THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
This National Guard position is for a HAZMAT SPECIALIST (T32), Position Description Number D1411P01 and is part of the AL 117TH Air Refueling Wing, National Guard.Learn more about this agency
ORGANIZATION: 117TH ARW, BIRMINGHAM, AL
SELECTING OFFICIAL: MAJ R. GROSS
-- Manages, controls, oversees, coordinates and implements the base HAZMAT Pharmacy program and function. Provides day-to-day management and oversight of assigned personnel and monitors daily HAZMAT operations and activities. Reviews computer-generated listings; coordinates office budget requirements; and provides work assignment, guidance, and direction to lower-graded personnel. Coordinates with a variety of functional elements, personnel, and off-base contacts to accomplish assigned mission.
-- Identifies new HAZMAT and customer requirements. Controls IEX-coded materials, processes and approves customer requests, enrolls new customers, requisitions hazardous materials, performs research, verifies data, etc. Receives, issues, stores, and ships hazardous materials. Determines storage requirements, arrangement of materials, and space utilization required. Uses safe and secure storage and distribution practices to ensure maximum protection of workforce personnel and the environment. Processes approvals, rejects, denials, waivers, or terminations; and provides interchangeable or substitute stock items. Utilizes the Government Purchase Card (GPC) for all local purchase requirements, and performs a monthly reconciliation of all purchases and expenditures. Manages shop excess, performs shelf life inspections, coordinates stock level adjustments, and distributes inventory listings to appropriate users. Develops, replenishes, and monitors stock levels.
-- Serves as the HAZMAT systems administrator utilizing the Standard Base Supply System (SBSS), Enterprise Supply Solution (ESS), Environmental Management Information System (EMIS), and Enterprise Environmental Safety Occupational Health-Management Information System (EESOH-MIS) to manage and update HAZMAT inventory data. Authorizes exceptions to user authorizations. Monitors and authorizes upgrades to EMIS, HMIS, EESOH-MIS, and/or to the network server. Authorizes access to the HAZMAT tracking system and provides backup to the EMIS or EESOH-MIS database. Researches EESOH-MIS master library database, and queries the AF HAZ tracking system for MSDS information.
-- Performs other duties as assigned.
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Conditions Of Employment
- NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
- This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard, required prior to the effective date of placement.
- Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.
- Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
- May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
- Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Alabama Air National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Alabama Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact an Alabama Air National Guard recruiter at 800-864-6264 prior to applying for this position.
MINIMUM MILITARY RANK: SRA
MAXIMUM MILITARY RANK: MSGT
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Each applicant must fully substantiate (in his/her own words) that he/she meets the requirements of the Specialized Experience listed below: Otherwise, the applicant will be considered unqualified for this position. DO NOT COPY THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, education or training involving administration of supply management, storage, cataloging, packaging and distribution or other work which provided the applicant with a general knowledge of one or more aspects of the supply field. Experience using computer and automation systems.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 24 months experience, education, or training dealing with cost estimates, budgets or funding management. Experience conducting extensive and exhaustive searches for required information; reconstruct records for complex supply transactions; and/or provide supply operations support for supply activities.
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:
-- Practical knowledge of a wide range of supply principles, concepts, and methodologies involving general supply, storage, distribution, and inventory specialties as they relate to hazardous materials; to include a general knowledge of contracting and transportation practices.
-- Knowledge of established principles, concepts, and methods of environmental protection relating to hazardous materials; and skill in applying this knowledge to the effective management and control of the HAZMAT Pharmacy.
-- Knowledge of the policies, work procedures, methods, data information, and requirements of hazardous materials.
-- Knowledge and understanding of Federal, State, and USAF safety and environmental standards, regulations, statutes, policies, and guidelines to assure hazardous materials compliance, safe working practices, prevention of damage to government property, and prevention of accidental injuries and mishaps.
-- Knowledge of a variety of automated systems such as the Standard Base Supply System (SBSS), Environmental Management Information System (EMIS), Base Contracting Automated System (BCAS), etc., to search, analyze, track and monitor hazardous materials.
-- Ability to communicate in writing to prepare, compile, and research information for HAZMAT inventory, safety and environmental reports. Ability to communicate orally to conduct briefings, offer training, and lead group conferences or sessions.
Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience: Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in any field leading to a bachelor's degree, in an accredited college or university, meets the GS-5 level requirements.
You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.
If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).
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Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.
2. Other supporting documents: SF-50s, Transcripts and DD 214s are recommended, but not required.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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AddressAL 117TH Air Refueling Wing
5401 East lake blvd
Birmingham, AL 35217-3595
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