HOW TO QUALIFY FOR THIS JOB: In your resume you will need to address the general and specialized experience listed below. Please use as much detail as needed, giving dates of the experience, position title and how the experience was gained. This information is needed to determine if you are qualified for the position
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: You must list some experience in each of these areas.
Experience or training which demonstrates the knowledge of materials and hand tools associated with packing and the ability to follow directions.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: You must have at least 9 month of experience in the following areas.
--Experience or training demonstrating the knowledge of different types of standard packing containers, protective devices, and cushioning, packing, and preservation materials.
--Experience storing, packing and shipping standard, hazardous, and specialized equipment and items including sensitive and classified materials in accordance in state and federal regulations.
--Experience using standard formulas based on interior dimensions of the container to determine amounts of preservative needed for storage of shipment of items requiring moisture-free conditions.
--Experience using material handling equipment.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITIES (KSAs): This information is used only for rating and ranking and not used for qualifying applicants. In your application and/or resume please address the following factors in detail, giving dates of the experience and in what position the experience was gained.
(1) Interprets packing manuals and specifications and determines containers, protective devices, cushioning materials, methods, and techniques needed for packing a variety of tools, parts, equipment, and other items, taking into consideration such factors as size, type, weight, fragility, hazardous materials, transportation mode, and destination of items. Determines requirements for special internal support systems, e.g., hangers, mounts, and brackets, and custom packs items by fitting containers around parts, equipment, and other items of unusual size and shape.
(2) Constructs containers such as crates, boxes, cases and skids for use in shipment of items, utilizing blueprints when available to determine proper support requirements for items being prepared for shipment. Many items to be containerized are characterized by their irregular shapes, weight and size, and unbalanced nature requiring a determination of weight support points to prevent such items from shifting, moving, breaking loose, or becoming damaged. Selects the proper type and grade of wood, masonite, plastic or other materials needed and plans how to best utilize materials available taking into account the machining characteristics relative to strength splitting tendencies and fastening.
(3) Determines proper identification, marking, labeling, and inclusion of shipping documents and special handling instructions on all shipments. Handles and certifies hazardous cargo in accordance with
AFR 71-4, International Civil Aviation Organization regulations, International Air Traffic Association regulations, and Code of Federal Regulations 49 for required surface/air shipments.
(4) Operates material handling equipment such as forklift and hand truck. Operates woodworking machinery such as cross-cut table and band saws and uses various hand tools such as a bender crimper, stapler, wire cutter, hammer, screwdriver, etc. Makes sure equipment and tools are utilized and maintained correctly to prolong life expectancy.
(5) Enforces safety, fire, and housekeeping standards. Ensures safety procedures are followed when working with dangerous and hazardous cargo such as ammunition, radioactive, and corrosive material. Ensures compliance with safety regulations, such as AFR 127-12, Air Force Occupational Safety, Fire Prevention and Health (AFOSH) Program.
(6) Assists the Traffic Manager as required in actions such as determining freight shipping requirements consistent with efficiency and transportation priorities; contacting local carriers for rates and arranging for pickup and delivery and ensuring the consolidation of shipments when necessary; procuring military and commercial passenger travel reservations and preparing travel documents; and preparing government bills of lading, ensuring that all safety/shipping restrictions are observed and notations are accomplished with MILSTAMP and MILSTEP directives. Blocks and braces cargo in/on carriers equipment to prevent damage during shipment. Has knowledge of transportation regulations, methods and practices, and automated transportation data bases to perform a variety of both routine and specialized transportation assignments.
(7) Determines types/quantities of required packing materials and supplies and maintains inventory records of same. Performs monthly inventory of these supplies and materials for reporting and budgetary purposes.
(8) Performs other duties as assigned. May be required to assume the responsibilities of the supervisor during his/her absence.
Substitution of Education for specialized experience: None
1. Incumbent must maintain membership in the Michigan National Guard.
2. For positions requiring a security clearance (Secret or Top Secret) the applicant must possess or be able to obtain a clearance within one year of appointment.
3. For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license for the state in which they live or are principally employed.
4. Should a position be announced at less than the authorized grade, the selected applicant may be non-competitively promoted when he/she meets all qualifications and is submitted for promotion by the supervisor.
5. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of technician pre-employment physical for certain occupational series.
6. The wearing of the military uniform and abiding by the customs and courtesies as prescribed by applicable military service regulations are conditions of employment.
7. Employees will be required to participate in direct deposit/electronic fund transfer (DD/EFT).
8. Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is not authorized for this position.
9. 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.
10. Selectees currently militarily assigned to another state are subject to the requirements and procedures of the Michigan National Guard (MIARNG) Interstate Transfer (IST) policies. You MUST coordinate with both the losing military unit and the IST Program Coordinator immediately upon notification of selection.
11. Selection into a position may cause a reduction in rank.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
QUALITY OF EXPERIENCE: Length of time is not of itself qualifying. Candidates experience is evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibly criteria/assignments will be followed. The applicants record of experience, training and education must show possession of the knowledge, skill and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position to be filled.