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Job Title:Supply Technician

Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs

Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Job Announcement Number:13-053-834605-HUN5-CD

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$38,790.00 to $50,431.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 to Tuesday, February 19, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-2005-07

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

07

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Huntington, WV United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Open to Huntington VAMC Employees only

JOB SUMMARY:

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN):   834605 

POSITION TITLE:  Supply Technician

 

BEGINNING GRADE:  07

TARGET GRADE:  07 

 

 

Our mission:  To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.

 

YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Special Employment Consideration: Individuals eligible for the following appointments are encouraged to apply: 5 CFR 213.3102 "u", Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities ; mental retardation, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities; and Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a US citizen to apply for this job
  • Subject to a background/suitability investigation.
  • Designated and/or random drug testing may be required.
  • Current permanent employee of the Huntington VA Medical Center

DUTIES:

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1.  Incumbent  maintains all Equipment Inventory Listings (EIL) and documentation in support of all receipts and turn-ins of Non-Expendable (NX) equipment for EILs assigned by the Logistics Manager. Establishes a continuous inventory schedule of assigned EILs in coordination with other NX-Technicians assigned to the Medical Center or Healthcare System, and ensures that required Inventories are completed on time, or extension approval requests are submitted by the EIL official. Conducts periodic spot checks of equipment. Documents findings and makes recommendations. Coordinates submission and processing of Reports of Survey for lost, damaged or stolen property from responsible officials as necessary to support or verify equipment inventory out of balances. Conducts pre-Report of Survey investigations to determine if equipment is actually missing. Prepares adjustment vouchers to correct records. This requires extensive coordination with EIL. officials and warehouse personnel and in-depth record searches to compile historical data.

2.     Evaluates and classifies requests for new and replacement equipment, determining compliance with replacement standards prior to submission to the appropriate approval channels. Assists using services with input of automated equipment requests and turn-ins.

3.     Incumbent coordinates receipt of all equipment for assigned EIL's by establishing AEMS/MERS record preparing barcode label and entering all required data into the AEMS/MERS and FAP data systems. Inputs updates as required throughout the life of the equipment to maintain the A&MM module of the preventive maintenance program for nonexpendable equipment. Reconciles equipment accounts with Fiscal Service monthly.

4.  Incumbent conducts the excess property turn-in program for assigned area, for all   expendable, nonexpendable, silver cartridges, used X-Ray film, and exchange/sale equipment and supplies.  Audits turn-in documents to assure they are the same as the information recorded on the EIL.  Records, the equipment, inquiries of technical specialists such as Biomedical Engineers, research of a wide variety of regulations and manuals, and innate knowledge of the incumbent which is based on past experience, but often has no specific written reference which would tel specifically what to do. Arranges for storage and disposal of ail surplus, excess and exchange sale property in accordance with VA Handbooks 7001, 7125, 7125, 7343, 7345, 7346 and Federal Property Management Regulations (FPMR). Assigns excess document number and prepares necessary documentation for reporting through appropriate channels. Properly annotates AEMS/MERS records and files disposition documents in correct EIL.

5.  Prepares all required reports pertaining to the excess property equipment program and silver recovery for the assigned areas, coordinating with the other NX-Technicians to submit as one report for the Medical Center or Healthcare System.

6. Incumbent coordinates product recalls/hazardous product notifications for the system, making proper notification to appropriate individuals/services.  Determines correct action for each instance, generates all paperwork for returns to vendors, monitors to completion.  Documents all findings and actions.  This requires contact with all services, involved vendors and the warehouse.  These duties may be rotated between NX-Technicians at a Medical Center or Healthcare System, or may be assigned to specific NX-Technician on a continuing basis, depending on workloads assigned by the Logistics Manager. 

 



QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Time-in-Grade Restriction - Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any

time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements. The grade may have been in any

occupation but must have been held in the Federal service.

 

GS-7 - One year specialized experience at the GS-6 level that equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of this position.

 

To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the

next lower grade level, GS-6. Such experience could have been gained as a supply clerk or technician in a

hospital or other civilian employment.

For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel

Management's website at https://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/IORs/gs2000/2005.htm

 

The special knowledge, skills, and abilities do not have to be addressed individually, but you need to be specific on all your job experience in the resume.

 

IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE

ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your

questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s). You will not be

contacted for clarification.

 

How You Will Be Evaluated:

Your résumé and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully.

Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.


APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE:  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 (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.)  Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.  Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website:  http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html  All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. *** If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. ***

Veterans Preference:  When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on their application or résumé. Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must complete an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference. Veterans who are still in the service may be granted tentative preference on the basis of information contained in their applications, but they must produce a DD Form 214 or other proof prior to appointment to document entitlement to preference.  For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your application will be reviewed to determine your qualifications. Please be sure your resume and supporting documentation clearly reflect your expertise related to the questions in the questionnaire.   


BENEFITS:

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Working for the Department of Veterans Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. In addition to traditional "dollars and cents" benefits, we offer a range of benefits to help balance work and life.  For more information please visit us at http://www4.va.gov/JOBS/Job_Benefits/benefits.asp .



OTHER INFORMATION:

The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) and Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provide eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified you must submit appropriate documentation and be found well-qualified (have a final rating of 90 or more before any Veterans preference points) for this vacancy. Information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp .

Receiving Service Credit for Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave:  Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee.  VA may offer newly-appointed Federal employees credit for their job-related non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service.  This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave.

This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete application (See "Required Documents" section below).   The complete Application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Tuesday, February 19, 2013.

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button at the bottom of this screen to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.  Be sure to upload the required documents before you submit your application.  Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.  Mailed/emailed applications will not be accepted.

Note: To change or update your application, simply reapply through My USAJOBS, before the closing date.  To check the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Login.aspx), select Application Status and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.

If you cannot apply online:

  1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire: View Occupational Questionnaire.
  2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire: http://www.opm.gov./forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf.
  3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with all supporting documents to (478)757-3144.  Your 1203FX form must be placed on top of all materials being faxed and will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.
  4. Keep a copy of your fax receipt in case verification is needed.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload:

  1. Complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID: 834605.  You must use this fax cover sheet in order for your documents to be matched with your online application.
  2. Fax your documents to (478)757-3144.


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • STEP 2: Please see specific instructions based on your eligibility.

 

THE FORMS BELOW ARE REQUIRED.  IF YOU DO NOT SUBMIT THESE FORMS YOU WILL BE DEEMED INELIGIBLE AND YOUR NAME WILL NOT BE REFERRED TO THE SELECTING OFFICIAL.

 

PERMANENT HUNTINGTON VAMC Employees

  •     Résumé

  •     Questionnaire   

  •      Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306)- http://opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of0306.pdf   

  •   Copy of your latest SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) showing title, grade, step, and tenure.

  •   Any other supporting documentation if desired

  • Note: Please ensure that your resume contains the basic information outlined under the Applying for a Federal Job link: http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/of0510.pdf

  • Any other documents required by the checklist.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Cynthia F. Davis
Phone: (304)429-6741x3342
Fax: (304)429-7573
Email: CYNTHIA.DAVIS2@VA.GOV
Agency Information:
VHA Huntington VAMC
Department of Veteran Affairs
VA Medical Center Huntington WV
HR Service 1540 Spring Valley Dr
Huntington, WV
25704 Fax: (304)429-7573

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

After we receive your complete application package (including all required documents), your qualifications will be reviewed and assigned an initial rating.  We will also review your application to make sure that your résumé supports the answers given in the questionnaire. If your résumé does not support your questionnaire answers, we will adjust your rating accordingly. Based on your ranking or numerical score, you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified when your rating is determined.

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Job Announcement Number:

13-053-834605-HUN5-CD

Control Number:

336799200