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Job Title:Transportation Assistant

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:12-186-R*

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$37,463.00 to $48,699.00 / Per Year


Thursday, February 07, 2013 to Thursday, February 21, 2013




Full Time - Permanent


1 vacancy in the following location:
Buckley AFB, CO United StatesView Map




Colorado National Guard Dual Status

Technician Announcement


Colorado National Guard Dual Status Technician Announcement Technicians are employed under the authority of Title 32 USC, Section 709, which states, in part, that technicians are to be employed in "the administration and training of the National Guard," and "the maintenance and repair of supplies issued to the National Guard."

The following documents are required to be part of your application to be considered for this position:


Colorado Application Checklist:
A current Resume and/or OF 612
A Specialized Experience Narrative page with dates YYYY/MM to YYYY/MM



Current Enlisted, Technician and AGR members of the Colorado Air National Guard (COANG) and those eligible to transfer into the COANG


Restricted to 2T051 and 2T071 AFSC


 E-6/ TSgt


 E-5/ SSgt


**Must bring AGR EA with**


This position is located in the Distribution Section of the Deployment and Distribution Flight, Logistics Readiness Squadron, Mission Support Group, at an ANG Aviation Wing.  The purpose of this position is to serve as a distribution assistant, which provides technical expertise and support relating to the movement of equipment, supplies, and personnel for both peacetime and wartime.


  • Membership in the Colorado Air National Guard
  • Must hold the grade E-5 to E-6
  • Compatible Military Assignment Retricted to 2T051 and 2T071 AFSC
  • Participation in Direct Deposit is mandatory
  • Must be able to hold a Secret Security Clearance


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Major Duties:

Assists in managing, directing, developing, planning and analyzing deployment and distribution management programs.   Formulates and procures transportation arrangements with commercial carriers and appropriate military services for charter of passenger service for individual/group movements, equipment, supplies and material.    Works with the Commercial Travel Office (CTO) to ensure government fares are being utilized whenever possible.  Books OCONUS passengers in the Global Air Transportation Execution System (GATES) for in-transit visibility.  Validates travel requirements through the use of the Air National Guard Reserve Order Writing System (AROWS) and the Defense Travel System (DTS).    Manages the refund process for unused commercial tickets through the government accounting system.  Recognizes, isolates, and resolves specific/general problems relating to proper utilization of common and specialized transportation services.  Determines the most appropriate, efficient and economical transportation services IAW applicable cargo movement directives.  Coordinates with customers, reviews documentation, and physical assets, to determine transportation requirements based on shipment characteristics.    Issues Commercial Bill of Lading (CBL).   Validates, inspects, and certifies the shipment of arms, ammunition, explosives (AA&E) and Electrostatic Sensitive Discharge (ESD) items.  Verifies safety inspection certificates and documentation of commercial carrier equipment prior to acceptance. Conducts dispatch operations through planning and scheduling of vehicle operations resources to meet transportation support requirements.  Provides transportation services for distinguished visitors and special events.   Designates and coordinates shuttle bus and mass transportation requirements.   Administers installation driver qualification and licensing program.   Serves as liaison with state, local and host nation authority on licensing matters; ensures compliance by base agencies.   Coordinates and maintains vehicle plans and instruction.   Documents and tracks reported cases of vehicle misuse.  Functions as a technical advisor to all statewide and base operating officials on matters dealing with commercial movement of personnel and cargo. Determines proper identification, marking, labeling, and special handling instruction on all shipments.    Handles and certifies hazardous cargo in accordance with Air Force regulations, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), International Air Traffic Association (IATA), International Maritime Dangerous Goods ( IMDG) Code, and Code of Federal Regulations 49 (CFR 49) for required surface/air shipments.  Responsible for defining augmentation requirements when called upon to expand operations to perform surface cargo deployment function during installation deployments or other surge operations.    Participates in unit assessments, inspections, installation deployment plans, deployments, and disaster preparedness exercises. Performs other duties as assigned.



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SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE NOTE Specialized experience will be used to determine qualifications for the announced position. Applicants please provide a narrative page using "from (yyyy/mm)" and "to (yyyy/mm)" dates with description of your specialized experience. 
**Must have at least 9 months of Specialized Experience in each of the following** 


1.  Experience or education obtaining and interpreting information.

2.  Experience organizing and developing clear and concise written communication.   

3.  Experience applying directives and regulations governing transportation of personnel, cargo or freight.


High school graduate or the equivalent may be substituted for 3 months of specialized experience.   Education in schools above the high school level may be substituted for experience on the basis of one academic year of study (i.e., 36 weeks of substantially full-time study, or 30 semester hours, or the equivalent) for 12 months of the required experience. For experience required in excess of 24 months, education in schools above the high school level may be substituted at the rate of one academic year of education for six months of experience.

-  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.

-  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.  


NGB Qualification Standard GS-2102 / Position Description D1962000


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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.

Main New Employee Website -

Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit:

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit:

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit:

Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit:

Long Term Care Insurance - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information visit:

Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit:


  • PCS funds are not available.
  • If submitting a resume you must provide military rank, DOB, SSN, and TVA# on the resume.
  • Submit an OF 306 (Declaration of Federal Employment).
  • The applicant checklist can be located on . Failure to submit a completed checklist can be grounds for disqualification without further review.
  • Be advised that if selected for a military technician position where membership in a reserve component is a condition of employment, your bonus may be terminated and may or may not be subject to recoupment. Questions pertaining to recoupment may be directed to the State Incentives manager at (720) 250-1337.
  • If this position is open to Air Force AGR applicants, please submit a DMA 121, Report on Individual Personnel (RIP), Military Resume, and a current (not expired nor about to expire), passing (75 or better) Fitness Assessment. AGR applicants may be required to transfer their employment authorization (EA) upon selection for certain technician positions. Contact the HRO or your AGR manager with questions regarding AGR applications.
  • A security clearance may be required for this position. Please contact the selecting supervisor or state security manager with questions regarding clearances.
  • Must be fully qualified or able to obtain AFSC/MOS within one year unless otherwise specified in this announcement. If this position requires specific ASVAB scores, please contact the selecting supervisor with any questions.
  • This position may be contingent on the vacancy of the incumbent even if not otherwise stated in this announcement. Please contact the HRO with any questions regarding hiring dates.
  • If this position is posted as an Indefinite Technician it may be converted to Permanent without further competition. Please contact the HRO with any questions regarding employment status.


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Applicants Responsibility:

Please use the "Apply Online" button on the right of this screen and download all requested documentation mentioned in the next section or your packet may be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed for consideration.  You are responsible for the completion and turn-in of your application, all contents, and attachments.  Incomplete applications will be considered "not qualified" because of lack of information.  The HRO is not responsible to inform you that your packet is incomplete.  When the qualification records are completed for the selecting supervisor, the decision is final.  If you need clarification or help please contact the HRO.

If you have questions about applying or other HR related issues or questions please call:

SGT Rachel Cornett @ 720-250-1163,  Email If you have questions about the position itself please contact the Agency Information contact located on the right of the screen.



 The following Documents are required to be part of your application to be considered for this position. 




arron p. umbaugh
Phone: (720)847-7580
Agency Information:
140 LRS
Buckley AFB
Aurora, CO


When this announcement closes, each application will be qualified and rated.  "Qualified" means that we will compare your experience with a standardized set of qualification criteria (Specialized Experience) for the particular position being announced.  "Rated" means, if there is more than one grade listed on this announcement, you will be found qualified at one of those grades according to the number of months experience you have listed.  If your application is found qualified, it will be rated accordingly and forwarded to the selecting supervisor.  If found not qualified, you will receive an email indicating that you were "not qualified".

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