Job opening: Computer Assisted Ordering Technician
Salary: $18 - 23 per hour
Published at: Jul 11 2023
Employment Type: Part-time
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. .
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.
- Be a U.S. citizen or national. Applicants with a Permanent Resident Card are authorized to live and work in the U.S. but are not eligible for employment in positions requiring U.S. citizenship. If selected, proof of citizenship is required.
- Meet minimum age requirement. See the Additional Information section for more information.
- Males born after 12-31-1959 must be registered with or exempt from Selective Service.
- Appointment is subject to successful verification of identity and employment eligibility through E-Verify. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, at https://www.e-verify.gov/.
- Appointment is subject to a favorable suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation. New federal employees will be fingerprinted.
- Be able to obtain and maintain clearance eligibility based on the appropriate background investigation.
- May be subject to a probationary/trial period.
- Have salary paid through direct deposit.
- Meet the physical requirements identified in the Qualifications section.
You must meet the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) qualifications for series 1101 and additional requirements by the announcement closing date. Your resume (and/or transcript if necessary) must clearly show that you have the qualifications described below. You can use experience, education, or a combination of the two to qualify.
Experience: One (1) year of specialized 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.
Education: Four (4) full years of successfully completed education above high school at an accredited business, secretarial, technical school, junior college, college, or university. Transcripts are required if relying on education, in whole or in part, to qualify. See Required Documents for more information.
Combination of experience and education: To calculate the combination, divide your total months of experience by 12, then divide your semester hours by 60 and add the two percentages. If the total is 100%, you meet the minimum qualifications through a combination of experience and education.
Examples of qualifying experience include:
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.
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) 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.
As part of the online application process, you will respond to a series of questions designed to evaluate your level of experience in the position's competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics).
Automated Ordering SystemsCommunicationMinimum Qualifications GS-05 (Specialized Experience)Operational Practices
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Nonexempt
Bargaining Unit Status: Covered
Obligated Position: No
Reemployed Annuitants Considered: No, DoD criteria not met.
Work environment: A significant amount of work is performed in the warehouse which is often drafty, and noisy and special precautions must be used while working around material handling equipment. The work environment involves moderate risks or discomforts which require special safety precautions.
Recruitment/Relocation Incentives Offered: No
Telework eligible: No
Remote work eligible: No
. When using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to qualify, 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 that a U.S. accredited college or university has given full credit for the foreign courses. You must include a copy of the letter containing the results of the equivalency evaluation with a course by course listing in your application package
- Address Defense Commissary Agency East
1300 E Avenue
Fort Gregg-Adams, VA 22380
- Name: DeCA DE East Servicing Team
- Phone: 614-692-3911
- Email: [email protected]