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Position Title:Supply Store Associate-Oceana

Job Close Date: 05/20/2016

Job Type Detail: Full time salaried.

Hiring Range: $26,329.00-$31,872.00/year.

Location: Virginia Beach

Position Number: IS190

Type of Recruitment: DBVI and general public

Job Description:
Perform stock clerk, cashier and customer service duties utilizing an automated point-of-sale system. Responsibilities may include cash register operation; providing customer services and assistance with special orders; receiving merchandise; stocking shelves; quality assurance; material movement; other duties in support of the operation of the base supply store.

Minimum Qualifications:
Excellent customer service, interpersonal and verbal communication skills; Familiarity with Microsoft Windows operating system and Microsoft Office software. Ability to perform duties independently without direct supervision and able to lift up to 50 pounds.

Preferred Qualifications: General warehousing and/or retail experience.

Special Requirements: Must be able to obtain federal security clearance for base access.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Virginia Industries for the Blind accepts only fully completed applications for all employment opportunities. The application is located at http://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov/. Resumes may not be substituted for State applications. Computers are available at public libraries, Virginia Employment Commission offices. Reasonable accommodations for the application processes are available upon request to persons with disabilities per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 804-726-1919 for assistance. Minorities, people with disabilities, veterans, and alumni of Peace Corps and AmeriCorps, including Teach for America are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

Application Submission:
Please complete a Commonwealth of Virginia State application at jobs.virginia.gov and fax the signed copy to Diana Chappell at (757) 491-2607. Applications may also be emailed to Diana.Chappell@vibonline.org Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on the cutoff date.


Position Title: VIB Associate/ Supply Store Associate Pentagon

Job Close Date: 05/20/2016

Job Type Detail: Full-Time Salaried (non-classified)

Hiring Range: $23,912.00 - $31,872.00/year

Location: Pentagon

Position Number: IS172

Type of Recruitment: DBVI and general public

Job Description: Perform stock clerk, cashier and customer service duties utilizing an automated point-of-sale system. Responsibilities may include cash register operation; providing customer service and assistance with special orders; receiving merchandise; stocking shelves; quality assurance; material movement; other duties in support of the operation of the Base Supply Store.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of high school education or equivalent required
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills, familiarity with internet, Microsoft Windows operating system and Microsoft Office software
  • Ability to perform duties independently without direct supervision
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and stand up to 8 hours

Preferred Qualifications: General warehousing and/or retail experience

Special Requirements: Must be able to pass a background investigation to obtain a DOD access pass.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Virginia Industries for the Blind accepts only fully completed applications for all employment opportunities. The application is located at http://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov/. Resumes may not be substituted for State applications. Computers are available at public libraries, Virginia Employment Commission offices. Reasonable accommodations for the application processes are available upon request to persons with disabilities per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 804-726-1919 for assistance. Minorities, people with disabilities, veterans, and alumni of Peace Corps and AmeriCorps, including Teach for America are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

Application Submission:
Please complete a Commonwealth of Virginia State application at jobs.virginia.gov and FAX the signed copy to Jamie Warner at (703)614-8674. Applications may also be emailed to Jamie Warner at Jamie.warner@vibonline.org. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on the cutoff date.


Position Title: Mattress Seamstress II-C

Job Close Date: 06/03/2016

Job Type Detail: Full time with benefits, non-classified.

Hiring Range: $16,604.00 - $27,740.00/year

Location: Charlottesville Plant

Position Number: IC024

Type of Recruitment: DBVI and general public

Job Description: Assemble, prepare and complete various textile products for production. Operate industrial sewing machines and curtain producing equipment, keeping produced items within required tolerances. Check in-process products for quality defects to ensure all completed product meets 100% quality standards. Work with supervisor/team leader to coordinate production with delivery schedules. Assist in the storage of new materials, finished products as needed. Pack and prepare goods for shipment. Assist in inventory counts of finished products and raw materials. Perform other work related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Strong interpersonal verbal and written communications skills. Ability to read and interpret written job paperwork and schedules. Ability to operate industrial sewing machines and equipment. Ability to lift up to 30 lbs. on a repetitive basis. Ability to stand and work for long periods of time. Desire to learn and ability to work as part of a team.

Special Requirements: n/a

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Virginia Industries for the Blind accepts only fully completed applications for all employment opportunities. The application is located at http://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov/. Resumes may not be substituted for State applications. Computers are available at public libraries, Virginia Employment Commission offices. Reasonable accommodations for the application processes are available upon request to persons with disabilities per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 804-726-1919 for assistance. Minorities, people with disabilities, veterans, and alumni of Peace Corps and AmeriCorps, including Teach for America are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

Application Submission:
Please complete a Commonwealth of Virginia State application at jobs.virginia.gov and FAX the signed copy to Pat Thomas at (434) 977-0122. Applications may also be emailed to Pat.Thomas@dbvi.virginia.gov. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on the cutoff date.


Position Title: Assistant Store Manager-DSCR

Job Close Date: 06/03/2016

Job Type Detail: Full time salaried (non-classified)

Hiring Range: $25,459.00 - $36,260.00/year

Location: Richmond, VA

Position Number: IS001

Type of Recruitment: DBVI and general public

Job Description: Operate a VIB office products store for Federal Government and Military Customers. Perform retail store functions to include administrative, inventory management, receiving, special orders, point-of-sale, stocking, and excellent customer service. Additional responsibilities may include training and back-up support to the Manager.

Minimum Qualifications: Demonstrated problem-solving and excellent customer service skills. Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills. Proficient computer skills, familiarity with internet, Microsoft Windows operating system and Microsoft Office software. Ability to perform duties independently without direct supervision. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and stand up to 8 hours. General warehousing and/or retail experience. Proficient with adaptive technology.

Preferred Qualifications: High School graduate preferred.

Special Requirements: Must be able to pass a background investigation for base access.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Virginia Industries for the Blind accepts only fully completed applications for all employment opportunities. The application is located at http://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov/. Resumes may not be substituted for State applications. Computers are available at public libraries, Virginia Employment Commission offices. Reasonable accommodations for the application processes are available upon request to persons with disabilities per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 804-726-1919 for assistance. Minorities, people with disabilities, veterans, and alumni of Peace Corps and AmeriCorps, including Teach for America are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

Application Submission:
Please complete a Commonwealth of Virginia State application at jobs.virginia.gov and FAX the signed copy to Helen Millner at (804) 862-6233. Applications may also be emailed to todd.armstrong@vibonline.org. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on the cutoff date.


Position Title: Supply Store Associate NOVA Float/Mark Center

Job Close Date: 06/03/2016

Job Type Detail: Full time salaried (non-classified)

Hiring Range: $23,912.00 - $31,872.00/year

Location: Alexandria

Position Number: IS172

Type of Recruitment: DBVI and general public

Job Description: Perform stock clerk, cashier and customer service duties utilizing an automated point-of-sale system. Responsibilities may include cash register operation; providing customer service and assistance with special orders; receiving merchandise; stocking shelves; quality assurance; material movement; other duties in support of the operation of the Base Supply Store.

Minimum Qualifications: Minimum of high school education or equivalent required. Demonstrated problem-solving and excellent customer service skills. Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills. Proficient computer skills, familiarity with internet, Microsoft Windows operating system and Microsoft Office software. Ability to perform duties independently without direct supervision. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and stand up to 8 hours.

Preferred Qualifications: General warehousing and/or retail experience.

Special Requirements:Must be able to pass a background investigation to obtain a DOD access pass.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Virginia Industries for the Blind accepts only fully completed applications for all employment opportunities. The application is located at http://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov/. Resumes may not be substituted for State applications. Computers are available at public libraries, Virginia Employment Commission offices. Reasonable accommodations for the application processes are available upon request to persons with disabilities per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 804-726-1919 for assistance. Minorities, people with disabilities, veterans, and alumni of Peace Corps and AmeriCorps, including Teach for America are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

Application Submission:
Please complete a Commonwealth of Virginia State application at jobs.virginia.gov and FAX the signed copy to Jamie Warner at (703) 614-8674. Applications may also be emailed to Jamie.Warner@vibonline.org. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on the cutoff date.


Position Title: Contract Closeout Specialist

Job Close Date: Open until filled.

Job Type Detail: Full-Time Salaried (non-classified)

Hiring Range: $34,760.00 - $49,864.00/year

Location: Chester

Position Number: Multiple positions available

Type of Recruitment: DBVI and general public

Job Description: The primary duties of this position require the individual to perform contract management support administrative functions in the review and close-out of government contracts. Contract Specialists perform the closeout of contracts and delivery orders above the simplified acquisition threshold.

Minimum Qualifications: Candidate must be highly proficient using adaptive technology with ability to use MS office, Word, Excel and Access. Exceptional accuracy required. Working knowledge of office practices and procedures, proper grammar, spelling and punctuation. Must be able to exercise independent judgment and decision making. Ability to perform duties without direct supervision, following verbal and written instructions.

Preferred Qualifications: College degree or equivalent work experience with a minimum of 24 business credit hours.

Special Requirements: Employment is contingent upon passing federal NAC background check. This is a government program which requires candidates to be a US Citizen. Must be accepted into NIB CMS training and complete designated Defense Acquisition University coursework.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Virginia Industries for the Blind accepts only fully completed applications for all employment opportunities. The application is located at http://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov/. Resumes may not be substituted for State applications. Computers are available at public libraries, Virginia Employment Commission offices. Reasonable accommodations for the application processes are available upon request to persons with disabilities per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 804-726-1919 for assistance. Minorities, people with disabilities, veterans, and alumni of Peace Corps and AmeriCorps, including Teach for America are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

Application Submission:
Please complete a Commonwealth of Virginia State application at jobs.virginia.gov and fax the signed copy to Megan O'Toole at 804.786.4582. Applications may also be emailed to megan.otoole@dbvi.virginia.gov. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on the cutoff date.