Job Overview

Summary

Do you want to work for an exciting educational organization, with the children of our dedicated U.S. Military members?  Our mission is to provide an exemplary education that inspires and prepares all students for success in a dynamic, global environment.  Come work for the Department of Defense Education Activity, Department of Defense Dependents Schools-Europe!

Positions are located in: Ansbach, Germany; Bamberg, Germany; Garmisch, Germany; Grafenwoehr, Germany; Hohenfels, Germany; Illesheim, Germany; Schweinfurt, Germany; and Vilseck, Germany. Maps showing these geographical locations can be found at: http://www.dodea.edu/Europe/schools/index.cfm.

 

As of February 4, 2013, this announcement is amended for positions at Bamberg and Schweinfurt Schools Only.

Due to the military drawdown in Europe and the projected school closures, positions at Bamberg and Schweinfurt Schools will be filled on a temporary basis with an NTE date of 30 June 2014.

Who May Apply:  Individuals in the local commuting area who are current career/career-conditional Federal employees in the competitive service; reinstatement eligibles; individuals on an interchange agreement; U.S. citizen family members; military spouse eligibles; Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) eligibles; and/or 30% disabled veterans may apply.  All Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) and Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) eligibles may apply as well.

This announcement may be used for the purpose of filling multiple positions throughout the school year.  There is no guarantee if or when a specific position may become available.

Duties

This position can be filled at the GS-05 grade level, GS-06 grade level, or it can be filled as a developmental position and may have promotion potential to the GS-06 grade level.

SCHOOL SUPPORT ASSISTANT, GS-0303-05
In this position, you will perform the material management and support services functions for a DoDDS school/office in order to provide adequate and timely logistics support to students, staff, and faculty. Prepares, edits, and submits orders to the Area Director’s office for purchasing supplies and equipment within specified budget/time constraints based on approved requests from facility and support staff. Performs a combination of tasks concerned with the receipt, storage, issue and replenishment of supplies and equipment, forms, publications, texts and other books, and items requiring special handling (e.g., live specimens, hazardous materials such as gasoline, volatile chemicals, and gases), as well as technical items such as computer equipment, facsimile machines, and audiovisual equipment. Records supply transactions in the appropriate automated system. Maintains formal records of durable property and textbooks, including complete histories of transactions. Assists in preparation of unserviceable and/or unneeded items for transfer to the Defense Reutilization Management Office (DRMO). Performs a variety of light maintenance and repair work for the school (e.g., changing light bulbs, adding toner to copy machines, moving furniture, making simple or minor repairs to nonelectrical equipment). As a designated Government Ordering Official, backs up the senior School Support Assistant in the purchase of supplies and services for the school through the use of the Government Purchase Card (GPC). Receives all purchases made through GPC program. Verifies quantity, description, condition, and price to actual order. Reconciles monthly GPC statement. Prepares Cardholder Statement of Questioned Items (CSQI) in cases of billing discrepancies. May arrange unofficial travel through use of GPC, assuring competition on all travel transactions above $2,500 unless arranged through the local Scheduled Airlines Travel Office (SATO)/Carlson Travel.

SCHOOL SUPPORT ASSISTANT, GS-0303-06
In this position, you will serve as a property custodian maintaining a perpetual inventory of non-expendable property and supply records for durable items in the school. Assures school support requirements are prepared, edited, and submitted to the Area Directors Office for the purchase of supplies and equipment. Identifies equipment requiring repair or maintenance. Assures all supply transactions are recorded in an automated system and that copies of the documents are filed appropriately to maintain adequate automated and hard copy audit trail. Sets or revises stock levels for authorized items available through the supply system for school stockage. Uses and maintains a library of DoDEA, GSA, and other appropriate federal and commercial catalogs to identify supply items requested by the facility and school staff. Inventories textbooks and workbooks at the beginning and end of each school year, and maintains inventory records, including complete histories of transactions. Compiles financial data to forecast the budget for replenishment of supplies and equipment, and equipment repair and maintenance and forwards to supervisor for incorporation into the school budget. Monitors base-level support provided under the interservice support agreement including service contracts for school equipment maintenance and repair, custodial support, utilities, laundry and dry cleaning, mail pickup and delivery, etc., to ensure the supporting installation is in compliance with the agreement. Assists in monitoring the school safety and security programs to ensure compliance with program requirements of DoDEA and the supporting military installation. Where needed, performs a variety of light maintenance and repair work for the school (e.g., changing light bulbs, adding toner to copy machines, moving furniture, making simple or minor repairs to nonelectrical equipment, etc. As designated Government Ordering Official, uses the Government Purchase Card (GPC) to purchase supplies and services for the school. Receives requests for GPC purchases from teachers, administrators, and other school staff. Determines if requests are appropriate and meet GPC program conditions. Makes approved purchases by phone, catalog, internet or over the counter. May arrange unofficial travel through use of GPC, assuring competition on all travel transactions above $2,500 unless arranged through the local Scheduled Airlines Travel Office (SATO)/Carlson Travel.

  • Additional Duty Location Info

    Many vacancies in the following locations

    • Illesheim Germany
    • Vilseck Germany
    • Hohenfels Germany
    • Schweinfurt Germany
    • Ansbach Germany
    • Bamberg Germany
    • Garmisch Germany
    • Grafenwohr Germany