include your rank, dates of active duty service, type of discharge, character of service, and, if applicable, the date your terminal leave begins. This document is sometimes called a Statement of Service.
1. Active duty military members who are selected may not be appointed to a position unless on terminal leave or already separated.
2. You are required to provide your final DD214 upon issuance, if it was not part of your application package.
3. Within the DoD, appointment of retired military members to a civilian position within 180 days immediately after retirement is subject to the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 3326.
Claiming Military Spouse Preference. You must be the spouse of an active duty member of the armed forces, and your application package must include the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist AND proof of marriage to the military service member (e.g., marriage certificate, marriage license), AND a copy of the military member's PCS orders.
Claiming ICTAP eligibility. Your application package must include a copy of your agency-specific ICTAP eligibility notice or a copy of your separation personnel action form AND a copy of your most recent performance appraisal AND a copy of your most recent SF 50 or agency notification of personnel action showing your current position, grade level, and duty location. Separation personnel actions do not include a certificate/notice of expected separation.
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This job is open to
Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.