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Job Title:Inventory Mangement Specialist-GS-2010-11

Department:Department Of Homeland Security

Agency:Federal Emergency Management Agency

Job Announcement Number:MG-2012-T0094-NLF-608885DE

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$62,467.00 to $81,204.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, February 14, 2012 to Tuesday, February 28, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-2010-11

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

11

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy - Winchester, VA United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

When disaster strikes, America looks to FEMA. Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce.

 

Who May Apply

  • All U.S. Citizens
  • For definitions of terms found in this announcement, please click here

 

This position is ideal for an Inventory Management professional looking for an opportunity to collaborate consolidated and comprehensive communications support and distribution system for equipment and commodities while responding to major disasters and emergencies.  This position starts at a salary of $62,467 (GS-11).  Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a  member of the Policy and ProgramsTeam in the DHS/FEMA Logistics Management Office.

 

PROMOTION POTENTIAL: Future promotions will be dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and administrative approval.

 

EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT:  For all nonbargaining unit positions, the following applies:  Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites.  All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.

Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position.
  • You must be able to obtain a (Public Trust) security clearance.
  • You may be required to undergo periodic drug testing.
  • This position may require occasional non-emergency travel.
  • Direct Deposit is mandatory.
  • Males born after 12/31/59 - Selective Service Registration required.

DUTIES:

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In this position, you will assists within the Branch providing consolidated and comprehensive communications support and distribution system for equipment and commodities to effectively support all disaster victims and emergency teams responding to major disasters and emergencies.  This position also entails field instruction, training and guidance to provide for the overall inventory data standardization for the Agency Automated Inventory System (AIS).

 

Specific Duties: 

 

  • Assist to develop Standard Operating Procedures to ensure that the automated disaster personal property, and asset visibility systems are properly maintained and updated.
  • Participate in all aspects of training efforts as it pertains to personal property and asset management functions.
  • Maintains, updates, and manages data within the disaster Logistics Information Systems(s).
  • Review and analyze local and global reports from disaster site locations that provide logistics management with pertinent information on the availability of FEMA-held equipment, commodities and supplies.
  • Monitor adherence to specialized property management procedures and/or mandates in accordance with FEMA's Personal Property Management Manual for personal property and assets purchased, leased or otherwise deployed for use by FEMA for disaster and fixed facilities.
  • Aids various Emergency Response Teams and efforts in initiating the use of the Agency’s property accountability system for all accountable property and assets.
  • Lead and/or assist with inventory efforts and provide pertinent reporting as required based on responsibilities and initiatives identified by the PMD management.
  • Deploys to all fixed and disaster locations to support personal property and asset management functions and missions as detailed by the responsibilities of the incumbents position and PMD management.

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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You qualify for this position if you possess one of the following:

 

Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is in or related to the work of the position to be filled.

 

For GS-11 grade level, you must have one year of specialized experience analyzing and evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency of supply programs and/or operations; utilizing automated inventory control systems for accountability and to conduct inventory studies; and planning, establishing and implementing specialized property management procedures for disaster operation.

 

OR

 

SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE:

Education obtained in an accredited college or university may be substituted for specialized experience requirements for positions at GS-11. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work being advertised.

For GS-11: Three full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education; or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, if related.   Graduate education must be directly related to the work of the position.

If qualifying all or in part based on your education, you must submit a copy of your academic transcripts OR a list of college courses with credit hours, dates completed, and grade point average or class ranking to verify education when applying for this position.  If this information is not provided, your education will not be considered.  If you are selected for this position, you will have to provide an official copy of your transcripts prior to entering on duty. 

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States.  It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.   Please visit the Office of Personnel Management's website at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/SEC-II/s2-e4.htm#e4a for additional information on this topic.

 

Selective Placement Factor:  None

 

The qualification requirements listed above must be met within 30 calendar days of the closing date of this announcement.


Background Investigation: To ensure the accomplishment of our mission, DHS requires every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards, all selected applicants must undergo and successfully pass a Public Trust, Non Sensitive background investigation as a condition of placement into this position. This may include a review of financial issues, such as delinquency, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

 

We will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your experience, education, and training will be rated using a job questionnaire that is based on the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform this job:

1.    Knowledge of Federal supply chain, systems and property and asset management standards.

2.    Knowledge of property accountability requirements and procedures.

3.    Ability to provide technical and procedural expertise on matters pertaining to inventory management of assets.

4.    Skill in oral communications sufficient to advise and interact with program management officials and other internal and external contacts.

5.    Skill in written communications sufficient to prepare correspondent, written reports, training materials, detailed emails and related issuances.

 

If you are applying under Delegated Examining (All U.S. Citizens), we will use your job questionnaire to place you in one of three categories based on your experience, education, and training. If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be placed in one of the following categories:

 

1. Best Qualified: Applicants possessing a background that demonstrates a superior level of all evaluation criteria.

2. Well-Qualified: Applicants possessing a background that demonstrates a satisfactory level of the evaluation criteria.

3. Qualified: Applicants possessing the basic qualifications, with general knowledge, skills, and abilities.

 

If you are best qualified, you may be referred to the hiring manager for consideration and may be called for an interview. To preview the Assessment Questionnaire, click the following link:  View Assessment Questions 

 

Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligibles: If you have never worked for the Federal government, you are not CTAP/ICTAP eligible. Information about ICTAP or CTAP eligibility can be found by clicking here to access OPM’s Career Transition Resources website. To be considered well qualified under CTAP/ ICTAP, you must be placed in the Well Qualified category for this position, as described above. In addition, you must submit the supporting documents listed under the required documents section of this announcement.

 

Veterans: Veterans with 5-point preference who meet the eligibility and qualification requirements are placed above non-preference eligibles within the category in which they qualify. Veterans who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10% are listed in the best qualified category, except when the position being filled is scientific, professional at the GS-09 grade level, or higher. This position is not considered scientific/professional. For information on veterans’ preference, please click here.

Certain veterans are eligible to apply as a status candidate under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA). For more information, please click here.


BENEFITS:

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DHS offers competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package, including: health, dental, vision, life, and long-term care insurance; retirement plan; Thrift Savings Plan [similar to a 401(k)]; Flexible Spending Account; Employee Assistance Program; personal leave days; and paid federal holidays. Other benefits may include: flexible work schedules; telework; tuition reimbursement; transportation subsidies; uniform allowance; health and wellness programs; and fitness centers. DHS is committed to employee development and offers a variety of employee training and developmental opportunities. For more information, go to www.dhs.gov/careers and select “benefits.”



OTHER INFORMATION:

This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies.

 



HOW TO APPLY:

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Your application must be received by 11:59PM EST on Tuesday, February 28, 2012. 

To begin your online application, click the Apply Online button and follow the prompts to register or sign into USAJOBS, take the online questionnaire, and submit the required documents. See Required Documents section for more detail.

We strongly encourage you to apply online. If you cannot apply online, you may FAX your résumé, assessment questionnaire, and supporting documents to (478) 757-3144. You must print a copy of OPM Form 1203-FX, document your responses to the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire and use the official FAX coversheet found here.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  1. Your résumé
  2. Your responses to the job questionnaire View Assessment Questions
  3. Are you qualifying based on education?  Submit a copy of your college transcript (unofficial is acceptable) or a list of coursework with hours completed. Those with foreign education, click this link.  
  4. Are you a veteran?  Submit Member Copy 4 of your DD 214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty). Those applying for 10-point preference must fill out the SF-15 (click here for the form) and provide the required documentation listed on the back of the form. Click here for more veterans’ information.
  5. Are you claiming special priority selection rights under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP)?  You must submit:
      • a copy of your agency notice, and
      • a copy of your most recent performance rating, and
      • a copy of your most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, noting your current position, grade level, and duty location.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Jimmy Clark
Phone: (202)646-2513
TDD: (800)877-8339
Email: JIMMY.CLARK@FEMA.GOV
Agency Information:
DHS FEMA HCD Talent Acquisition and Processing
1201 Maryland Avenue Portals III
Mail Stop 3715
Washington, DC
20024

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once you submit your application, we will assess your experience and training, identify the best qualified applicants, and refer those applications to the hiring manager for further consideration and interviews. We will notify you by email after each of these steps has been completed. Your status will also be updated on USAJOBS throughout the process. To check your status, log on to your USAJOBS account, click on “Application Status,” and then click “More Information.” We expect to make a final job offer within 30 days after the deadline for applications. If you are selected, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation.

For more information on applying for Federal employment, please click here


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Job Announcement Number:

MG-2012-T0094-NLF-608885DE

Control Number:

309504700