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Job Title:  MATERIALS HANDLER
Department:  Department of the Army
Agency:  Army National Guard Units (Title 32)
Job Announcement Number:  NG834639

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
SALARY RANGE:
$19.87 to $23.17 / Per Hour
OPEN PERIOD:
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 to Wednesday, February 20, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
WG-6907-06
POSITION INFORMATION:
Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent
DUTY LOCATIONS:
2 vacancies in the following location:
Jefferson City, MO United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
All qualified permanent and indefinite TECHNICIANS who are currently employed at the United States Property and Fiscal Office in Jefferson City, Missouri.

JOB SUMMARY:

MISSOURI NATIONAL GUARD

ARMY TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

These position are located at the United States Property and Fiscal Office (CIF) in Jefferson City, MO United States 2 vacancies

Incumbents will be assigned to Position Description Number D0903000 in SPMD 1622


APPOINTMENT FACTORS:  These are Permanent Excepted Service positions. These are bargaining unit positions.

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED:  These are Excepted positions that require active membership in a compatible skill in the Missouri Army National Guard and wear of the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently enlisted in the Missouri Army National Guard must be eligible for immediate enlistment or appointment. For enlistment/appointment information, contact 1-800-GO-GUARD (1-800-464-8273).

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military assignment prior to effective date of placement. Selected candidate smust be MOS qualified within 12 months from date of appointment.

Enlisted – CMF 91; MOS 36B, 51C, 74B, 88M, 88N, 89A, 89B, 92A, 92F, 92G, or 92Y

Supervisor must verify that selected individuals occupy a compatible military position. Technicians will not be militarily senior to their full-time supervisor (grade inversion).

IMPORTANT NOTES: Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances are not authorized for these positions. Required Security Clearance is Noncritical Sensitive.

Failure to complete management prescribed courses for full-time support personnel within the first year of employment or assignment, may be cause for reassignment or termination.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • AGMO Form 335-1-R is required - see instructions under How to Apply
  • Membership in Missouri Army National Guard is required for this position
  • Direct Deposit is mandatory
  • Individuals on incentive bonuses may be subject to recoupment,
  • contact the State Incentives Manager for more information

DUTIES:

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Performs a full range of warehousing activities to include receiving, storing, selecting and shipping bulk and bin materials and equipment. Assists in the development of plans for storage and arrangement of stock to determine warehouse configuration, setup, movement, rearrangement and traffic flow. In larger warehouse facilities, the incumbent may participate in developing storage and space utilization plans in accordance with materials storage areas. The assignment may include insuring the safe receipt, storage, and movement of hazardous items such as ammunition, explosives, chemicals, or radioactive materials in accordance with facility and regulatory requirements. In smaller warehouses, the incumbent serves as the senior non-supervisory worker of the facility, laying out storage space, establishing item locations, determining organization and arrangement of stock, identifying high and low usage items. Serves as the senior member of a warehouse project team comprised of material handlers involved in a special project such as relocating a major commodity or equipment group, or setting up a new commodity group area. Prepares items for processing, utilizing appropriate Standard Army Management Information System (STAMIS). Performs classification inspections for material within range of authority. Coordinates incoming and outgoing shipments and placement of materials within docking area. Schedules personnel to facilitate movement in accordance with priorities, scheduling requirements and space allocations. Operates large warehouse perimeter vehicles such as cargo tractors, stake trucks, mobile cranes, and forklifts ranging in size up to 10,000 lbs. Prepares inventory and production reports, screens and identifies shipping and receiving documents for discrepancies, and directs shipments to shipping or storage areas. May be required to store hazardous materials. Identifies, examines, classifies, accepts and disposes of a wide variety of materials and property including electronic equipment, aircraft and automotive components and assemblies. Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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WG-06 Specialized Experience:  Must have 18 months of specialized experience in receiving, packaging and preparing for shipment, compilation of reports, and overall warehousing procedures. Experience setting up and rotating storage location considering factors such as life expectancy, available space, product turnover, etc. Experience performing inventory and inspections to determine serviceability of stocked items. Experience interpreting and applying written instructions, reference materials, publications, and manuals.

 

General Experience:  Experience, education, or training which demonstrates your ability to compare item identification against receiving reports and issue request forms; skill in using hand-trucks, dollies, and other equipment to move stock; ability to use hammers, pliers, and other hand-trucks; and to follow orally and written instructions.


OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
To be eligible for Federal employment, male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify at the time of appointment that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under Selective Service law.

Be advised that if selected for a military technician position where membership in a reserve component is a condition of employment, your bonus will be terminated and may or may not be subject to recoupment. Questions pertaining to recoupment may be directed to the State Incentives Manager at (573) 638-9500 ext. 7647.

Pre-placement or baseline physical is required to newly hired personnel who may be potentially exposed to health hazards in the work environment or who are assigned to positions requiring specific standards of physical fitness prior to an effective start date of employment being established.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the qualifications questionnaire. The numeric rating you receive is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position and is based on your responses to the qualifications questionnaire. Your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities based on information listed in your resume and/or supporting documents. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. Please ensure the accuracy of your information. Making a false statement in any part of your application may result in disciplinary action.


BENEFITS:

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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees. 

http://www.opm.gov/retire/retire_jobseekers.asp or http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc


OTHER INFORMATION:

ALL APPLICANTS ARE CONSIDERED WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, RELIGION, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, AGE (WITH AUTHORIZED EXCEPTIONS) OR ANY OTHER NON-MERIT FACTOR.
 


HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes the following:

1.      Your responses to the Qualifications Questionnaire, and
2.      Your résumé, and/or OF-612
3.      Completed AGMO Form 335-1-R, Supplemental to Application for Employment Military Brief, and
4.      Any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.

NOTE:  If you are using education to qualify for this position OR education is a mandatory requirement to meet qualifications, YOU MUST submit copies of college transcripts that identify, for each course, the college or university, semester or quarter hours earned, grade and grade-point received.  Submitting a certificate or a degree will not suffice.  You must submit transcripts when required.

APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59 PM EASTERN TIME ON  Wednesday, February 20, 2013. FAILURE TO PROVIDE COMPLETE INFORMATION MAY HINDER YOUR CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION. 

Please follow the instructions listed below for submitting the Qualifications Questionnaire, Resume, AGMO Form 335-1-R, and Required Documents.  Please read all instructions before you begin.  You are solely responsible for the delivery of your materials.  We cannot be responsible for incompatible software, illegible fax transmissions, delays in mail service, etc.  Your materials will not be returned; therefore, do not submit original documents that you may need in the future (upload these documents from your files or submit copies instead).

To expedite the application process, it is recommended to have your resume and your AGMO FORM 335-1-R completed prior to beginning the Application Manager process.  This will aid in the upload process and make it more convenient for you.  You can access the AGMO Form 335-1-R by clicking on the following link:
http://www.moguard.com/cmss_files/attachmentlibrary/AGMO%20Form%20335-1-R%20Supplement%20to%20Application%20for%20Employment%20-%20Military%20Brief.doc.  

The most direct access to the application process of applying for a Missouri National Guard vacancy announcement would be through the Human Resources Home Page which provides a direct link to the vacancy announcement in USA JOBS.  The address is: http://www.moguard.com/technician-jobs.html.

There are two options used to apply for our positions:

OPTION A:  APPLY ON-LINE

To begin, choose one of these options:

        If your résumé is going to come from the USAJOBS Resume Builder, you begin the process by clicking the Apply Online button. Your résumé will be attached only to the Online Qualifications Questionnaire you complete and submit from this session, not to any Questionnaires you may already have Saved or Submitted.  

       If your résumé is going to be one you prepared outside of USAJOBS Résumé Builder, click this link to begin the process:  Online Questionnaire.

You must submit a separate application package for each position.

(Note: When logging into Application Manager you will see two (2) options.  These are "existing account" or "create an account."  If this is the first time you have used Application Manager, please select "Create an Account.")

Follow the instructions to complete your application package.

To return to Application Manager at any time, use whichever one of the links  you used to begin as described above, or simply go to
http://applicationmanager.gov/.

How to upload documents after you have completed the Qualifications Questionnaire and have logged out:

If you want to upload additional documents at a later time, click on or insert this link into your internet browser
https://applicationmanager.gov/. Login with your user name and password.  This will take you to a screen displaying the vacancies you have applied for.  Click on the position you are uploading to under "My Application Packages."  Select "Upload Documents" from the list to the left.  Upload your documents.  You will see "Upload Successful" when you are finished.

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Note: To ensure successful uploads to USASTAFFING, please ensure your documents are saved in an accepted file format and are not password protected. Accepted file formats include: JPG, PDF, TXT, RTF, DOC, WPD, XFD, FDF, XFDF or HTM/HTML.)

OPTION B:  FAXING INSTRUCTIONS

If it is not practical for you to use the Apply On-Line option, you can write your answers on paper and fax your documents following these steps:

1.      You can print a copy of this job announcement so that you can read the questions offline.

2.      Obtain and print a copy of the OPM Form 1203-FX, which you will use to provide your answers. You can obtain the form at this URL
http://www.opm.gov./Forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf or by calling USAJOBS by Phone at (703) 724-1850 – after the introduction, press 1, and listen for instructions.

3.   You may submit the Form 1203-FX, resume, AGMO Form 335-1-R, and any supporting documents by fax.

If you are faxing a Form 1203-FX, you DO NOT need a separate cover sheet. Simply make sure the Form 1203-FX is on top of any other documents you are faxing. If you are faxing any documents without the Form 1203-FX on top, ALWAYS use the official fax cover sheet by clicking on this link
http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf -- and be sure to fill it out completely and clearly. YOU MUST USE THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT APPLICATION COVER PAGE WHEN FAXING DOCUMENTS. If you fail to use the required cover page, your application will not be considered.  The fax number is 1-478-757-3144.  Feed all documents into your fax machine top first so that we receive them right-side up.

NOTE:  Make sure to send each application package separately with its own fax cover sheet; i.e., resume, AGMO Form 335-1-R and supporting documents for each position, as this will expedite the upload process.

SUBMITTING DOCUMENTS

If you upload your documents using Application Manager, DO NOT FAX the same documents. To verify uploaded documents have been processed, please wait one hour to ensure they have cleared the virus scan. You can verify that your uploaded documents are attached to your application by checking the Details tab of your Application Manager account
https://applicationmanager.gov/ for this vacancy announcement. Your documents will display under the Details tab in the Document area.

Faxed documents will take 2-3 business days to process. To fax documents, you MUST use the special cover page. Print the pre-populated cover page on the upload documents screen of Application Manager. Or, you may click this link
http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf  to print a copy of the cover page. When faxing documents, follow the procedures outlined below.

 - Include the 8-character Vacancy Identification Number NG834639
 - Provide your Social Security Number and full name in the spaces provided or we will not be able to associate your document(s) with the rest of your application.
 - You may submit multiple documents for the same vacancy announcement using one cover page.
 - Fax your cover page and documents to 1-478-757-3144.

Faxed documents submitted with missing information will not be processed. The following will prevent your documents from being processed:
 - Not using the special cover page mentioned above.
 - Missing, incomplete, or invalid Vacancy Identification Number
 - Missing or incomplete Social Security Number or name

Note: If you have documents in your Application Manager account from a previous vacancy announcement, these documents can be opened, copied and saved then reused as an upload file for this vacancy. Uploading your documents will speed the processing of your application for this announcement.

The following documents are required in addition to completion of the Qualifications Questionnaire:

- AGMO Form 335-1-R, Supplement to Application for Employment Military Brief

The AGMO Form 335-1-R is a supporting document that highlights your military service.  You can access this form by clicking on the following link:
http://www.moguard.com/cmss_files/attachmentlibrary/AGMO%20Form%20335-1-R%20Supplement%20to%20Application%20for%20Employment%20-%20Military%20Brief.doc.

 

You can also save this form on your computer, complete the form and upload the AGMO 335-1-R following the instructions in the section above titled "How to upload documents after you have completed the Qualifications Questionnaire and have logged out".

- Resume, Optional Form 612, or any other written format

Your resume, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications can be submitted electronically using the document upload or fax process. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number. The Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612) can be local at
http://www.moguard.com/moguard-forms.html.

NOTE: Be specific and always include dates and complete details of all job related experience.


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following documents are required and must be received before your name will be referred for employment consideration:

- Qualifications Questionnaire for NG834639
- Resume and/or OF-612
- AGMO Form 335-1-R, Supplement to Application for Employment Military Brief

- If you are using education to qualify for this position OR education is a mandatory   requirement to meet qualifications, YOU MUST submit copies of college transcripts that identify, for each course, the college or university, semester or quarter hours earned, grade and grade-point received.  Submitting a certificate or a degree will not suffice.  You must submit transcripts when required. Photocopies are acceptable, but you will be required to provide originals if you are selected for this position.

- If you are or have been a Federal employee, please submit a copy of your last Notification of Personnel Action, Form SF-50.  (This is not a requirement for current Technicians employed by the Missouri National Guard.)
 

Your completed application--qualifications questionnaire, AGMO Form 335-1-R, resume, and required documents must be completed and submitted before you will receive employment consideration. If you have submitted all your materials using the recommended method listed above, you have completed the application process.

CONTACTING US:  After you have read all the instructions in this vacancy announcement, if you still have questions about this position or the application process, you may contact us at (573) 638-9811.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Deborah Dixon
Phone: (573)638-9500x7495
Email: DEBORAH.DIXON1@US.ARMY.MIL
Agency Information:
Missouri National Guard
Human Resources Office
NGMO-HRD-S
2302 Militia Drive
Jefferson City, MO
65101-1203
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the application process is completed in its entirety, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements.  A review will be made of your responses to the qualifications questionnaire and the documentation you submitted in your resume and on the AGMO Form 335-1-R to support your responses.  The selecting official will contact you for an interview if your name is referred for this position.

 

Instructions for completing the OPM 1203-FX:
If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of using the Online Application method, please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire.  You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions.  You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions.  Be sure to double check your application before submission.

Social Security Number

Enter your Social Security Number in the space indicated.  Your Social Security number is requested under the authority of Executive Order 9397 to uniquely identify your records from those of other applicants who have may have the same name.  Providing your Social Security Number is voluntary, however we cannot process your application without it.


Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is 834639

1. Title of Job

MATERIALS HANDLER

2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

5. Employment Availability

QUESTION 1:  Are you a permanent technician who is currently employed by the Missouri Army National Guard?

If you answered Yes to this question, please respond No to Question 2.


QUESTION 2:  Are you an indefinite or temporary technician who is currently employed by the Missouri Army National Guard     OR     a Missouri traditional guard member     OR    interested in guard membership in the Missouri Army National Guard?

If you answered Yes to this question, please respond No to Question 1.


6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?

7. Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

8. Other Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

9. Languages

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

10. Lowest Grade

Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position.  Valid grade for this position is:
06

11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

12. Special Knowledge

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

13. Test Location

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

14. Veteran Preference Claim

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

You may leave this section blank if you can begin work in the near future.  If you will not be able to begin work in the near future, please provide the date you will be available for employment.  Please use the MM/DD/YYYY format.


17. Service Computation Date

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

18. Other Date Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

19. Job Preference

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

20. Occupational Specialties

Enter the appropriate occupational specialty code for this position.  The specialty code for this position is: 
001 MATERIALS HANDLER

21. Geographic Availability

Select the location(s) in which you will accept employment.  Valid location for this position is:
294040051 Jefferson City, MO

22. Transition Assistance Plan

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

23. Job Related Experience

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

24. Personal Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Respond to all the questions below. For each question, choose the response below that best describes your experience and/or training. Mark only one response for each question. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provide in your resume or application and information your references provide.

1. Do you possess experience, education, or training which demonstrates your ability to compare item identification against receiving reports and issue request forms; skill in using handtrucks, dollies, and other equipment to move stock; ability to use hammers, pliers, and other handtrucks; and to follow orally and written instructions?

A. Yes.
B. No.

2. Do you possess 18 months of specialized experience in receiving, packaging and preparing for shipment, compilation of reports, and overall warehousing procedures; setting up and rotating storage location considering factors such as life expectancy, available space, product turnover, etc.; performing inventory and inspections to determine serviceability of stocked items; and interpreting and applying written instructions, reference materials, publications, and manuals?

A. Yes.
B. No.

3. IF YOU ANSWERED NO TO QUESTION 2, do you possess a combination of college, university, technical or vocational school education at the rate of one year of study (30 semester hours or 20 classroom hours of instruction per week) in courses directly related to this position AND 12 months of experience such as that described above in Question 2?

A. Yes.
B. No.

4. Are you currently a member OR eligible to immediately become an active military member of the Missouri National Guard? MILITARY MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION.

A. Yes.
B. No.

For each of the following tasks, chose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I know little or nothing about this.
B- I have had study or training in this.
C- I have used my knowledge or ability, but I have been closely supervised.
D- I have used my knowledge or ability on my own, under normal supervision.
E- I am consulted by other journeypersons in difficult situations, or I am called on to do unusually difficult jobs.

5. Performed a full range of warehousing activities to include receiving, storing, selecting and shipping bulk and bin materials and equipment.

6. Assisted in the development of plans for storage and arrangement of stock to determine warehouse configuration, setup, movement, rearrangement and traffic flow.

7. Participated in developing storage and space utilization plans in accordance with materials storage areas in large warehouse facilities.

8. Ensured the safe receipt, storage, and movement of hazardous items such as ammunition, explosives, chemicals, or radioactive materials in accordance with facility and regulatory requirements in large warehouse facilities.

9. Served as the senior non-supervisory worker of the facility in a small warehouse.

10. Laid out storage space, established item locations, determined organization and arrangement of stock, identified high and low usage items.

11. Served as the senior member of a warehouse project team comprised of material handlers involved in a special project such as relocating a major commodity or equipment group, or setting up a new commodity group area.

12. Prepared items for processing, utilized appropriate Standard Army Management Information System (STAMIS) such as computer terminal and bar code reader to read, store, track and prepare material documentation.

13. Performed classification inspections for material within range of authority.

14. Ensured formal accountability when receiving, storing or issuing.

15. Ensured that special documentation remained with materials throughout the storage/issue process, i.e. Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS), Controlled Cryptographic Item (CCI) certificate, and applicable annexes, Departments of Army Form 581, Ammunition residue certificate.

16. Performed quality assurance inspections of materials in storage.

17. Prepared a variety of supply documents and reports.

18. Coordinated incoming and outgoing shipments and placement of materials within docking area.

19. Scheduled personnel to facilitate movement in accordance with priorities, scheduling requirements and space allocations.

20. Operated large warehouse perimeter vehicles such as cargo tractors.

21. Operated large warehouse perimeter vehicles such as stake trucks

22. Operated large warehouse perimeter vehicles such as mobile cranes.

23. Operated large warehouse perimeter vehicles such as forklifts ranging in size up to 10,000 lbs.

24. Prepared inventory and production reports.

25. Screened and identified shipping and receiving documents for discrepancies.

26. Directed shipments to shipping or storage areas.

27. Stored hazardous materials.

28. Knowledge of specialized handling, storing, and safety procedures.

29. Operated numerous hand and stationary power tools.

30. Identified, examined, classified, accepted and disposed of a wide variety of materials and property including electronic equipment, aircraft and automotive components and assemblies.

31. Determined physical condition and serviceability of material and property.

32. Checked stock numbers and part numbers in supply catalogs to adequately identify property.

33. Advised supervisor about inconsistent shipment information, defective material or property, and damage from shipping.

34. Prepared statements of facts pertaining to loss, damage or destruction of property.

35. Routed items to maintenance activity for technical inspections when defects, excessive wear, corrosion, missing parts or damage is discovered.


 


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