Defense Commissary Agency Secretary (Office Automation) in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Summary 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. Responsibilities This is a developmental position. Work assignments are progressively complex and intended to broaden your skills and provide you with practical experience to prepare you to perform at the target grade level. Maintains a filing system, reviews correspondence for spelling and grammar, receives mail, maintains the store director's appointment calendar and serves as the forms manager. Serves as the personnel liaison between the commissary and Human Resources Service Provider (HRSP) by generating requests, monitoring status and resolving employee personnel actions. Performs in-processing functions for all new hires and reviews in-processing forms for accuracy and completeness. Serves as the payroll liaison between the commissary and the Customer Service Representatives (CSR) to resolve payroll issues. Procures, issues, controls, and disposes of supplies and equipment required for store operations. Maintains the property accounting register relating to supplies and equipment procured for the commissary. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications 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 Four year of education above high school 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. 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. In addition to meeting the qualifications outlined above, you must also meet the following requirements: Time after competitive appointment: Candidates applying under merit promotion must have completed three months of civilian service after a competitive appointment by the closing date of the announcement. (5 CFR 330.501) Time-in-Grade: Current or previous federal employees must have held a permanent appointment in the competitive or excepted service for a minimum of 52 weeks at the GS-04 (or equivalent) level to be eligible for the position by the closing date of the announcement. Examples of specialized experience include: Performing administrative or clerical duties such as preparing correspondence, maintaining a filing system, and keeping an appointment calendar. Working with personnel and payroll related actions. Completing supply-related duties. Education 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. Additional Information 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: Individual with Financial Difficulty: https://hru.gov/Studio_Recruitment/tools/Mythbuster_on_Federal_Hiring_Policies.pdf. 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. Position is being filled at the GS-05 level. If selected at a grade below the target grade of the position, you may be non-competitively promoted to the next higher grade when all statutory and regulatory requirement have been met, performance is satisfactory, and when recommended by the supervisor. Promotion is not guaranteed. Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve a Two Year probationary period. Typing proficiency required. If you are selected for this position you may be asked to submit the OF-306 Declaration for Federal Employment.